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Which laptop CPU/GPU combo bottlenecks less?

random5

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Hello, in my country all the new legions and omens haven't arrives and shipping costs from elsewhere are extortionate. This leaves me with MSI and I have 2 options here:

i5-9300H and RTX 2060
MSI GF65 Thin (cheapest)
vs
i7-10750H and GTX 1660Ti
GL65 Leopard 10SDR
(quite a bit more expensive)

both have 512 GB SSDs. first got 8GB (could add 8 more myself), second has 16, but is like 300 Euros more expensive.

I'm also downsizing from 17.3 inch to 15.6 laptops, how bad is that for gaming experience, should i stick to 17.3?

There's also a third option MSI GL75 Leopard 10SER which comes with i7-10750H and RTX 2060 but it is slightly more expensive still and comes with no OS.

So which option should I pick? Or is it possible to buy Lenovo Legion 7i or the sleek new HP Omen 2020 as an European? Or are we doomed and only Americans can get them?
 

hang-the-9

Titan
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For gaming don't worry much about bottlenecks, any laptop with a good video card will be matched to a good enough CPU for it. I would go with the system with the 2060 and check RAM use since you may want to upgrade that to 16 gb. Screen size is really a personal preference, if you are using the laptop screen I would pick a larger one for gaming on, if performance of system is a priority vs size.
 

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