Forum discussion tagged with laptop.
  1. engin

    1700$ laptop advice

    Hi, I'm planning to buy a new laptop around 1700$. I mostly use for unreal engine 5, unity development and gaming. Can you recommend a laptop for me. Thanks in advance.
  2. K

    Need to buy a laptop for my father's workplace

    Budget (in USD): As cheap as possible but probably 300 USD. If something truly better then 400 USD. I am buying this in America so a direct link to the best option is appreciated. Are you open to refurbs/used? List one refurb option just in case. Priorities Performance. Battery life isn't that...
  3. geanny

    Which is better for graphic design Asus TUF dash f15 2022 VS MSI katana GF66 12UG ?

    Which is better for graphic design? MSI katana GF66 12UG-285NEU ------------ CPU: 12:e gen. Intel® Core™ i7 12700H-processor Max.turbo speed : 4.7GHz Number of cores: 14-core Cache: 24MB Functions: Multi-threading technology, Intel Smart Cache, Intel Deep Learning Boost (DL Boost)...
  4. The Day Dreamer

    How are MSI Laptops? Thinking Modern 15

    I am a content creator for a group of websites, mostly managing stuff and basic editing. My eyes are on the MSI Modern 15, with 5500u, Backlit keyboard, IPS display and only 1.6 kg of weight. Has anyone used MSI laptops? 1. How is the BUILD quality? 2. How are their service centers?
  5. FlameTail

    Question Can somoene explain the different ROG laptop lineups ?

    I was having a look at Asus ROG laptops. The problem is there are so many lineups such as strix, scar, zephyrus etc.. and then the zephyrus is divided into G, M and S lineups. As a stranger to Asus laptops, this is really confusing for me. Can someone clarify the differences between each...
  6. FlameTail

    Can someone help me find a good laptop under $1000 with the following features ?

    So I am looking to buy a good laptop under $1000 with the following ■Features I NEED: I cant live without these. My laptop definitely needs to have them! ☆Atleast 1080p screen. ☆NVMe SSD ☆Screen Size 13-16 inch ☆AMD CPU with minimum 6 cores ☆Good Build Quality ☆Good Durability and Reliability...
  7. T

    Discussion Laptop lags after startup

    Specs: 8GB RAM AMD A9-9425 RADEON R5, 5 COMPUTE CORES 2C+3G (2 CPUs), 3.1GHz So I downloaded a few games just 2, so that makes 3. I did a comparison before and after I uninstalled the games. The storage wasn't even full, in fact, it was just a tiny bit of its space. like 600+ GB space left. So...
  8. O

    Question Asus Laptop Powers Down Seconds After Power On

    I'm working with an used older Asus Lamborghini VX2 laptop that had a missing power adapter. I got a new power adapter that matches the power input and barrel of the laptop. The power light comes on showing it's charging the battery, but when I press the power button the laptop powers on for a...
  9. S

    Question Budget laptop to replace Lenovo B50

    I have a Lenovo B50 which I owned for about 6 years and paid $200. I later on replaced the HDD with a SSD. It worked very well for me except that right now the parts are probably coming apart. The power connector doesn't connect all that very well but more importantly recently the wifi keeps...
  10. hentaiweeb

    Question Wifi crashing in laptop when gaming. Please help!

    Laptop: asus tuf fx504gm i5 8300h So recently I've started to observe something really weird with my laptop. Whenever I start playing any game, I only am able to play for like 10 seconds and my WiFi gets disconnected and becomes invisible. As soon as I quit the game wifi gets reconnected. If it...
  11. YunosVenge

    Question Lenovo y50-70: Searching for a replacement battery for a laptop no longer supported by Lenovo

    Hi everyone! I'm currently looking for a replacement battery for the Lenovo y50-70 laptop (model #: 59425944). Intel Core i7-4700HQ, GTX 860M, 8gb RAM. It only turns on and runs if plugged into the wall. I've removed the battery since it has bulged quite a bit. As the model is 5-6 years old, it...
  12. M

    Best laptop for 10 year old son?

    The advance in technology, school-going kids are increasingly required to own a laptop to facilitate school work and homework as well.
  13. B

    Question Where can I find a M.2 SSD Screw?

