A little while ago, HP sent in one of their latest gaming laptops. It's been a while since we'd played around with one and it afforded the opportunity to ask a pretty reasonable question: in 2017, how much gaming performance do you get for $2900?
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Buying a gaming monitor has always been a bit like Australian broadband. You could have really nice image quality, 4K and HDR support, a 120hz or 144hz refresh rate, plenty of real estate, but you couldn't have it all especially if you wanted it to be affordable. And even if you're prepared to spend a pretty penny, chances are you'll still have to compromise somewhere.
You couldn't have it all in a gaming monitor. Well, that used to be the case.
There are a lot of reasons to game on a PC instead of a console. The ability to upgrade your game machine on your own time and in accordance with your own budget is a big advantage. The improved performance -- due to the sheer power of new PC hardware -- is another. According to Gamasutra, Kevin Gammill, Group Program Manager for Xbox, seems to think another, very cool feature of PC gaming is about to come to television gaming: Variable refresh rate.