Be Careful Buying a Gaming Laptop...

The best gaming laptops in 2021 will have RTX 3060, 3070 and 3080 GPUs inside. But the naming is shady this year. Be informed.
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  • I REALLY don't like how Nvidia is naming their laptop GPUs this year. It's going to be a much more complex purchase decision. What do you think is the solution? How do you think should they name their laptop GPUs?

    Dave2DDave2DPrije 2 mjeseci
    • Buy me a pc before I decide

      Neo yusufNeo yusufPrije 5 dana
    • ARM is the solution

      NCGNCGPrije 7 dana
    • Name them after how good they perform, I'm mean by that (a name that represent a working computer and a name that represent a gaming computer) it's not hard just make it easier for the people who buy laptops

      antonyantonyPrije 9 dana
    • Yeah.... Dave like your videos but make sure you point out the strong points and say oh what this is trying to be. Case and point your Alienware m15R2/3 review. You complain about Alienware thermals but they runs their cpu/ gpu at a higher clock and watts. But when you look at the performance it’s some of the best. So it makes it important to have good cooling or not run it in a hot room . Then again Alienware has the best warranty. I have gotten my laptop replaced 2 times due to the heatsink not installed properly.

      Joseph NeubauerJoseph NeubauerPrije 10 dana
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      mathiasifymathiasifyPrije 18 dana
  • I learned hard way when I went cheap and know have serious overheating issues

    Mr ClarkMr ClarkPrije 2 sati
  • which laptop gaming should i buy for £1000 pound ? pls help

    Victor ویکتورVictor ویکتورPrije 3 sati
  • Hey! I am planning to buy a Lenovo Legion 5 (2021) with rtx 3060. Does any1 know it's Tgp? Thanks, from Hungary

    Mr. IceMr. IcePrije 18 sati
  • wow dave u aged a bit here

    Li m Sing YiuLi m Sing YiuPrije 19 sati
  • I came here looking for vanlife roast videos. When did Dave2D go from being a scrubby hipster guy to a clean cut Asian guy?

    Michael BoltonMichael BoltonPrije dan
  • But how do we know?

    Y. Al NayalY. Al NayalPrije dan
  • Hi Dave . Do you update the list of laptop rtx3’ gpus voltage you had in google docs?

    Lexander TerresLexander TerresPrije dan
  • Yep, it's fucked up.

    NIKOvbnNIKOvbnPrije dan
  • At least now they are making them specific wattage

    j Steezj SteezPrije 2 dana
  • Well if a powerfull gpu that use 130 wtt use 75 instead wont it last longer because of the lack of usage ?

    Yassine AbdelmaksoudYassine AbdelmaksoudPrije 2 dana
  • How much Watts take the 3060 of an Legion 5 pro 2021. got one ... 😦

    average sort of personaverage sort of personPrije 2 dana
  • For programer, Which one is good intel 11th gen or ADM ryzen 5000 series.

    Minute MotivationMinute MotivationPrije 2 dana
  • Which wattage should I consider? Is it the battery's or wattage of the gpu itself should I consider?

    wildan raafiwildan raafiPrije 3 dana
  • what gaming laptop would you recommend costing around $2500

