Should you buy an inexpensive gaming laptop or a desktop computer? We select the best models on the market.

I decided to write this article after I tested the ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY model

Gaming laptops are often compared to desktop computers. And often I see the following picture: laptop

Comparison of prices and configurations ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY Self-assembly Central processor AMD Ryzen 5 3550H, 4/8 cores / threads, 2.1 (3.7 GHz), 35 W rimbambito AMD Ryzen 5 1400 BOX, 4/8 cores / threads, 3, 2 (3.4 GHz), 65 W AMD Ryzen 5 1600 BOX, 6/12 cores / threads, 3.2 (3.6 GHz), 65 W Motherboard N / A B350 B350 RAM DDR4-2400, 8 GB DDR4 -3000 8 GB DDR4-3000 16 GB AMD Radeon RX 560 4 GB AMD Radeon RX 570 8 GB AMD Radeon RX 570 8 GB SSD 256 GB HDD 1 TB SSD 256 GB HDD 1 TB SSD 256 GB HDD 1 TB Chassis N / A Midi-Tower Midi-Tower Power Supply N / A 600 W 600 W Peripherals N / A Full HD Monitor, Keyboard Mouse Set, Speakers, Full HD UPS Monitor, Keyboard Mouse Set, Speakers, UPS Operating system DOS DOS DOS Price 57,500 rubles 54,000 rubles 59,500 rubles.

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Of course, personal computers are different. With the same performance, we can assemble systems with two or three times (or more) price differences. But in this article we are talking about budget systems, so we will behave

As you can see, at a comparable cost, a desktop personal computer, of course, looks more presentable.

Unfortunately, speaking of an inexpensive gaming laptop, we mean a device that costs 50-60 thousand rubles. And nothing can be done about it, alas. These are the realities of the modern market.

At the same time, devices of the ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY class are replete with compromises and, frankly, do not allow playing modern AAA projects at very high graphics quality settings even now, in 2019. However, we will talk about this further.

A gaming laptop, like any other mobile PC, has a lot of options. However, given the fact that the processor and graphics chip in a laptop cannot be replaced, the choice of a specific model must be approached thoroughly and immediately answer the most important question: is the laptop’s performance sufficient for my favorite games, as well as future projects? If we are talking about cheap models, then you can safely put an end to any prospects. Yes, having paid 60,000 rubles, you will be playing AAA games using mostly average quality graphics, and in a year or two

Inexpensive gaming laptop

What am I doing? And besides, when choosing an inexpensive gaming laptop, by and large

The level of performance in games. No overheating of the main components of the computer. Possibility of self-upgrade of the laptop (more precisely, the possibility of replacement and additional installation of storage devices).

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