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  • Opinion needed on purchase of an affordable gaming laptop

    Looking for an affordable gaming laptop? Our technical experts would guide you in picking up the best one.

    I am looking to buy an affordable gaming laptop. I have checked out most of the lists and few good ones have caught my eye. But I would like an expert's advice on it. I was hoping you would suggest me some good laptops meeting my requirements and also would help me select the right one for my needs by comparing and reviewing those which I find suitable. I am looking to not go above 60k but I would prefer the price to be a bit lower if it could. Also, I don't have any other requirements like battery, style, weight, company etc. As long as it performs well. Although from what I have gathered is, there doesn't seem to be much difference but between AMD and Nvidia, but do they provide different levels of performance? AMD Radeon is all 4gb but NVIDIA graphic cards that are 2gb are priced higher but isn't 4gb supposed to be better than 2gb? A bit confused there. I am looking forward to run FIFA, WWE etc. But each year with the new versions the game requirements increase so please keep that in mind and also I would like to keep this laptop for some time so it should be durable.
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  • Nvidia Vs AMS is a burning topic nowadays on Internet but consistently Nvidia is holding the top position so I would suggest you to go for Nvidia graphics card. Nvidia performs much faster than AMD.

    ASUS R558UQ-DM701D
    Intel Core i7
    8 GB RAM
    1 TB HDD
    NV GT 940MX 2G DDR3

    Acer V3-574G-75M4 Notebook
    Intel Core i7
    RAM 8 Gb
    Nvidia GeForce 940M 4 GB
    1 TB HDD

    Acer Aspire F5-572G
    Intel Core i7
    8 GB RAM
    1 TB HDD
    NVIDIA GeForce 920M

    Acer Aspire V3 V3-574G-54VY
    Intel Core i7
    1 TB HDD
    NVIDIA GeForce 940M with 4 GB Dedicated Memory
    Price Rs 58,490

    HP Pavilion 15-AU624TX
    Intel Core i5
    4GB DDR4 RAM
    1 TB HDD
    Nvidia GeForce 940MX 4GB Graphics

    Lenovo 510 Notebook
    Price Rs 58,990
    Intel i5 7th Generation
    8 GB RAM
    1 TB HDD
    4 GB Nvidia Graphics

    Dell Inspiron 5559 (Z566126HIN9)
    Intel Core i7 (6TH Generation)
    8GB RAM
    1 TB HDD
    AMD 4GB ATI R335 Dedicated Graphics

    Dell Inspiron 5567
    Intel Core i5 7th Gen (7200U) processor
    1 TB HDD
    AMD RadeonTM R7 M445 Graphics with 4G GDDR5 Graphics

    I had tried to provide you with the all available option in your price range of 60K. There are some laptops also included here with AMD graphics because they are also performing well. The price of many laptops are not mentioned in the list but they are below 60k. Have a look at the above options I think you'll definitely get what you're searching.

  • But some laptops which have 4GB AMD card(Radeon series) are priced lower than 2GB NVIDIA? Does this mean 2GB NVIDIA 920 etc? Perform better than 4GB Radeon? Also, I was able to find some other good laptops in my price range that I will list for comparison after some time.

  • HP 15-BE002TX
    This one seems decent.
    15.6-inch Laptop (Core i5 6th Gen/8GB/1TB/Windows 10 Home/2GB Graphic)
    But the graphic card is AMD and not NVIDIA.

  • From what I have observed you have to pay few more bucks for NVIDIA than AMD so I think that it must have enough significance in performance experience so as to set a price difference between them.

  • Lenovo IdeaPad 510- 15IKB (80SV001SIH) is my pick at the moment. I shall explore some more.
    HP 15-BE002TX seems unreliable so do the other HP laptops.

  • Some of the best gaming laptops you can choose can be -

    Asus ROG GL552VW
    The laptop comes with a 15.6 inch display at Full HD/ UHD resolution. It is powered by Intel Skylake i7 processor. The 16 GB RAM should be more than enough for all your high definition gaming requirements. You can expand RAM further up to 32 B. You have a good deal of preinstalled software.

    Price - Rs. 84990 on Flipkart

    Dell Inspiron 15 7000
    Dell has introduced a new range of laptops that should not be disappointed a gamer. The laptop is powered by Intel Skylake processor in either i5 or i7. It has 1 TB hard drive with 128 GB SSD. The 16 GB RAM coupled with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M GPU is the best one can get for an efficient gaming.

    Price - Rs. 80,990 on Flipkart

    Lenovo Ideapad Y700
    Like all the other manufacturers, Lenovo too has brought its own offering for gamers. It may not be as powerful as the two devices listed above, however, it performs quite well. The device has Intel Skylake i7 processor that powers it. You have a RAM option of 8 GB or 16 GB depending upon the model of your choice. The Nvidia GeForce 960M GPU coupled with Windows 10 that comes preinstalled, and 1 TB hard drive makes it a good choice.

    Price - Rs. 99,000 on Amazon

    HP Pavilion - 15-au620tx
    The device is not made specifically for gaming, but it comes with some special features. The laptop has a 15.6 inch display. The laptop is powered by 7th Gen Intel 'Kaby Lake' processor. You get 8 GB DDR4 RAM. The graphic card NVIDIA GeForce 940MX GPU has a 2 GB dedicated memory. The laptop has a 1 TB hard drive and comes with Windows 10 preinstalled.

    Price - Rs. 56990 on Flipkart

    HP Pavilion 15-bc008tx
    If you are a heavy gamer, this can be your perfect bet. The laptop has a 15.6 inch display that offers full HD resolution. It is powered by Intel 6th gen Core i7 processor. The laptop has 16 GB RAM and 1 TB hard drive. You also have access to 128 GB SSD storage. The graphics are taken care of by NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M that has 5 GB dedicated RAM. The laptop comes with Windows 10 preinstalled.

    Price - Rs. 97000

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