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Ok so the easy answer to the title without any questions asked is - desktop. HOWEVER I'll be going to Washington for 5-6 months for a semester abroad studying (first half of 2015) and I'm trying to decide whether it is better to sell my G53 (which can play BF4 on low-med settings) and buying a new gaming laptop OR save up some cash and build a mid-range gaming desktop in the US and buy parts from newegg, microcentre tigerdirect etc while I'm over there. And then once I've finished my semester abroad, sell the parts a week or two before leaving on eBay or something.

I'm thinking convenience wise laptop is better but it in just about all other areas the desktop wins.

I will be taking a small convertible/hybrid laptop for uni as well.

Thoughts/Opinions?
 
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Leave the gaming at home. Use your time in a foreign country to take in the sights.
 
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I have to agree with the above. You don't really need to force yourself to game during a one semester trip. You already have a laptop plenty good enough for school. Take that and spend any left over enjoying your trip.

Besides, this...
...sell the parts a week or two before leaving on eBay or something.
...could take longer than you think and be more hassle than you anticipate.
 
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