The Gaming Laptop Trap


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    Review of the Acer Triton 300 SE, Asus Dash F15 and the MSI Stealth 15M performance using the Intel H35 chips. As well as a discussion of Intel vs AMD gaming laptops right now.
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    1. Dave2D

      Intel's gaming laptop stuff ain't it right now

      1. A Deleski

        Really did sound like an ad/intel hit piece... where's the data that indicates the discrepancy is as large as you say? Looking at testing online the margin is barely there..

      2. stvn


      3. Orane Patterson


      4. Moutasim Al-Ayoubi

        I just bought one and it costs $1200 and it reached me before 2 days, now, I saw ur video like WTH

      5. mael

        @Tony Ni nope

    2. ebeh dzikraa

      intel: Gold in, Garbage out

    3. Weißbrot

      I mean, from a creator perspective, there isn't a single AMD based Laptop with a good screen out there, and even if it would be, Intel is so much faster in Premiere than AMD could ever be

    4. OneFortyFour

      I bought the E495 mainly because of school work and I really like it because it does all the job without being an induction oven. Cost me $800 AUD, less powerful than gaming laptops but at least it has good ventilation.

    5. ShagStars Jukebox

      its stupid to see intel core i5 10 series but with only 2c/4t but they did use a gtx 1650 🤣. stupid

    6. helloworld

      Starts at 2:05

    7. island

      Makes perfect sense. Sell cheaper laptops for more money to someone who doesn't know what they want buy.

    8. Hijynx87

      I still think it's crazy that they can make 14 inch gaming laptops that are macbook thin.

    9. Edward Chester

      This is nonsense scaremongering dressed up as a service to readers. Intel gaming laptops haven't suddenly become unusable because faster options are out there. Yes, more CPU power would be nice, but it's not remotely essential. And $1700 isn't high-end for a gaming laptop (sadly). You're paying close to that for Intel integrated graphics on some thin and light machines. Perhaps a tweak to the pricing is required ($1-200 reduction) but that's likely to come anyway with discounts etc.

    10. gabriel ferreira

      i bought a helios 300 its goood right?

    11. LunaSPX

      I bought an acer nitro 5 a little over a year ago. Never buying that shit again. The battery was faulty from the second I got it. I thought it would get better... it didn't. Whenever I tried to file a repair request it would be stuck on loading for hours and wouldn't file the request. Then my warranty expired... Fuck you Acer.

    12. MegaManNeoX

      My Lenovo Legion sucked. The power sockets are a joke.

    13. Sarvesh Mundhra

      Love the apex comment

    14. Ben Stanfill

      I bought a zephyrus m15 a few months ago and I gotta say I'm pretty happy with it. Idk if it fits into this video (it's an intel) but instead of the 1700 it retailed for I got it for 1250 because someone returned it.

    15. Noobiedooby

      But i like the idea of sleak gaming laptop… because it is not nice to bring a thick and junky laptop to work or school… with this one you have everything

    16. Kevin Park

      When can we expect sleek amd laptops? What is Q1 Q2?

    17. William

      A Sager laptop with a 10th gen i7 and 2070 a was the way to go. Priced fairly and if you know clevo chassis which sager used the cooling is wild. Compared to big names the same specd laptops were 600 to 700 more, just ridiculous so I get where Dave's coming from. I also chose a thick boi with much better cooling for performance over name and style. Was even a good bit cheaper then eluktronics of same specs

    18. Jared Spates

      What about the f15 with the 3060 for 1,099? Is that one worth it?

    19. Simon Voskort

      If you are looking for a gaming laptop which is not THAT expensive, then the best choice is the HP Pavilion 15 Gaming.. You get a very nice laptop for a very good price

    20. Lea Firebender

      I agree with you 100% but man are you not ready to look at Macbooks xD

    21. Cool Guy

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    22. LocoJT GetOffMe

      first watch, you are honest and straight forward, subscribing!

