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Need general knowledge on laptops and help picking one

So its time for an upgrade. Currently I'm using a apple macbook from 2006-2007 and right now things aren't going smoothly. Im trying to grab a laptop because I'm currently a uni student and desktops just wouldn't cut it. so i need a daily driver that can handle everything. i also game ALOT. literally only playing cs go and league of legends but like i said, i game a lot. I've been looking around a lot and found the HP Omen, and let me say that is a SEXY gaming laptop. i just don't think its practical though as its 2200$ from where i come from in canada. so i need help. the laptop does not need to be a gaming one, but like i said, i game a lot. and I'm looking for a price point of maybe 1500 and below, again canadian, which might be very tough as our dollar is crap right now. but i really need help and urgently. this laptop should last me another 10-11 years like this white plastic macbook. also fill me in on what is overboard and not necessary parts wise so i can get an idea of whether i need a dedicated graphics card etc. thanks cnet community!

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10 11 years?

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And gaming? The macbook usually didn't have the gaming GPU and such.

How about the usual Dell XPS or Alienware?

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Like i said previously, I'm still gaming on my 06-07 white MacBook but on very low settings, and I'm getting about 30-40 fps, never had this bad boy fixed or repaired in any way. If this laptop can stick out like this, I'm sure a laptop in this day and age shouldn't have a problem AT THE VERY LEAST surving 11 years like this MacBook has. But like I said 1500 and below. The dells an alienates are a lot more

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Here there's an alienware or XPS for 1K

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So you must be configuring much higher. In your case, go get another Apple. They have laptops starting at 1K.

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Link to both? And is it an Xps 13

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What do you mean when you say configuring

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I type Dell Alienware into google.

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