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Suggest me a Laptop OR PC

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Bi0hazard, Jan 9, 2012.

  1. Bi0hazard

    Bi0hazard Registered Member

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    Hey guys, I was wondering weather you'd be able to suggest me a laptop or PC for what I need.

    I need it to be able to run games without any lag, because I record gameplay a lot. I also need it to be able to run multiple programs without killing the CPU.

    Thanks
     
  2. kokoloko75

    kokoloko75 Elite Member

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    What is your budget ?

    Dell is excellent ! Look at XPS laptops.
    Still by Dell, Alienware is amazing (but expensive).

    Beny
     
  3. Bi0hazard

    Bi0hazard Registered Member

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    My budget at the moment is $1000 - $2000.

    I was going to get an alienware, but some people I asked told me to get a PC instead, so I though I'd ask here.

    Thanks for the advice, I'll look up XPS Laptops now :)
     
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    Codythebest Senior Member

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    I have laptop since 1990 and tried all makes. One word: SONY
     
  5. Bi0hazard

    Bi0hazard Registered Member

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    Can you recommend a certain one? Thanks
     
  6. seoquickheal

    seoquickheal BANNED BANNED

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    for longer hrs buy PC , if you love travel or move to place take laptop.

    better buy a pc and buy a mobile with android :)
     
  7. faraz_pcc

    faraz_pcc Newbie

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    New Dell Xps is amazing machine. I recently bought it.
    Best for gaming, in addition to this it is not heating up like the previous version of XPS.
    Highly recommended.
    Sony is also good but expensive.
     
  8. SilverSultan

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    the new super hydro cronic metabolic chamber xl 2000 with dual action features :)
    serious= any PC in my mind would suffice including a Mac :)
     
  9. doeboy208

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    If you have the big of a budget then why don't you just build your own.

    newegg can be your friend. Shoot, Last time I checked I could build a 6 core amd desktop with like 16gb of ram, 1gb vid card for about 1300 dollars. That would be your best bet is to build your own. That way you can customize it to your liking and needs.
     
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  10. BlaqReaper

    BlaqReaper Junior Member

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    There was a recent thread on here with a similar topic and like I recommended before Asus g74 cannot be beat in terms of price vs performance.

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    If that's too big for you consider the g54 series for 15 inch laptop.

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    That said a desktop will ALWAYS give you better price vs cost performance, but to really get a great deal you should consider building one yourself. I built my buddy one for 700 dollars and it can play all the top games right now with max quality ^^. The thing you sacrifice is portability and a warranty. Hope that helps :).

    Also I would not touch Dell anymore, everyone I went to college with came with a Dell and broke < 1 year :(. Alienware is a different situation, but they are overprices in my opinion.

    If you want reliability consider getting Thinkpad/Lenovos.

    Edit: http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/blackhat-lounge/386539-suggest-me-laptop.html Here was the thread.
    Edit 2: Not sure if posting the affiliate links is against rules, but if they are I'll take them down
    Edit 3: If you need help picking components for building a custom pc shoot me a PM. I do it for a hobby ^^.
     
  11. NoirHat

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    i7 core, have it built
     
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  12. pyronaut

    pyronaut Executive VIP

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    Impossible. Dell comes with something like 3 years inhome warranty at the moment. My partners laptop screen went on the fritz, and they sent a tech to our house, and replaced the screen right there. Without us having to send it away or anything.

    IMO Dell is not only really great value for money, but their support so far has been amazing.

    I will admit however. I have owned many Dell laptops (And now desktops) over the years, and the one thing they all have in common is that at one point or another, the battery and/or charger goes on the fritz. As I say, a long warranty will do you good.
     
  13. DSMPowah!

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    I have to disagree. I used to repair computers before getting into IM, and I had more Dells to repair over any other brand.


    As for what Laptop to get....Macbook. Pricey, but the quality is unsurpassed, they are downright sexy, stable, and fastttttt.
     
  14. pyronaut

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    Not saying you will never have to repair dells, with how many homes now use Dell's exclusively, it wouldn't surprise me that you have to repair a few. I have a 5 year old Dell laptop, and an XPS desktop that I have owned for maybe 1.5 years, both have had zero problems except with the battery in the laptop.

    What problems did you fix in Dell machines?
     
  15. BlaqReaper

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    I don't know much about Dell warranty and to be honest their new laptop series may not be bad (I bought the really old the Inspiron E series) and even I'll admit their 11 inch Alienware is awesome. That said, I still love my Asus lol.
     
  16. roamer

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    OP wants to play real games on it. Mac laptops are nice to flash around and for every day software (think office suite, family budget programs, etc.), photoshop and graphic/web design, but not really for games or 3D stuff.

    I have one mac laptop from work, it's supposed to be top of the line, yet my VAIO laptop with an nVidia GPU kicks it to the ground in speed, and it's only a core i3 with a 330m nVidia GPU. I use 3D apps for animation and modeling, and the mac really feels laggy, particularly for renders that fly on my Sony Laptop.

    As for the desktop, I had one built to my needs, which are 3D graphic super-intensive applications, so it surely runs the newest games too (not much of a gamer myself). It has a core i7 processor, 16GB RAM, and a GeForce (nVidia) GTX 560 Ti (1GB) GPU. Dual ViewSonic display etc. and I got it for under $2000.00. I don't think I would get anything close to the performance for the same price if I had gone the Mac way. My sister bought a Mac pro for almost $500 more, and it's faaarr away in performance to my beloved PC (it has a , uhm, crappy ATI GPU btw). It looks really stylish compared to mine, tough.
     
  17. kbos2hm

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    What i tell people is buy the most expensive you can spend at the time azus very nice for people who like moding and clocking. I think dell have stopped doing the gaming machines.
     
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    hmm with $2k maybe try Falcon Northwest Talon.
     
  19. MicrosoftPoints

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    I'd suggest building your own if you can. You will get the best deals and warranties that way.

    If not, go with Dell or CyberPower PC for a desktop. If you can wait several months, Ivy Bridge and the new GPUs will be out.
     
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    all of the suggested laptops above makes me drool, wish i could have one. i do only have a core 2 duo compaq laptop. :(