Buying a laptop Tags: CPUs Laptops Processors Product Last response: July 29, 2010 4:06 PM in CPUs Share silverronan July 29, 2010 2:43:49 PM im trying to buy a laptop for part time gaming and school work limited to best buy unfortunately... damn giftcards but im looking at the Dells: (upwards of $800) i cant decide what would be the best option for the cost Dell - Studio Laptop / Intel® Core™ i7 Processor / 15.6" Display / 6GB Memory / 500GB Hard Drive - Black Chainlink for $1199.99 or the cheaper i5 Processor or the even cheaper Core 2 Duo Processor what would be the best option? / whats the differences in the processors? cheaper would also mean money to upgrade the RAM, if that is a better option.... please help More about : buying laptop p4nz3rm4d July 29, 2010 2:50:29 PM i would look at the Asus laptops as well. they are quite good. if you need a gaming laptop, the Asus G73-JH is VERY GOOD, and what about Alienware? they cost about the same, and are made by Dell.. m 0 l silverronan July 29, 2010 3:03:26 PM Alienware is a little pricier and i feel like i could get cheaper, with a little weaker graphics but just as good speed. asus - havent heard much but ill look into it. but out of the i7 , i5 and core 2 duo processors, what would be the best economic decission for the price vs. power of the processor? m 0 l Related resources Studying abroad, need help buying a laptop (w/ Laptop Buyers FAQ). - Forum Buying my 1st laptop - Forum opinion for buying a laptop - Forum buying a laptop thinking about hp should i buy this? - Forum Buying new laptop - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Timop a b à CPUs July 29, 2010 3:39:55 PM Is that the Studio 15? the HD5470 sucks for gaming. Heres a better gaming laptop for $750: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l silverronan July 29, 2010 3:59:20 PM im still limited to bestbuy.com but im deciding between studio xps, studio, and inspiron m 0 l Timop a b à CPUs July 29, 2010 4:06:52 PM This would be great then: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Asus+-+Laptop+/+Intel%26%23... This is alright too: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Samsung+-+Laptop+/+Intel%26... But on the dells, This is probably the best: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Dell+-+Studio+Laptop+with+I... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedBuying a Gaming Laptop NEED YOUR SUGGESTIONS PLEASE Forum SolvedBuying a gaming laptop. Forum SolvedBuying a laptop from a friend is it worth it? Forum SolvedAdvice on buying a Laptop Forum SolvedBuying Younger 12 Year old Brother Laptop Forum SolvedBuying Laptop with best features Forum SolvedBuying A Laptop! Forum SolvedI'm looking at buying laptop for my son for graphic design which processor is better Forum SolvedAre there any ways of cooling down a laptop without buying a cooling mat. Forum SolvedBuying a new laptop Forum SolvedBuying a new Gaming Laptop? Forum SolvedNeed Laptop Buying Advice Forum SolvedIs it worth buying alienware laptop with radeon hd 6990? Forum SolvedIs it worth buying a laptop? Forum SolvedLaptop Buying Advice Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !