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Poll Results: GDDR5 will make noticeable difference at low 1366 x 768 resolution in new/demanding games?

 
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Hi there, I've been comparing these two budget gamer laptops now for days, and I just can't decide.
Really the only difference that MATTERS to me, between the two, is that the cheaper one has half the memory bandwidth, BUT both screens are very low resolution, so I want to know if this even makes a difference. I want to play the latest, most demanding games...but only at low resolution. My question is will the bandwidth make a difference at low res 1366 x 768? Both buses are 128 bit.
6650m DDR3 http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1554189&SRCCODE=GOOGLEBASE&cm_mmc_o=VRqCjC7BBTkwCjCECjCE
6750m GDDR5 http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1306296

And before you say that my main bottleneck will be CPU, I plan to overclock it significantly.
Edited by MastershakeJB - 12/7/11 at 7:20pm
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Get the 6750m equipped one, my mate who bought a DV6 on sale with one plays most games Medium at 1366X768.
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It is possible to overclock on a laptop?
    
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Originally Posted by leafan101 View Post

It is possible to overclock on a laptop?

Yes but, generally they run at very high temps already so I doubt you could OC much without tripping Overheat protection.
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post #5 of 8
oy laptops doh.gif do a llano build for $400 or maybe even a budget sandy bridge for gaming..probly could swing a 6790 dedicated gpu with $400..unless it absolutely has to be a laptop..personally..never been a fan..
 
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post #6 of 8
assuming HP isn't stupid like Acer, the IGP on the APU+the 6750 should be in crossfire

= much better than the 6650

And don't let to ignorance of OCN stop you from overclocking...it is pretty much impossible to damage anything. At worst it will shut down, and you will have to back off the OC a bit.
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post #7 of 8
Most definitely 6750, neither of those are going to keep up with the latest and greatest, even at 720p. Definitely do everything you can to max out your graphics horsepower.
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Thanks for replies. I'll probly go with the 6750m. Although this is a contender as well http://www.ebay.com/itm/ASUS-G53JW-XT1-Laptop-Computer-Intel-Core-i7-740QM-1-73GHz-/120822626211?pt=Laptops_Nov05&hash=item1c2196f7a3#shId
Edited by MastershakeJB - 12/7/11 at 8:15pm
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