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New Laptop Search

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by AlbusPHolmes, Oct 24, 2017.

  1. AlbusPHolmes

    AlbusPHolmes The Alchemist

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    After committing the rookie sin of spilling soda over my current gaming laptop and possibly wrecking the motherboard (I'm still holding out on a tiny bit of hope that my job's IT guy will be able to bring it back to life, but it's not turning on so...) - I'm in the market for a replacement. I looked on Amazon and Newegg but there's just too much variety and noise to wade through, so I thought I'd hit here for recommendations.

    My budget is somewhere between $1000 - $1200, but I can shell out something a teensy bit more if worth it - I just want something with specs better than my oldone, something that can handle current game titles at decent fps. Just for reference, these are the specs I had before:
    • Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz (Turbo to 3.5 GHz).
    • 1TB 7200RPM Hard Drive. 16GB RAM.
    • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB GDDR5 with Optimus Technology.
    • 3x USB 3.0, 1x HDMI, 1x MiniDisplay. SDXC Card Reader. 802.11 A/B/G/N. Gigabit Ethernet Port. 720P HD Webcam
    Thanks in advance for suggestions!
     
  2. carl

    carl Slug Club Member

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