GT 630M or Radeon 7670m

Hi im planning to buy a laptop and im confused if i should combine a SB i5 2.5Ghz or a IB i5 2.5 Ghz with a GT 630M or AMD HD 7670M

my main usage is for Photoshop and Premiere pro (light video editing 10-15 min videos) and i play games like COD, CS-GO but if i have a good GPU and affordable then i might consider going for a better one. but leaving that aside, for the above mentioned needs, would a 1GB card suffice or i need a 2 GB 7670M

Please help me choose the correct processor and the right graphic card that would go with it.
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  1. Go with the IB CPU, and the GPUs are about the same (with a *very slight* lead going to the 7670m) UNLESS you are getting the 144 shader version of the 630m, which will be better than the 7670m.

    And with those older-tech graphics chips, 2GB of RAM won't make a difference vs. 1GB. Radeon 77XXm and higher or Kepler-based GPUs and high-end Fermi GPUs can benefit from 2GB.
  2. im sorry to have confused you but i didnt mean 2GB of RAM... i meant to say that there are 2 variants available for the 7670M... you get a 1GB for 50$ while a 2GB for 75$.. does that make any difference?

    thank you so much for your knowledge
  3. nbelote said:
    Go with the IB CPU, and the GPUs are about the same (with a *very slight* lead going to the 7670m) UNLESS you are getting the 144 shader version of the 630m, which will be better than the 7670m.

    And with those older-tech graphics chips, 2GB of RAM won't make a difference vs. 1GB. Radeon 77XXm and higher or Kepler-based GPUs and high-end Fermi GPUs can benefit from 2GB.


    :hello: this might be out of the context but would A10-4600 be better than the IB i5-3210 ?
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