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Buying for a laptop but can't seem to find a good match

Been looking around newegg and been using the power search function of it with the following fields checked

1920x1080
Integrated graphics
R7 graphics
R6 graphics
Intel HD 615
Intel HD 620
no ODD
15.4",15.5",15.6" screens (for the purpose of the numpad)

and I can't seem to find anything

I chose those because I want to play a little (mostly online games like world of tanks, dota 2, CSGO I mean common its not that demanding right and the integrated graphics should be able to handle it) and I want to be light as possible and have a long battery life (hence the move to integrated and no ODD)

just gonna play at a low resolution at HD level (1280x720 so I can max out and still have the pseudo "full HD ultra experience")

been trying to fish out some top of the line iris pro CPUs from intel but they always seem to come with a discrete card which I don't want (for the excess weight and battery consumption it'll take)

can someone help me out or do I have to make sacrifices?

price isn't really an issue as long as the build quality is top notch
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    Intel CPUs tend to consume less power than AMD CPUs, so for better battery life it is best to go with Intel. The basic configuration for the HP Pavilion Laptop - 15t Touch is $470. However ,you should upgrade it to something that better suits you. It is 4.55lbs and it comes standard with a DVD drive.

    http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/Laptops/hp-pavilion-laptop-%28156%29-w0p57av-1


    - The default CPU is the 7th generation Kaby Lake i5-7200u CPU with the integrated Intel HD 620 and it should suffice for your needs.

    - It comes with 6GB of DDR4 RAM; 1 x 4GB stick and 1 x 2GB stick. That is good enough, but if you want 8GB of RAM, then instead of paying $50 for the upgrade, just purchase the following 4GB DDR4 stick for $26 and replace the 2GB stick.

    https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-Single-PC4-192000-260-Pin-CT4G4SFS824A/dp/B019FRDKWI/ref=sr_1_4?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1482263846&sr=1-4&keywords=4gb+ddr4+ram+laptop

    - It has a 1366x768 resolution. Personally, that is too low for me so I would upgrade it to a 1080p IPS screen for $80. Upgrading to the 1080p IPS touch screen is $110.

    - It comes with a 1TB 2.5" SATA HDD, but you can upgrade it to a 256GB M.2 SATA SSD for $80. The 2.5" bay will be empty so you can install your own 2.5" SATA HDD or SSD in the future.

    - Upgrade to a backlit keyboard for $30.


    With all the upgrades; excluding the RAM; the price goes up to $660. Including the RAM from Amazon, the price goes up to $686 before taxes and shipping.
  2. jaguarskx said:
    Intel CPUs tend to consume less power than AMD CPUs, so for better battery life it is best to go with Intel. The basic configuration for the HP Pavilion Laptop - 15t Touch is $470. However ,you should upgrade it to something that better suits you. It is 4.55lbs and it comes standard with a DVD drive.

    http://store.hp.com/us/en/pdp/Laptops/hp-pavilion-laptop-%28156%29-w0p57av-1


    - The default CPU is the 7th generation Kaby Lake i5-7200u CPU with the integrated Intel HD 620 and it should suffice for your needs.

    - It comes with 6GB of DDR4 RAM; 1 x 4GB stick and 1 x 2GB stick. That is good enough, but if you want 8GB of RAM, then instead of paying $50 for the upgrade, just purchase the following 4GB DDR4 stick for $26 and replace the 2GB stick.

    https://www.amazon.com/Crucial-Single-PC4-192000-260-Pin-CT4G4SFS824A/dp/B019FRDKWI/ref=sr_1_4?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1482263846&sr=1-4&keywords=4gb+ddr4+ram+laptop

    - It has a 1366x768 resolution. Personally, that is too low for me so I would upgrade it to a 1080p IPS screen for $80. Upgrading to the 1080p IPS touch screen is $110.

    - It comes with a 1TB 2.5" SATA HDD, but you can upgrade it to a 256GB M.2 SATA SSD for $80. The 2.5" bay will be empty so you can install your own 2.5" SATA HDD or SSD in the future.

    - Upgrade to a backlit keyboard for $30.


    With all the upgrades; excluding the RAM; the price goes up to $660. Including the RAM from Amazon, the price goes up to $686 before taxes and shipping.


    thanks for the recommendation had a look at it and it is a "decent" if not good a buy if we are basing on my "ridiculous" preferences especially having the numpad on I also found this on newegg with the same processor (depending if its an i5 or i7) which also entices me though im not sure the build quality of it though since I've heard nothing but negative things from my friends about DELL recently http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA3FA4YY0420
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