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Old 29-06-2019, 08:35 PM   #5146
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if i buy an aftershock laptop and connect to 1440p monitor 144hz, will there be any lag/delay?
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Old 30-06-2019, 02:28 AM   #5147
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Has anyone owned a Apex 15 lite? I need clarification on the battery life.
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Old 30-06-2019, 02:40 AM   #5148
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I would definitely buy a new one instead of reviving the old.
If you will not repair it completely - it will die again, and you will pay twice.
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Old 11-07-2019, 04:59 PM   #5149
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if i buy an aftershock laptop and connect to 1440p monitor 144hz, will there be any lag/delay?
Most of the Laptop discrete GPUs here should not have issues outputting to a 1440p (QHD) monitor via HDMI or miniDP port with any noticeable lag. Note that laptop hardware these past 2 years are largely more than capable of outputting to the primary display at 144Hz 1080p (FHD) including the value-end FORGE Series gaming laptops. So theoretically outputting to a QHD 144Hz should not be any issue.
Unless you're really talking about output to a QFHD (2160p 4K) display, which will need pretty high-end hardware to work without lag.
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Old 11-07-2019, 05:42 PM   #5150
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Has anyone owned a Apex 15 lite? I need clarification on the battery life.
Battery life sucks. 2 hours of productivity work
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Old 16-07-2019, 06:36 AM   #5151
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Seems that there are quite many problems with this brand siaz
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Old 20-07-2019, 12:36 PM   #5152
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Seems that there are quite many problems with this brand siaz
Oh? What are the ‘many problems’ you are referring to...?

Care to share ?

I’m looking to buy for my daughter’s Uni which starts August next month....

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Old 22-07-2019, 11:36 AM   #5153
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Fathery u go read back the posts
Like many problems appearing
I also wanted to buy but hold back now
Think of dell or asus
Oh? What are the ‘many problems’ you are referring to...?

Care to share ?

I’m looking to buy for my daughter’s Uni which starts August next month....

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Old 23-07-2019, 01:37 AM   #5154
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Fathery u go read back the posts
Like many problems appearing
I also wanted to buy but hold back now
Think of dell or asus
I mean if you go to dell/asus service centre and see empty seats inside, I guess you can convince yourself that their machines indeed are more reliable since nobody needs servicing on anything

This forum thread is sort of an active congregation of aftershock users, which is why it seems like aftershock has more problems when in reality a lot of the other brand laptop owners if they have problems you won't see them come here to post about it.

Even I myself contribute to that effect too:
https://forums.hardwarezone.com.sg/1...-post5103.html

...but would I trust Asus/Dell more than Aftershock?

Dell this is their current track record you can read up and be your own judge.
https://www.notebookcheck.net/Almost....418555.0.html

For Asus unless you get their high end (and expensive) models... I don't have much faith in their Strix lineup, I know in the past they had a 1070 Strix and didn't supply a power adapter that could handle it, so if you game on it you drain battery even if the laptop is plugged in.

All I can advise is, pick any brand, and then memorise where their service centre is (especially consider whether you can make it there on a weekday after work). That knowledge you will probably one day need.
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Old 07-08-2019, 02:09 AM   #5155
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All I can advise is, pick any brand, and then memorise where their service centre is (especially consider whether you can make it there on a weekday after work). That knowledge you will probably one day need.
Best advice ever. The experience for your Aftershock X15 is eerily similar to my previous Dell XPS unit (a XPS 15 Gen 1 that can accommodate standard notebook HDD, unlike the "Macbook Pro clone" superthin versions today which only can use m.2 SSDs as storage).

My S-15 which replaced the faulty XPS 15 Nehalem CPU-based (I've given up on its pathetic service, a far cry from the time Dell used to sell its own units with far more custom options like Aftershock is doing for their Clevo barebones now). And it's not without issues too, most common being the touchpad which always gets fixed albeit temporary via updated drivers through Clevo's driver page (which I have shared in this forum more than once to help fellow Aftershock Laptop users fix 75% of their BSOD Crashes), and the RGB keyboard failing which was resolved with a keyboard replacement under warranty, and planning to fix up shutdown issues (OS installed on SSD starts up fast but shuts down slower than installed on a SSHD on my previous XPS laptop) by upgrading the PCIe SSD to a faster NVMe one, and hopefully prolong the lifespan of the S-15 in the process. Maintenance on the unit continues as long as the S-15 can continue its faithful service.

Lesson learnt: Your laptop vendor can only do so much as to fix on the hardware side of issues, you will still need to tap on your experience in knowing what can go wrong to get the best out of any brand of laptop you can get your hands on, unless you are facing horrible service that cannot even understand what you are facing with your laptop.
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Old 18-08-2019, 12:50 PM   #5156
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Has anyone managed to upgrade the battery to a bigger one for the apex?
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Old 20-08-2019, 12:44 PM   #5157
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Moi aging AS W15 wib 980M need to upgrade le,

Anybody got any feedback on the new models with 2070/2080?
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Old 21-08-2019, 05:55 PM   #5158
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Battery life sucks. 2 hours of productivity work
I can get better than that. It's about 3.5 hrs for me on apex lite
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Old 23-08-2019, 10:49 PM   #5159
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Looking at getting Apex 15 Lite with 1060 ti vs Apex 15 with RTX 2060 and wondering if anyone have suggestions?
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Old 26-08-2019, 03:05 PM   #5160
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Moi aging AS W15 wib 980M need to upgrade le,

Anybody got any feedback on the new models with 2070/2080?
its 2 generations ahead of your 900-series GPU

the 2070/2080 actually came out last year and don't expect a refresh this year because nvidia doesn't look to be doing annual upgrades for the current time being, so far it's been like:

2016 - pascal (1000 series)
2017 - pascal with max Q
2018 - turing (2000 series)
2019 - turing 1600-series (basically the 2018 stuff, without RTX)
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