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post #11 of 14
Y410 or Y510 are best bangs for the buck
     
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post #12 of 14
The G75VX is much more capable in terms of potential performance and is faster in the majority of titles anyway.

The 670MX is so powerful that there's a thread proving how far it will overclock and how high of performance it will provide. So technically speaking, the G75VX has a GPU that WILL give you faster higher performance than the Y510p AND maintain that much longer with better temperatures.

You can easily hit 7970M performance with a properly tuned 670MX. SLI is nice, but I like a single powerful GPU as opposed to several smaller ones... plus I've seen the Y510p suffer from temperature problems...
     
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The G75VX is much more capable in terms of potential performance and is faster in the majority of titles anyway.

The 670MX is so powerful that there's a thread proving how far it will overclock and how high of performance it will provide. So technically speaking, the G75VX has a GPU that WILL give you faster higher performance than the Y510p AND maintain that much longer with better temperatures.

You can easily hit 7970M performance with a properly tuned 670MX. SLI is nice, but I like a single powerful GPU as opposed to several smaller ones... plus I've seen the Y510p suffer from temperature problems...

I totally agree, Didnt see that G75 :3
     
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post #14 of 14
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I forwarded this whole thread to my brother who is looking to buy the laptop. He didn't bother to check it, and then went and bought, independently from my recommendation, the 17 inch Acer with the Nvidia 750M graphics that I listed in the first post. Sadly, he didn't get the Acer with the 760M graphics that was mentioned above. At least, I conclude that his web search skills are no better or worse than mine.
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