I3-330 vs i5-430M Tags: RAM Graphics Cards Hard Drives Intel i5 Laptops Last response: February 27, 2010 11:17 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share sshansra February 27, 2010 5:03:39 AM Hi, I'm planning to buy a laptop (dell/acer) soon. My usage is 50% multimedia & 50% gaming. The following specs fit in my budget 1) i3-330M, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD, 15.6" screen, 512MB graphics card & Win 7 Premium 2) i3-350M, 3GB RAM, 320GB HDD, 14" screen, 512MB graphics card & Win 7 Premium 3) i5-430M, 4GB RAM, 320GB HDD, 15.6" screen, 512MB graphics card & Win 7 Premium Is a higher clock speed better or more RAM? Is i5-430M worth the extra bucks? More about : 330 430m buwish a b D Laptop February 27, 2010 11:17:57 AM Check this link out in regard to the performance the specific chips: http://www.notebookcheck.net/Mobile-Processors-Benchmar... For gaming purposes, higher clock speed usually results in better FPS depending on the gpu. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Intel i3-330 vs. i3-350 Forum Intel i3-330 vs. i3-350 Forum SolvedGeforce 8600M vs. Intel HD on i5-430M Forum Core 2 duo T6600 vs i3-330M vs i3-350M vs i5-430M Forum TurionII-p540 vs i5-430m or i3-340m which is better Forum I3-350m and Radeon 5450 vs i5-430m and Integrated Graphics Forum AMD Phenom II X4 N930 vs. Intel Core i5-430m Forum Core2Duo SU7300 Vs Core i5-430M Dual Core Forum HP 4520s WD857EA, Intel Core i5-430M 2.26 GHz , 3GB DDR3 1333MHz 2 DIMMS vs Ac Forum I3-330m vs. i5-430m for casual gaming Forum Core i5-430M vs core2duo E8400 Forum Core i5-430M vs core2duo SU9400 Forum Intel Core i3-330m Processor 2.13GHz Vs Intel Core i5-430m Processor 2.26GHz Forum Intel Core i5-430M vs Intel Core i7-720QM Forum I5-430M vs i5-520M Forum Cpu-z i5-430M vs. Phenom II X4 810 Forum Core 2 quad vs i5-430M Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !