Are 2019 Gaming Laptops Worth It Yet?

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  • Dave Lee
    Dave Lee   5 months back

    Unless you wanna dive into ray traced grames (all 4 of them), I think the 1660Ti devices are sweet spot this year. Whatchu think?

    • Jaden Son
      Jaden Son  7 days back

      I have the hp omen 15 rtx 2060
      Could get triple digit frame rates on most games

    • Nithin Karunakaran
      Nithin Karunakaran  4 weeks back

      I'm planning to buy a gaming laptop.. These are the specifications I am looking for... Which one would be the best one without heating issues?


      I7 9750H,


      16gb dual channel  ram (8+8),


      1TB HDD and 256gb ssd,


      GTX 1660 Ti  OR RTX 2060


      15 inch display with a minimum of 120 hz refresh rate


      These are the options that I have in my budget.. Which one would you suggest?


      1) HP OMEN 15


      2) ASUS ROG G531GU


      3) DELL G5


      4) Lenovo legion y540


      5) Acer predator helios 300 2019

    • Christian Wilson
      Christian Wilson  2 months back

      Dave Lee I agree the acer predator 300 is 🔥🔥🔥

    • Nitin Bhattacharyya
      Nitin Bhattacharyya  4 months back

      @Khánh Nguyễn thanks I ain't that serious a gamer I do it for stress relief,and I also want a strong laptop for programming purposes as well.

    • Khánh Nguyễn
      Khánh Nguyễn  4 months back

      @Nitin Bhattacharyya Is it the one with 144hz screen? Then in my opinion, its a very good choice. U cant hardly find one with 144hz screen and good specs around this price range. Keep in mind, 144hz is extremely good for gaming. Especially if ur playiny FPS games. Around this price range, i can only see 60hz screen so thats a plus for helios 300. 16gb of ram, 1060gb, CPU i7 8gen is more than enough to play the lastest games on high or med settings.The only bad thing about the helios 300 is the weight and it seems a little bulky. Some people dont like the design since it has a red keyboard which is too common in gaming laptops. Overall, its probaly the best budget gaming laptop in the market rn. I was planning to buy it but in the video, he did mention if ur buying a new laptop get then 16gen GPU. I think the 16gen GPU will be worth it and future-proof for gaming. They can be pricey tho but i think the helios 300 is a good buy if ur one a budget and dont do a lot intensive, serious gaming. Hope this can help you to decide.

  • M Kap
    M Kap  1 days back

    I have a nephew who is about to start studying games design. As he will not be playing any particular game what do you recommend from the slim line up and from the chunky gaming laptops between the RTX's, 1070 onwards and 1660 Ti? I am assuming you may have changed your mind by now as 2020 approaches. Thanks.

    • Willy141250
      Willy141250  3 days back

      Does anyone know if there is somewhere i can get the gtx 1070 white razerblade? i cant find any on ebay and razers online store says they are no longer available. is there anywhere else i should check?

      • Yuri Gaming
        Yuri Gaming  7 days back

        Soo... gtx 1050 and i7 7700hq still good for today?

        • Bartosz Sz.
          Bartosz Sz.  2 weeks back

          I would like to play most games in Full HD. I dont need superb resolution. I was raised in 320x240 times, so i dont give a damn about resolution. Besides I would like to play mainly old games. The new ones , like I said, are good in Full HD for me. What should I choose?

          • Bartosz Sz.
            Bartosz Sz.  2 weeks back

            Or maybe 1050 ? LIke I said I would like to play mainly older games. Call of duty 1, 2 , modernwarfare. farcry 3 etc. Starcraft 2

          • Bartosz Sz.
            Bartosz Sz.  2 weeks back

            i checked prices in my country. 1660 are at the same price level as 1070. 1070s are still pricey, but they are much older.

        • ohgoditsJT
          ohgoditsJT  2 weeks back

          ok look i know i should just buy a desktop, but school and work just wouldnt allow me to stay put like that. so laptop is all my choice. i really want to play cyberpunk on pc when it launches, will a 1660 enabled laptop do the job yall think?

          • Lucarephappy
            Lucarephappy  3 weeks back

            Que me recomiendan la legión y730 i5 o la legión y530 i7

            • Marcus M
              Marcus M  3 weeks back

              I thought I had accepted not having a rtx laptop but then minecraft went rtx.

              • Chronic Nut
                Chronic Nut  3 weeks back

                Can u do a video review on the Asus Rog Scar 3 I’m thinking of getting it

                • TehFerretGam3r
                  TehFerretGam3r  4 weeks back

                  no

                  • Hello
                    Hello  4 weeks back

                    I am so scared to buy a laptop because im not sure which one I like the Asus scar 3 or zephyrus s.

                    • Dmitry Kim
                      Dmitry Kim  4 weeks back

                      Future proofing is really not worth it

                      • Pak Neger
                        Pak Neger  1 months back

                        msi gs65 with the 1660ti is great for its price it has enof power batter lasts about 6 hours its thin and light

                        • sp33d3r1
                          sp33d3r1  1 months back

                          Just picked up a practically brand new Lenovo Legion Y740 - (RTX 2070 Max-Q - i7-8750H - 16GB RAM - SSD/HDD) on Craigslist for $900. Those of you looking for a good buy, check your local Craigslist daily and you’ll be surprised on what you can find.

                          • jhonny buyan
                            jhonny buyan  1 months back

                            You're a saver dude. Thumbs up. Recommended videos.

                            • DO 87
                              DO 87  1 months back

                              where's my 1050 Ti bois at? I guess I'm the only one here...

                              • shawnbro
                                shawnbro  1 months back

                                I just picked up a refurbished Acer Predator Triton 700 for $1799 here in Canada. It's rocking a 1080 MQ with 32 gigs or Ram. Great value I think. Couldn't pass it up.

                                • Santosh
                                  Santosh  1 months back

                                  WE THE NORTH

                                  • Nounou Paris
                                    Nounou Paris  2 months back

                                    Me : Bro 2019 are the perfect year to invest, there so much new technology ! Timming never lie, i'm about to get those laptops with RTX 2080
                                    I can travel, produce music and playing games on the same computer !


                                    Dave Lee : Please take a sit, we have to talk about this

                                    • cruishon kleinsmith
                                      cruishon kleinsmith  2 months back

                                      This guy a smooth.... Better advice then unbox therapy

                                      • UltraWideGameplayVideos
                                        UltraWideGameplayVideos  2 months back

                                        the RTX laptops really are not worth it indeed, the only one maybe is RTX 2080, even that runs RTX stuff ok but not great. so all the other ones 2070 and 2060 is even worse, and as more time passes games get more needy specially with RTX. so technically its better to wait for 3000 series gpu laptops. atm better get 1070 or 1660 ti that are really good price to performance machines

                                        • İsimsizde olur
                                          İsimsizde olur  2 months back

                                          Dave: value of using stuff that’s very good from the past
                                          Me: “uses 9 yo dell avarage pc”
                                          Me: so that’s what I’m doing

                                          • Meng Yang Liu
                                            Meng Yang Liu  2 months back

                                            Rlly good advice

                                            • Psoewish
                                              Psoewish  2 months back

                                              I just wish I could get razer laptops in Belgium, but they don't want my money I guess.

                                              • James Ong
                                                James Ong  2 months back

                                                Thank you Dave for your honest reviews. They help me make an informed choice for my household

                                                • christopher rogers
                                                  christopher rogers  2 months back

                                                  Just purchased the Acer Predator 500 AMD model for US$1299 on Amazon USA - that's a US$600 cash saving - added more RAM and a Hybrid HDD all for significantly less than available in Hong Kong - just hope have no issues as will be a pest to send back to Amazon.

                                                  • Ethan von Harz
                                                    Ethan von Harz  2 months back

                                                    I’m thinking of getting an msi gs65 with 1070 max q. I’m getting a laptop not a desktop because I move between houses multiple times in a week and I think it would be better to get one nice laptop rather than two lower end desktops. Anybody have any thoughts?

                                                    • Alek S
                                                      Alek S  2 months back

                                                      my top of the line 1070 died, settled for 1660ti, with adjustments, not bad (the helios one with like raid 0 ssd etc)

                                                      • Jesus Martinez
                                                        Jesus Martinez  2 months back

                                                        Thanks for saving my wallet

                                                        • Acolyte6SIX6
                                                          Acolyte6SIX6  2 months back

                                                          Prices are dropping yet I'm laughing cuz some it's not

                                                          • burlapse
                                                            burlapse  2 months back

                                                            no, lol

                                                            • Ayub Liton
                                                              Ayub Liton  2 months back

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                                                              • Miguel Ortega
                                                                Miguel Ortega  2 months back

                                                                I have spent much time in researching and reviewing pros and cons and just seeing the results of gaming laptops over time I have come to the logical conclusion that gaming laptops are a waste of money and make no sense. For example take eBay..Craigslist..Amazon..best buy refurbished sections and so on ..they are are all littered with laptops from all ends of the spectrum. From expensive to mid-range to cheap laptops, it's a literal grave yard of gaming laptops desperate to be sold due to buyer's remorse and defective and repaired returns . Also I haven't even gotten into all the issues that come with gaming laptops and none !! Absolutely none of them are with out issues. From alienware 17s heating issues to MSI gs75 poor build quality , to the tin audios of them all or the poor hinge issues or the backlight bleed they all suffer from. Let's not forget the throttling. They all have issues. Why do people by these things ? They are so desperate to game they can't wait to get home? Who really games at Starbucks 😂. And as people drop thousands of dollars to feel like they have the best only to realize later " wtf did I do?" Lol I even saw a video of some idiot who poured 10,000 I to an Alienware area 51m ...really ?? Wtf for? To game outside of home ? Because if it was a desktop replacement why dump 10 grand when you can build a machine for a fraction of the cost smh. And as I see review after review it still amazes me how lost we can be when we don't think logically but let colors dazzle us only to wake up in regret. With these new thin laptops coming out that breaks and bend easy and over heat like hell we are better off burning our money.

                                                                • nour ahmed
                                                                  nour ahmed  2 months back

                                                                  I am looking for the fps lol

                                                                  • Kenan Spahic
                                                                    Kenan Spahic  2 months back

                                                                    Hey Dave i bought a Strix Scar iii with a i7 9zh Gen, rtx2070 and 32Gb 2666 ram for 1850€.P.S. I bought ram, HDD and installed Windows by myself. It is a 120 Hz ips Display. The i7 6 core can go up to 4,5, my Average was 3,9.

                                                                    • vinool deelaka
                                                                      vinool deelaka  2 months back

                                                                      Will there be a large difference in Fps between a gtx 1060 laptop and a gtx 1650 laptop ?

                                                                      • Lonewalker Ahmed
                                                                        Lonewalker Ahmed  2 months back

                                                                        Thanks brother, everything thoroughly explained. Cheers! ♥️

                                                                        • Jag Shergill
                                                                          Jag Shergill  2 months back

                                                                          Raptors babyyyy

                                                                          • suga_rain
                                                                            suga_rain  2 months back

                                                                            What if there's a good deal on an RTX laptop lol? Should I still not get it.

                                                                            • wahab wahab
                                                                              wahab wahab  2 months back

                                                                              can u make a review on cybersecurity or it security laptops?

                                                                              • wahab wahab
                                                                                wahab wahab  2 months back

                                                                                I'd like to buy a new laptop for cybersecurity labs and education. should i buy gaming laptop or workstation laptop? or just any laptop?

                                                                                the idea is i'll run many virtual machines .. but for cybersecurity is 16gb ram enough ? and what about dual core, quad core ,6,8 ?
                                                                                also is it necessary to care about graphic cards for cybersecurity and computer engineering classes?

                                                                                • Conky
                                                                                  Conky  2 months back

                                                                                  I love the fact the guy really genuinely cares about his views money. Straight to the point no beating around the bush I’ve learned a lot from him the past couple of weeks and so glad I came across this channel thank you.

                                                                                  • Ankit Singh
                                                                                    Ankit Singh  2 months back

                                                                                    I thought rtx performed 30% better than gtx series if the rtx is off, is'nt it worth it?

                                                                                    • Tredd
                                                                                      Tredd  2 months back

                                                                                      I've watched loads of his videos and i'm still torn...



                                                                                      I want to get a reasonably thin and light laptop that is relatively "future proofed" that I can also use for general productivity. At least 1 USB A and an ethernet port are must haves, not too fussed about a thunderbolt port although if it has one that's great of course. About 6 hours of battery life would be sufficient. Mainly, a durable laptop is what I need. I will look after it but I don't want a flimsy keyboard or something, willing to pay extra for better build quality. A 1080p screen will be adequate at 60hz, I don't need a super good screen. 32GB RAM would definitely be ideal, but 16GB would be adequate so long as I could upgrade it later. Storage is a very key point. 2TB+ would be ideal, no less than 1TB. Would prefer more storage with a HDD as oppose to the speed of an SSD, however if I can have both then that's really great. Standard membrane keyboard will do and a half decent large-ish trackpad. Speaker quality and camera quality aren't priorities at all. RGB would be nice but not essential.


                                                                                      If anyone could give me any advice on what to purchase that would be great :)

                                                                                      • Avery Haywood
                                                                                        Avery Haywood  2 months back

                                                                                        Asus Strix Hero 2 It's About $1500 With Rtx 2060

                                                                                    • JT_ 3daddicts
                                                                                      JT_ 3daddicts  2 months back

                                                                                      Hey dave love the channel hey could you start also saying whats good for 3d modelling that's one of the reasons i buy gaming laptops or would it be better a good mac as maya software was build for their system i dunno but anyway keep it up

                                                                                      • Gabriel Alfaro
                                                                                        Gabriel Alfaro  3 months back

                                                                                        Ok i have more time to save up money then... i just want to play Halo Infinite and Cyberpunk 2070.

                                                                                        • Bi Tran
                                                                                          Bi Tran  3 months back

                                                                                          I am still considering GX531 for the thermal design. Do you still recommend it Dave? I am only played, though extensively, path of exile.

                                                                                          • انا امر
                                                                                            انا امر  3 months back

                                                                                            I hope you make english subtitle and indonesian because i want to learn your language in all of your video. It will be wonderfull