Compare the 2. How much gaming performance would I lose with the lap? Tags: Prebuilt Alienware Systems Last response: September 16, 2011 5:50 PM in Systems Share technewb_99 September 13, 2011 2:50:05 AM First system is the laptop Alienware M18x Space Black Anodized Aluminum Intel Core i7 2720QM 2.2GHz (3.3GHz w/Turbo Boost, 6MB Cache) 8GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz (2DIMMS) Alienware M18x 330W A/C Adapter 18.4-inch WideFHD 1920 x 1080 WLED Dual 1.5 GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M 750GB 7,200RPM SATA 3Gb/s Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit Service Pack 1, English, w/Media and here are the desktop specs Alienware Aurora-R3 Intel Core i7-2600 (8MB Cache) Overclocked Turbo Boost to 3.9GHz 16GB Dual Channel DDR3 at 1333MHz (4X4GB), 4 DIMMs Dual 1GB GDDR5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SLI Enabled 1TB RAID 0 (2 x 500GB Hybrid SATA-II) Matte Stealth Black Alienware Aurora w/ 875W Multi-GPU Approved PSU Dell Resource DVD with Application Backup Accessory Kit, Aurora 3, Eng PC-Restore, Dim/Insp Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit, English, w/Media How much would I lose in gaming if I used the laptop over the desktop? Thanks in advance. More about : compare gaming performance lose lap Cs342 September 13, 2011 3:18:40 AM The desktop would be a lot faster since the 2600K can be overclocked to 5GHz without any issues on air, and the 460M does not nearly match the desktop 460 in terms of performance. However, the laptop would still be very fast. m 0 l tsnor September 14, 2011 12:21:14 AM Both CPUs would run any game. The video is a trick. Desktop model numbers are not the same as laptop model numbers. Laptop 460M = 192 CUDA Cores, 16B textures/sec Desktop 460 1GB (not SE) = 336 CUDA Cores, 37.8B textuires/sec See where this ends on video performance ? But dual 460m would spank the desktop I use (gtx 260) so buy what makes sense to you. The laptop will game. For a few mins on battery. While getting very hot. With no future upgradability. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer technewb_99 September 16, 2011 5:50:55 PM Thanks folks. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWill i lose any performance if I use the radeon r9 280x with pci 3.0 on a 2.0 slot, how much of a difference would the 3.0 slo Forum SolvedMy PCIe 3.0 GTX 780 in a PCIe 2.0 slot, how much performance am I losing? Forum SolvedWill the EVGA GTX770 lose much performance in PCI2.0X16 vs in a PCI3.0X16? Forum SolvedHow much performance did I lose with Sandy Bridge being changed from Z68 to Z77? Forum How can i lose money on this build without losing too much performance? Forum How can i lose money on this build without losing too much performance? Forum SolvedHow much of a performance decrease does 800MHz have compared to 1333MHz. Forum SolvedHow much of a role does RAM play in gaming performance? Forum SolvedHow much gaming performance should I be getting from my build? Forum SolvedHow much difference does it make on gaming performance of the data fetching rate of internal harddrives Forum Solved4890 1gb to R7 265 2gb, how much performance increase am I looking at? Forum SolvedHow much does a motherboard matter in gaming performance? Forum SolvedHow much does setting power option to High Performance boost fps in gaming Forum SolvedHow much of a decrease in performance do you get running 2x Radeon 7850s 1 in x16 mode another in x4 mode Forum Solvedhow much of a performance boost would I get with 2 GPU's? Forum SolvedHow much will overclocking improve my gaming performance? Forum SolvedHow much would a Fx 8350 increase performance from a phenom 965 @ 4ghz in gaming Forum SolvedHow much in game performance would i gain going from 2500k to 4670k Forum SolvedHow much would the CPU affect 1080p gaming performance? Forum SolvedHow much would upgrading my CPU improve gaming performance? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !