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Miss
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So my Chromebook is on its last legs, meaning I need to buy a new laptop.

Anyone know any good ones for a decent price?

Don't have a spending limit, but don't want to spend a crazy amount of money.
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I know you said you don't have a spending limit but we need some sort of budget so we know what area to be looking for.

Few questions:

Rough budget:
What will the laptop be used for:
Do you need an OS with the laptop:
Do you require any extra peripherals:
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Have you got a rough estimate on a budget ? Also it really depends what you intend on using it for to suggest what to buy
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Oh yea, forgot to mention those things.

PS: Not looking to build a laptop so yes, I would like an OS with it, preferably Windows.

I will mainly be using this to browse the internet with some/casual gaming as well.
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Miss wroteOh yea, forgot to mention those things.

PS: Not looking to build a laptop so yes, I would like an OS with it, preferably Windows.

I will mainly be using this to browse the internet with some/casual gaming as well.


You forgot to mention your budget and currency.
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Shiv wrote
Miss wroteOh yea, forgot to mention those things.

PS: Not looking to build a laptop so yes, I would like an OS with it, preferably Windows.

I will mainly be using this to browse the internet with some/casual gaming as well.


You forgot to mention your budget and currency.


USD and I'm not looking to spend more than $700.
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$700 can get you something for really lightweight gaming $800 pushes the limit of decent performance and storage. What games are you looking to play in specific?

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Either or will suite you well for daily use, but as for gaming go with the gaming edition, if you want i mean lightweight unless they are CPU based games, go for the 2 in 1.
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Mitochondria wrote$700 can get you something for really lightweight gaming $800 pushes the limit of decent performance and storage. What games are you looking to play in specific?

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Either or will suite you well for daily use, but as for gaming go with the gaming edition, if you want i mean lightweight unless they are CPU based games, go for the 2 in 1.


Thanks for the links, man. And to be honest, it will be extremely light gaming. Talking like emulators mainly, maybe a few new games (Rainbow Six Siege, Maybe Rocket League, BioShock, etc.) And a lot of older PC games (Army Men, Battlefront, etc.)
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Miss wrote
Mitochondria wrote$700 can get you something for really lightweight gaming $800 pushes the limit of decent performance and storage. What games are you looking to play in specific?

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Either or will suite you well for daily use, but as for gaming go with the gaming edition, if you want i mean lightweight unless they are CPU based games, go for the 2 in 1.


Thanks for the links, man. And to be honest, it will be extremely light gaming. Talking like emulators mainly, maybe a few new games (Rainbow Six Siege, Maybe Rocket League, BioShock, etc.) And a lot of older PC games (Army Men, Battlefront, etc.)


Them 2-in-1's are horrible.
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Shiv wrote
Miss wrote
Mitochondria wrote$700 can get you something for really lightweight gaming $800 pushes the limit of decent performance and storage. What games are you looking to play in specific?

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Either or will suite you well for daily use, but as for gaming go with the gaming edition, if you want i mean lightweight unless they are CPU based games, go for the 2 in 1.


Thanks for the links, man. And to be honest, it will be extremely light gaming. Talking like emulators mainly, maybe a few new games (Rainbow Six Siege, Maybe Rocket League, BioShock, etc.) And a lot of older PC games (Army Men, Battlefront, etc.)


Them 2-in-1's are horrible.


They're not too terrible anymore, I enjoy my yoga 2 pro and at the time it was able to play some games at a decent fps at low-med settings. Since the majority of games seem to be emulators, and older titles a 2-in-1 is a pretty good choice.

[ Register or Signin to view external links. ] Is a good choice if you're looking to do some more serious gaming, and it's just under $700

Comes with an I5, 12GB ram, 256GB SSD, and a 950M so it's a bit better than integrated graphics. Benchmarks here [ Register or Signin to view external links. ]
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