    So I have the HP 15-da0511sa (Notebook) and the 5400rpm hard drive is really slow so I am planning on adding the Samsung 970 evo plus 256gb and transfer the OS to it to significantly increase the speed of my laptop. However, I opened up my laptop to make sure it supports the SSD (and it does)...
  14. yoday

    Question Deciding CPU vs GPU

    I am searching for a good gaming laptop, and I shortlisted 3 of them, I am not sure which specs will be the best for me. Not sure whether to consider a better CPU or RAM or GPU ? My priority will be Gaming >> Video editing & programming with emulators. So I need good performance, rather than...
  15. J

    Acer Chromebook 14" HD Display 16GB - Sale $189.99 Acer Chromebook 14 CB3-431-C99D, Intel Celeron N3060, 14" HD Display, 4GB LPDDR3, 16GB eMMC, Metal Chassis, Sparkly Silver, Google Chrome Ships in 1-3 days business days On sale for $189.99 ($60 savings or 24% off) Regular price: $249.99...
  16. J

    Boltune Wireless Earbuds Upgraded Bluetooth V5.0 in-Ear Stereo Amazon - Boltune wireless headphones on sale $36.99 Wireless Earbuds [Upgraded] Boltune Bluetooth V5.0 in-Ear Stereo [USB-C Quick Charge] IPX7 Waterproof Wireless Headphones 40Hours Playing Time Bluetooth Earbuds Built-in Mic Single/Twin Mode...
  17. J

    Amazon Lightning Deal - iPhone Charger, Anker Powerline II Lightning Cable 3ft - $6.79 iPhone Charger Anker Powerline II Lightning Cable, [3ft Apple MFi Certified] USB Charging/Sync Lightning Cord Compatible with iPhone 11 11 Pro 11 Pro Max Xs MAX XR X 8 7 6S 6 5, iPad and More Lightning Deal priced at $6.79 No referral links...
  18. K

    Hp Spectre X360 - usb drive detection on start using the bios secure boot option

    Hi, I bought a second hand HP Spectre X360 13" (2016 model), I installed Windows 10 on the system a few months ago using the 'legacy mode', however, now I wanted to reinstall using the 'secure boot' option on & 'legacy mode' off. For complete picture's sake, I will also be installing Ubuntu/...
  19. R

    Question SSD is slower and freezing on a 4 year old laptop

    Hi, I bought a Kingston SSD 480 gb and on the site the read and write speed are advertised as 500MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write now I installed it in my laptop and did benchmark with Crystal disk 6 All the image links and tests and BIos andd other info...
  20. C

    Question Which SSD for my Acer Nitro 5 Ryzen 5 Laptop (Nitro AN515-42)?

    I have Acer Nitro 5 Ryzen 5 Laptop (Nitro AN515-42). It only Comes with HDD 1TB. it possible to add 1TB SSD on Laptop Extra ( Without making warranty void )? 2.What is the maximum capacity of SSD my Laptop Can support? 3.Is it possible to make that SSD Primary (Bootable) to install windows...
  21. Y

    Latitude E5400 Bluetooth unavailable

    I own a Latitude E5400 with Windows 10. There is no option to turn on or use Bluetooth.The Bluetooth Troubleshooter tells me that this device is not Bluetooth capable,which is not true since I have used Bluetooth with Windows 7 on this device .The problem has been present ever since I installed...
  22. W

    Replaced laptop battery and power cord, still no power?

    I've got an Asus ROG FX502V that intermittently wouldn't charge, then stopped charging altogether. Replaced the battery, still won't boot, no indicator led's turn on, and no power being drawn according to my kill-a-watt meter. Replaced the cord/power supply, still no signs of life. Charging port...
  23. NEVERwinter

    Choosing between these laptops. Help!

    My Macbook Pro died last week, so I'm looking for a new one. A Windows one. I can get these laptops in similar price. But since I cannot try each one, I need help to choose. Especially if you have had hands-on experience between these: MSI PE60 2QE i7 5700 HQ - 16GB ddr3 - 2GB GTX 960M - 1TB...
  24. R

    A dual-port Thunderbolt 3 controller in laptop has 22gbps or 32gbps aggregate PCIe data bandwidth?

    Hi forum, A painful aspect of the Thunderbolt 3 ecosystem is that Intel not even has clarified how much PCIe data their dual-port Thunderbolt 3 controllers used in laptops, actually have. Each Thunderbolt 3 port does 22gbps full-duplex PCIe data, so 22gbps up and 22gbps down. (The "40gbps"...
  25. P

    Asus X54HR laptop fan always on at full speed

    Hi guys, two days ago I've bought on ebay this laptop (asus X54HR) for 70$ on bid (it has just the battery exausted and a replaced power connector). The Laptop fan goes full speed (4390 RPM) and always on from when I power on untill I power it down the specs are: i3 HM65 Chipset AMD Radeon...
  26. S