    Justice Toure-ElJustice Toure-ElPrije 3 dana
  • People shouldn't listen to these people. None of the tech review channels actually know what the hell they are talking about. Dave recommended a legion y540 a while back, I purchased 1 a few days later. Had decent specs at the time, i5, gtx 1660ti, 1tb hdd, 256gb m.2, and 16 gigs of ram. I got it 2 days after ordering which was approximately a week after Dave uploaded that video only to be disappointed. Ubnboxed, powered on, repeated bsod during windows setup. Reflashed fresh windows, got through setup, immediately started getting bsods again, updated all drivers, same problem, updated bios, same problem, ran tests and scans nothing was failing but decided to try things anyway, replaced the m.2 with a 1tb samsung evo870, replaced the ram and after that I could use it for a few hours before another bsod restart and repeat. Lenovo released a bios update, installed and back to repeated bsods, usually within minutes of starting the system. Then the hdd just died. The entire system maybe ran for a collective 50 hours, most of which was me troubleshooting and testing fixes. Ordered a crucial 1tb ssd and replaced the hdd, was able to run about an hour at a time before getting bsods. Finally said screw it and decided to go with linux mint cinnamon. No more bsods though once in a while I swap the m.2 and try windows again and always get the same problems. A few months ago I purchased an Asus rog m15 i7 rtx2070 16gigs ram and 1tb m.2, only thing I've had to do with the rog is add a second m.2 for additional storage and it runs perfectly since purchase. Long story short they have no idea what they are talking about, they appear to get talking points from manufacturers and then tell people things are so much better than they are

    Grayson CarterGrayson CarterPrije 3 dana
  • what about capability of 3060 in scores Vs other brands 3070s when pumping 115+15 wats in 3060s?

    Mohammad GMohammad GPrije 3 dana
  • id like to the diffrence XMG neo 15 with 3080 which the watts is 135+15 Vs.Aleinwarm17's 3080 which is 150 +15 in scores.... i just want to now 135 +15 is near to its limit or the score's diffrence is noticeable.TNX bro

    Mohammad GMohammad GPrije 3 dana
  • I'm looking to buy new gaming laptop and there's one in my mind please give ur opinion on it. ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 Ryzen 7 Octa Core 5800H - (16 GB/1 TB SSD/Windows 10 Home/8 GB Graphics/NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070/300 Hz)

    KanhaKanhaPrije 3 dana
  • Dave please make a video about best content creator laptops

    aziza elghaliaziza elghaliPrije 4 dana
  • Should I buy Acer Nitro 5?

    Tom MatthewTom MatthewPrije 4 dana
  • Does anyone know the wattage of razer blade 15 with RTX 3080?

    Xueqi LiXueqi LiPrije 4 dana
  • Dave it's been a long time, you need to update this.

    Andrew SAndrew SPrije 5 dana
  • well put.

    Matt SmithMatt SmithPrije 5 dana
  • Good thing im poor not my problem

    yep nopeyep nopePrije 5 dana
    • ^^

      ken ZeroFiveEightken ZeroFiveEightPrije 4 dana
  • I honestly don't care

    Shane SheppardShane SheppardPrije 6 dana
  • is like buying nintendo switch og vs cfw, cfw version you do whatever tdp pump to system and coreclock can raise to 3x faster than og, i'm aware when buying msi gf65 rtx 3060 and for noob user got ripped of from series above like 3070/3080 series

    white fataliswhite fatalisPrije 6 dana
  • Thank you for being the guy that really helps normal people be informed.

    Alek MladenovAlek MladenovPrije 6 dana
  • What about the new omenRyzen 7 with rtx 3060? Should I just get the 1660 TI?

    Tommy SturgisTommy SturgisPrije 6 dana
  • I've also noticed the recent rtx 3000 laptops perform almost as well as the rtx 2000 laptops that have been out for a long time based on the videos I've seen.

    CykocryptikCykocryptikPrije 7 dana
  • My parents bought me a gaming laptop cuz I told them it was for "school" but I would rather have a pc since it has way better performance than a laptop

