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rowby  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:21:27 AM(UTC)
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Hi

My laptop died so I am looking for a new one under $2000. But it could be more if necessary. I saw the vMix article about laptops but it is several months old


I was ready to buy this one but I don’t think it is in the vMix specs -at all

https://www.amazon.com/d...w_r_cp_tai_YHYyCb42KQAV1

For one thing it is not intel. And I don’t think the graphics card is on the supported list

But it has great reviews on Amazon.

Any other laptop recommendations — preferably on Amazon?

Thanks,
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#2 Posted : Wednesday, February 13, 2019 7:42:07 AM(UTC)
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For vMix you really need to get the model that has nVidia GTX GPU. That give you access to two instance of NVENC that can do hardware encoding. Offload a lot from the CPU. Makes things very reliable.

Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517-51-72NU Gaming Laptop, Intel Core i7-8750H, GeForce GTX 1070 Overclockable Graphics, 17.3" Full HD 144Hz G-Sync Display, 16GB DDR4, 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD, 1TB HDD
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#3 Posted : Wednesday, February 13, 2019 12:58:42 PM(UTC)
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Thanks, mgraves

Checked out the link and it looks good. Unless anybody else has some other recommendation I’m going to order it tomorrow.

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#4 Posted : Thursday, February 14, 2019 11:28:04 AM(UTC)
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I ordered it
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