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I need a Gaming Laptop - 1 GTX 980 or 2 GTX 980M's(SLI)?

Here's the problem. My max price on a laptop is $3,000-3,600. I need a laptop for gaming.

I need to decide between a laptop with 1 GTX 980(desktop version) or 2 GTX 980M's(Laptop Version). They both have 8GB VRAM - HOWEVER. The SLI GPU's have a total of 16GB VRAM, since there's two.

Which one is worth it FPS wise? I need advice.

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Since FPS is not set by the GPU alone.

You would to find game reviews for the game in question for that laptop.

There are folk that don't understand that we don't need to go beyond 60 FPS since displays are almost always 60 Hz.

The 980m looks geat here as I read http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GTX-980M.126692.0.html That looks to deliver 60+ with a single 980m on high and sometimes ultra.

What's the second GPU for?

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There aren't too many laptops with 980 SLI anymore.

The Alienware 18.
http://www.dell.com/us/p/alienware-18/pd?oc=dkcwx03b&variant=6:980GTXD&model_id=alienware-18#overrides=dkcwx03b:6~980GTXD

MSI Titan
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834152706

The new thing with gaming machines in 2015 was the external graphics card. It's a separate box and you can add any desktop graphics card you want and heat is outside the laptop case.

Alienware has one for the 17.3 and lower and Asus has one for the ROJ gaming machines.

The you can go with a Boutique brand like Sager that you can configure.
http://www.sagernotebook.com/17-Laptops/

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