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Decision to Make. i3 2310m with 6770m or i5 2410m with gt525

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i3 2310m with 6770m
or
i5 2410m with gt525

both are same price.

I know the 6770m is far better than the gt525 but will the i3 be sufficient?.

Primary use will be for gaming.

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The only difference between the i5 2410m and the i3-2310m is that the i3 is clocked lower (if I remember correctly) and the i3 does not have a turbo function. The i3 still has HT though.

I would go with the 6770m combo. It kicks the crap out of the gt 525.
post #3 of 6
If the primary use will be for gaming I see no reason not to go with the one with the better GPU.

Don't be misled by the i5 vs i3. They are both probably dual core with 4 threads but just run at different clock speeds. They're both good.
    
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Awesome that's just good to hear. Thanks for the advice +Rep
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In desktop i5 vs i3 , i5 wins because in desktop i5 is quad core while in laptop i3 and i5 are both dual core , so you will be fine with i3 and it will output less heat ..

6770M is much better than 525M if you're just gaming , but if you need CUDA for some programs then go with 525M ..

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post #6 of 6
The 6770M if you plan to game, otherwise get the GT525
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