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Best New Laptop

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#1 enginuity


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Posted 27 July 2018 - 03:42 PM

This is the best laptop I can find that's reasonably priced. I don't play games so I don't need a very powerful GPU. Problem is that I can only find it refurbished. I can get a refurbished one for $1095 on eBay and the only place I can find them brand new is through HP directly for $1925. That's an $830 difference. Is it worth it?

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#2 MadmanRB



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Posted 27 July 2018 - 03:54 PM

Eh you could go cheaper even if you were a gamer, what are you looking to do?

Is this something for CAD? Photoshop? Video editing? then yeah something like this is okay for that but again you could go cheaper.

For gaming most definitely, plenty of low budget gaming laptops especially now there are laptops with ryzens

But if you are just using your machine for YouTube, netflix and browsing you could just get a chromebook for that or a $300+ laptop


remember "best" is subjective depending on your need and sometimes high priced devices are not always the best.

You could spend $6000 and it still may be overpowered or underpowered for your needs.

Edited by MadmanRB, 27 July 2018 - 03:56 PM.

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Posted 27 July 2018 - 08:42 PM

That is a powerful laptop, you work with some intensive programs.

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#4 winklegiumulyn345


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Posted 09 August 2018 - 10:27 PM

I prefer Lenovo. Have no any issues with it.


I usually get Lenovo. But it seems like the keyboard can easily have defects. I don't know why but it's been my experience for the past 2 laptops I bought.

Edited by winklegiumulyn345, 09 August 2018 - 10:32 PM.

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