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I’ve done some research but nothing seems to be helpful. I want a laptop that can do both.. i can happily play big games & do my regular stuffs

Any ideas???
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I’ve done some research but nothing seems to be helpful. I want a laptop that can do both.. i can happily play big games & do my regular stuffs

Any ideas???
You need to decide what your budget is?
What games you want to play. What qualifies as big?
Its all about the graphics card imo, size and weight imo.

Do you want a 1050, 1050ti, 1060 or 1070?

Its likely to double the price of your laptop.
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My budget is £300. And the games i want to play mostly are god of war, fortnite etc.
I’m a uni student.. so i’ll need a laptop for everyday works.. not that i’ll over work it but just to save my works and other uni stuffs
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My budget is £300. And the games i want to play mostly are god of war, fortnite etc.
I’m a uni student.. so i’ll need a laptop for everyday works.. not that i’ll over work it but just to save my works and other uni stuffs
for 300 you wont even get a low end gaming pc let alone laptop. That budget is far too low.
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My budget is £300. And the games i want to play mostly are god of war, fortnite etc.
I’m a uni student.. so i’ll need a laptop for everyday works.. not that i’ll over work it but just to save my works and other uni stuffs
£300 is virtually nothing when buying a laptop, dont think it will be able to play any of the recent games.
Ideally you're going to need 500-800 for a good laptop
^ this is getting older laptops btw
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I got myself a gaming laptop - I like playing video games, but I found that my old laptop which was NOT a gaming PC worked just fine - at the same time I work in the Graphic Design business - I need a computer that can handle programs like Premiere Pro, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop to be open at the same time for several hours. It has VR capabilities and a 4K screen. It works beautifully and exactly what I need whilst also satisfying my gaming needs.

Also I'd like to point out that you can't play God of War on PC - it belongs to Sony and therefore only available on the PS systems.
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I got myself a gaming laptop - I like playing video games, but I found that my old laptop which was NOT a gaming PC worked just fine - at the same time I work in the Graphic Design business - I need a computer that can handle programs like Premiere Pro, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop to be open at the same time for several hours. It has VR capabilities and a 4K screen. It works beautifully and exactly what I need whilst also satisfying my gaming needs.
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My budget is £300. And the games i want to play mostly are god of war, fortnite etc.
I’m a uni student.. so i’ll need a laptop for everyday works.. not that i’ll over work it but just to save my works and other uni stuffs
As above, your budget is nowhere near enough for anything resembling a gaming PC or gaming laptop. What you have also overlooked is that the God of War games are exclusive to the Playstation series of consoles. If that's all the budget you have and you those are the games you most want to play, I would probably just buy a PS4.
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I got myself a gaming laptop - I like playing video games, but I found that my old laptop which was NOT a gaming PC worked just fine - at the same time I work in the Graphic Design business - I need a computer that can handle programs like Premiere Pro, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop to be open at the same time for several hours. It has VR capabilities and a 4K screen. It works beautifully and exactly what I need whilst also satisfying my gaming needs.

Also I'd like to point out that you can't play God of War on PC - it belongs to Sony and therefore only available on the PS systems.
What is your point in respect to the OP? Did it cost £300?
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Ideally you'll want a better graphics card than that, something like a GTX 1050, and I'd suggest 12 GB of RAM, depending on what you want to game. If you want to play something like The Witcher that's what you'll need at LEAST for it to work somewhat smoothly on medium settings. The SSD is good but I'd say you need more than 256 GB of hard drive space - at least 500 GB. Depending on how many games you want on your PC at the same time, but games can easily take up 20GB+.
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Ideally you'll want a better graphics card than that, something like a GTX 1050, and I'd suggest 12 GB of RAM, depending on what you want to game. If you want to play something like The Witcher that's what you'll need at LEAST for it to work somewhat smoothly on medium settings. The SSD is good but I'd say you need more than 256 GB of hard drive space - at least 500 GB. Depending on how many games you want on your PC at the same time, but games can easily take up 20GB .
RAM is too expensive now. 8GB is fine for most games at the moment.
I can also run the Witcher 3 on ultra settings at 60 fps with 8gb RAM.
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My budget is £300. And the games i want to play mostly are god of war, fortnite etc.
I’m a uni student.. so i’ll need a laptop for everyday works.. not that i’ll over work it but just to save my works and other uni stuffs
You are being completely unrealistic at that price point. Gaming laptops are just very very expensive so the bottom ones that try to call themselves a gaming laptop are c £700 and the more credible ones are c £1000 sort of budgets. You are looking at the cards I suggested and possibly if you find one then a laptop with maybe an AMD Ryzen 2400 APU, which is a combined cpu and graphics card.
The bottom nvidia card I think they push as gaming is MX150.
http://uk.ign.com/articles/the-best-...gaming-laptops
https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/s...gaming-laptops
Your other option is to go second hand.
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RAM is too expensive now. 8GB is fine for most games at the moment.
I can also run the Witcher 3 on ultra settings at 60 fps with 8gb RAM.
Ah, alright :-) I wasn't sure
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You are being completely unrealistic at that price point. Gaming laptops are just very very expensive so the bottom ones that try to call themselves a gaming laptop are c £700 and the more credible ones are c £1000 sort of budgets. You are looking at the cards I suggested and possibly if you find one then a laptop with maybe an AMD Ryzen 2400 APU, which is a combined cpu and graphics card.
The bottom nvidia card I think they push as gaming is MX150.
http://uk.ign.com/articles/the-best-...gaming-laptops
https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/s...gaming-laptops
Your other option is to go second hand.
Thats helpful. I’ll stall at the moment then till my next pay and add up to my budget
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Thats helpful. I’ll stall at the moment then till my next pay and add up to my budget
The problem is with laptops is its much more expensive than desktops to achieve the same level of power.
Unless you truly need to be portable it might be wrth getting a cheap second hand laptop and building a gaming rig for the longer term.

Beware of vendors trying to dump computers just by adding the gaming prefix.
Look at the graphics card it has because it will not be upgradeable and then research that it can play the games you want at the quality you need.
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