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I7 Q720 Vs I5 430M

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September 3, 2010 4:56:16 PM

Which laptop should I get:

1. Intel i5 430M, 4g Ram, 500g hardrive and ATI Mobility Radeon


2. Intel i7 Q720, 3g Ram, 200g hardrive and 1.0GB, ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics card.

I would be using for gaming on games like COD MW2 and battlefield 2 but also for school work.

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September 3, 2010 6:23:13 PM

Hello L4Star;
Both laptops are good choices for school work - no problems there.
Both laptops will play COD:MW2 OK on low settings. BF:BC2 - maybe not so much. Thats a rough game for a laptop to handle.
Overall I think the i7 720M/HD 5470 is the better gaming option.

Mobilty Radeon HD 4570
Mobility Radeon HD 5470
a b à CPUs
September 4, 2010 6:38:50 AM

I agree with WR2
Both 4570M and 5470M are low-end cards for gaming, but 5470M is faster so go with the second option.
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September 4, 2010 10:30:57 AM

Ok thank you both. Will the 1g difference of Ram make up for anything or not.
a b à CPUs
September 4, 2010 3:07:02 PM

In gaming no,there isn't a huge difference between them.