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Hey everyone,
I am looking to buy a good gaming laptop for $550 or under I am currently looking at one on the microsoft store that is $450. I would look into buy anything in store or online. ie. Amazon, Walmart, Bestbuy. I would like at least 8GB of Ram and an Intel Core i5 and a 500GB Hard Drive.
Thank You guys!
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I'm unsure if you'll be able to game for $550 depending on the games you play. You may want to look at XoticPC and save up some more.
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My laptop is probably the best you can hope for on ebay with a budget like that.

That or maybe a used y400/y410p
    
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I'm unsure if you'll be able to game for $550 depending on the games you play. You may want to look at XoticPC and save up some more.

I'm his friend, he mainly plays CSS, War Thunder, and Garry's Mod. He plans on playing CSGO and some Minecraft as well.
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post #6 of 15
Here's some options which fit his price range:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834232798 A10 7400P APU $430
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834315167 i5 5257U + Iris Graphics 6100 $450
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834315065 i5 5200U + GeForce 940M $523
Edited by BinaryDemon - 10/21/15 at 11:44am
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post #7 of 15
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This really helps a lot so thanks!!! but can you find one with similar specs as these but with a touchscreen? If you can not that is fine. The links you gave me really helped in my search.
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This really helps a lot so thanks!!! but can you find one with similar specs as these but with a touchscreen? If you can not that is fine. The links you gave me really helped in my search.

What do you need the touchscreen for?
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I would just like one because most modern laptops have it and there are some good features that come with touchscreen enabled apps.
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I would just like one because most modern laptops have it and there are some good features that come with touchscreen enabled apps.
I'll do some digging.
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