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Hardware for the Gamer

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Nintendo Switch (OLED model) (HEGSKAAAA)

Nintendo Switch (OLED model) (HEGSKAAAA)

The Nintendo Switch is the game console you can either use in the living room as a regular game console or on the move as a tablet. This third revis

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck2th percentile
Versatility31th percentile
Power17th percentile
Storage Space26th percentile
Portability97th percentile
Battery Autonomy22th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Nintendo Switch (TV mode & Tabletop mode), Nintendo Switch (Handheld mode)

Screen

7", 1280×720(WXGA, 720p, 0.9MP), OLED Display, Touch Screen

CPU

Nvidia Tegra X1

GPU

Nvidia Maxwell 256

Memory

4 GB

Storage

64 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$449.
Nintendo Switch (HAC-001(-01))

Nintendo Switch (HAC-001(-01))

The Nintendo Switch is the game console you can either use in the living room as a "regular" game console, or on the move as a tablet. This slight rev

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck4th percentile
Versatility87th percentile
Power17th percentile
Storage Space12th percentile
Portability98th percentile
Battery Autonomy40th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Nintendo Switch (TV mode & Tabletop mode), Nintendo Switch (Handheld mode)

Screen

6", 1280×720(WXGA, 720p, 0.9MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Touch Screen

CPU

Nvidia Tegra X1

GPU

Nvidia Maxwell 256

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$379.
Nintendo Switch Lite (HDH-001)

Nintendo Switch Lite (HDH-001)

This smaller version of the Nintendo Switch is dedicated to mobile gaming. So you do lose the option to connect this version of the console to the TV

Who it's For

  • Gamer

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck5th percentile
Versatility73th percentile
Power17th percentile
Storage Space12th percentile
Portability99th percentile
Battery Autonomy15th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Nintendo Switch (Handheld mode)

Screen

6", 1280×720(WXGA, 720p, 0.9MP), Touch Screen

CPU

Nvidia Tegra X1

GPU

Nvidia Maxwell 256

Memory

4 GB

Storage

32 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$259.
Asus ROG Strix GA35 (G35DX-DBR770)

Asus ROG Strix GA35 (G35DX-DBR770)

ranked #7 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

This pre-built PC could be a compelling solution if you need a powerful rig quickly for entertainment or more creative purposes.

Later down the lin

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck52th percentile
Versatility12th percentile
Power98th percentile
Storage Space92th percentile
Portability5th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1 TB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,999.
Asus TUF Gaming F15 15-inch Laptop (FX506LH-SB51-CB)

Asus TUF Gaming F15 15-inch Laptop (FX506LH-SB51-CB)

ranked #5 among Laptops priced over $875

This laptop incorporates significantly more graphical horsepower than your run-of-the-mill PC without specializing all the way. As a result, you gain

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck64th percentile
Versatility97th percentile
Power71th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability50th percentile
Battery Autonomy18th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-10300H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$999.
Asus ROG Strix G15DK Gaming PC (G15DK(SPNL)-BSR77-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G15DK Gaming PC (G15DK(SPNL)-BSR77-CB)

ranked #6 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

This gaming PC packs a few impressive bells and whistles, making sure you have what you need to run the most demanding games at their best.

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck65th percentile
Versatility25th percentile
Power98th percentile
Storage Space100th percentile
Portability9th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 5800X

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

2.5 TB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$2,499.
Asus Alienware m15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AWm15-7149WHT-PCA)

Asus Alienware m15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AWm15-7149WHT-PCA)

If you're looking for a laptop capable of handling the most demanding games out there right now, this one could well be worth looking into. If you lik

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck70th percentile
Versatility65th percentile
Power85th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability53th percentile
Battery Autonomy7th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-10750H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060, 6 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Media Card Reader

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,999. You could save 100% right now.
Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK-BBR7M70-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK-BBR7M70-CB)

ranked #5 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

With high-end components, this Gaming PC promises to deliver rich, fluid experiences, even with the most demanding games and creative software out the

