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May 12, 2009 3:14:39 PM

ok first off this pc will be used for world of warcraft as well as 3d modeling programs as i will be going to school for visual effects degree in a few months. as far as wow goes i just need it to run on medium settings or low settings while dual boxing. these are the two i have come up with that meet my monetary requirements which are under 800$.
1. toshiba A305-S6916
Intel® Core™2 Duo Mobile t6400 2.0 ghz
PC6400 DDR2 SDRAM 4gb
320 gb 5400 rpm hard drive
ATI Mobility RADEON HD 3650 graphics 512mb dedicated
15.4" WXGA TFT-LCD 1366x 768
749.99 + tax

2. HP Pavilion dv7-1279wm
Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T6400 2.0ghz
4 GB of PC6400 DDR2 system memory
500 gb 5400 rpm hard drive
nvidia geforce 9600gt 512mb dedicated
1440 x 900 WXGA+ 17"
820$ + tax

so is the hp worth the extra cash over the toshiba and are either one of them good enough to do what i need and do anyod of you know of better ...cheaper options that will do what i need thanks for all help/advice

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May 12, 2009 4:08:17 PM

The HP is the stronger performer (slightly), and worth the cash. With that low of a budget, you can't do much better.