Looking for a Gaming Laptop


Sep 15, 2017
Hello, I was looking for the best gaming laptop around $800 with a DVD drive, I have one I was looking at that had a gtx 950m and a 7500u but I was hoping for a gtx 1050 with a quad core processor, something like a 7300HQ (Doesn't need to be a 7300, just want a quad core)


Sep 15, 2017
Question from connerweatherly17 : "I need help buying an new laptop"

1. What is your budget?

My Budget is somewhere around $700-$900 usd

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering?

Size isn't really important, I don't want something massive but I don't wanting something small either, so nothing smaller than a MacBook Air and nothing bigger than an Alienware 17 probably, but I'm open to options

3. What screen resolution do you want?

Nothing lower than 1366x720p, I would like 1080p but I don't know how good I can get with my budget

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop?

I am using this for portability, I was even considering this for college to take notes

5. How much battery life do you need?

I am using this for gaming, so I will probably have this plugged in when I'm using it, but at least 6 hours

6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)?

Yes, I am using this for a gaming laptop, I would like something with a gtx 1050 in it

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.)

Programming, Gaming, Graphics Design, 3D Design

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need?

Nothing smaller than 512 GB, although I would prefer 1 TB

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links.

I would like to buy this from either the companies website, or from some place like amazon, bestbuy, newegg, but its not that important, just need the name of a laptop

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop?

Through college, and I'm a Jr in High School

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ?

I just need something that I can use to watch dvd's, I know windows 10 can't watch dvd's or whatever but that's ok ill download VLC

12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons.

I Don't like HP's or Apple, HP's are cheap and flimsily made in my opinion, and Apple is generally to expensive for the parts they put in them. Otherwise I don't care what brand.

13. What country do you live in?


14. Please tell us any additional information if needed.

I would like it to have a Quad core processor, and at least a gtx 1050, I don't care if its the 2 GB version, I can deal with that, I would prefer the 4, I need a DVD Drive
Thank You