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Gaming Laptop Recommendation $1,000

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Hey everyone, I'm looking for a new laptop for school for and some gaming when I'm away from my desktop. I play LOL, DOTA, Overwatch, Battlefield, CS GO. Trying not to spend too much so I'm hoping to keep it under $1,000. Hopefully you guys know what the best laptop is at the price. Might be able to go a little over if needed. I don't need to play at the best quality settings, but medium settings would be nice. Any ideas? 

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What laptop screen size are you looking for?

Currently the best you can get at the $1,000 pricepoint is a high end previous generation laptop, so something based on the Intel Core i7-6700HQ and GTX 970M. These are very good although they are a bit less power efficient and a bit less powerful in terms of performance when compared to current generation laptops carrying stuff like the Intel Core i7-7700HQ and GTX 1060 or GTX 1070. 

As for recommendations, I'd say the MSI GP62MVR Leopard would be a good choice. It's slightly overbudget, but it has all the latest technology such as the i7-7700HQ and GTX 1060. If you need to fit the budget and you're OK with something last generation, the MSI GE62 Apache Pro is a good choice. Features an Intel Core i7-6700HQ and GTX 970M. It's last generation, but it should play everything you want at medium settings without issues. 

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I'm looking for something about 14" or 15". Definitely not 17" since that's too big. Also, not too heavy so I can still carry it. 

Thanks for the recommendations. Any others? Also, do you recommend waiting. Is there anything new coming to laptops anytime soon? TIA!

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