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I'm thinking about buying a laptop with a 1060 sometime in the next couple of weeks. I need something portable so would prefer something 15" or smaller, and am looking to save as much money as possible. The alienware 13 seems like a decent deal at $1200, is there a cheaper/better laptop with similar specs out there?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834154302

If the Alienware was under $1100 I'd overlook the 6300HQ, but its top speed for all 4 cores is just 2.8ghz and I'd prefer that over 3ghz. Plus the $1200 model has a 1366 x 768 screen, which is fine for a $500 budget gaming laptop, but not something with a gtx 1060.
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cheap usually means non upgrade-able BGA parts. you owuld also do well to ask on NBR forums.
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http://www.hidevolution.com/evoc-p650rp6-15-6-custom-built-gaming-laptop-w-nvidia-gtx-1060-w-g-sync.html


And Clevo can actually handle the heat that Pascal puts out. tongue.gif Remember, the 1060 is just as hot as a 980M, so imagine trying to cool that in the GE62, which was impossible. The 970M stressed the system almost too much. tongue.gif
     
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http://www.hidevolution.com/evoc-p650rp6-15-6-custom-built-gaming-laptop-w-nvidia-gtx-1060-w-g-sync.html


And Clevo can actually handle the heat that Pascal puts out. tongue.gif Remember, the 1060 is just as hot as a 980M, so imagine trying to cool that in the GE62, which was impossible. The 970M stressed the system almost too much. tongue.gif
http://www.vortez.net/articles_pages/msi_ge62vr_6rf_apache_pro_review,4.html

http://www.gamersnexus.net/hwreviews/2625-msi-ge62vr-apache-pro-laptop-review-and-benchmark/page-3



...temps look OK to me.
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What's the ambient temperature they're using? That's a horrible metric to use and is confusing as all hell for any sane individual.
     
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http://www.notebookcheck.net/MSI-GE62VR-6RF-Apache-Xotic-PC-Edition-Notebook-Review.173553.0.html

Stress Test

The CPU is able to maintain its maximum Turbo Boost of 3.0 to 3.1 GHz when under Prime95 stress with core temperature plateauing at just under 70 C. Impressively, the CPU doesn't buckle at all when running both Prime95 and FurMark as it holds steady at its maximum 3.1 GHz clock rate. Core CPU and GPU temperatures flatten at about 83 C and 78 C, respectively, when under such extreme loads. Running Unigine Valley will see the CPU and GPU flatten at much lower temperatures of about 60 C and 68 C, respectively, with no signs of throttling.
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honestly, i'd wait for the 1050ti notebooks to become available. They should have performance pretty close to the 970m and should hopefully be around the same price point that a lot of the 960m laptops were at (~$800)
Edited by IMI4tth3w - 11/14/16 at 10:21am
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honestly, i'd wait for the 1050ti notebooks to become available. They should have performance pretty close to the 980m and should hopefully be around the same price point that a lot of the 960m laptops were at (~$800)
More like 970m.

http://www.notebookcheck.net/NVIDIA-GeForce-GTX-1050-Ti-Notebook.168400.0.html

"The performance should on on a level of the GTX 970M and therefore in the current high-end range of laptop graphics cards."
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