Things We Should Consider Before Buying A Laptop


Nowadays mobile phones are more popular than computers. Nevertheless, computers (desktops and laptops) are still didn’t lose their value because, we can’t do everything from our mobile phones, we still need computers too. This situation most probably will maintain in future too. Even better, laptops are being preferred because of their portability’s.

The reason why we prepared this important article is to guide people before buying laptops and help them to avoid doing mistakes. As a result of the budget’s importance, it’s really important to choose the correct laptop. It’s really important the reason why you are going to buy a new laptop because, laptops are categorized about their usage. Let’s look at the categories together, so we can check the important features.

Gaming Laptops

Gaming laptops generally gives you more performance than the other laptops. The reason why is that the game studios publish new games every day and gaming laptops had to be able to let you to play latest games without any problems.

Processor: As you know, AMD and Intel looks like in a fight but if you ask me, they’re not. Intel is far better than AMD. Actually, there are some good AMD processors but you are able to buy Intel’s powerful processor for cheaper prices. Our first preference is Intel. According to your budget, you have to choose at least 8th generation i5 or 7th generation i7. Of course, it will be better if you choose more powerful processors like i9 or higher generation i5 and i7’s. If you want to buy AMD either, then you have to buy AMD A10 at least.

RAM: You need at least 8 GB, optional 16 GB ram for your laptop, it’s really important.

Graphics Card: NVIDIA’s graphics cards are the leader right now, so our choice is NVIDIA. When buying it, you have to be sure that it’s GTX series. For optimal performance, we suggest GTX 1050 2 GB at least. 1050Ti, 1060 and higher cards may give you better results, but for your budget, 1050 and higher cards are good for long term. For games, it’s the most important feature.

Storage: You may use HDD, SSD or both for your laptop. It’s really important for your laptop to have an SSD. SSD storage directly affects your computer’s opening time. Transfer times much faster than HDD storages. If you’re not able to buy an SSD, then you should buy your HDD disk with 7200 RPM.

Other Features: Screen size is up to you. 15 inch is the most popular screen size. Some people prefer 17 inches or bigger, it’s all about your taste. IPS panels are way better, so you may think about checking them too. It’s worth to check sound quality either.

Fun and Multimedia Laptops

If you like to watch films and check social media and if you don’t like to play games, so you need to prefer the laptops from this category. Generally, these are cheaper than other laptops. Before buying them, be sure that you read the details which we wrote.

Processor: These laptops don’t need high powered processor but for daily use, it will be better to have at least i5 Intel processor.

RAM: We don’t need 16 GB ram like gaming laptops. You can prefer at least 4 GB ram but it’s better to have 8 GB ram if you can afford easily.

Graphics Card: We don’t need powerful graphics card too. You may buy a laptop with any external graphics card.

Storage: For storage, we strongly suggest you to buy a laptop with a SSD, it will help you to transfer every file as fast as possible. As a bonus, you may think about buying 1 TB HDD.

Other Features: Screen size must be at least 15 inch for multimedia and fun purposes. It’s much more fun to watch videos on bigger screens. Sound quality is important too for the same reason. If you are watching videos on social media or watching films, it will be helpful.

Laptops For Students and Travelers

These kind of laptops are generally lighter than 2 kg. They must be able to help students for their projects.

Processor: According to your budget, you have to choose at least 8th generation i5 or 7th generation i7. It will be much better if you’ll prefer i7.

RAM: You have to prefer at least 4 GB ram, 8 GB is ideal. For big projects, you may consider buying 16 GB rams too.

Graphics Card: For these kinds of laptops you may prefer MX 130 and higher mobile graphic cards.

Storage: Storage is up to you too. You may prefer SSD with and HDD but it may be a little bit expensive.

Other Features: For screen size, it’s ok to have 14 inch screen. With laptop, you may prefer getting a backpack which fits with 14 inch screen size.

If you want to buy a laptop in these categories, don’t forget to check our criterias. If you have any questions, feel free to ask them via comments. We will contact you as soon as possible.

6 yorum

  1. Arya Stark says:

    What abaout programmers? I think you should write that too.

    1. Safak Tas says:

      Yeah, you are right about this, but I think, you can review the gaming laptops features, because two types of laptops the same features.

  2. Arya Stark says:

    Thank you. I didn’t know this. What about “What is the most popular programming languages in the world?” Maybe you can write this and i will appreciate it.

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  4. I could not resist commenting. Well written!

    1. Safak Tas says:

      Thank you for your nice comment.

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