Looking for a decent gaming Laptop

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  1. lcie nimbus
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    I'm looking for a halfway decent gaming laptop, 3-4 GB RAM, about a 100 Gigabytes Storage, a halfway decent processor. In short, something I can play offline games with, but nothing really pricey, looking for a price range of between 200 to 300 dollars CND. thanks.
     
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    I can already tell you that for $200-300 you won't get anything semi "decent", especially for a laptop meant for gaming.
     
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    i'm not picky, as long as it can run RPG maker games, and a few select others i'm fine, i'm not really worried about graphics and such.
     
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    So if I follow you, low end gaming is what you are looking for then?

    At this point, second hand market might have what you need.
     
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    Okay, I'll start looking around.

    EDIT: Considering everything, VinsCool is correct, the second hand market would be best if you are looking for something even remotely gaming ready at that price point, I'm sure a lot of the computers on the low end market can run RPG Maker XP, but, you most likely want to have a smooth operating system experience as well.
     
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    I was going to recommend a Dell Inspiron Gaming with a GTX 1050 TI or 1060 for a good value for money gaming Laptop.
    But considering budget and what you want to run, definitely a second hand laptop is the way to go.
     
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    Yea gaming laptops are expensive as shit. My first laptop was 600 and it barely played wow. My first gaming pc was 500 and it ran crysis.

    But msi makes decent ones that aren't that spendy. For something substantial gaming wise expect to spend about 800-900 bucks at the cheapest.

    You can build a halfway decent pc for 400-500.

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    You're better off getting a desktop, trust me.

    You don't want to be playing at 5 FPS, now do you?

    Of course, budget is one of the many variables, along
    with others such as: usage (heavy usage, light usage, etc.)
    portability (you don't want a 6 pound laptop).
    You should also notice that the battery life.
    Don't be surprised if you experience overheat crashes.
    will not be long. Don't expect anything good below $1000.

    I'd take a look at this one:
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LXCBXQO/?tag=lapninj-20
     
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