Laptop for college and moderate gaming purposes

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  1. Revels

    Revels Newbie

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    Hi guys, so I'm currently looking for a new laptop, I will be mainly using the laptop for college, which sometimes uses 3D modeling application, and some moderate gaming in my free time

    General Questions

    1) What is your budget?
    $1200 at max, which is about RP18.000.000

    2) What size notebook would you prefer?
    Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen

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

    4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
    a. Like: ASUS, HP, MSI
    b. Dislike: -
    5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed?
    No

    6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook?
    3D modeling and gaming

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

    8) Will you be playing games on your notebook? If so, please state which games or types of games?
    PUBG, Skyrim, Football Manager, League of Legends

    9) How many hours of battery life do you need?
    Not really important

    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?
    I prefer seeing the notebooks first

    11) What OS do you prefer? Windows (Windows 7 / 8), Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc.
    Windows 10

    Screen Specifics

    12) From the choices below, what screen resolution(s) would you prefer? Keep in mind screen size in conjunction with resolution will play a large role in overall viewing comfort level. Everyone is different. Some like really small text, while others like their text big and easy to read. (Scroll down to see screen resolution information.)
    1920x1080 (preferably 120hz)

    13) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? (Scroll down to see explanations.)
    Either is fine

    Build Quality and Design

    14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you?
    Not really, but I prefer the notebook to be not too thick or bulky

    15) When are you buying this laptop?
    August-September

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

    Notebook Components

    17) How much hard drive space do you need? Do you want a SSD drive?
    512+ GB. Yes if possible

    18) Do you need an optical drive? If yes, a DVD Burner, Blu-ray Reader or Blu-Ray Burner?
    No

    Currently, I'm very interested in the ASUS ROG GL503GE, any better suggestions?
    Thanks before!
     
  2. Revels

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    So, anyone?
     
  3. Le Quan

    Le Quan Notebook Enthusiast

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    Since most of us don't know about laptop price in your country, it is hard to recommend a particular model. However, if you could list a few model which suit your need and within your budget, we will help you compare and decide.
     
  4. Revels

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    Thanks for the reply dude!
    So I'm currently thinking of buy:
    1. ASUS ROG GL503GE (GTX 1050 Ti, 8 GB RAM, i7 8750H)
    2. MSI GL62M 7REX-2668 (GTX 1050 Ti, 8 GB RAM, i7 7700HQ)
    3. MSI GL63 8RD-427 (GTX 1050 Ti, 8 GB RAM, i7 8750H)

    Which is the best out of them? Or are there any other suggestions?
     
  5. 9ac3

    9ac3 Notebook Consultant

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    Have you looked at Acer Predator Helios 300 and Acer Aspire VX 15?
     
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