Building new system
Hi how much faster is DESK top i7 3770 PC compared to my ASUS i7 2.2GHZ laptop. I have an AMD AMD 2.6GHZ 9950 system that i am considering upgrading. The main activity I do is video HD recoding. I could spend a bit of money buying extra ram for the laptop and upgrading to a solid state hard to give an extra boost for video encoding/recoding or spend £500 and upgrade the desktop to an i7 for a dedicated media encoding solution. The question is how much quicker would the i7 3770 desk be compared to the laptop after upgrading. If the desktop is 2 times as quick as the laptop then it might be worth it. The laptop CPU is i7 2670QM.