Question Which laptop to pick?

Nov 18, 2019
hey everyone, i am new here. i want to buy a gaming laptop.
got two laptops i am thinking to buy. the're on nearly same price. one have better specs then other but i am not sure if its better. give me your two cents :)
and if you got other recommendation, ill post what i want it for.

1. What is your budget? - around 3k usd

2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? - 17.3" preferable

3. What screen resolution do you want? - dont care, mostly ill play on the laptop itself

4. Do you need a portable or desktop replacement laptop? - portable is not all important, but it would be nice if i am on vacation traveling, so it would be nice to have it portable aswell. but mostly ill use it at home

5. How much battery life do you need? - doesnt matter, ill use it mostly plugged

6. Do you want to play games with your laptop? If so then please list the games that you want to with the settings that you want for these games. (Low,Medium or High)? - ill play mostly on.
a. CS.GO
C. Diablo 3 and 4 in the future.
also COD etc... etc..

7. What other tasks do you want to do with your laptop? (Photo/Video editing, Etc.) - watching videos 4k, maybe some editing, but nothing professional

8. How much storage (Hard Drive capacity) do you need? - 1t should be enough. tho i dont know :)

9. If you are considering specific sites to buy from, please post their links. -

10. How long do you want to keep your laptop? - hopefully 5-6 years

11. What kind of Optical drive do you need? DVD ROM/Writer,Bluray ROM/Writer,Etc ? - dont need

12. Please tell us about the brands that you prefer to buy from them and the brands that you don't like and explain the reasons. - i saw some nice reviews on Asus. love the way the Asus ROG zephyrus s gx701 looks like.

13. What country do you live in? - Israel

14. Please tell us any additional information if needed. - thermal is important, i want to bring more kids to the world =P

Lenovo Legion Y740-17IRHg 81UJ007FIV

Intel® Core™ i9-9880H 8 Core Processor, 16M Cache, 2.30 GHz up to 4.80 GHz
32GB DDR4 2666MHz (2 x 16GB), up to 32GB
Intel® Core™ i9-9880H 8 Core Processor, 16M Cache, 2.30 GHz up to 4.80 GHz
32GB DDR4 2666MHz (2 x 16GB), up to 32GB
1TB (7200RPM) Sata + 512GB M.2 2280 SSD PCIe NVMe
17.3 Inch FHD (1920x1080), 72% color gamut, NVIDIA® G-SYNC, Dolby Vision-enabled, 144Hz, 300 nits
NVIDIA Geforce RTX 2080 With Max-Q, 8GB GDDR6
10/100/1000M Ethernet LAN
WiFi 802.11ac 2X2
Bluetoot - Built-in Bluetooth V4.1
HD 720P with dual array microphone
2W x 2 Dolby Atmos® Speaker System for Gaming
Individual RGB Key Keyboard with Corsair® iCUE Lighting Effect
Left Side Ports
1 x USB Thunderbolt™ 3 Type-C™
3.5 mm audio jack
Right Side Ports
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
Novo Hole
Rear Ports
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2
1 x RJ-45
1 x Mini DisplayPort™ 1.4
1 x HDMI™ 2.0
AC adaptor
Kensington® lock slot
Windows 10 Home 64Bit (Hebrew, English)
Starting at 2.8 kg
412.6 x 304.9 x 23 mm
4-Cell / 76WH
230W AC Adapter

Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701GXR-EV018T

intel® Core™ i7-9750H Six Core Processor, 12M Cache, 2.60 GHz up to 4.50 GHz
32GB (1 x 16GB DDR4 2666MHz + 16GB ONBOARD)
17.3 Inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level display with 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms, 100% sRGB, Optimus, G-SYNC, Pantone® Validated, 300 nits
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 GDDR6 8GB
2 x 2.5W speaker with Smart AMP technology
Array Microphones
Integrated 802.11 AC (2x2)
Built-in Bluetooth 5.0
Per-key RGB; backlit chiclet keyboard
Aura Sync
Support N key
Hot keys: Ten-key Function / ROG Armoury Crate
1.4mm travel distance
חיבורים ויציאות 1x USB3.2 Gen2 Type-C with DisplayPort™ 1.2 and Power Delivery
1x USB3.2 Gen 1 Type-C
1x USB3.2 Gen2 Type-A
2x USB3.2 Gen1 Type-A
1x HDMI 2.0
1x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
1x Kensington lock
Windows 10 Home 64Bit (Hebrew, English, Russian, Spanish, Portugal, Greek)
2.6 kg
39.9(W) x 27.2(D) x 1.87(H) cm
4 Cells 76 Whrs
230W AC Adapter