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Hi im looking for a gaming laptop around 800$  but no more then 900$

I mostly will use it for gaming

And then maybe for editing a little internet a bit and thats it

I have checked the new dell inspiron gamung 15 7000 but most people say its shit quality so idk 

ty for the replies and suggestions 

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If you can wait, I would recommend waiting for the Acer Aspire X 15 or Lenovo Y520. Both are coming out soon, and will use significantly better quality (IPS) displays.

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I've had a Dell XPS, and currently have an Alienware M18x. I've had issues with the video cards in both of these PC's. Maybe it's a flaw with Dell, maybe it's just those two specific laptops that have had issues, not sure. I think I'll shy away from Dell from now on. It seems both times I had issues were right after the warranty expired. I even had to go as far as removing the video cards, and "baking" them in the oven. It worked.... for a little while, then I would have to do it all over again.

 

 

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At the current moment, the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 is the best in that price range. But... if I were in your position I would wait a bit. The  Lenovo Y520 is my recommendation. Out of the Dell, Acer, and Lenovo, I would definitely go with the Lenovo. Just personal experience, I have had way more quality issues with Dell and Acer as opposed to Lenovo.

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I definitely think you should save up and wait for the Acer Aspire X; it's got a gtx 1060 and is only slated to be $1000 I believe. Everything under $1k for the most part has some really off putting flaw aside from the cheaper Clevo/Sager model if I remember correctly. 

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looked for it couldnt find it where is it ? is it a laptop because i need the portability i would take a gtx 1050ti laptop over a gtx 1080 desktop 

What are the components?

 

Things what i need : 

IPS display

1TB space

at least 8GB RAM

Back lit keyboard

Good graphics card

Good processor

Decent battery life

Not overheating

 

MAX budget about 1100$

 

 

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Zaw, for an economical gaming laptop for $1049, there is the MSI GE72VR APACHE PRO-010 17.3'' i7-6700HQ 12GB RAM, 1TB HDD + 128GB SSD, and NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1060 6GB VRAM with IPS display.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/R-MSI-GE72VR-APACHE-PRO-010-17-3-i7-6700HQ-12GB-1TB-128SSD-GTX-1060-6G-IPS-/352017457834

 

Even more economical from the huge seller ADORAMA for $859.99 new, is the MSI GP62MVR LEOPARD PRO-248US 15.6" Full HD IPS, i7 6700HQ, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB VRAM

http://www.ebay.com/itm/MSI-15-6-Full-HD-IPS-Gaming-Notebook-Computer-Intel-Core-i7-6700HQ-2-6GHz-/371907210881

 

These are similarly priced to new 1050 TI laptops, however perform much better. For example, Mass Effect Andromeda 1080p Ultra on a GTX 1060 is 54.6 FPS and on a GTX 1050 TI is 27.9 FPS. Battery life can always be extended with performance settings and frame limiting to half the refresh rate.

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The Top Gaming Laptop based on reviews in UK this 2017 are the following:

1. Asus ROG Strix GL702VM
2. Alienware 17
3. MSI GL62-6QC 065UK 
4. Asus RoG GL552VW-DM201T
5. Dell Inspiron 15 7559

 

You just have to check to know which will be suitable for you.

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Hey guys thanks all for the help i have decided to sell my old laptop and with the extra cash i have bought a Lenovo Legion Y720

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