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That's true. Again, there will no doubt be better options for your money though (there was heaps of gaming laptop coverage at CES)

If i get my new job I will be onsite at locations 3-4 days a week, working with different groups gathering requirements and producing vizio workflows. Explain to me another laptop that has close to the portability of this thing, with the real estate for my actual work, that will let me play recent games at decent settings. The closest thing I have seen is the GS60 Stealth but that uses an 860, but better storage, but thats rumored to be 1600-1800 without the 3k display and 2k+ with it.

I don't want to carry around a asus rog that weighs 10lbs and is as thick as a 2x4. This laptop meets in the middle for a lot of things and is perfect for what I need.

Although the GS60 is still a serious contender for me, I just like the way this looks and the build quality appears to be better for razer.
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Well most games you will play @ 900p. The only concern i have is if the games will look as sharp @ 900p with this display oppose to 900p native display?
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If i get my new job I will be onsite at locations 3-4 days a week, working with different groups gathering requirements and producing vizio workflows. Explain to me another laptop that has close to the portability of this thing, with the real estate for my actual work, that will let me play recent games at decent settings. The closest thing I have seen is the GS60 Stealth but that uses an 860, but better storage, but thats rumored to be 1600-1800 without the 3k display and 2k+ with it.

I don't want to carry around a asus rog that weighs 10lbs and is as thick as a 2x4. This laptop meets in the middle for a lot of things and is perfect for what I need.

Although the GS60 is still a serious contender for me, I just like the way this looks and the build quality appears to be better for razer.

As I said above, there was plenty of coverage about gaming laptops at CES. If this is a topic of real interest to you, I'd suggest you go have a look at the stuff. If the question was rhetorical, well I guess you've found the right answer for you personally.
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As I said above, there was plenty of coverage about gaming laptops at CES. If this is a topic of real interest to you, I'd suggest you go have a look at the stuff. If the question was rhetorical, well I guess you've found the right answer for you personally.

I just wanted to point out that there really are no other choices that offer what the blade does. I looked at all the stuff from the other guys Gigabyte and lenovo offer close sizes and weights but lower gpu and screen resolution which is much more about real estate for me. Having multipe docs open or charting large workflows without having to scroll is important.
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I just wanted to point out that there really are no other choices that offer what the blade does. I looked at all the stuff from the other guys Gigabyte and lenovo offer close sizes and weights but lower gpu and screen resolution which is much more about real estate for me. Having multipe docs open or charting large workflows without having to scroll is important.

You can't call real estate 3K screen in a small size screen laptop.
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I just wanted to point out that there really are no other choices that offer what the blade does. I looked at all the stuff from the other guys Gigabyte and lenovo offer close sizes and weights but lower gpu and screen resolution which is much more about real estate for me. Having multipe docs open or charting large workflows without having to scroll is important.

You know the screen is 14", right? How good are you at reading tiny text haha smile.gif I'm 22 and struggled to read my uni assignments at 1080p with a 15" screen on my Clevo/Sager laptop, unless I adjusted the scale of the text and UI.
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You know the screen is 14", right? How good are you at reading tiny text haha smile.gif I'm 22 and struggled to read my uni assignments at 1080p with a 15" screen on my Clevo/Sager laptop, unless I adjusted the scale of the text and UI.

With this being said i think 3k is a bit much on a 14" screen. 1080 would have been better, i do like the direction they headed with it though instead of letting the bad screen otherwise ruin a good product.
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I tried Windows 8.1 DPI scale 200% on my retina mbp. It is actually really pretty. If I got this laptop, I would use DPI scaling on desktop, and 1600x900 for games.

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Well most games you will play @ 900p. The only concern i have is if the games will look as sharp @ 900p with this display oppose to 900p native display?

The games should look identically sharp. 900p is exactly 1:4 ratio to this 1800p screen, so there is no aliasing involved when compared to, say, 1080p upscaling to 1800p, which doesn't have a clean ratio and would require anti-aliasing algorithms to reduce jagged edges but incur other artifacts/blur.
    
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The games should look identically sharp. 900p is exactly 1:4 ratio to this 1800p screen, so there is no aliasing involved when compared to, say, 1080p upscaling to 1800p, which doesn't have a clean ratio and would require anti-aliasing algorithms to reduce jagged edges but incur other artifacts/blur.

If 900p is 1:4 could you have 1:2 with a higher game resolution. NOt sure what the resolution would be or if possible. I mean I'm okay with medium settings on things so I'm not too worried anyway.
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