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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.
please enlighten me
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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
Nah, Windows 7 x64 needs 1-2 GB. 6 GB is overkill.
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Nah, Windows 7 x64 needs 1-2 GB. 6 GB is overkill.
I'm interested in seeing what the "better" alternative is ;p
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post #14 of 23
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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
it depends on how the memory is allocated and utilized, and in most cases intel setups are more efficient so you'll still be able to browse while having a game in the back ground. more isn't always better with memory.. it also depends on the timings and speed. I'll place my bet on the intel rig being better
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post #15 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tralala View Post
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
Screen res is same. Same res + smaller screen = most of the time better looks, so NCIX wins?

i5 480m has Hyper Threading so it is a Quad Core. The reviews here will show you it is faster than the N930.

The RAM won't matter. I game Crysis and Metro 2033, most demanding titles out, and I never have RAM issues.


Because my grammar sucks.
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Get the NCIX one...it owes the one from the best buy!
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post #17 of 23
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Screen res is same. Same res + smaller screen = most of the time better looks, so NCIX wins?

i5 480m has Hyper Threading so it is a Quad Core. The reviews here will show you it is faster than the N930.

The RAM won't matter. I game Crysis and Metro 2033, most demanding titles out, and I never have RAM issues.


Because my grammar sucks.
I just wish they sold it (or any superior lappie) at a local retailer so I wouldn't have to wait
for it to come in the mail
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Hands down this one...

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

off topic, perhaps a poll would suit you better next time.
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Hands down this one...

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

off topic, perhaps a poll would suit you better next time.
you're probably right
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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16834152215

from newegg canada, just a thought.
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