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    EVGA SC17 1070 Gaming Laptop

    The enthusiast laptop makes the transition from GTX 980M to GTX 1070.
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    Re: EVGA SC17 1070 Gaming Laptop

    A £500 premium for a graphics card upgrade is too much - if it was a 1080 then yeah it'd be understandable, but you can't charge nearly 3 grand for a rig that can barely game in its native resolution!

    Apart from that though I like it - imagine the amount of gaming you could get in by only playing at 1080p, the GPU would be so under-utilised I bet you'd eke out a lovely amount of playtime

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    Re: EVGA SC17 1070 Gaming Laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by Tunnah View Post
    A £500 premium for a graphics card upgrade is too much - if it was a 1080 then yeah it'd be understandable, but you can't charge nearly 3 grand for a rig that can barely game in its native resolution!
    Things are just getting expensive. The Blade Pro has those extra features, but it's like 3500 GBP, so another 600 GBP price hike. -____-

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    Re: EVGA SC17 1070 Gaming Laptop

    EVGA must be huffing glue if they think that's competitive.
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    ...every time Creative bring out a new card range their advertising makes it sound like they have discovered a way to insert a thousand Chuck Norris super dwarfs in your ears...

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    Re: EVGA SC17 1070 Gaming Laptop

    The Asus seems to beat the EVGA in most things, has a 1070 in it and is £600 less. Is £600 worth it for a 4k screen?

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    Re: EVGA SC17 1070 Gaming Laptop

    Quote Originally Posted by Smudger View Post
    The Asus seems to beat the EVGA in most things, has a 1070 in it and is £600 less.
    And is wired up for G-Sync. Can't believe EVGA would sacrifice it just to save on battery, it's not like it's winning any battery life awards in the first place.

    Quote Originally Posted by Smudger View Post
    Is £600 worth it for a 4k screen?
    Not in my mind. 17"@1080p already has decent DPI IMO. And good luck driving games at 4K with a 1070 in that kind of thermal profile.
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    Re: EVGA SC17 1070 Gaming Laptop

    I don't get 4k at anything lower than 27". 17" at 1080p already is more than enough to not see individual pixels -_-

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