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Getting a new laptop!
 
Degari  posted on Dec 28, 2011 9:04:21 PM - Report post

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My father is getting me a new laptop soon and he's asked me which one I would like, so I figured I'd get a bit of perspective on this subject

It needs to be good quality, able to last more than just a couple of years. I'll be using it for school and for university. I do digital art as well, and of course it would be nice if it can handle video games. I know it's best to have a desktop computer but a laptop is and will be much more convenient for me.

If you can recommend one or two that would be a great help

 
Neo7  posted on Dec 28, 2011 9:31:35 PM - Report post

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How much is your father willing to spend? Budget plays a huge roll in recommendations.
 
Toastman  posted on Dec 30, 2011 1:47:08 AM - Report post

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I've been looking at laptops myself as well. I plan to use mine for light gaming, so naturally my focus is on laptops that can handle games on the level on TF2, Starcraft, and League of Legends. A friend of mine found a sweet deal for me when he was browsing and I thought you might like to be let in on it. Link This laptop is meant a little bit more for gaming, but it could meet your standards.
 
yqyexe  posted on Dec 30, 2011 2:03:36 AM - Report post

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You could try a Clevo laptop (Sager, Eurocom, etc..), I am using the Sager 8150 currently, and it can run skyrim on 1920x1080, all settings at ultra.
 
Shibby  posted on Dec 30, 2011 2:02:52 PM - Report post

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I have an Asus that's caught fire twice and still works, might want to check out what they have
 
Unbreakable  posted on Jan 03, 2012 8:14:16 PM - Report post

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My Lenovo V570 handles Skyrim, BF3, Saint's Row The Third, and every other game I've played on Ultra Quality. It's cheaper than the ASUS from above. I dunno about your area, but literally everyone I know here who has an ASUS laptop has had problems with them. One guy in my class had his trackpad stop working.
 
EternalFlames  posted on Jan 04, 2012 10:20:04 AM - Report post

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Macbooks are pretty good,but pricey.
Brand wise I'd go with toshiba or asus,There both usually in the $500-$1000 area,and most of them in that range have i5's and have pretty good GPU's/Video Cards.Worst comes to worse you can always upgrade video cards later.
 
Degari  posted on Jan 04, 2012 9:36:08 PM - Report post

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quote:
originally posted by Neo7

How much is your father willing to spend? Budget plays a huge roll in recommendations.

Probably no more than $800-$900.

Also, thank you everyone for your recommendations. They're very helpful

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