Why is it so hard to find a gaming laptop (or any laptop for that matter) with BOTH a solid state drive and a hard drive these days?
I'm currently using a Dell G7 with a 256 GB SSD and a 1 TB SSD. Having the extra HDD is so convenient when you want to backup something quickly you can just copy and paste the file onto the other drive. If you want to reinstall your OS, you can keep your movie/music/photo collection on the HDD where speed doesn't matter and not have to bother with moving your files out and then back in again. Rarely used programs can also go on the HDD instead of hogging up valuable SSD space.
Modern laptops have LESS storage than my 6 year old laptop. Most new laptops don't even have a SATA bay so you can't even buy a hard drive separately and install it either.
Dear GOD/GODS and/or anyone else who can HELP ME (e.g. TIME TRAVELERS or MEMBERS OF SUPER-INTELLIGENT ALIEN CIVILIZATIONS): The next time I wake up, please change my physical form to that of FINN MCMILLAN formerly of SOUTH NEW BRIGHTON at 8 YEARS OLD and keep it that way FOREVER. I am so sick of this chubby Asian man body! Thank you! - CHAUL JHIN KIM (a.k.a. A DESPERATE SOUL)
I want a gaming laptop/desktop replacement, not a macbook air clone. I keep my laptop plugged in 95% of the time because if I wanted to carry a laptop around I already have an ultrabook for that anyway. Sure I could buy a desktop but I don't have a lot of space in my dorm room and moving with a desktop or flying with it is a huge pain.
There are plenty of laptops with GTX 16xx GPUs and SSD+HDD, a few with RTX 20xx GPUs and SSD+HDD and almost none with RTX 30xx or 40xx GPUs with SSD+HDD. The Acer Nitro 5 seems to be one of the few modern laptops that still have a SATA bay but they still don't come with HDDs by default and you have to buy the cable separately.