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Old 07-16-2008, 10:57 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Im interested in two laptops (Sony Vaio FW line) that are almost identical but have these differences :

A) Has a 2.53 Ghz Processor and a ATI HD 3650 Graphics Card

B) Has a 2.26 Ghz Processor and a ATI HD 3470 Graphics Card

Now if i could get any of the two models i would obviously get the first. But in my region (Greece) only the second is offered. I still dont know if i could order the first one from somewhere else (like ebay) but i was wondering :

Is the difference in these 2 models really noticeable in everyday use? Im not a REALLY heavy gamer but i do enjoy watching dvds and playing a few games. Is it really worth the hustle and the time to find laptop A or should i just go with B that i could get with no problem in a couple of days from a store in my town.


P.S For those familiar with the Vaio laptops A is the VGN-FW11ZU and B is the VGN-FW11S

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Although noticeably different, laptop B should still be plenty for the average user/ casual gamer. With that said, why sony? I feel like their laptops are extremely over priced compared to other companies.

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I like sony because they have nice designs and nice features..

Other laptops i would be interested are hp and toshiba. Hp doesnt make laptops with good specs and toshiba doesnt use blu-ray. acer and asus i dont like. Dell are nice but very expensive and hard to find where i live
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What is your budget ? - ASUS M50 Series M50Vm-X1 NoteBook Intel Core 2 Duo P8400(2.26GHz) 15.4" Wide XGA 4GB Memory 250GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GS - Laptops / Notebooks

This laptop has 4GB ram, Nvidia 9600M GS and windows vista home Premium

Moreover, it has the new P8400 cpu which has 25W TDP
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No Newegg... good Laptop though... Centrino 2 right?
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I`d go for a Zepto. they deliver almost everywhere in europe and nearby. they have good computers with good specs and at a very good price. plus you can upgrade to your likeing

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