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My friend is looking for a gaming laptop

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created 03/24/2016 7:26 am by Karrthus
last reply 03/29/2016 10:00 am
My friend has £500 ($700) and he is looking for a laptop to game on, he wants it to run fallout 4,

currently i am at a wall with what sorts of laptops to look for as i dont have much experience in the shoppibg foe them area or where to look for em

And by laptop i mean laptop, he doesnt want a desktop pc as he travels lots,
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03/29/2016 10:00 am
Level 1 : New Miner
hunk03
These are all in your range, compare which is the best http://pc4u.org/best-cheap-gaming-laptop-under-500-dollars/
03/29/2016 9:59 am
Level 1 : New Miner
hunk03
Lenovo Z50 would be a good option for you, as it is within your budget

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03/25/2016 9:44 am
Level 24 : Expert Crafter
Killertoad
I'll never understand the "travel a lot" excuse for not having a desktop. It's not hard to carry around a smaller desktop to another place. And not even 1% will use their computer on the go either, as it'd die within minutes.

700 USD is too small for a laptop that is worth anything gaming wise. Best bet is to save up, or explain that you don't have to get a giant sized PC. You can get a PC case that is the size of a xbox one.
03/25/2016 10:08 am
Level 6 : Apprentice Explorer
Fliip
Well, I assume he back packs/uses a small bag when he travels, and he doesn't want a 10 pound pc case that takes up the whole bag, while sticking out of the bag.
03/24/2016 12:14 pm
Level 14 : Journeyman Archer
-Alex+
I would agree with the others and say a Lenovo is your best bet. I have the old Z570 and it can run most games on medium settings with 40-60fps. Bare in mind that you're asking for a laptop, and a £500 laptop will only ever perform a third as well as a £500 desktop. If he travels a lot and wants good gaming for around £500, I suggest he builds a computer with a Mini ITX case, like the coolermaster elite 110. Those things are barely as big as a microwave and can fit some great components, making it still very mobile. That's my opinion anyway.
03/24/2016 8:51 am
Level 54 : Grandmaster Mlem Mlem Bat
Karrthus
In the end of the day the client wants what the client wants

If yoy acctually read my post you'll understand why he doesnt want/cannot have a laptop

Also alienware is out of the question, i refuse to suggest it to him and the budget is £500( $700) cannot go up any higher
03/24/2016 10:43 am
Level 1 : New Network
DirtyBagel
If his range is too small for a good laptop I would recommend you ask him to consider the possibility of saving up a bit more.

Again, the Y-50 Lenovo. Always a decent choice.
03/24/2016 8:37 am
Level 1 : New Network
DirtyBagel
I would get a desktop, if you are looking for a portable gaming laptop I would go with "Lenovo". I've used them and they work great. I had a Y50 model.
03/24/2016 9:25 am
Level 72 : Legendary Pixel Painter
AudioOwl
I'll vouch for ya on this one. I have a friend that has one, it runs most games at around medium settings.
03/24/2016 8:36 am
Level 1 : New Network
NemesisJim
btw i have the one that is $699 in pounds or euros what ever it is and it is amazing
03/24/2016 8:34 am
Level 1 : New Network
NemesisJim
NemesisJimwww.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-7559-laptop/pd?ref=PD_OC

check these out i have one my self it cost me $1900 aud yesterday and it is amazing 4gb gtx960m
dont touch dell's alienware's they are crap had 2 of them they just die
03/24/2016 8:33 am
Level 1 : New Network
NemesisJim
http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-75 ... ?ref=PD_OC

check these out i have one my self it cost me $1900 aud yesterday and it is amazing 4gb gtx960m
03/24/2016 8:25 am
Level 29 : Expert Mage
DailyTuber
I am sorry to be one of those guys but laptops are not good for gaming, even less you will find a decent one that won't burn your table while playing games at decent fps...
03/24/2016 8:21 am
Level 1 : New Explorer
CalliePaws
I've also been looking for a laptop/desktop. If you are trying to find a good laptop I would probably check out Alienware laptops or Asus laptops.

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