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Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« on: February 19, 2017, 01:26:04 PM »
Since I will be moving overseas in just a few months, I am thinking about getting a gaming laptop so I can keep playing Star Citizen once I no longer have a desktop.

This seems like the best value for money that I can find. The specs aren't mind-blowing, but they're still an upgrade from my current desktop, particularly with regard to the GPU. I don't want to spend much more than that since if I end up settling down somewhere in a year or two, I'll build a brand new gaming PC and the laptop will become obsolete.
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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2017, 02:30:16 PM »
You'll be a permanent Windows user in no time...
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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2017, 02:31:27 PM »
You'll be a permanent Windows user in no time...

Windows Subsystem for Linux actually makes using Windows tolerable, so I don't see what the big deal is with that.
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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2017, 05:45:45 PM »
Why will you not have a desktop once you move?  No space to store it?

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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2017, 05:54:59 PM »
Why will you not have a desktop once you move?  No space to store it?

I haven't decided for certain if I'm moving permanently yet or not. There's no sense in taking any more luggage than I need just yet. I'll either be selling my desktop or putting it into storage in Sydney.
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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2017, 08:59:54 AM »
So I found a good deal on eBay and snatched it up.

http://www.ebay.nl/itm/Dell-Inspiron-15-7567-7000-Laptop-3-8ghz-16GB-1920x1080-4GB-GeForce-GTX-1050Ti-/292203250345

Kaby Lake i7, 16 GiB of RAM and a 1050 Ti for under €1000. The SSD is a little small, but I happen to have brought a bigger one with me to Europe that I can swap in.

This should be able to play all current titles, and likely all future titles until such time as I have a more permanent home and can build a proper gaming PC.
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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #6 on: August 09, 2017, 02:58:06 AM »
So I found a good deal on eBay and snatched it up.

http://www.ebay.nl/itm/Dell-Inspiron-15-7567-7000-Laptop-3-8ghz-16GB-1920x1080-4GB-GeForce-GTX-1050Ti-/292203250345

Kaby Lake i7, 16 GiB of RAM and a 1050 Ti for under €1000. The SSD is a little small, but I happen to have brought a bigger one with me to Europe that I can swap in.

This should be able to play all current titles, and likely all future titles until such time as I have a more permanent home and can build a proper gaming PC.

Nice. When does it arrive? And what are you going to play other than Scam Shitizen?
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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2017, 08:53:14 AM »
Nice. When does it arrive? And what are you going to play other than Scam Shitizen?

It arrived literally half an hour ago. I am now creating a Windows 10 USB installation stick so I can get a clean install of Windows without the Dell crapware (and also so I can install to a bigger SSD).

I'll probably play some Dark Souls, Witcher 3, and of course the great classic of our times, Euro Truck Simulator 2.
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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2017, 02:49:46 PM »
I've upgraded the SSD and reinstalled Windows. Now just to install some games...
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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2017, 10:27:00 PM »
I have decided to name the new laptop viorsa.
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Re: Parsifal might be getting a gaming laptop
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2017, 10:48:48 PM »
I have decided to name the new laptop viorsa.

Install MINIX on it.
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