1. Fatfox G's Avatar
    Hi Guys,

    I'm a proud owner of Surface Pro 6 (i5 8th Gen/128GB with type cover and pen) which I got as a replacement of SP4 - Thanks to flickergate ;) . I mostly use it for watching videos and for reading purpose (knowing I can go much further than this).

    Being a software engineer, I use my old HP Pavilion 15 (i5 6th Gen dual core/8 GB/2 GB Geforce 940MX) for programming purpose and rarely casual gaming (got a gaming pc for this). Since this laptop is now over 3 years old and given the fact that SP6 is much more powerful than this, I'm considering a new laptop.

    Right now I have only HP in my mind (family's 6th HP laptop) and I'm little confused between a mediocre gaming laptop or HP Envy 13(AQ1019TX).

    Can you guys please let me know your thoughts - Should I get Envy 13 (or something similar) even after owning SP6 or go for a little powerful but bulky machine.

    I won't be doing any serious gaming on the laptop and I want it to be a bit future proof (should at least last for 3-4 years or so) - Will be mainly using it for a couple of IDEs. At the price of Envy 13, I can easily get a mid-high spec gaming laptop with Core i7 and GTX1650.

    Any suggestion will be helpful! Thanks in advance and a happy new year!!
    12-31-2019 01:00 PM
  2. ochhanz's Avatar
    Can you guys please let me know your thoughts - Should I get Envy 13 (or something similar) even after owning SP6 or go for a little powerful but bulky machine.
    , Happy new year. Don't get the Envy 13, since everything you can do on the Envy you can do on the Pro 6. If you want something different for work, get a 15 inch or 17 inch laptop. That will give you generally more ports and way more screen estate for work (the latter really makes a difference for productivity unless you always have an extra monitor). If low weight / portability is important for you check the LG gram 15/17 inch laptops or the Surface Laptop 3 15 inch (the latter has meh port selection though but the screen is great).
    01-01-2020 08:26 AM
  3. Golfdriver97's Avatar
    A bigger screen might be more beneficial. Especially if you need to split it to view your code and watch how it works at the same time.
    01-01-2020 09:40 AM
  4. Ryujingt3's Avatar
    Happy New Year to you too @Fatfox G!

    Here are some laptops you can pick from for programming - why can't you use the SP6?

    https://justcreative.com/2019/06/12/...g-development/
    01-02-2020 05:57 AM
  5. Nikita Miron's Avatar
    Personally, I am a trader and have 3 powerful laptops in my inventory. Their main advantage is that they are not very expensive, but very powerful. If you are not against money, then I can tell you a very powerful device Asus ROG Strix G15. First, I want to talk about the 15.6 '' FHD IPS display with 144Hz refresh rate. The main advantage over laptops is that this laptop has a 10th generation Intel Core i5-10300H processor and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 ti graphics card. Personally, I find this laptop perfect for everything from trading to video editing. Also, you yourself should understand that Asus produces high quality laptops, and there is no doubt about their reliability. You can find more information at gadgetguide.in.
    Last edited by Nikita Miron; 02-15-2021 at 10:40 AM.
    02-03-2021 06:22 AM

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