60Hz or 144Hz? For esports gaming a 144Hz display can’t be beat, but if your laptop gaming is more about fun than pure competition, sticking with a 60Hz model is a good way to save a few pennies. What about upgrades?
Some laptops will provide easy access to upgrade their RAM, SSD and hard drive, which can save you money. Graphics and CPUs are nearly always fixed, though. How long will it last?
Battery life on gaming laptops is still less than impressive. You’ll only ever get an hour or two while gaming, and even for general desktop work most won’t last a day without a plug socket. What games did you use to test them? We used DeusEx:Mankind Divided and Riseofthe TombRaider to test performance. The games were set to 1080p resolution and in-game detail settings were set to high. Dictionary Desktop replacement: Exactly as its name suggests, desktopreplacement laptops are designed to take over all your PC duties.