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Upgrade laptop to A10 now or wait for Kaveri?

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I currently have an i3-350m processor laptop with Intel HD Graphics. It's enough to play games like LoL or CS and school work, but the laptop is not suitable for games on my Steam account that I used to play on my old desktop at my parents' house, e.g. MW2, Mirror's Edge, Fallout 3. Therefore, I am looking for an all-out replacement. I'm considering a cheap yet powerful and efficient laptop like this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834214872. Of course, since I am in college, gaming is not my priority, and I mostly play LoL in my (rare) spare time.

Basically, my question is if it's worth it to hold out for the third generation APU, especially since the newer consoles are coming out sometime next year or so, which leads to higher system requirements. I want to be able to play games on at least low settings 3-4 years from now. I'll probably snag GTA V and Borderlands 2 if I get this laptop.
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OP you could get a core i5 laptop with HD 7670M for 50 bucks less. the core i5 laptop will be clearly faster than the AMD A10 laptop with integrated HD 7660G

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834214870

also remember kaveri is atleast 9 - 12 months away. so if i were you I would get this core i5 laptop with HD 7670M which should allow you to play the latest demanding games like BF3 at low to medium settings.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUj5Pn2QePM
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OP you could get a core i5 laptop with HD 7670M for 50 bucks less. the core i5 laptop will be clearly faster than the AMD A10 laptop with integrated HD 7660G
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834214870
also remember kaveri is atleast 9 - 12 months away. so if i were you I would get this core i5 laptop with HD 7670M which should allow you to play the latest demanding games like BF3 at low to medium settings.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUj5Pn2QePM

Wow that looks like a great deal! I will consider this and look harder for better offers.
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