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Given your apparent budget. This ASUS ROG Strix will be better than any of your options. Fastest CPU/GPU combo, more RAM, Dual channel RAM.
- Core i7-7700HQ
- GTX 1060 6GB
- 16GB RAM
- GSYNC 1920x1080 display
- 128GB SSD
- 1TB HDD
https://www.amazon.com/GL502VM-G-SYNC-Gaming-Laptop-i7-7700HQ/dp/B01MS14CQH/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1492957228&sr=1-3&keywords=7700hq+gtx+1060+6gb

This Acer is a better deal. But it is much heavier, no GSync and does not have the battery life. However, it does have double the SSD space (256GB), IPS Panel and a Thunderbolt 3 port.
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834315945
15" model
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834315901

Gigabyte Option: 256GB SSD, IPS Panel, no Thunderbolt, mid range battery
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834233194

Gaming performance should be virtually identical between them. Everything else is subjective to your preferences.

Personally, I would buy the ASUS as it has the best battery life and is the lightest. Plus ASUS has the best reputation as a manufacturer of high quality and reliable laptops. Acer has a horrible reputation. Gigabyte is too small for a rating. But the larger SSD and IPS panel are tempting.

From a gamers perspective. The SSD size doesn't matter as much, as anything under 500GB is too small to be used much for games. So, the ASUS would be best with its GSync panel. As far as portable needs go. It is also best. As it has by far the best battery and is the lightest.
 

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velocityg4, Thank you

I did not try asus before, but i heard they have heat problem Especially with gaming laptops, is that true?

and the asus have a lot of options, GTX 1060, GTX 1070, which one is batter?

also, do you advice me with I7 6700 CPU? becouse maybe take 1070 with i7 6700
 

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Just read a review of the ASUS. Not only does it support GSync but the panel is also IPS.

The Skylake Model had some seriously high surface temps under max load, stress testing. The more energy efficient Kaby Lake is still hot but not nearly as hot. But it has hot spots and generally comfortable areas where your hands rest.

The MSI GE72VR has lower max surface temps, temps are more evenly distributed. Actual GPU and CPU temps are higher under load. So, the added bulk just keeps you further from the heat. But does not help the actual components Also the palm rest area is much hotter.

List of max temps. Note these are running Furmark and Prime95. These are torture tests. Actual real world gaming usage is not as bad.

ASUS GL502VM 6700HQ GTX 1060 max temps
https://www.notebookcheck.net/Asus-ROG-Strix-GL502VM-Notebook-Review.187341.0.html
CPU: 92C
Upper Surface: 65 C in top row 24c palmrest 33C to 50C main keyboard area

ASUS GL502VM 7700HQ GTX 1060 max temps (Xotic PC Edition)
https://www.notebookcheck.net/Asus-Strix-GL502VM-DS74-Xotic-PC-Edition-Notebook-Review.192300.0.html
CPU: 94C
Upper Surface: 50 C in top row 25c palmrest 25C to 43C main keyboard area

MSI GE72VR 6700HQ GTX 1060 max temps
https://www.notebookcheck.net/MSI-GE72VR-6RF-Apache-Pro-Notebook-Review.189916.0.html
CPU: 98C
Upper Surface: 49 C in top row 41C palmrest 42C to 49C main keyboard area

Despite the popularity of the term laptop. Notebook computers are not meant to be used on the lap. Most gaming laptops will be uncomfortably hot under full load. They should be used on a hard flat surface. Really their cooling system needs it for air flow. A soft surface will block the vents.

At least for at home I would also use it on a laptop stand with an external keyboard and mouse. Bringing the screen up to eye level and a much more comfortable keyboard.

 

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Looking for something in that range. Would the razer blade be a good option?
 

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Yes, but it is SSD only. So it will be fairly pricey for a decent sized SSD option. It runs pretty warm and has excellent battery life.
https://www.notebookcheck.net/Razer-Blade-2017-GTX-1060-7700HQ-Full-HD-Laptop-Review.212606.0.html
 

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Yeah i heard that it is like that. How does the specs in it run? Like do they do good? Could it game on an external monitor but run two externals and no gaming. So 1 external for gaming, and 2 for work/school work?
 

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Thank you everyone for reply

I think i will get laptop with GTX 1080, so it will be enough for next few years without any headache.

any suggestions?
 

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One of these. Doesn't really matter which one. They are all good. Looking at the reviews. It appears they are unlocked and allow overclocking.
- 4K
- i7-7820hk
- GTX 1080
- 32GB RAM
- Large SSD
https://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&IsNodeId=1&N=100167732%20601206491%20601281461%20600515142%20600337010

If you don't give a spit about battery. You just want full desktop performance in something luggable. Look at the Prostar Clevo. The CPU gets smoking hot but within Intel specifications.
- i7-7700K
- GTX 1080
- 32GB RAM
- Large SSD
- 4K screen
https://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductList.aspx?Submit=ENE&IsNodeId=1&N=100167732%20601206491%20600515142%20600337010%20601292672
 
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