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General Questions

1) What is your budget? approx. $2000 USD

2) What size notebook would you prefer?
Mainstream; 15" - 16" screen or Desktop Replacement; 17"+ screen
3) In which country will you buying this notebook? USA

4) Are there any brands that you prefer or any you really don't like?
a. Like:  I have owned a couple of Sagers and currently own an MSI and haven't had problems with any of them
b. Dislike:
5) Would you consider laptops that are refurbished/redistributed? No

6) What are the primary tasks you will be performing with this notebook?
Primarily gaming

7) Will you be taking the notebook with you to different places, leaving it on your desk or both?
Mostly at my desk, but transporting it 10% of the time

😎 Will you be playing games on your notebook? (If so, please state which games or types of games?)
RPGs, Racing, Sports

9) How many hours of battery life do you need?
Not much of a factor for me

10) Would you prefer to see the notebook you're considering before purchasing it or buying a notebook on-line without seeing it is OK?
I am okay without seeing it.  I purchased both Sagers sight unseen.

11) What OS do you prefer? Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Chrome OS, etc.
12) What ports do you require on your laptop? (ex. MiniDisplayPort or HDMI? Displayport or USB-C w/ DP?)
Nothing specific required, but more ports are better

Screen Specifics

13) What screen resolution(s) would you prefer? See further below for explanations.
FHD would be okay, but I am shooting for QHD

14) Do you want a glossy/reflective screen or a matte/non-glossy screen? See further below for explanations.
No preference

Build Quality and Design

15) Are the notebook's looks and stylishness important to you?

Notebook Components

16) How much storage space do you need?
At least 1 TB, would prefer 2 TB

Timing, Warranty and Longevity

17) When do you consider purchasing this laptop?
Over the next month or so

18) How long do you expect to use this laptop?
3-5 years

19) How long could you afford to do without your laptop if it were to fail?
2-3 weeks

20) Would you be willing to pay significantly extra for on-site warranty, or would it be acceptable to you to have to ship the laptop to the vendor for repair with perhaps a week or more outage?
I am willing to ship to the vendor if need be
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The Legion 7 with a RTX 3080 was on sale on walmart in this thread but its sold out now which is not a surprise

But i found another good deal for a Legion 5 Pro with a RTX 3070 for only $1400


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Lenovo Legion 5: AMD Ryzen 7 4800H 2.8Ghz (Boost: 4.2Ghz), 6GB Nvidia Geforce GTX 1660Ti GDDR6 Memory, 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz IPS display, 32GB 3200MHz DDR4 memory, 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD, 1 TB Teamgroup MP34 M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD, Windows 10 Home 22H2

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  • 1 month later...

honestly that is very good advice as the legion series is one of the highest if not the highest rated brand and model. a 3070 is still the sweet spot but if you can push a bit the 3080 might be worth getting but don't expect dramatically better framerates.


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