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Going to buy one of these after work,
need a quick answer on which one is better (gaming/multitask/etc..)

http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/...c6d23be125en02

vs

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=58434 <-- WINNAHHHHH according to populah demand

.. or if you can find something with better specs in canada let me know ;p
Edited by Tralala - 4/8/11 at 11:04am
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We aren't allowed to verbally offer Reps to each other. Besides, it goes without saying.
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post #3 of 23
i think this one will do better http://ncix.com/products/?sku=58434
however i would stay away from acer. In my eperience any problems give you the middle finger.

ps. you cant offer rep its against the TOS
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Get the NCIX one.

Left is NCIX right is BestBuy

i5 480m > Phenom II N930

HD 6550 > HD 5650

Same Screen

Same HDD

4GB < 6GB RAM

The NCIX would be faster and definitely worth the extra $80-100.
 
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i think this one will do better http://ncix.com/products/?sku=58434

why better?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tralala View Post
Going to buy one of these after work,
need a quick answer on which one is better (gaming/multitask/etc..)

http://www.bestbuy.ca/en-CA/product/...c6d23be125en02

vs

http://ncix.com/products/?sku=58434



the one from ncix is better in terms of power... an i5 will beat the phenom ii in most things such as gaming... it will most probably even beat it in multi threaded apps.

better cpu and better gpu... i say the second one. Basically the same price for a better machine

Best buy is always overpriced... at least here in the U.S, and from the looks of it.. the same goes for canadian best buys
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I would pay the extra for the second one with the I5 @2.5Ghz, the GPU's in both perform about the same.
 
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Those choices are both subpar for the price but between those, I would reluctantly take the i5. 13.3" is way to small for a screen for me personally, but the other specs are quite nice.
You can find a 500GB/i3/Radeon GPU/15.6" laptop for $500-$600 if you look in the right places.
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Get the NCIX one.

Left is NCIX right is BestBuy

i5 480m > Phenom II N930

HD 6550 > HD 5650

Same Screen

Same HDD

4GB < 6GB RAM

The NCIX would be faster and definitely worth the extra $80-100.
correction, 13" vs 15" (best buy) screens

and the phenom is quad core, I'm not sure what advantage the i5 has (I'm not familiar
with mobile cpu's)

wouldn't 6 gigs of ram be useful considering its windows 7
and I'd like to play games while being able to alt+tab for internet? ;p
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