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Old 01-09-2015, 09:21 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need advice between 2 laptops

Hi guys, new to this forum, was stuck with this issue and someone recommended asking you all

I need help and opinions... getting my wife a laptop for her bday, under 400 but will be used mainly for gaming (mostly World of Warcraft). Have narrowed down to these 2 but am 50/50...

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I would say I'm good with computer specs etc but one of them has Intel Iris graphics that I had never heard of and cant find that much about and thats whats really throwing off my decision!

Which one would you guys recommend.

Thanks alot in advance!

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Old 01-09-2015, 11:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Iris: Intel Iris Graphics 5100 - Technik/FAQ
R7 M260: AMD Radeon R7 M260 - Tech

Seem to be fairly similar in game performance according to the framerates listed for the games at the bottom.
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