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    17 Gaming laptop? - £900

    My current laptop (Dell Inspiron 17) is seriously starting to show it's age, and at 3-4 years old I don't hold out hope it continuing forever. It gets daily use for a good few hours (weekends even longer), everything from Planetside 2 to general word processing. It also does get bounced around a bit with travelling to families, and little ones around - and really shows it.

    From what I can tell, Dell have discontinued this vain of Inspirons with dedicated graphics, and instead you have to plump for their Alienware ones - these are out of my price bracket unfortunately.

    Can anyone recommend a solid gaming laptop for around the £900 mark. Having a few years warranty is essential - the idea of spending £1000 on something only assured for a year strikes me as madness! being robust is also very beneficial.

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    Re: 17 Gaming laptop? - £900

    The Dell outlet is probably your best bet.

    I've seen Alienware notebooks, i7, 8gb, 128ssd and gtx970m go for around £800.

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    Re: 17 Gaming laptop? - £900

    Quote Originally Posted by Andehh View Post
    ...Planetside 2...
    Which server? Feels a bit weird to randomly stumble upon another Planetman after such a long time.

    I haven't played in a good while though - how's my favorite space shooter holding up?

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    Re: 17 Gaming laptop? - £900

    Quote Originally Posted by Rovad View Post
    Which server? Feels a bit weird to randomly stumble upon another Planetman after such a long time.

    I haven't played in a good while though - how's my favourite space shooter holding up?
    It's holding up well. I don't dip into it as much as I used to, but still make sure I put some time aside to stay 'in' with it. It never takes long to find a large scale battle, though equally easy to find small skirmishers/stay on the 'sneeky' side of it! I play on Miller!

    I just want to find a decent 17" Laptop that will keep me playing it for the next few years. Still keeping eyes open if anyone can recommend a decent GTX 1060 ish laptop for around £1k +/-.

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    Re: 17 Gaming laptop? - £900

    Quote Originally Posted by Andehh View Post
    It's holding up well. I don't dip into it as much as I used to, but still make sure I put some time aside to stay 'in' with it. It never takes long to find a large scale battle, though equally easy to find small skirmishers/stay on the 'sneeky' side of it! I play on Miller!

    I just want to find a decent 17" Laptop that will keep me playing it for the next few years. Still keeping eyes open if anyone can recommend a decent GTX 1060 ish laptop for around £1k +/-.
    This any good:

    https://www.medion.com/gb/shop/lapto...0022557a1.html

    Its slightly above your budget though. Ones with 15" screens can be had closer to £1000 though:

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/ASUS-GL502V...dp/B01MY76S5B/


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    Re: 17 Gaming laptop? - £900

    Should've known CAT would get in with the Medions first

    15" laptop with Quad Core i5 7300HQ and GTX 1050 graphics for £950:

    http://www.medion.com/gb/shop/back-t...0022555a1.html

    17" laptop with Dual + HT i7 7500U and GTX 950M graphics for £900:

    http://www.medion.com/gb/shop/laptop...0022546a1.html

    If you don't mind dropping down in screen size I'd go with the 15" one - proper quad core and GTX 10 series graphics at < £1000 is pretty damn good value.

    Alternatively, save a bit of money and go for this 15" laptop with the i7 7500u + GTX 1050 @ only £800:

    http://www.medion.com/gb/shop/laptop...0022545a1.html

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    Re: 17 Gaming laptop? - £900

    Nice asus over at Saveonlaptops for £800

    https://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/FX55...T_2119185.html

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    Re: 17 Gaming laptop? - £900

    Picked up a link to this on facebook earlier - an ASUS at ebuyer with i5 7300 HQ (proper quad core) plus GTX 1050 for only £700 (although it is a 15" rather than 17")!

    http://www.ebuyer.com/791536-asus-zx...zx553vd-dm968t

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