Ryzen gaming laptop with 2080?

Tengis

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A friend of mine is looking at buying a desktop but it seems like a laptop might be a better buy for him because of the mobility... but gaming laptops on whatever site (Dell, etc) are still dominated by Intel.
 

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Personal experience is what ever is in $1200 range will be obsolete in regards to next gen[3 plus years]. I would reccomend something with thunderbolt and external gpus if looking for a top tier machine like that. That being said I have only seen a 2060 rtx as top gpu in amd linups so far, and nothing with external gpu support.
 

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Sager, but they're more like slim desktops with a keyboard+monitor attached, and looks like 2070 super is the best they have for their amd laptops.
 

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Sager, but they're more like slim desktops with a keyboard+monitor attached, and looks like 2070 super is the best they have for their amd laptops.
After having quite a few Sagers/Clevos over the years I'd more describe them as a the Kirkland equivalent of a laptop. Same performance as the fancier brands, but they're definitely not going to win any design awards. They're thicker, heavier and clunkier. That said, if all you care about is price/performance, Sager/Clevos are hard to beat.

As for laptop vs desktop, I'd highly recommend OP only go for a laptop if mobility is an absolute necessity, and you're willing to schlep around a heavy 15" machine. With a desktop, you'll pay 40-50% less for the same performance.
 
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