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Best gaming laptops on a budget

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Hi, everyone. Let me break the ice...

I got an ASUS K550JX last May for 655 USD (a little over 500, but under 1000)

It packs a nice Intel i5 2.8GHz with TurboBoost up to 3.4GHz, which i got to see enabled for the first time whilst playing Assassin's Creed Unity
It came with 8GB DDR3 RAM, of which 4GB are on-board (works faster)
As for the GPU, it has a nVidia GeForce GTX950M. It gets the job done, but it also warms the laptop while running games on high settings.
The speaker puzzled me, because I couldn't figure out where it actually is (SonicMaster), but along with ICEpower's AudioWizard, it works great.

The keyboard feels nice for quick, efficient typing, and it also comes with a numpad (which is a big plus for me). The touchpad isn't something special (I mean, it's a touchpad, what more do you want from it), but ASUS has a neat software called SmartGesture that allows you to use gestures, which works great with Windows 10's new features (for example, swiping three fingers up opens the Task View for working with more desktops). Also, I find the RemoteControl app quite useful for presentations. I think it will come quite handy during my college studies.

All in all, I'm quite satisfied by it. The only con that it has would be the cooling. The GPU really heats up the exaust and the area under the spacebar, but never enough to cause damage.

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These are the best suggestions for budget gaming laptops

you can get this one if your budget is below $600 https://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-NVIDIA-Windows-E5-575G-57D4/dp/B01LD4MGY4 it comes with i5-7200U dual core processor, 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD, discrete GPU 940MX 2GB...
but if you want a laptop with quad core cpu than this one is good... https://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-15-i5-6300HQ-Display/dp/B01N8SI9I7 ,,,,,, it comes with i5-6300HQ quad core processor, 8GB RAM and 1TB HDD, Nvidia GeForce GTX950M GPU. and it comes with 15.6" 4K(UHD) display.

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Post was last edited on February 18, 2017 8:14 AM PST

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You cant put Best gaming and

budget in the same sentence.

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Depends on your budget.

Buying any gaming laptop these days do not anything that has less than an Intel i5 CPU or an NVIDIA GTX960M. There are two in that class now for less than $800.
DELL i7559:
https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B015PYYDMQ/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1
ASUS ZX53W:
https://smile.amazon.com/i5-6300HQ-keyboard-Microsoft-signature-Anti-Glare/dp/B01LXCBXQO/ref=sr_1_4?s=pc&rps=1&ie=UTF8&qid=1488065669&sr=1-4&keywords=laptop&refinements=p_85%3A2470955011%2Cp_n_size_browse-bin%3A2423841011%2Cp_n_feature_four_browse-bin%3A2289793011%2Cp_n_graphics_type_browse-bin%3A14292273011
The Dell has more RAM and the ASUS has a bigger SSD.
A little secret...the DELL has an M2 256 GB SSD but a 2nd SATA HD is easily added because it includes an installation kit.
I just lucked out as I picked up a ASUS ROG GL502 $500 discount at Best Buy. i7 CPU, 12 GB RAM, 1 TB SATA 7200 RPM HD with an M2 slot for an SSD, NVIDIA GTX970M.
Good Luck.

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