    23. Catalin Forcos

      I saw review of the asus dash and Jarod said it costs $1400

    24. Genadi Dimov

      Gaming Laptop, really... If you really want powerfull Laptop you go with a Barebone you put the fastest stuff inside it weights 2.5 kg and you pay $2500 and it is more powerfull then an Alien for $3500. If you want gaming Computer you buy a PC, because with Laptops you have one thing called HEAT, when you get that your performance drops massive and fast.

    25. Caleb Tieman

      I'm still pretty skeptical about AMD

    26. Leo Mobley

      I was like yes, yes, yes, let me see, ummm, why the fuck aint i subscribed to this channel.

    27. Sarthak Khanna

      Very nice review..honesty above all.. just subscribed.

    28. BeagleBear Gaming

      i got my 800$ laptop with a ryzen 5 3550h with 8gb ram and a 4gb gtx 1650 :3 is it worthy value?

    29. bethfaceplays

      Looks to me like it just might be the ones you're getting? I just bought an HP Omen 15t and it has a 6 core i7 (I only upgraded the screen, the storage, the memory, and to wifi 6).

    30. Richard N

      I dont understand, and can someone please explain how this is Intel's fault. Did Intel force the laptop manufacturers to use those chips or is there something I'm missing? Seriously asking.

    31. FoxFoxFoxtrot

      I'm looking at the asus ROG zephyrus g14. Any thoughts?

    32. Harshal Rajput

      man ur vids so cool i get carry out that i forget to like

    33. Juan Hernandez

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    34. Terravium

      Thank god someone spoke about this. Wasted my money on a good gpu laptop, couldnt even get half the performance out thanks to thermal issues etc. Fuck these companies

    35. No Name

      I have a 8 core CPU in my laptop

    36. Bung Kusi

      The ultimate gamming device is the light weight device that can be carried easily.

    37. isaias medina

      What is the best gaming laptop you recommend?

    38. Wyatt Overton

      Hey, I watched this on my tuf and I've had 0 problems dickweed!

    39. Abrar ali

      a sincere review

    40. Zacappa

      watching this on my HP Pavillon

    41. Anonymous Youtuber

      Hehe. Watching this from Acer gtx1060 laptop i bought in 2017. works great, except its always about to catch on fire

    42. Hodor Hodor

      cool, good vid! what do you think of the new intel gpus?

    43. Juan Hernandez

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    44. Tylor Stankley

      Yeah I messed up

    45. Paul Hoyer

      Dude, everything in the camera is clean as frick, the dude has some nice sweater, the laptops are clean in their design, the Painting in the background is perfekt, dude how

    46. Amit Chopra

      The pleasant bridge specially return because resolution conversely separate forenenst a ordinary entrance. neat, ill roast

    47. Rishabh Sharma

      I have a budget of 900, no more, can I buy a decent laptop which can run games if I played on low settings 🥺

      1. DrGrove

        Macbook air

    48. Verne Arase

      Not to mention the Apple's M1x machines in Q3 which quite well could cause a paradigm shift in upper level laptops in general. Of course when you're talking gaming laptops there aren't currently many games for Apple laptops, but developers aren't really religious about their hardware, and they go where their customers are and to devices where the performance they need exists. If things work out like I think they will, come Q3, it'll be difficult to recommend an upper level x86 laptop over a higher end MacBook Pro if you're OS agnostic - the price/performance/energy efficiency applecart is bound to be upset the same way the ultrabook side was upset by the M1, and on the BOM side the cost of processors inside these devices will have even a greater disparity as these machines tend to use more expensive processors.

    49. Jan2010new

      Yes, you are "conveying this properly". Thanks much for the honesty and the heads-up.

    50. micah khan

      This guy be spitting truth.... That's it yeah. I'm subscribing.

    51. Alberto Villarreal

      Today is Sunday, placed an order for an Asus TUF Dash F15 (gun metal, not the white one)... Laptop supposed to arrive on Saturday for pickup at best buy. It cost me $1550 (with tax) I liked the 16GB of RAM that can be upgraded, came with 1TB SSD, and of course, an Invidia RTX3070... If I want to buy a laptop right now, should j keep this? Or cancel it and get something else? Budget $1500.00 Will use for gaming and video editing, desktop is not an option.

