Core i7: 740qm VS 840qm??? Tags: CPUs Dell Studio Xps RAM Intel i7 Last response: November 25, 2010 9:05 PM in CPUs Share Fareed Massood November 19, 2010 12:36:03 PM Hello, I am updating my laptop to a dell xps 15 and have the choice of either: i7 740qm with 8 gb ram or i7 840qm with 6gb ram What would be a better choice for HD playback (movies up to 15gb) and encoding? More about : core 740qm 840qm dogman_1234 a b à CPUs November 19, 2010 5:19:35 PM I would say any of the i7 8xx series would do good. Ask about upgrading RAM as well. Also, what is the storage capacity? HD takes up alot of space. m 0 l Maziar a b à CPUs November 20, 2010 6:36:23 AM Welcome to the forums! I just checked Dell's website,and you have to pay extra $325 for 840QM which isn't worth it at all(because its slightly faster),so stick with 740QM m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Fareed Massood November 25, 2010 9:05:14 PM dogman_1234 said:I would say any of the i7 8xx series would do good. Ask about upgrading RAM as well. Also, what is the storage capacity? HD takes up alot of space. well it could get up to 18 GB ! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources I7 740qm vs Quad core Q9550 Forum SolvedOverheating CPU? (Core i7 740QM mobile CPU) Forum Underclocked Intel Core i7 740QM @931mhz Forum Normal operating temp for Core i7 740QM mobile CPU? Forum How to overclock my intel i7 840qm processor Forum SolvedCan i upgrade my existing intel i7 740qm to i7 2820qm Forum Undervolting/underclocking i7 740QM Forum Will i7 740qm be faster than AMD Phenom II 1090T x6 ? Forum Solvedcore i7 4790 vs. core i5 4590 Forum Solvedcore i5 vs core i7 Forum SolvedMSI GT70 Dominator-895 17.3" vs ASUS ROG Notebook Intel Core i7 16GB Memory 750GB HDD + 8GB SSD Blu-Ray Forum SolvedIntel Core i7 4700HQ vs i5 4200H Forum Solvedi7 Mobile dual core vs i3 Forum SolvedIntel core i7 4770k VS Intel Core i7 4820k? What's Better? Forum Solved4790k vs 5th gen Intel Core i7 Forum 740QM VS. 560M for autocad/revit/photoshop Forum SolvedXeon Quad-Core E3-1240 v3 3.4GHz .VS. Intel Core i7 4790 3.6GHz Forum Solvedintel core i7 3770 non k vs i7 4770 non k Forum SolvedFX 8320 vs Core i7 4770 - 3D Rendering Forum SolvedFX 8320 vs Core i7 4770 - Game Development Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !