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Picking gaming laptop

I would like to ask You question about picking laptop because it would be great to get advice from profesional.

I was wondering about 2060 or maybe 1070 GPU. I have in mind few models like:
- msi ge63 raider rgb with 2060
- DELL Inspiron 17 G7 with 2060
- Asus ROG Strix SCAR II GL704GW with 2060
- DELL Inspiron 17 G7ASUS ROG Strix SCAR GL703GS with 1070
- Lenovo Legion Y740 with 2060
They all seems to be in simmilar price range and Im wondering which one would be best pick?
Or maybe im missing some very good laptop? Is 2060 worth its price compared to 1070?

Any help would be great.


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The 1060 and 2060 would get us solid 1080p 60 or so FPS under most situations. The 1070 and 2070 would be for those shooting (pun intended) for 144Hz on 1080p screens.

I wish I could supply you some comparisons but the RTX 2060 mobile is too new.
So is the DESKTOP versions so using what we've seen in the past when you move up a generation you can make bet the model down in the new generation usually fares well against the prior gen up one level.

I'd hit review sites as reviews arrive but watch closely for PWM LCDs. My last Lenovo was "OK" (air quotes emphasized) but some colors had flicker because PWM.

I'd want to hear more but the RTX chips should have better shading if the game is current and lower power use. IMO, worth it.

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I would use it mostly for fps games. I was wondering what would be best of those mentioned. this lenovo Y740 looks quite promissing but im wondering how good it is compared to MSI or Asus models.

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Goal achieved.

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But what sort of gaming? Good old 60Hz 1080p or beyond?

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144hz 1080p

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I would like to have 144hz display and 1080p. and achive those 144 fps to match frequency

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Keep in mind.

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Reviews are slim to few today. To hit 144 FPS you also have to adjust game settings from stock. This is well discussed so I'm going to short you here.

All the GPUs and systems can hit 144 FPS if we adjust game settings. But to get the most eye candy you have to go to the best GPU in your budget which appears to be the 2060.

Again, I have to write that since benchmarks are reviews are not out, I can't vet my answer except by using what has held true in the past. That is, when we are unsure of the mobile results we find that comparing the desktop versions gives us insight as to which one is going to win the comparisons when the mobile results come out.

Post was last edited on February 26, 2019 2:23 PM PST

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In reply to: Keep in mind.

Thanks for answer, I was just wondering which of those machines could be probably best bet. I understand that there not to many test for 2060 but probably one of those laptops could be good investment counting other aspects like throttling or materials or something elseHappy Im just a bit lost because i didnt buy laptop for like 12 years and now im a bit lost on the marketHappy Like is this gsync needed or other technologies. I would like to play this Apex Legends (i can lower details to get this 144 fps, but game should still look good ) Do You have any other advice that could help me pick one of those machines? I was thinking about Acer predator helios or triton. Even suggestion which line would help me tremedously.

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That can't be answered until the reviews are out. I usually find notebookcheck will mention if the laptop throttles under load.

I use an Acer Predator daily (the usual i7, 1060 GPU, etc.) and it's been a solid performer for over a year. That and "nothing has happened." Boring good performer.

I didn't buy another Lenovo after my y510p and it's flicker issue. Now it's HDD failed but hey, that happens on a lot of Seagate drives so I don't call that a laptop maker issue.

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Hmm It looks like i need to wait until some reviews will be done for this 2060 laptops otherwise it will be hard to decide. Im wondering how good for fps game such as apex legends would be this 1060 because its significantly cheaper do You think its still worth to buy 1060? Or do You think its good time to buy laptop or should i wait weeks or months?

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There are folk capturing play on that Dell?

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Could tell me if this Gsync technology is needed? I saw that some of new models for example msi ge63 raider and Asus 704 do not have it anymore like in prevoius model(703 ) it was present

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Also, are you reporting both the seller and maker no longer answer pre-sales questions? That's a really bad sign. Remove those makes from your list as it won't get any better after the sale.

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