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Old 10-12-2010, 07:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I need help choosing on two things a graphics card and a processor for a gaming labtop.

1. Should i get:

CrossfireX 1GB GDDR5 ATI Radeon Mobility HD 5870
or
SLI 1GB GDDR3 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285M

2. Processor:
I plan on getting the i5 540M 2.53GHz (3.06GHz Turbo Mode, 3MB Cache) processor but for an extra 100 dollars i can upgrade to a i7 720QM 1.6GHz (2.8 GHz Turbo Mode, 6MB Cache). Is it worth it to go with the i7 or should i stick with the i5.

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Old 10-12-2010, 08:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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edit: oops, laptop...

1. Def the 5870s

2. If you're going with a dual-gpu solution, then definitely pick up an i7
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Yha, if youre getting a dual gpu beast, go i7, why cheapout now.
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wow, that is going to be one BA laptop. You must be spending so much. At least you're not going to need to run your heater in the winter lol.
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Be sure to have plenty of thermal protection so you dont go sterile
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