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Old 04-01-2013, 01:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Toshiba - Satellite 17.3" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 640GB Hard Drive - Mercury Silver - L875-S7108 - Best Buy
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HEWLETT-PACKARD-NEW - Pavilion 15.6" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - D1C17UA#AB - Best Buy
Or any other computer under 450 that they sell at a store I'm going on vacation tomorrow so I need the laptop today lol thanks I plan on playing games on it
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:14 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What kind of games are you willing to play? High-end games are gonna be tough to play with a budget for 450, medium settings at best I believe.
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:43 AM   #3 (permalink)
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The HP has the better GPU, so that one. As was said, these aren't going to run games very well.
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I agree with PP_Mguire. The HP as a nicer GPU and CPU. I would suggest that one.
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Features I ended up getting this laptop it was a open box sale at best buy for 429 what do you guys think I haven't tried to much yet
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I still would have gone with the HP.
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Same. The HP still has the better GPU over any of these. You can have the best CPU in the world but if you don't have a decent GPU to back it up you will be playing low settings across the board.
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So is it worth returning it and getting the hp or are they pretty close
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Return it and get the HP. The APU has a desktop quality dedicated GPU which will be able to play a lot of games with medium to high settings on the 15" screen, where as the IGP in the laptop you bought will be low settings for all games. The APU in the HP is also a quad core where as the i5 is a dual core.
Under other situations, I would recommend the i5 based laptop due to higher processing power but in this game for gaming you want that 7640G GPU in the HP.
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Here, I'll give you a graphical demonstration of the difference between the two.

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