    Suggest Me the Games

    Hello guys can you tell me some supported games for my Laptop? System Info , Windows 10–64 bit, RAM-4gb DDR4 , 2.5GHz Intel Core i5-7200U 7th Gen processor . Graphics - Intel Hd 620 (2gb) + AMD radeon R5 M330 (2gb). Which games are best to play? I mostly like Open world,racing and Rpg.
  27. T

    troubleshooting bad MB using an identical known good MB

    I am looking for some suggestions of things to try in order to diagnose a bad motherboard that gives a beep code error during POST. In particular, if I have an identical working board, can running the two side by side or other types of comparisons help me zero in on the problem? Some details...
  28. omega59

    Asus V500c LCD Wire Replacement

    Hey guys. I have this laptop and due to the location of this wire, over time open/closing the screen caused this wire to wear and tare over time. So I'm in search for a replacement wire but all I can find are ones for other models. There is no serial or part number on the wire itself. So I'm...
  29. I

    Any way to backup "ALL" contents to cloud?

    Hi Anandtech, hope you all are having an awesome day :D Now, I want to keep daily works as backup into the cloud and that includes my business and personal things on daily basis. But I want a good trustable cloud service who won't look into my personal as well as business files because face it...
  30. Revolution 11

    Which Laptop is best for HTPC?

    I will be buying a laptop for my parents. It will replace a Core 2 Duo P7570 @ 2.26GHz. There are a lot of great laptops out there but all of the laptops that could drive a 4KTV seem to lack wired gigabit Ethernet or HDMI 2.0 ports. Which laptop can be used as a ad-hoc HTPC and also has wired...
  31. TurtleCrusher

    Radeon R9 270 2GB vs GTX 1050 4GB (notebook)

    About to move and thinking about going all laptop to save space. Is the GTX 1050 4GB as fast or faster than my 270 (270 with OC right below 270x) I'll be pairing this likely with an i5-7300HQ (4c4t 2.5-3.5). On a budget but also want it to last a while, hence not going with MX 150 laptops...
  32. S

    Having trouble finding working drivers for an old HP laptop

    The laptop in question is an HP Pavillion dv6500 I recently did a fresh install of windows on it and now I can't set it to high resolutions or use wifi Obviously I don't have the old disks that came with it. The HP website doesn't have any drivers for this model. I'd happily down grade to...
  33. DarkLense

    Laptop Shuts down on any command

    Hey, Laptop Asus formerly dual core, now i3, formerly 2gb now 8 worked just fine for 8 years and now crashes on each command, the only time it stays on is in safe mode. Is there help for Frankenstein or should I just let it RIP? Thanks
  34. Presper

    Should a eGPU be used to make a laptop VR ready?

    I've recently bought a Rift VR headset, however when I tried to install it today the HDMI wouldn't connect to my Laptop. I've discovered that it doesn't have a dedicated port to the graphics card, making VR impossible. So I'm wondering what eGPU would be the most cost effective and most...
  35. xgsound

    ? cheap, heavy, fast laptop

    $250 to $350 delivered from ebay. Just a note to those looking for a cheap, powerful laptop for the house if you can work on computers. One year ago I got a Dell e6530 Latitude from ebay with I-7 3720QM (QM is important - passmark 8165) , 8GB DDR3, lit KB, bluetooth, 320GB 5400RPM hdd, removable...
  36. R

    Using Optane memory on a supported Laptop

    Hi, I was considering to buy a Lenovo L470. It comes with 4GB RAM and a 1TB Hard disk. Since it already supports Optane, would it possible to plonk a 16GB card and speed up the machine? Processor: Intel Core i5-7200U Processor ( 2.50GHz 2133MHz 3MB ) Memory: 4.0GB PC4-17000 DDR4 SODIMM 2133MHz...
  37. abungas

    2.5 inch HDD in 3.5 inch enclosure

    I know this may be a strange question, but I am wondering if it's okay to install a laptop HDD into a USB enclosure intended for full sized drives. I presume it is as you know sata power and data connectors are standard. My concern is that the 3.5 enclosure is powered with 12 volts, which IIRC...
  38. Robert Cast

    Gaming Laptop Advice Needed

    Hello everyone! My current computer specs: $400, four-year-old HP laptop OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Home Version: 10.0.16299 Build 16299 Processor: Intel® Pentium® CPU N3540 @ 2.16GHz, 2159 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) Drive: C: Description: Local Fixed Disk Compressed: No File...
  39. F

    Best replacement LCD panel for Dell XPS 15 (L502X)?

    I accidentally cracked the display panel on my Dell XPS 15 (L502X) laptop. It looks like I can just replace the LCD panel rather easily by looking at the Dell service manual, but I am so confused about all the possible choices for the replacement panel models. This may be a chance to upgrade...