      1. Edward Chester

        Keep it. This video is pointless scaremongering for the sake of views. More CPU would be nice but it's not remotely essential or a reason not to buy these machines.

    52. Zachary Parr

      The Asus Tuf the rtx 3060 version is a great Desktop replacement and good school laptop. ThunderBolt 4 with charging. The longest lasting battery for a gaming laptop. Upgradability. The down fall is just the screen.

    53. xetothex

      when it comes to reliability, are intel laptops better? or do you not giveaway any reliability with going amd?

    54. DewPieDie

      ==========To someone who wants to buy a gaming laptop, READ THIS FIRST============= I've used Desktop PCs all my life and since 2 years, I've had an MSI GE75 Raider 9SE. It has the following specs: i7-9750H RTX 2060 32 GB RAM 1 TB HDD 256 GB SSD What I can say is that gaming laptops are much worse than desktop PCs. There are FAR too many issues with them. My laptop has/had the following issues: Thermal throttling - The laptop came pre-applied with bad and messy thermal paste. I had to manually take the risk of opening it up and applying Kryonaut (for CPU/GPU) and K5 Pro Thermal grease for the VRMs. Thermal throttling part 2 - Even with perfect cooling (temps less than 80 degrees Celsius), the laptop will randomly power throttle and stay at 35W even though it should go to 72-80W for maximum performance. Cleaning and maintenance - I have to open up the laptop every 2 to 3 months, take off the cooler (Yes I have to re-apply thermal paste every time I do this) and open up the CPU/GPU fans clean them. The cooling fins suck so much dust in such short time (yes I do have compressed air cans) but still I need to open up the laptop every 2-3 months. Lack of upgradability - That's an easy one, you can't upgrade your laptop except the RAM and HDD/SSD. BATTERY - This is something that no youtuber or reviewers discusses. These gaming laptops only operate at maximum efficiency WHEN THEY ARE PLUGGED IN. YES, You read it right. Your GPU will only turn on if it is plugged it. CPU will only be used up to 30% of its maximum efficiency. This means you can't play games while the laptop is unplugged. You will get like 5 fps whereas the moment you plug it in, the fps will go to 100-120 (implying that the GPU turns on) Price - you can build a much better desktop PC at the price of a gaming laptop. BUT if you travel a lot and have power outlets or if you need portability, then gaming laptops are good for you.

    55. Luna Kat

      Love how I was on the internet looking for gaming laptops for my kid and a few days later this video pops up. I feel so connected to the internet. It’s so convenient and not at all creepy and stalker like.

      1. Dax Darve

        It's how marketers work . You search online for something and it then sends you adds and vids for deals that you may be interested in.

    56. Jiayi Liu

      I used to wonder why: why are low-quality products developed and sold at criminal prices, while only enriching a few. It's cos we keep rewarding them due to our ignorances (in every sense of the word) Thank you for the video, if only more people questioned more before forking over their money and allowing this vicious cycle to continue

    57. Bhookad Banjara

      There is dell gaming laptop ad lmao

    58. Prosper Omiponle

      That Triton 300 SE lookin mighty fine but the cpu need a upgrade

    59. Jerrad

      Gaming laptops are pretty much just a list of specs and a price tag rn. I just bought a cheap 2020 lenovo legion 5 base model for 800usd and it's more than enough for my needs.

    60. Shyamsundar Gupta

      Hey i need to a purchase asap I need a good laptop on which I can game too and has the capability of handling 30tabs of chrome at one time. My budget is $1500-1800

    61. HûNTeR

      Plot twist: This video was sponsored by AMD

    62. Raven Rav

      acer ntro 5 with 2060 is perfect for gaming

    63. miro cioco

      I'm still good with my 4.5 year old Unit Asus ROG GL502VM with Intel 7th gen, Gtx1060, 24GB Ram and 1 tera HD

    64. Scott Cooper

      Not for nothing, but I'm at the point where I don't need things to get freaking so thin and so light. Especially when we're talking about gaming laptops, most of us are going to be plugged in when we're playing.