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck74th percentile
Versatility33th percentile
Power100th percentile
Storage Space92th percentile
Portability15th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

AMD Ryzen 7 3700X

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070, 8 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

1 TB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,999.
Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK(SPN)-BBR560-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G10DK Gaming PC (G10DK(SPN)-BBR560-CB)

ranked #4 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

With high-end components, this Gaming PC has what it takes to handle demanding AAA games and creative software out there. It is all the more compellin

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck76th percentile
Versatility56th percentile
Power93th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability15th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,899. You could save 9% right now.
HP OMEN by HP 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1179)

HP OMEN by HP 25L Gaming PC (GT12-1179)

ranked #3 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

If you need a PC to tackle demanding AAA games and visual creation projects, this tower could be worth your while. The maintenance process is also wel

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck78th percentile
Versatility53th percentile
Power94th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability20th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i7-11700F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,799.
MSI GF75 Thin 17-inch laptop (GF75 10UEK-003CA)

MSI GF75 Thin 17-inch laptop (GF75 10UEK-003CA)

ranked #2 among Laptops priced over $875

This powerful PC is a compelling option if you're looking to play games or handle graphical tasks away from your desk.

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck91th percentile
Versatility77th percentile
Power88th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability48th percentile
Battery Autonomy4th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

17", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i7-10750H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060, 6 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,649. You could save 6% right now.
Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-52H0)

Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-52H0)

ranked #3 among Laptops priced over $875

This laptop could be an attractive option if you need to work graphic creation suites away from the desk, and it can also handle quite a few games whe

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck85th percentile
Versatility76th percentile
Power67th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability51th percentile
Battery Autonomy31th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-10300H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$999. You could save 5% right now.
Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

Acer Nitro 5 15-inch Gaming Laptop (AN515-55-5917)

Suppose you're craving your favourite PC game or need to get some graphical work done in places where a desktop PC would be impractical. In that case,

Who it's For

  • Serious Gamer
  • Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck90th percentile
Versatility82th percentile
Power67th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability4th percentile
Battery Autonomy31th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

Intel Core i5-10300H

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

8 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Typically sells for C$899. You could save 100% right now.
HP OMEN by HP 25L (GT12-0129)

HP OMEN by HP 25L (GT12-0129)

ranked #2 among Stationary Computers priced over $1300

This powerful PC is an attractive solution if you want to play the most demanding PC games and when you're done, its extra horsepower could come in ha

Who it's For

  • Long-Term Gamer
  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Hardcore Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck93th percentile
Versatility62th percentile
Power87th percentile
Storage Space98th percentile
Portability20th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i7-10700F

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060, 6 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

2.25 TB total, Solid State (very fast), 72000+ RPM hard drive (fast)

Pricing

Asus ROG Strix 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QY-DS91-CA)

Asus ROG Strix 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QY-DS91-CA)

If you need a gaming rig you can take out on the road, this could be a compelling solution. With fast storage and memory and a built-in gaming monitor

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Road Warrior
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck95th percentile
Versatility74th percentile
Power96th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability46th percentile
Battery Autonomy58th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), FreeSync, IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

GPU

Acer Radeon RX 6800M, 12 GB

Memory

16 GB, Dual-Channel

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Pricing

Asus ROG Strix G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QC-BS91-CB)

Asus ROG Strix G15 15-inch Gaming Laptop (G513QC-BS91-CB)

ranked #1 among Laptops priced over $875

If you're looking for a relatively affordable computer for visual work and even gaming away from your desk, this laptop could be of interest. The abse

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer
  • And more!

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck96th percentile
Versatility75th percentile
Power86th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability49th percentile
Battery Autonomy33th percentile

Specs

Operating System

Windows

Screen

15", 1920×1080(FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

GPU

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total

Pricing

Typically sells for C$1,499.