Looking for thin & light gaming laptop

Discussion in 'What Notebook Should I Buy?' started by Bro7herhood101, Feb 2, 2019.

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    General Questions

    1) What is your budget?

    2) What size notebook would you prefer?
    Thin and Light; 13" - 14" screen
    Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen
    3) Which country will you buying this notebook?

    4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
    a. Like:
    b. Dislike: Acer
    5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed?

    6) What are the primary tasks will you be performing with this notebook?
    Gaming, Uni (MATLAB, C)

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

    8) Will you be playing games on your notebook? (If so, please state which games or types of games?)
    AAA RPGs, LoL

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

    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 don't really have to physically see it in a store, I just want to have some knowledge of it from reviews online

    11) What OS do you prefer? Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc.

    Screen Specifics

    12) What screen resolution(s) would you prefer? (See further below for explanations.)

    13) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? (See further below for explanations.)
    I don't really mind

    Build Quality and Design

    14) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you?
    Yes I would like something that is quite appealing

    Notebook Components

    15) How much hard drive space do you need?
    256gb ssd, 1TB hard drive (I don't mind upgrading the storage myself though)

    Timing, Warranty and Longevity

    16) When are you buying this laptop?
    I'm in no rush

    17) How long do you expect to use this laptop?
    Hopefully 4 years

    18) How long could you afford to do without your laptop if it were to fail?
    I can wait another year easy if RTX is worth it

    19) Would you be willing to pay significantly extra for on-site warranty, or would it be acceptable to you to have to ship the laptop to the vendor for repair with perhaps a week or more outage?
    I don't mind shipping it for repairs

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