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Need help finding a gaming laptop.

by tyler_1414 / August 5, 2015 7:05 PM PDT

My price range is in around $500 but I am willing and to go higher if you feel it's really worth it. I really only play League and CSGO so I would like it to be able to run both smoothly at fairly high settings. I looked at a 15.6" Acer E5-573G-59C3 Laptop- i5-5200U,2.2GHz,8G,1TB+8G SSD,GeForce 940M for $470 but the price recently got bumped up by a $100 to 570. I'm still considering it as it is a great computer but I need others opinions. Is it still the best bang for my buck? If not please tell me what is.
PS it must be a laptop as I need it for school and it must be available in Canada.

Thanks

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Is this the 3rd time you asked this?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 6, 2015 9:28 AM PDT

So far I find that concierge shopping services are hard to find. Even if I did do such the work is for naught as the prices move around on a daily basis.

The i5 and 940m for that price looks as good as it gets in that price range.

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Ya sorry I'm on a short timeline
by tyler_1414 / August 6, 2015 10:18 AM PDT

Sorry for kinda spamming, I'm on a short timeline. And I can't seem to find the acer anywhere that ships to Canada. Do you know anywhere I can find it? Or anything just as good to replace it that actually ships to Canada. Thanks

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 7, 2015 9:08 AM PDT

It's been a while since I lived in Vancouver, BC but there's

newegg.ca
amazon.ca
NCIX

But for reasons I won't dive into here, I don't go to Future shop.

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Maybe more of an investment?
by CollegeStudent90 / August 12, 2015 9:50 PM PDT

Hey Tyler,

The Acer E5-573G-59C3 has good reviews on Amazon. Honestly, for around $500 then those are some of the best specs i've seen for a laptop.
Good reviews + good specs + good price = Looks like a pretty good deal.

If you are willing to be more flexible on your budget, you can get some extremely powerful gaming laptops that can pretty much guarantee performance.

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Post was last edited on August 13, 2015 12:17 PM PDT

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