    DelicatedSquidDelicatedSquidPrije 8 dana
  • Hey Dave ! I have a question on a laptop purchase. I have two options the Dell - G5 15.6" Gaming Laptop - 144Hz - AMD Ryzen 9 4900H - 16GB Memory - AMD Radeon RX 5600M - 1TB SSD or HP Omen 17.3” i7-10750H Gaming Laptop (RTX 2070/16GB DDR4/1TB HDD/256GB SSD/Win 10) The SSD in the omen can always be upgraded. I know there’s other computers out there but this is my two choices I don’t do a whole lot of gaming but when I do I would like to be able to play stuff like call of duty or other AAA titles at the highest settings not sure if this one would work but I really like it as well but I’m unsure if it would be able to play call of duty , Jedi fallen order etc. HP OMEN - 15.6” Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 7 - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti - 1TB SSD - Mica Silver. Mostly would be for stuff like photo/video editing web surfing other types of productive work and watching Netflix HRclubs etc. I like the look of the omen and the ips screen along with the graphics card but I’m still having a difficult time deciding. Which is the better choice based on specs and performance not pricing? Thanks

    Tommy SturgisTommy SturgisPrije 8 dana
  • thanks for the database, i´m an alienware fan but since i notice the cooling and wattage factor i keep watching other brands, even in my first gaming laptop (m14xr2 with a gt650m), a custom cooling base give -10° = to automatic mhz gain, without overclock.

    Ramon EspinozaRamon EspinozaPrije 9 dana
  • I have been looking at gaming laptops for years since I purchased my first one 3 years ago. It is interesting to see these power differences for high performing/top-of-the-line RTX GPUs per TDP performance. Much appreciated and now I have a renewed perspective on looking deeper into the individual specs of all gaming laptops components. Cheers!

    Michael OrtegaMichael OrtegaPrije 9 dana
  • I am watching this video with integrated graphics card laptop ...

    Sammie TamSammie TamPrije 10 dana
  • Is asus ROG G15 (ryzen 7 5800h rtx 3070 ) better than RTX 3060 i5 10300h? Former is 130W and latter is 85w Price difference of 1k $

    Kanishk MewalKanishk MewalPrije 10 dana
  • Damn dude! Thank you very much! I've seen the difference since i'm in a kind of "hot" country (in the caribean) and getting a lot of problems with cooling my gaming laptop even if i can play sometimes with airconditionning. I've bought the first ROG wich were like 1.34 inch and after i get a CLEVO at 1.75inch with a 300W for the alimentation. They both got te get used to heat in here. But the ROG Hero II with his 0.98 inch suffer a lot of heat. It's hard to push it on performance. I love ASUS but hard to buy a Griffin ( i love the style) or another CLEVO (kids are a budget) so no other solution than an Helios 700 that you covered well! And Thank you very much for the drawbacks on this laptop that not so many youtubers mentionned! Keep it on and Thank you again !

    Teddy DELERAYTeddy DELERAYPrije 10 dana
  • I just look for price point anymore, world of tanks and skyrim don't require the latest and greatest gpu

    Darkhorse 2021Darkhorse 2021Prije 10 dana
  • What is better higher wattage or low wattage?

    mark angelo muanmark angelo muanPrije 12 dana
  • So basically laptops' gpu with higher TGP wattage runs faster?

    Tony CaineTony CainePrije 12 dana
  • 25W RTX3080 vs 70W RTX3060 Pls

    Steven XuSteven XuPrije 12 dana
  • I don’t have space in my room for a PC does anyone have a gaming laptop? Which one should I get cause I’m trying to save money

    Yusuke _AnimeYusuke _AnimePrije 13 dana
  • Hi Dave 2D I'm trying to find the link to the spreadsheet but I can't, can you please pin it so we can find it easily

    lacta101lacta101Prije 13 dana
  • remember Jesus and God loves you ❤ 🙏 💖

    pablo Hernandezpablo HernandezPrije 15 dana
  • Good thing I went for a laptop with just the exprctation that it should run my fav games "pretty well" because I'm kinda poor and don't wanna stress about getting the very best

    mia_papayamia_papayaPrije 15 dana
  • Which is best 2070 8gb graphics card or the 3060 6gb graphics card ??

    Nirbhay VachhaniNirbhay VachhaniPrije 15 dana
  • Whatever happened to Eluktronics being one of your favorite gaming laptops. I can't find a thing about them now. Did they just start blowing up or what?

