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Choosing between 2 cards

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November 4, 2012 2:49:38 AM

Hey guys I am ordering a computer this week and have narrowed it down to 2 computers. They have the same specs but one difference, a video card. One of them has a 2048MB DDR5 nVIDIA GTX 660M w/ Optimus and the other is a 1536MB DDR5 nVIDIA GTX 670M. Im struggling to pick one and wanted to know which is better for high quality gaming. The two systems are....

MSI GE70 (033US) Overview
Display:
17.3" FHD (1920x1080) Matte
Video Card:
2048MB DDR5 nVIDIA GTX 660M w/ Optimus
Processor:
3rd Generation Intel® i7-3610QM
Memory:
8GB DDR3 1600MHz (Up to 16GB)
Hard Drive:
750GB 7200RPM Hard Drive
Battery Life:
2+ Hours
Weight:
5.95 lbs




The other one is a

FORCE 1762 (52-007) Overview
Display:
17.3" FHD (1920x1080) Matte
Video Card:
1536MB DDR5 nVIDIA GTX 670M
Processor:
3rd Generation Intel® Mobile Core i7 3610QM (Customizable)
Memory:
8GB DDR3 1600MHz (Up to 32GB)
Hard Drive:
750GB 5400RPM Hard Drive (Customizable)
Battery Life:
2+ Hours
Weight:
8.60 lbs


Which one is better for gaming?

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a b U Graphics card
November 4, 2012 3:06:34 AM

well the 670m would be more powerful. It's a choice of do you want to have more money or better gaming.
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November 4, 2012 3:08:50 AM

i know but i was curious about the difference in memory for the gpu's.If it doesnt matter ill go with the 670m
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a b U Graphics card
November 4, 2012 3:14:33 AM

one is about as strong as a 550ti the other is about as strong as a 450, they are only one tier apart on the gpu hierarchy.
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November 4, 2012 3:21:07 AM

ok thanks for the help i will definetely get the 670m just curious about the memory capabilities.
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