What is the best, cheapest gaming laptop in your opinion?

Discussion in 'Which Laptop should I buy?' started by Ishmael, Oct 26, 2015.

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    Ishmael

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    I don't usually game on the laptop I currently own. Some indie game here and there but that's it really.
    I'd like to buy a gaming laptop but they're usually very expensive and I need a laptop because I move a lot, so that's why I'm not using a desktop computer which, by the way, I do have but it's not like I can drag it around everywhere: I need to be light when I travel. I'd like to spend 700-800€ tops, but gaming laptops cost way more than that. Do you know any cheap solution?
     
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    Brijesh Gohil

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    buy Lenovo Y40 or MSI GP60.
     
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    Sefie

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    How about the ''Toshiba Laptop Gamer Exp''? I don't think I have seen any other gaming laptop being sold for so cheap D: It comes with its own graphic card... not an integrated one. The most amazing part is the price. Check it out, I really recommend it. If I had the cash I'd consider buying it.
     
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    Thanks for the suggestions :D Sorry if I'm answering a bit late but I'm usually really busy.
    The Lenovo laptop sounds good after reading a few reviews.

    @Sefie: Maybe I'm dumb, but I can't find any laptop with that name anywhere on the internet. Do you have a link where I can see how it is? Also where can I buy it?
     
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    I am going to be a bit different and say the ASUS X555LD i7 processor, 2.7 ghz, 12GB Ram, but can be upgraded easily. 1.5TB HDD, 15.6" and Nvidia GeForce 820 graphics card and ,Webcam + DVD SuperMulti Comes with Windows 8.1 but can be upgraded to 10 easily.
     
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    maur1c1ox

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    You can't go wrong with an MSI, the GP60 has an NVIDIA GeForce 840M 2 GB and I've found it listed under 800 on amazon. I personally have played on an Asus G46VW and it was great (not the best, I know), so if you go the Asus path you'll be alright.

    P.S: You'll need some cooling system if you are planning to play long hours.
     
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    What kind of game are you looking to play exactly ? The laptops recommended here are not that great for current, or even last gen gaming. If you want a laptop to play indie games only (pixel arts, 2D, simple graphics) then any of them would suffice. Even a laptop running Celeron can handle things like Nuclear Throne, Risk of Rain or even Shadowrun: Dragonfall. If you want to play 3D games, you'll need at least a 750M/765MX (last gen). The Asus N550JV is an economic choice, or you can go with a Lenovo Y510p (2 750M cards in SLI mode). Otherwise, a 765MX card would be a good choice for about 2 years (Clevo W320ST, Gigabyte P35K). Again, depends on your game and budget, but those are the options I would recommend.
     
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    Yes! But he's working under a budget of 700-800€
     
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    The models I suggested are actually from a generation ago, so if you take a look around I'm sure you can find a good deal. Or you can go for the newer ones:
    - This Gigabyte for example: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00U44D432/ref=psdc_429886031_t3_B00LA01DFA. 800 GBP, comes with i7 and the GTX 950M (a bit more powerful than the 765MX).
    - Asus ROG: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Asus-GL551J...F8&qid=1449730756&sr=1-12&keywords=lenovo+y50. This one comes with the GTX 960M, which should be more than enough for a few years.
    - Or alternatively, you can go with an Asus multimedia laptop: http://www.amazon.co.uk/ASUS-N550JK...UTF8&qid=1449730727&sr=1-1&keywords=asus+n550. Cheaper, but the 850M card is by no mean a slouch and can play most modern games at medium to low settings.
    Again, have a look around and see if you can get a good deal, but the budget should not be a problem. 700-800 EUR is plenty for a good laptop these days.
     
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