    XWolvenXWolvenPrije 16 dana
  • Dave, what do you do with all these laptops? Fancy giving any away? hehe

    Aurora NightAurora NightPrije 16 dana
  • When speaking of laptops it depends if the design can cool the extra wattage. How is it on Nvidia? They don't design the laptops of MSI, Dell, HP, Omen, Asus, etc. This shit makes no sense. It is well known that thermals are a big issue when keeping things small and compact. Wtf does names have to do with it?

    Chinh PhanChinh PhanPrije 16 dana
  • any suggestions as to which laptop I should buy around 1k$?

    CluxXxCluxXxPrije 17 dana
  • People want desktop performance in a laptop and it is impossible. In a race for sales the laptop makers are giving us specs and not good functional machines. I would love it if the reviews would include the noise level these things produce, the cooling is SO LOUD on some laptops, the noise level is louder than the speakers. They are just totally not gratifying to use on a plane, in the living room, or a meeting room, or really anywhere. With the noise they produce they dominate the space in a bad way. Gaming laptops as a whole are borderline unsafe. I mean they rival a hair dryer; they are hot and loud. 1 They should not produce so much noise as to cause hearing loss. My Gigabyte Aorus 7 produced a noise level of 87dB. The EPA states that an hour over 70dB can cause hearing loss. 2 They should not produce so much heat or exhaust heat that can cause burns. That Aorus blew 108 degree air with in a minute of being under a load. The CPSC states that that is not good. So, I have finally gotten rid of that horrible Ggiabyte Auros 7 and I am looking for another laptop to replace my aging Asus GL552.

    Cyrus MCyrus MPrije 17 dana
  • He is right but according to other sides the difference is marginal (+/- 15%)

    Jesper Kronborg JensenJesper Kronborg JensenPrije 17 dana
  • Can you update it with asus rog strix scar g15 and other like A15

    accidental proaccidental proPrije 18 dana
  • If you want tu update the file i tested Asus tuf f15 with 3060 on hwmonitor i reach max 83watt i suppose Is the same of 3070, the Power supply Is also the same 200watt

    matteo avesanimatteo avesaniPrije 18 dana
  • Bought a gaming laptop and now I’m watching this..

    Black SamuraiBlack SamuraiPrije 19 dana
  • I noticed there was a good one that hasn’t been added yet. MSI GE76 Raider 3080

    SmurfSevenDeuceSmurfSevenDeucePrije 19 dana
  • Nope, 3070/3060 are garbage. Don't buy anything lower than rtx 3080.

    Pedro SanchezPedro SanchezPrije 19 dana
  • Everybod: Just bought gaming laptop. Me: About to buy. YT: We like you and hate everybody else.

    Gabriel TobingGabriel TobingPrije 20 dana
  • Nvidia and Intel's naming schemes are like Tik Tokers getting high on clout.

    Gabriel TobingGabriel TobingPrije 20 dana
  • The good news is, we are nearly at the end of "Morse's Law". We have reached the point where quantum mechanics makes smaller circuits impossible.

    pcuimacpcuimacPrije 20 dana
  • hey should i invest in rtx 1650 in 2021?

    parth rajputparth rajputPrije 21 dan
  • i just want to buy a gaming that doesnt look like an alien ship

    trashifytrashifyPrije 21 dan
    • Go for the msi gs65/gs66 looks like an ultrabook

      Prizel PiresPrizel PiresPrije 5 dana
  • He thinks I can afford a Laptop with 30 series GPU..... Lol🙄

    pragun gpragun gPrije 21 dan
  • @Dave2D should I buy an HP Omen 15 its good and best hp laptop for gaming. I like how it has a very good performance and its power.

    ilias7145ilias7145Prije 22 dana
  • You’re good man.

