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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834158073
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Umm there are few that do offer that low a resolution screen; don't forget when it comes to newegg's laptops; they are little different then Best Buy. What you need to do is go to Dell/HP/Lenovo's site and then you can configure the laptop with the desired display panel, and other specs.
I was referencing Newegg.com's A-series offerings.
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That's the one I was originally planning to get, but unfortunately my current budget is rather limited. ;~;

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Nice find, but I'm veeeeeery leery of HP :/ I owned a dv4 a couple of years ago, and it was horrible...ran terribly hot, very bad battery life and just all around a bad experience.
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That wasn't entirely HP's fault, it was Nvidia's chip that caused the heat, problems, and failures.

I had a DV2, went through the same experience.
Edited by SectorNine50 - 10/20/11 at 12:18pm
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Problem with 1080p laptops is that then you need more gpu horsepower to keep up.
It's fine for browsing or what have you, but for gaming it just won't cut it in these budget gamer laptops.
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Originally Posted by SectorNine50 View Post
That wasn't entirely HP's fault, it was Nvidia's chip that caused the heat, problems, and failures.

I had a DV2, went through the same experience.
It was actually an Athlon Neo with Radeon 4xxx graphics. I get blisters on my hands and.thighs just thinking about it, lols.
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It was actually an Athlon Neo with Radeon 4xxx graphics. I get blisters on my hands and.thighs just thinking about it, lols.
Oh, yeah different story then.
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Its a great laptop. U can even OC that.
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Seems odd to me to include a dedicated GPU that is just a minor step up from the APU integrated one, though you should be able to CFX them into a 6720G2 (IIRC)....

That said, I think a more practical machine would be one with just the A6-3400M acting solo, just using the integrated GPU. The result would be a plenty well balanced system, but one that uses a lot less power as the 6520G in the 3400M is on a 32nm fabrication, rather than the 40nm of the 6650M.

That said, a high clocked dual core intel i3/i5 paired up with a decent dedicated GPU would provide better performance more often than the llano system, problem, is, they are hard to find down in that price range.

Eric
Edited by mdocod - 10/20/11 at 8:13pm
     
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