Gaming Laptop for University Student similar in price to Alienware 13.

Discussion in 'What Notebook Should I Buy?' started by FOurtuna117, Jun 14, 2018.

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Best Laptop for University Student?

  1. GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE.

    3 vote(s)
    60.0%
  2. Asus Strix Hero II.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Alienware 13.

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Other.

    1 vote(s)
    20.0%
  5. None.

    1 vote(s)
    20.0%
  1. FOurtuna117

    FOurtuna117 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Price:
    $3000 (AUD) relative price of ~2000 (USD).

    Size Notebook:
    13"-14" Screen.
    or
    15" thin bezel laptop.

    Country:
    The Downunder (Australia), mate.

    Preferred brands:
    Asus (N55SF excellent).
    Alienware (11 mx was great)

    Dislike:
    Gigabyte (p34k v3).
    Apple.

    Refurbished laptops?
    No. Because there is a chance I will get one previously owned by a Pauline supporter or Panthers supporter or God forbid both.

    Primary tasks:
    Gaming and University (Electrical Engineering).

    Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both?

    Need something mobile. In case of Zombie attack.

    Games:
    Jurassic World Evolution.
    Stranded Deep.
    The Isle.
    Dig dug.

    battery life do you need?
    3 hours+.

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

    Mail order is alright.

    What OS do you prefer? Windows (Windows 7 / 8), Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc.

    Windows XP or Windows 10.

    Screen:

    OLED or 144 HZ LCD FHD.

    Build Quality and Design

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

    Performance over aesthetics. I am not shallow.

    When are you buying this laptop?
    72 hours 23 minutes and 3 seconds.

    How long do you want this laptop to last?

    3+ years or to the end of the earth, which ever comes first.

    Notebook Components

    How much hard drive space do you need? Do you want a SSD drive?

    256GB SSD.

    So anything that rivals the Alienware 13 in the specs/size ratio.
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2018
  2. Grant B Gibson

    Grant B Gibson Notebook Deity

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    GS65 is a good choice, buy it from Hidevolution with Liquid Metal and thermal pass
     
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