    Piep BoomPiep BoomPrije 23 dana
  • Imagine if grapich card and fan and processor was outside the gaming laptop like in a small box. And send all data thrue the laptop thru wifi or Bluetooth. All heat issue would be gone. And weight would be Max 1/4 of what it is now. Maybe some clever heads make one day 🙂

    Bare BeaBare BeaPrije 23 dana
  • A laptop is more than the sum of its parts. Always gotta be careful of who you buy from, especially now since the better built and better cooling is so important with the bigger and more powerful cpus and gpus we have these days

    Bobby HinnerBobby HinnerPrije 23 dana
  • I'm just getting into computers and just got a MSI GE76 RTX 3070. Really powerful and really loud, but what I don't understand why thermals are so important as in why can't they make these GPUs and CPUs more efficient. Im an electrician and heat means inefficiencies. Why do computers pump out so much heat, I just was using my laptop on my lap, it was warm for web browsing, I hit render to process a photo and almost instantly it started burning my legs, it produced heat instantly no delay. That's a lot of power, I know of 1000w heaters on 240volts that don't even get that hot that quick

    KurtisKurtisPrije 23 dana
  • Hey Dave my dad is going to buy me a gaming laptop he says you can go all out on the money but I dont wanna spend much money so need one under 1k. I mainly play roblox but I want to try other games too with like high fps. What should I buy?

    ToXiq NxBToXiq NxBPrije 24 dana
  • What watch are you wearing?

    please leaveplease leavePrije 24 dana
  • I feel like they are focusing on the wrong thing. I wouldn't mind having a small briefcase-sized laptop. There is too much compromise for space with laptops competing to look like each other

    Aaron GentryAaron GentryPrije 24 dana
  • The amount of stuttering is amazing

    ChinnyGamingYTChinnyGamingYTPrije 24 dana
  • 3:18 how is that gpu on with out power?

    readmyusernamecauseitsso superduperreallyohsolongreadmyusernamecauseitsso superduperreallyohsolongPrije 25 dana
  • Guys should I buy the MSI GE75 , core i7 10th gen , 8gb RTX 2070 , 1TB hard drive 512gb ssd . Please respond I don’t have any knowledge on laptops

    7HANEESH7HANEESHPrije 25 dana
  • For the people that’re worried, just take good care of ur laptop. Look up things to keep ur gaming laptop like new.

    ももsincerelyももsincerelyPrije 25 dana
  • Please What should I choose?? Lenovo Legion 5 Processor AMD Ryzen 5 4600H (6C / 12T, 3.0 / 4.0GHz, 3MB L2 / 8MB L3) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6 2x 8GB SO-DIMM DDR4-3200 128GB SSD M.2 2242 PCIe NVMe 3.0×4 + 1TB HDD 5400rpm 2.5 ″Screen 15.6″ FHD (1920×1080) IPS 300nits Anti-glare, 144Hz, 100% sRGB, Dolby Vision 1400$ tax included Or Lenovo IdeaPad gaming 3 AMD Ryzen 7 4800H (8C / 16T, 2.9 / 4.2GHz, 4MB L2 / 8MB L3) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6 2x 8GB SO-DIMM DDR4-3200 512 GB SSD PCIe M.2 ″Screen 15.6″ FHD (1920×1080) IPS 250nits 120Hz Free Dos 1200$ tax included

    Pegasus 777Pegasus 777Prije 26 dana
    • Get the 4800 model as you get a better CPU, and bigger ssd storage, and you’re still getting a 120 hz panel as the other model has slower CPU, smaller ssd, and the only real advantage is a better display with 144hz but honestly you’re not gonna be gaming 144 FPS anyways on a gtx 1650 so if I was you I’d definitely take the bottom model you listed !

      Technology LordTechnology LordPrije 26 dana
  • Any data on Asus Rog Strix G17, R7 5800H, RTX 3060 in watts ?

    Marko PanicMarko PanicPrije 26 dana
  • GREAT video !! MANY THANKS !!!

    Ion AmygdalonIon AmygdalonPrije 26 dana
  • Great vid...extremely helpful and informative.

