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Garrett LeSage @garrett

My 10 year old nephew wants a "gaming laptop" (which he can also use for programming) and has a budget of $400 to $650.

What should I tell him?

@garrett honestly that's a tough one if he wants to run more modern games as laptops in that price range typically can't keep up. you can probably find him a good hp/acer/asus with decent specs that will do the job. alternative is searching for a used laptop with higher specs on ebay/cl/etc.