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Discussion in 'System Builder's Advice' started by Asus7950DCII, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. Asus7950DCII New Member

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    okay so i have decided that i want a gaming Laptop...
    so first the specs of the laptop then the specs of the pc i wanted to get and then a comparison...(i need you guys to tell me what i should get)

    well here is the laptop: http://www.asus.com/Notebooks/Gaming_Powerhouse/G75VW/#specifications

    pc :

    CPU:Intel Core i5 3570K 3.4Ghz s1155 6MB, GPU Core, Tray
    RAM:G.Skill 2x4GB DDR3 1600Mhz SNIPER Edition Dual Channel CL9-9-9-24 (Low Voltage
    COOLER:Noctua NH-D14 CPU Cooler
    GPU:Asus GTX670 DCII 2GB GDDR5 DX11 2xDVI HDMI DP PCI-E
    MOBO:Asus P8Z77-V LGA1155 Core i3/i5/i7, Intel Z77, DDR3 XMP, 3xPCI-E, VGA, HDMI, DVI, DP
    HDD:Seagate 1TB Barracuda 7200RPM 64MB Sata III ST1000DM003
    PSU:SeaSonic 660W Gold X-Series Active PFC 12cm Fan Modular PSU X-660 (Retail)


    so whats better? thanks in advance
     
  2. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    The desktop system is better, but useless if you want a portable gaming machine. Do you want a laptop, or are you just after performance?
     
  3. Asus7950DCII New Member

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    performance overall but i do want a portable machine... what kind of games can i run with that laptop?
     
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    Desktop will be faster because there is no power saving features needed, also Mtype GPUs are always slower than their Desktop counterpart.

    Only way a laptop would be equivalent to a desktop is if desktop parts are put in, which last happened in 2003-2005.

     
  5. Frick

    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Depends on the exact model. If you get the lower resolution I think you can pretty much max out most games even on the slower GPU. They will all play pretty good no matter the configuration though.
     
  6. Asus7950DCII New Member

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    i have a question about apple macbook pros how do they run games and video editing?
     
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    whats the difference between the laptop and the pc?
     
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    You're not going to get value for money as far as performance on a laptop compared to a desktop. Unless you need portability you'll be pissing money into the wind.
     
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    well how does this laptop handle photoshop and video editing?
     
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    Like a desktop worth half the price.
     
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    Desktop:
    Easy to upgrade, maintain
    Smooth gaming on high settings
    Fun to tinker with ad lights, fans
    Overclock


    Laptop:
    Easy to carry around
    Smooth gaming on Medium settings
    Cannot upgrade other then ram maybe. Anything else is a pain
    Batteries wear out
    Your neck is going to hurt
    Makes a nice door stop
    Crap why does my mouse keep jumping around
    1 year warranty
     
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    Unless you travel a lot as in you're barely at home then get the laptop otherwise the performance of a desktop will always outweigh the value of the laptop overall. Even if you go to a friend's house to play games and such then just invest in a smaller machine.
     
  14. Asus7950DCII New Member

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    what are the qualities of a macbook pro 1800$ -2000$?
     
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    But if you're gaming why would you want a Macbook. How many games support OSX operating system? Not many.

    Don't get me wrong, you can install Windows on a Macbook, but it'll be cheaper to get a regular Windows based desktop.
     
  17. Frick

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    Plus the macbooks have weaker GPUs.
     
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    thanks every one i think im gonna go for the laptop thanks!
     
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    Wow its like you didn't listen to our advice. We recommended a desktop.

    Do you need portability for school etc? Yes or No.
     
  20. Frick

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    If he wants a laptop a desktop will not fill that spot.
     
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    i understand a desktop is better but i want mobility for studying in school playing games when im bored as shit in some kind of whole i go to
    pretty much it
     
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    As far as gaming is concerned there is really no comparison between a laptop and a PC. Plus you have to spend a lot of money to get a laptop that has the gaming capabilities of a midrange PC.

    GTX670M which is the best you can get in that particular model Asus model is a GF114 on 40nm, a rebranded and higher clocked GTX570M which is around a desktop GTX460 768MB.


    At 1080p it will shit its pants at high settings with many 2012 games. As a comparison the desktop GTX670 is almost three times more powerful.
     
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    i built that desktop the only problem is i cant decide what i want i know already that a desktop is much better than a laptop but i want mobility if you can suggest to me any much higher end laptop go ahead i will not stop you i need the best portable machine i can get
     
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    Fair enough, I just needed you to explicitly say it was for mobility. I understand that now.
     

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