February 23, 2024

Byte Class Technology

Byte Class Technology & Sports Update

Seriously, what’s the point in an RTX 4090 gaming laptop if a cheaper RTX 4080 can beat it?

Seriously, what’s the point in an RTX 4090 gaming laptop if a cheaper RTX 4080 can beat it?

Graphics cards are straightforward, right? You buy the bigger number, you spend more, you get higher gaming performance. That’s how it works on the desktop, but it’s not necessarily the way things work in gaming laptop land. It’s confusing, frustrating, and kinda disingenuous.

I’ve spent a lot of time recently checking out next-gen gaming laptops, and it’s been a trip. So far they’ve all been RTX 4090-based machines costing $4,000+, y’know that whole ultra-enthusiast schtick I so love (opens in new tab). And there’s only really been one that I liked (opens in new tab), and even then there’s no chance in hell I’d ever consider buying it at that price.