I want to buy a new laptop and i'm on tight budget

I settled on this laptop Asus vivobook S16 ryzen 5600H https://www.asus.com/laptops/for-home/vivobook/vivobook-s-16x-m5602-amd-ryzen-5000-series/techspec/
if anyone has tried it with linux let me know what to expect before i do the purchase .

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https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/Laptop/ASUS

In moment not listed.

yeah i noticed

At the moment i have using “Lenovo IdeapadGaming 3 with 32GB of RAM and +2TB SSD on top of 500GB main one
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 5600H with Radeon Graphics 3.30 GHz”
inside is change RAM - because come with 12GB and add 1x 2TB SSD.
Been using in hardly for gaming since new :smiley: and not have problem with it (it`s already on 2 years)
In my country this cost me around 1200euro + upgrades more 150-200 euro

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thank you

Great choice, looking forward to a follow-up post here about how well it’s working or any bumps along the way :smile:

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there was a major discount on that asus , sadly it’s out of stock after a day , i’m gonna wait for the next discount.

Another one:
https://www.amazon.com/Lenovo-IdeaPad-Display-GeForce-82K200UTUS/dp/B09BDFTX65/ref=sr_1_14?crid=3S9DXLSX3TT8&keywords=ryzen+5600h&qid=1704352099&sprefix=ryzen+5600h%2Caps%2C250&sr=8-14

(not perfect, Nvidia GPU. Can cause problems with Wayland)

Yeah… Best choice is with AMD integrate graphics.

https://www.amazon.com/ASUS-Vivobook-Display-Processor-E1504FA-AS52/dp/B0BXRD41GM/ref=sr_1_8?crid=2X1LYNI0U4QRE&keywords=ryzen%2Blaptop&qid=1704352258&sprefix=ryzen%2Blapto%2Caps%2C252&sr=8-8&th=1

4 Proper core and 8 Threads are plenty on laptop.

https://www.amazon.com/Dell-Inspiron-Business-Touchscreen-Graphics/dp/B0CP8Z8G36/ref=sr_1_13?crid=2X1LYNI0U4QRE&keywords=ryzen+laptop&qid=1704352258&sprefix=ryzen+lapto%2Caps%2C252&sr=8-13

thank you but all of these aren’t available in my country , blame my third world country .

Your location isn’t public… If you link some sites that you can buy from, there’s a chance for better recommendations.

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I’m guessing Algeria.

i’m from tunisia

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this is the store with the lowest prices that i could find available in tunisia
it’s in french though
there are a few more websites

https://www.mytek.tn/

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I thought the selection in the US was bad sometimes, but it’s as if this is from another world. I can hardly find things to recommend at all. I tried a conversion from USD, so hopefully these are generally near budget? It could make sense to consider used if it’s still too much. Is there an eBay equivalent there?

https://www.mytek.tn/pc-portable-lenovo-ideapad-slim-3-15abr8-amd-ryzen-7-8go-512go-ssd-gris.html

yeah it’s awful .
there’s cava.tn roughly an e bay alternative

i like that ideapad , i hope there’s a slot for another 8 gb of ram

One thing about Lenovo laptops (at least budget ones) is that they are too delicate. Keep their screens open under a full speed ceiling fans and the display shakes like a f’n curtain!
I don’t see this issue with my uncle’s Dell or Acer laptops.

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