Which laptop should I get?

I want a new Laptop now, but I don’t do much PC gaming at all so I don’t want anything that “hardcore”. Just something that will support games like Battlefield 4, Star Wars: Battlefront, and Fallout 4 etc. I just want it to run games comfortably and smoothly. It hasn’t got to be “4K” or “2 Seconds Fast to load-up”.

Out of these three options, which will be better for me?..

  1. http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/computing/laptops/laptops/msi-gp62-2qe-leopard-pro-15-6-gaming-laptop-10136892-pdt.html

  2. http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/computing/laptops/laptops/asus-republic-of-gamers-gl552vw-15-6-gaming-laptop-black-10137496-pdt.html

  3. http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/computing/laptops/laptops/asus-republic-of-gamers-gl552vw-15-6-gaming-laptop-10137631-pdt.html

Please feel free to offer me better alternatives for the same price(s).

I’d choose the second one you posted and if you’ve got the extra £100 get the third one. But that’s just me


same as above. for 50 more you’ll get a better gpu and a 6th gen i5, plus an extra 128gb ssd would be great for OS and maybe a game. especially fallout. load times on fallout with out an SSD are complete crap. to go through a door takes like 20-30 seconds, but with an ssd its about 6

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When you say “maybe a game”, what do you mean?

PC games like fallout tent to take up a lot of disk space, so having that extra 128gb SSD will be a great extra if you plan on doing that. Better performance when using an ssd compared to a mechanical hdd

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well 128 isnt so big for games. especially running the operating system on it and the size of games today, you’ll have about 112gb after OS and each game, can go up to like 50gb. battlefront 4 after all dlc is about 65ish, give or take. fallout 4 and battlefront are around 30gb a piece. not including future dlc and updates would could bring them up to 50gb depending on what they release.

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GTA V takes up like 70GB. If you plan on using it for games at all either expect to upgrade the SSD or get an external.

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I will probably get an external HD. It comes with a 1TB, should be sufficient right?

Do you have the option to get a desktop? If you want to do pc gaming desktops are the way to go.

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I agree with you 100%! But floor space is limited and I wouldn’t use it enough to warrant me getting a more permanent item of furniture.

its a 5400rpm drive. depending on the game, an SSD is much needed. i know you said you don’t care for loading times, but having the difference between an SSD and a 5400 HDD is HUGE. especially for fallout. i still say go with the middle laptop and put your important games on the SSD and everything on the 1tb. like i said, fallout 4 has crap loading times. and you have to load a lot in that game. so going from 20-30 seconds to 6 seconds when you load about 40 times in an hour (depending on where you’re going) makes a difference.

and then if you can spend the extra 170 get the third. its always nice to have an i7, plus a little more SSD storage, but i just wouldn’t want to settle for the first one

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You can get towers of all different sizes. To be honest you could probably fit a small form factor pc in somewhere.

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I agree with Steve pc every time i don’t even use my laptop any more.The Fractal Node 804 is a small and awesome case then again if space is limited you’ll need a desk monitors ect which might be a ball ache.

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May of found something a little cheaper but for the same specs. How does the following computer sound…

Toshiba PC
Intel Core i5-6200U @ 2.30GHz 2.40GHz
2GB Nvidia GeForce 930M (what does the 2GB mean???)

The only doubts I got is the Brand, never been a fan of Toshiba. Also the graphics card, I don’t think it will support the games I would play.

I believe it’s VRAM.

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