    David BeardDavid BeardPrije 26 dana
  • tks Dave, i dont understand why my minecraft game still just boxes and not like other AAA games event using this high end laptop rtx on, dlss on...

    Mr. Danny WaysMr. Danny WaysPrije 26 dana
  • Thanks dude. Very informative.

    logan brownlogan brownPrije 26 dana
  • Thanks Dave for the tip.

    AJBAAJBAPrije 26 dana
  • Thanks for looking out for us, Dave

    Borna FiolicBorna FiolicPrije 26 dana
  • thk for the video

    apepchokoapepchokoPrije 26 dana
  • Is it just me who likes his videos in the first 6 seconds?

    Alwateen ToTo TotoAlwateen ToTo TotoPrije 27 dana
  • Not many updates yet for the list. Please and thanks!

    Dennis McdonnellDennis McdonnellPrije 27 dana
  • Could you recommend a laptop to play flight sim 2020 on max settings please? Kind regards Pete.

    Pete MoseleyPete MoseleyPrije 28 dana
  • Me * watches video about RTX 30 series Also Me *Barely has the money to buy a laptop with RTX 1050

    Lucid VibezLucid VibezPrije 28 dana
  • After watching many laptop review s This seems to be the Case with 20 series GPU s too along with CPU /wattage/ heat equation . Keeping it simple nets better results overall ie: i5/4800 paired with 1660ti/2060 is the best deal for the money!!

    richard carrrichard carrPrije 28 dana
  • Hello sir . In 2021 which gaming laptop is best to buy in every aspect , like price and performance.

    Harsh KapseHarsh KapsePrije 28 dana
  • Greetings, loved the video. One question: is it possible to add more budget laptops to the list? Specifically Gateway laptops from Walmart for example? And lower end of Dell?

    Arūnas Jonas KastėnasArūnas Jonas KastėnasPrije 28 dana
  • I'm buying Gaming laptop for Music production 😉

    De VriesDe VriesPrije 28 dana
  • What gaming laptop would you recommend that has RTX 3000 series for 3D rendering and video editing that’s around under $2,000

    Caelix The designerCaelix The designerPrije 28 dana
  • They should require OEMs to label the GPUs with a performance tier; like a ABCD letter before the type name, if they want to keep the desktop naming scheme, or just straight up obscure the proper gpu name and have the whole naming based on performance of GPU at specific wattage.

    Mikke The mighteyMikke The mighteyPrije 29 dana
  • Do a review on the Alienware m15 R4, please and thank you 🙏

    Exceed14Exceed14Prije mjesec
  • how do i check this wattage? are you referring to the wattage in the power adapter?

    Felipe CatzFelipe CatzPrije mjesec
    • He's referring to the TDP rating. Power consumption.

      Jesus GilJesus GilPrije 27 dana
  • I heard the Lenovo ideapad S145 is pritty good for only 399 at like walmart and 299 at like best buy to 199 forget where it's also agile to play the watcher and gta5 and alot of other things I heard

    1 2 snipermav11 2 snipermav1Prije mjesec
  • I was just wandering if someone could consult me on whether to get a Lenovo Legion 5 with RTX 2060 and i710750H or to go for the Gygabyte's G7 with RTX 3060 and i7 10870H. The prices are roughly the same and I'm pretty sure that Legion is better overall, minus the CPU/GPU which are, ironically, the most important parts...

    geøstigmageøstigmaPrije mjesec
  • I am a huge fan of u... Lots of love ... Bro .. but can u tell me which is good for me for normal video editing and as a student laptop.. my hobby is video editing that's why i needs a medium powerful laptop under 800$.. pls tell. Lots of love ❣️ from India

    Debanjan HalderDebanjan HalderPrije mjesec
  • Just bought a gaming laptop and see this video wtf

    Dylon HavenerDylon HavenerPrije mjesec