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Which gaming laptop is better?

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January 25, 2012 9:44:22 AM

I'm planning to buy a gaming laptop and I chose MSI. I'm a noob when it comes to specs. Which gaming laptop is better? Thanks for the help.

GT683 MSI Gaming Laptop Specs:

Cost : $1302.20

2nd Generation Intel Core i5 Processor

Intel Core i5-2410M 2.30GHz

Intel HM67 Express Chipset

nVIDIA GeForce GTX560M 1.5GB DDR5

15.6" FullHD(1920x1080) LED Display

8GB DDR3 Memory

VS.

GX660 MSI Gaming Laptop Specs:

Cost : $1209.18

Intel Core i5 Processor

Intel Core i5-480M 2.66GHz

Intel PM55 Express Chipset

ATi Radeon HD5870 1GB DDR5

16" hd (1366X768) LED Display

8GB DDR3 Memory

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January 25, 2012 10:01:14 AM

GT683

I tell you why.

The processor is better, it is sandy bridge processor (or 2nd generation i5), newer and faster.
The graphic card is faster, GTX 560M is faster than an HD 5870M
The Screen is 1080p compared to 1366x768.
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January 25, 2012 10:09:58 AM

Well the GX660 has the higher CPU clock, but an older CPU, so I would think it would be slower.

The first one has an HD screen, which will look nicer if used at 1080p resolution, but requires more graphics power because of the larger amount of pixels.

The main point for gaming is the graphics chip. It comes down to GTX560M 1.5GB vs HD5870 1GB. These are both mobile chips for laptops, but if the numbers were representing their desktop counterparts (the real graphics cards GTX560 and HD5870), the gtx 560 would be more powerful.

If it were me I would agree with refillable and buy the first one (GT683) for 100 bucks more.

EDIT: At the time I wrote this I didnt see that I would be writing what has already been said, but there, now you have 2 people telling you the same thing. :-)
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