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whats the sickest laptop you can get for under 1500?

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posted on Jan, 12 2016 @ 08:17 PM
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since we are on the subject...sickest laptop for under $1000? would it be cheaper to go custom or just ready made?




posted on Jan, 12 2016 @ 08:20 PM
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a reply to: TzarChasm

i was thinking about maybe building one.
i know i could do it but i worry about getting hardware that is compatible and things like that.

while i could do it i would rather buy one



posted on Jan, 12 2016 @ 09:03 PM
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The Lenovo Thinkpads and Ideapads are a good bet if you're not gaming focused.

MSI creates some very powerful laptops if you're more gaming focused.

And, though I'm not a huge fan of Apple products, there are MacBooks in this price range. And many people love them.

There's also the new Surface Book. The first laptop ever produced by Microsoft. It's been getting very good reviews. This is not to be confused with the other Surface products which are tablets with optional type-covers. The Surface Book is a true, high performance laptop.


edit on 12-1-2016 by Moresby because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 12 2016 @ 09:10 PM
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originally posted by: TinySickTears
a reply to: truthseeker84

i cant laze around on my couch with a desktop though. major downside


Yes you can, that's what long HDMI cables and RF kb/mice are really good for.


But if your set on a laptop, just get one that has really good reviews on newegg or other big review sites, and nvidia is likely the best way to go for video.



posted on Jan, 12 2016 @ 09:12 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

most operating systems will cover any hardware drivers automatically... you just have to make sure to not have hardware IRQs mixed up... other than that pretty much plug and play. although im not aware of any cases for custom laptop builds just tower cases to my knowledge unless modding pre existant.

media machines are pretty uncomplicated what youre wanting out of it honestly sounds like what most chromebooks are made for... browsing the web and media, of course an external HD is needed for one of those for mass storage capabilities

hope asking hasnt made things worse I dont know ow dell is these days but in the dude youre getting a dell era they were horrendous enough that id never own one... nightmare to upgrade and dells proprietary bloatware etc gah!



posted on Jan, 12 2016 @ 09:18 PM
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originally posted by: Aliquandro

originally posted by: TinySickTears
a reply to: truthseeker84

i cant laze around on my couch with a desktop though. major downside


Yes you can, that's what long HDMI cables and RF kb/mice are really good for.


Or you just hook it up to your HDTV and control it with a wireless keyboard with a touchpad. Nowadays more and more people have PCs connected to their TVs and control them in this manner.



posted on Jan, 12 2016 @ 09:24 PM
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If you could find a laptop that has some kind of really bad cancer I think that would be about as sick as it could get.



posted on Jan, 13 2016 @ 01:00 AM
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2016 is the year that Virtual Reality will kick in...thats all im fixed on



posted on Jan, 13 2016 @ 01:36 AM
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I was a through and through PC gamer up until I hit 30. I work in IT so could build a bloody awesome rig... no expense spared.

Now?.. I dont see the point. Get a PS4 for $400 and spend $500 on a simple laptop.

all you need a laptop for is internet, word processing, downloading etc etc.. playstations the way to game!



posted on Jan, 13 2016 @ 02:29 AM
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a reply to: Agit8dChop

Mouse and keyboard? Counter strike? Monthly subscription? No free user content? I won't convert yet.
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posted on Jan, 13 2016 @ 05:13 AM
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Don't go for off the shelf brand names, you'll just waste money.Definitely don't buy Alienware, way overpriced.
As stated earlier, go to www.pcspecialist.co.uk...
You can configure a laptop to suit your budget and you'll save money.I have the Defiance model and it's top quality.Plus it doesn't look garish like the MSI,ASUS or Alienware toys.



posted on Jan, 13 2016 @ 10:21 AM
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originally posted by: ketsuko
Instead of dropping all that money on it just cause you can, why not do a little research to find out what specs you really need and use and then aim for something that will go a bit beyond so that what you have will grow with you? Since you have that funds to play with look for the intersection of forward thinking (above your current needs to allow for upgrade) and quality to allow for durability and use.

Then look around at what's available in that range or what you could customize there.

You might wind up saving some money.


Ketsuko wins for the most intelligent comment.

If "stuff always comes up," TinySickTears, maybe you should save the money for that rainy day? Just a thought, not trying to tell you how to live financially. I'm a dad, I can't just turn that on and off at will



posted on Jan, 17 2016 @ 03:46 AM
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a reply to: Wide-Eyes

I'm a pc gamer and I don't use a keyboard or mouse. I use a ps4 controller or a xbox 360 and both wireless.



posted on Jan, 18 2016 @ 09:20 AM
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One with lots of viruses?



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