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Old 01-24-2012, 05:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need help deciding which laptop to get.

Hey guys!

I'm planning on buying a new laptop this coming weekend and I'm stuck choosing which of these I should get. Right now I'm set to buy a Lenovo or an HP
(although I've seen some Dell),since I heard they are the next good brands after Apple, in the price range of 500-600USD.

These are the laptops that I'm looking at. And if anyone here can help me which is better, it'd be very much appreciated.
*I'm a casual gamer, play games here and there. No WoW or any FPS games (MW3, BF3, etc.) but going to possibly run LoL, and possibly Diablo 3 when it comes out.


Lenovo IdeaPad Z575
http://www.frys.com/product/6793735?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

AMD A8-3500M quad-core processor
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64

15.6" HD LED backlit display (1366x768), 16:9 widescreen

AMD Radeon™ HD 6620G graphics

4GB DDR3 memory, 750GB HDD storage

Integrated high-speed 802.11n WiFi

HD graphics support and HDMI output

Integrated DVD reader/writer

USB 2.0, eSATA connectors and 5-in-1 card reader

Integrated 0.3 webcam


Lenovo G570 (43349KU)
http://www.frys.com/product/6934647?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

Intel 2nd Generation Core i5-2450M, 2.5 GHz with turbo boost up to 3.1 GHz, 3 MB L3 cache, 2 cores, 4 threads processor
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit

15.6” HD screen (1366×768), LED backlight, 220 nits, 16:9 aspect ratio

Integrated Intel HD 3000 Graphics

4GB-DDR3 memory, 500GB HDD storage

Maximum 8GB DDR3 memory

Integrated 802.11b/g/n WiFi

Integrated DVD reader/writer

5.73lbs, 14.8” x 9.8” x 1.37”

USB 2.0 connectors

Integrated web camera



Lenovo IdeaPad v570
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Lenovo+-+IdeaPad+Laptop+/+Intel%26%23174%3B+Core%26%23153%3B+i5+Processor+/+15.6"+Display+/+6GB+Memory+/+750GB+Hard+Drive+-+Silver+Gray/3504409.p?id=1218406955839&skuId=3504409

Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
2nd Gen Intel Core i5-2430M

Integrated Intel HD 3000 Graphics

Intel Turbo Boost Technology

6GB DDR3 Memory

750GB Serial ATA hard drive (5400 rpm)



Dell Inspiron 15R i5-2410M
http://www.frys.com/product/6879716?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

Operating System:
Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

Processor: 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i5-2410M Processor (2.3GHz with Turbo Boost 2.0 up to 2.90GHz)

Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 3000 with up to 1.6GB Dynamic Video Memory

Memory: 4GB DDR3 SDRAM

Display: 15.6 inch High Definition LED Display (1366 x 768) with True-Life

Storage Drive: 640GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive

EXTRA:
http://www.officedepot.com/a/product...-A24/#firstTab

As of right now, these are the laptops that I have bookmarked.

Thank you in advance for the help!

*I did not post all of the specs, obviously, but I put the ones that are necessary I believe. If you guys want to know more just let me know.


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Default Re: Need help deciding which laptop to get.

Just give us a link to the product page, and we can look at all it's parts. Where are you getting this from? What do you plan to do with it?
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I've looked in Fry's, Office Depot, and Best Buy's websites. And I'm planning on using it for college and casual gaming as I've said above.

Here are the links:
FRYS.com*|*LENOVO
FRYS.com*|*DELL
FRYS.com*|*LENOVO
Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E420 1141 A24 Laptop Computer With 14 LED Backlit Screen 2nd Gen Intel Core i5 2410M With Turbo Boost 20 by Office Depot
Lenovo - IdeaPad Laptop / Intel® Core™ i5 Processor / 15.6" Display / 6GB Memory / 750GB Hard Drive - Silver Gray - V570-1066AJU

Links are on the original post now.
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The 1st one you linked would be the best.
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The 1st one you linked would be the best.
Ok I'll keep that in mind.

What do you think MindOverMaster?

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For Gaming Purposes the Radeon 6620 kills the intel hd graphics 3000

and also i found this laptop http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834101259 it has 2 gbs more of ram

Also found the same laptop for 500 dollars so u save 80 dollars

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834246304
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Sickk. Thanks for the research!

Well that's 2 votes for the Lenovo z575. Guess I'm leaning towards that now.

Thanks guys!

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