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hey guys, so I ditched ibuypower and decided to go with an asus.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220307

im guessing this ATI 3650 with a gig of vram is suppose to be good but idk, im not an ati fan. So which Nvidia card does it closely compare to?
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i believe you can compare it to a Nvidia 9500M GS
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well I found a comparison for the ati card on this website.

http://www.notebookcheck.net/ATI-Mob...50.8839.0.html

it actually outperforms the 9500M GS

besides that, what do you guys think about the rest of the machine?
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the rest of the machine looks really nice... ESPECIALLY THE PROCESSOR!!!!

2.5ghz dual core + 4gb of ram looks good
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That resolution is a bit vomit inducing.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Liability View Post
That resolution is a bit vomit inducing.
What's the ideal resolution for a laptop? 15 inch
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post #9 of 16
Quote:
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What's the ideal resolution for a laptop? 15 inch
well seeming how my 13.3"er runs at 1280x800 it should be a bit higher on a 15... correct-O? no... 1280x800 is the most common display res. on 15.4 inch lappies...
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post #10 of 16
But XPS M1530 w/ 8600M GT GDDR3 !

8600M GT GDDR3 > 9500M GS/HD3650 1024/512MB DDR2

EDIT: WXGA isn't good for 15.4" screen
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