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#1
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
 

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#2
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?
 

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#4
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.

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
 

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#5
performance overall but i do want a portable machine... what kind of games can i run with that laptop?
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.
 

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#9
i have a question about apple macbook pros how do they run games and video editing?
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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#12
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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#13
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.
 
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#16
what are the qualities of a macbook pro 1800$ -2000$?
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.
 

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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!
Wow its like you didn't listen to our advice. We recommended a desktop.

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

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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.
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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#22
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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#25
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
Fair enough, I just needed you to explicitly say it was for mobility. I understand that now.