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Old 11-20-2014, 10:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Opinions on any major differences in these two computers other than slightly better graphics card in the MSI? Appreciate any input. I am between these two right now. Looking to use it for gaming.

Amazon.com : Lenovo Y70 17.3-Inch Touchscreen Gaming Laptop (80DU0034US) Black : Computers & Accessories

Amazon.com : MSI GT70 Dominator-895;9S7-1763A2-895 17.3-Inch Laptop : Computers & Accessories

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Lenovo has an SSD and more RAM...tho those can be added into the MSI. Lenovo will be slightly lighter, and has a touchscreen.

MSI will have better cooling most likely - especially since it has the Cooler Booster functionality which allows you to override the auto-fan and set it to 100% constant; it also has a better GPU for gaming (870m vs the 860m in the Lenovo).

CPU difference is miniscule and you pry won't notice any difference.
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I'd go after the MSI.
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Lenovo has an SSD and more RAM...tho those can be added into the MSI. Lenovo will be slightly lighter, and has a touchscreen.

MSI will have better cooling most likely - especially since it has the Cooler Booster functionality which allows you to override the auto-fan and set it to 100% constant; it also has a better GPU for gaming (870m vs the 860m in the Lenovo).

CPU difference is miniscule and you pry won't notice any difference.
So you think you'd go for the MSI?
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So you think you'd go for the MSI?
Yup.
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He owns one, so of course he would
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He owns one, so of course he would
Damn right!

The Dominator 895 was one I was looking at getting actually...but then the one I was going to get off of Amazon got sold so I ended up getting the one I have now lol.
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