(Not sure if this was the right section to post in) So I am looking to order a Dell XPS 15 - L502X in the next couple of days. I am currently stuck between two of the ones on there outlet site and I cant decide which to go with.
One has: Processor: Intel Core i5-2450M Processor (2.5GHz) •Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium •XPS L502X •500 GB SATA II Hard Drive (7200 RPM) •4 GB DDR3 ECC SDRAM 1333MHz (2 DIMMs) •8X DVD +/- RW Drive •NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M 1GB graphics
and the other: Processor: Intel Core i5-2450M Processor (2.5GHz) •Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium •XPS L502X •500 GB SATA II Hard Drive (7200 RPM) •6 GB DDR3 SDRAM 1333MHz (2 DIMMs) •6X Blu-ray Disc Combo (DVD+/-RW + BD-ROM) •NVIDIA GeForce GT540M 2GB graphics with Optimus
The second one is clearly better, but there is a decent price gap. Would you say $60 is work the jump from the GT 525M to the GT540M?
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I would pay the $60 for it. This is a laptop yes? The thing is if you decide you want a better GPU in your laptop later on, 90% of the time it's to bad for you because theres nothing you can do about it.
Yes its a laptop. And thats what I was thinking with regards to later modifying it
This is off topic, but I already have 8GB (2x4Gb) DDR3 1600 240-pin memory. Do you know how I could check to see if they would fit. That would impact my desision because I really need more than 4Gb ram
If it's lap top memory it'll fit, but since it's different speeds there's stuff you have to do in the BIOs to make it run right, I don't know how to do this, or if you'll even be able to on a laptop.