Last week we sat down to talk with them since they presented, some weeks ago, their ROG G751 laptop. We at Dato Gamer were looking for advice on what to look for in a good laptop gamer. This is what we were told. This article is intended to help you see what is currently in the market for laptops -also called laptops in some countries of Spanish America- gaming and choose the one that best suits your needs and budget . There are good value for money, cheap and also the most powerful in the market. There are several tips to take into account when buying a gaming laptop, because you have to pay attention to the possible noise they make, what they heat up, or the benefits of the screen.
Taking advantage of CES 2018, which takes place in Las Vegas, the technology company ASUS introduced its new line of laptops “gamers” that will surely become the favorite of thousands. These laptops are the ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition, the ROG Strix GL12 desktop and the ROG G703 laptop gamer. Do you want to know them? Here we will tell you a little about each of them.
“Are you a fan of video games and you do not have the ideal equipment to play them? Are you looking for a laptop that does not warm up during your marathon videogames?” Quiet, as experts from REPUBLIC OF GAMERS of ASUS have recently introduced the technological market its powerful ROG G751 laptop, and from this amazing team, we share 10 main features that we must take into account when buying a real laptop gamer:
At the entry level, gamers laptops start at approximately $ 800 to $ 1300. The higher price range is because the components used in gamers laptops are higher quality and have higher processing speeds. Which is definitely a must if you want a good performance laptop to play with. The best laptops for gamers 2018 start from this price range and go further as specifications and features increase.
Now, if we observe a device of the highest spectrum ranges, they cost between $ 1,300 and $ 2,300. These are the high quality laptops that offer the best that gaming laptops can offer.Windows 8.1 operating system 64 bit, upgradeable to Windows 10: Basic so that our laptop can maintain its functionality.
Intel Core i7 Quad Core Processor 3.4Ghz: Exclusive processor technology with four cores to execute several demanding applications simultaneously.
GeForce GTX 900 series graphics card with 3GB DDR5: It is advisable to maintain the level of an NVIDIA GTX980M 4G / GTX970M 3G graphics card. In addition, the ideal is for the equipment to have G-SYNC graphics.
1TB Hard Drive and 128GB SSD (optional): For extreme performance we need multiple storage options. ROG puts at your disposal a 128G PCI-Ex4 SSD disk plus a 1TB hard drive with 7200 rpm.
This laptop brings a 17.3-inch screen; uses the Windows 10 operating system; its processor is Intel Core i7 HQ of sixth generation of four cores; with NVIDIA GTX980M / GTX970M graphics card and Turbomaster technology.
This Asus machine has an improved intelligent cooling system with dual thermal dust cover, dedicated keys and G-Sync technology, which allows up to 64GB of 2133 DDR4 RAM.
This laptop is compatible with the Nvidia graphics engine, and with its elegant and intelligent design, we can easily say that it opens up new horizons. Its great performance, light weight and the best gaming experience of this laptop gives it the title to be first in the list of the best laptops for 2018 gamers.
To talk about the components of a laptop for gamers I will start with the graphics card. This element must be accompanied by a processor according to its power, something that I will mention more carefully in the next section.
For those who want to play 1080p in medium quality in most games will have enough with a GTX 1050. It is also the minimum that should be considered for the purpose of a gaming notebook, and achieve minimal fluency and image details. From a GTX 1050 Ti is already a good graphics card to play at 1080p and high / ultra quality depending on the game, and the GTX 1060 is already one out of series for 1080p.
Storage: RAM and hard disk
Both in RAM and hard disk, always selects the latest standards whenever possible: DDR4 memories and solid disk drives (SSD).
Especially, in the case of hard disk is important, because if you neglect this you can generate the dreaded bottleneck effect: It is useless a powerful processor or graphics if the hard drive is always at maximum performance, will be a limitation. You will notice it especially in the loading times of the games, which will become eternal.
Since SSDs are still expensive, you can combine them with a traditional hard drive, in which you save the heaviest files and programs that use less. In this way, you will get the best performance at the lowest cost.Connections
Above all, do not miss the most common: USB and HDMI ports.
Better, also, if these are with the latest standards (USB 3.0 or 3.1 and Type C and HDMI 1.3): Thus, you will get a much faster data transmission.
You may also be interested in the VGA connection (if you want to connect a monitor, TV or old projector to your laptop). And finally, the output for headphones or microphone input, to enjoy your games without disturbing others and communicate online with your friends.