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post #11 of 13
Lenovos has some pretty good Laptops for reasonable prices a 700dollar laptops with a 460m and a i5
post #12 of 13
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Originally Posted by MPIXAPP View Post
To summarize it ..

Intel Core i7 2630QM : 4 Cores clocked at 2.00GHz and turbo to 2.9GHz + 8 threads ..

Intel Core i5 2540M : 2 Cores clocked at 2.6GHz and turbo to 3.3GHz + 4 threads ..

The 2630QM is much better than the 2540M of course ..
Exactly this.
As lots of the new games take advantage of 4 cores, the i7 will be much faster.
post #13 of 13
BF3 can really use a quad. dual core will bottlneck the graphics card, given the graphics card is sufficient
    
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