Closed Laptop GPU : What to choose? Tags: Radeon Laptops GPUs Mobility Radeon Graphics Last response: February 11, 2012 8:52 PM in Graphics & Displays Share yoyoda August 10, 2009 3:31:59 AM Hi, I am planning to buy a laptop. I am interested in a Toshiba model but I am hesitating between a L510 and M300. The main difference seems to be the GPU. The way they describe is : - L510 : ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530 up to 1023MB total available graphics (ext 256MB VRAM) - M300 : ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470 up to 1279MB total available graphics (ext 512MB VRAM) I guess it means that both are using the ATI hybrid technology. The HD 4530 seems to be better according to bencmarks but it has only 256MB dedicated whereas the 3470 has 512MB. So which option would be the best for gaming? (I know they are both not the best GPUs for gaming but they are the only options within my budget). Thanks. More about : laptop gpu choose Best solution edeawillrule August 10, 2009 4:09:25 AM Share I think they would be about the same or the 4530 would be a little slower. Although you would probably have better battery life with the 4530. gkay09 August 10, 2009 4:34:57 AM The HD 3470 would be faster than the HD 4530... But like edeawillrule said, the 4530 would give better battery life and would give out less heat... Related resources Can anyone explain resolution to me? Trying to choose a GPU . - Forum Choose between two laptops, identical except for cpu/ gpu - Forum Help me choose which of these two laptop should I buy for gaming? - Forum Help me choose a laptop please - Forum What would be a good GPU for a laptop - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Mousemonkey February 11, 2012 8:51:58 PM Best answer selected by mousemonkey. Mousemonkey February 11, 2012 8:52:01 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Yet Another "Help me choose a new laptop " please Forum Need to choose a laptop that will play sims 3 on medium-high Forum Which Asus laptop do i choose Forum What cpu to choose Forum Help me to choose a laptop Forum Help me to choose between these gaming laptops Forum How can I choose a laptop for gaming Forum What GPU do I need to run these games on a laptop ? Forum Choosing high spec laptop , should GPU be the decisive factor? Forum ~1200$ Gaming laptop . Which one do I choose ? Forum What specs should I choose ? Forum Asus gtx560ti directcuII-broken Forum [Solved] What is the nvidia equivalent to an ATI 4890? Forum [Solved] Will this Ati Radeon X700 Crysis and what's the shader model? Forum New GPU , will it run? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !