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I am talking about gaming laptops of course.yessir.gif

So I already have a pretty good Desktop PC with a 24 inch Monitor.

I also have a 5 year old gaming laptop that is 17 inches.

I am in the market for a new laptop that is 15 inches however I have one question. Is it too small? Does anybody else have a 15 inch laptop here? How is the experience?
Edited by iARDAs - 8/9/16 at 12:13pm
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I've got a G501VW with a 960m. I've gone from 14in to 13.3in and I think 15 is quite the sweet spot. Just don't get a thin one if you plan on gaming, they are either super loud or overheat.
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I've got a G501VW with a 960m. I've gone from 14in to 13.3in and I think 15 is quite the sweet spot. Just don't get a thin one if you plan on gaming, they are either super loud or overheat.

And how is that 960m if I may ask.

Can you run current games without any issues?
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At first it wasn't running well at all. Constant 81C under load brought it down to 540mhz while playing Ovewatch, only 600-something when there isnt any CPU load. My buddy and I took it apart and fixed some terrible airflow design with tin foil and repaired a slightly bent heatplate. It now runs 1100 stable in Overwatch.
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