    65. DJ Anderson

      You're too cute and highly useful ;-; #thanks #lovetoseeit

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    67. PhoonigaN

      always go for the i5 and 50 series gpu budget laptops (1650ti) (i5 10300h). less powerful but its more efficient and can play esport games still rather than an overkill 3080+ i9 laptop that $2500 lmao their ridiculous at that point just get a desktop.

    68. Man Does Stuff

      The Admiral Approves of this video.

    69. Jeff Gamer

      in summary, don't buy intel gaming laptops

    70. The Needler

      Can anyone tell me daves closing song, sounds like something played on chilled cow's channel

    71. verified

      Thank You!

    72. Johnny Nighthawk

      I almost got that f15 when I missed the strix g17. Good thing I watched reviews.

    73. James Dutton The Donutt

      For smartphone geeks, its the laptop equivalent of selling a helio in a flagship, its going to be BAD

    74. Manica Bawse

      No webcam the fuck

    75. Manica Bawse

      For some reason I still think Intel dunks on Amd..for me amd means inferior

    76. Manica Bawse

      In the market for a computer IMA get me a16 gb ram ,3 GHz ,1tb hard drive 256 gb ssd desktop computer tower for £190

    77. Karim K

      Appreciate the honest review well done

    78. The Night

      For editing video and photo is better the macbook pro m1 512gb 16gb or asus dash f15?

    79. Priyabrata Parhi

      Nobody and I mean literally nobody would mock Intel better than Dave.

    80. Georgitzu

      Hi so I just found this video and I am going for a budget gaming laptop because I don’t have that much money to spend. I found a laptop/multiple with an i5 10300h and 1660ti or an i7 10750h and 1660ti. Now at this price range, Ryzen CPUs are quite hard to should I find an AMD laptop or stick to Intel laptops?

    81. Hamza Siddique

      Does anybody know what mouse he used in this video?

    82. SourTitty

      when will u be reviewing the legion 5 pro

    83. Caesar Chaves

      AMD : We need this guy right now Call Him right now!

    84. Bruce Wayne

      Can Blender work in HP 245 G7 ? Specs 8GB RAM Integrated Graphic Card AMD Ryzen 5th Generation ! Already installed many software like PS, AI, Davinci resolve, XD Pls advise

    85. Muhammad Chandika


    86. CWSC RADicAL

      should i get the msi gf65 rtx 3060 laptop when it comes out im pretty poor

    87. Abitamim Bharmal

      If AMD started supporting USB 4, Intel would be completely finished.

    88. Lan S S

      Nice man... I look at my ASUS Tuf-A15 that i got for $1000 new and compare those laptops and just think, "With AMD I have up to 14hr battery life in windows mode setting, 90watt battery , 3 USB ports, 1 Type-C, RTX1060Ti with HDR HDMI... I don't think any gaming laptop is worth buying above $1400, much less when i know in reality, ill get maybe 4 hours game play max on light low-end graphic gaming with my laptop. Those laptops pushing heavy gaming with a RTX3070 i expect nothing more than (1 1/2 hours) of gaming." Really like your honesty.

    89. Fadzlan Yahya

      Well, if you have a lot of thunderbolt accessories, you'd be stuck with Intel and the pricing.

    90. Juan Hernandez

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    91. AshXArifツ

      put the speed in 1.25x thank me later :)

    92. Hack2science

      I purchased a gaming laptop and it's motherboard burned while playing game

    93. Javid Farhan

      "right now at this exact moment in time ", that might not age well

    94. Michael Hanratty

      sad that the triton doesn't have a ryzen cpu option since it honestly looks great

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    97. Abdalrahman Ya

      Instead of buying a laptop I am going to buy a iPad Pro Waiting for the 2021

    98. Norman Hussaini

      That intro bass is lit

    99. Visaural

      Finally, the Intel slander video I needed in my life.

    100. Jefferson Krol

      WILL YOU BE REVIEW THE msi gaming laptop ge75 ?