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Did I jump the gun ?

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Hi OCN.

In 20/7/2011 I went to buy my first laptop.
I decided to buy HP Pavilion dv6-6177 as I remember , i7 2630QM - AMD Radeon HD 6770M.

They told me It isn't available right now and it will be available next week , I took my sig laptop as I really wanted a laptop.

I know 7 months has left but sometimes I say " I wish I had bought the HP dv6 ".

My 525M on stock gets around 8500 points on 3DMark06 and about 10000 overclocked, While 6770M on stock gets around 11000 points and overclocked 13000.

So did I jump the gun ? frown.gif

Excuse my English smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xunedeinx View Post

Yes

This wasn't so helpful biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by MPIXAPP View Post

This wasn't so helpful biggrin.gif

But sadly true. tongue.gif

I've been there before with a laptop purchase though, I'm sure many have been.
     
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I'd say you did, unfortunately. The 6770M is significantly more powerful than the 525M. You need a 555M on the Nvidia side to match the 6770M.
The plus side is that Nvidia's optimus works much better than whatever AMD has. When it comes to laptop GPUs, I recommend Nvidia to everyone and that's one of the main reasons.
A lot of people here hate on HP, I'm not really sure why. I have an Elitebook and I like it, and I know a lot of people the the dv6 and it's a good machine also. I'd prefer Nvidia GPUs, but that's really the only downside.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MPIXAPP View Post

Hi OCN.
In 20/7/2011 I went to buy my first laptop.
I decided to buy HP Pavilion dv6-6177 as I remember , i7 2630QM - AMD Radeon HD 6770M.
They told me It isn't available right now and it will be available next week , I took my sig laptop as I really wanted a laptop.
I know 7 months has left but sometimes I say " I wish I had bought the HP dv6 ".
My 525M on stock gets around 8500 points on 3DMark06 and about 10000 overclocked, While 6770M on stock gets around 11000 points and overclocked 13000.
So did I jump the gun ? frown.gif
Excuse my English smile.gif

Yes you did.

You've done very well with what you have, however it doesn't do much good overclocking such a slow GPU to begin with. The 525m just doesn't pack enough punch for most games these days.
     
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Thanks guys , this will teach me not to haste in the future.

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