Dell doesnt knwo anything gtx260m or 4870m better?

the m15x comes with the gtx260m for 1400$ the m17x comes with the 4870 for 1800$. dell tells me that the gtx260m is better but all the benchmarks tell me that the 4870m is i need to know the truth on which is better also the 3dmark05 scores are higher on the 4870 please someone help me i need to order the computer today
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  1. In the desktop world, both are at par.. However in the notebook world, the mobility radeon 4870 seems to beat out the gtx 260m comprehensively..

    http://www.notebookcheck.net/Mobile-Graphics-Cards-Benchmark-List.844.0.html
  2. cia24 said:
    the m15x comes with the gtx260m for 1400$ the m17x comes with the 4870 for 1800$. dell tells me that the gtx260m is better but all the benchmarks tell me that the 4870m is i need to know the truth on which is better also the 3dmark05 scores are higher on the 4870 please someone help me i need to order the computer today


    An underclocked 4870 still beats an 8800GT. That's pretty close to the desktop equivalents.

    Here's an article that explains NVIDIA's naming scheme:

    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-280m,2353.html
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