Best Lightweight 17 Inch Gaming Laptop

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  1. yazan

    yazan Notebook Geek

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    Hi, i am looking for the best lightweight 17 Inch Gaming laptop, i had the MSI GE 72 before, and it was very good laptop Light wight and with good cooling, i was planning to buy the new GE73, but the looks of it that scream gamer is not suitable for me, i am looking for a laptop that looks like a normal professional laptop, with a very good Cooling and lightweight ( 5 - 7 lbs = 2.5 - 3.1 KG )

    1) What is your budget?
    2000 - 2900 USD

    2) What size notebook would you prefer?
    17 Inch

    3) Where will you buying this notebook? You can select the flag of your country as an indicator.
    USA

    4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
    Any Good Option

    5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed?
    No

    6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook?
    Media Production And Gaming

    7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both?
    Yes, i travel a lot,

    8) Will you be playing games on your notebook? If so, please state which games or types of games?
    CIV V - The Witcher 3 - Assasins Creed

    9) How many hours of battery life do you need?
    4- 5

    10) Would you prefer to see the notebooks you're considering before purchasing it or buying a notebook on-line without seeing it is OK?
    Online is OK

    11) What OS do you prefer?
    Windows 10

    Screen Specifics

    12) From the choices below, what screen resolution(s) would you prefer?
    1080p - 4K

    13) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen?
    Prefer matte, but glossy isn't a deal breaker.

    Build Quality and Design

    14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you?
    Yes

    15) When are you buying this laptop?
    This Week

    16) How long do you want this laptop to last?
    2 - 4 years

    I was researching for the best laptops, and I saw that there is this options: Aorus x7 - Razer Blade Pro - MSI GS73 - ASUS STRIX SCAR GL703GS - Gigabyte p57, my main concern is the thermal and the wight.

    I would love to hear from someone who actually tried the laptop.
     
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    The Aero does throttle if I remember correctly, so be careful.
     
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    You mean the Aorus?
     
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    I suggested 3 other brand name laptops above, re-read the thread, particularly post 3 in this thread.
     
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    yes i saw them, for the GE 73, it looks is not sutiable for me, the GS 73 is good looking, but i dont know about cooling and thermals, is it good since its thin laptop?
     
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