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Old 08-21-2010, 06:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which one should I go for, worth the 70 difference?

Acer Aspire 5542G Laptop - Laptops | Ebuyer.com

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Asus X5EAE Laptop - Laptops | Ebuyer.com

The first is 70 more expenisve but has -

- HDMI out
-More dedicated graphics (i'm not a gamer)
-1080p resolution

are theses features, among others, worth paying extra for?

I'll bee using it for student use and entertainment when I move away from home.

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Just from looking at the specs, I would go for the slightly more expensive one - the slightly better GPU and HDMI output will make it more resellable in the future, and make anything multimedia based easier at the minute.

Before buying either though, I would look at reviews for the both - professional ones, not the Reviews section on eBuyer - by googling '[make+model of laptop] review'. This will warn you if there's anything up with either laptop, or if there are any particularly good points about them.
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I'd go with the more expensive one, but do look up professional reviews, as Yami said.
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Go with the Acer, more features for only a few dollars more
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I would say $120 is more than a few dollars more :P
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