Viao EA series vs Envy 14 Tags: Laptops Last response: October 27, 2010 5:27 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share mjhui90 October 24, 2010 6:55:58 AM Okay so I had my m11x for about 24 days and the harddrive shited out on me twice. I'm hoping alienware will accept the return for it since it has a 30 day money back garrentee My question now is should I get a viao EA series or envy 14 Both weight the same screen size is similar Both has i5 460um 4gb ram ATI Mobility Radeon™ HD 5650 GPU 500gb 7200rpm harddrive the viao is 10 dollars cheaper which one would you guys recommended based on your personal experience with Viao / HP such as customer service and repairs. Thanks for your help in advance. I'm mostly going to either be typing up essays or playing starcraft thats about it. More about : viao series envy Maziar a c 234 D Laptop October 24, 2010 10:02:02 AM Both are really good, you can't go wrong with either.But based on the user's thoughts about HP and their customer service,i would recommend going with the Vaio one. mjhui90 October 24, 2010 7:30:36 PM yeah hopefully alienware will take their laptop back i've had it for 24 days but they have a 30day return policy I've heard many problems with viaos over heating for games though does anyone have any feedback on this? Related resources Envy 14 -2160SE beats edition vs Pavillion dm4-3000 beats edition - Forum Which laptop? Lenovo Edge 420s or HP Envy 14 - Forum Envy 14 vs M11x - Forum Sony Vaio EA vs . Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 14 - Forum Second Take: Would EA /Take-Two Be Bad For Gamers - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Maziar a c 234 D Laptop October 24, 2010 9:55:23 PM Well,it overheats because 14" doesn't provide much of a space for a fairly powerful CPU and VGA. IsabellaWinTeam a b D Laptop October 26, 2010 7:51:19 PM Hi there, I agree with Maziar. Most powerful "gaming" laptops will tend be larger. Do you spend a lot of time playing games? You may want to consider a larger laptop intended for gaming. Cheers, Isabella MSFT Windows Outreach Team mjhui90 October 26, 2010 8:42:52 PM I would like to but my life doesn't allow me too haha so probably just 2-3 hours the most IsabellaWinTeam a b D Laptop October 27, 2010 5:27:34 PM mjhui90 said:I would like to but my life doesn't allow me too haha so probably just 2-3 hours the most Hi there, Do you mean you will be playing 2-3 hours a day? If that is the case, you should definitely look into a more powerful gaming laptop. Cheers, Isabella MSFT Windows Outreach Team Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSony Z Series vs . Dell XPS 16 ForumCrysis vs Crysis Warhead vs Crysis 2 (PC) ForumWhich is better? Corsair 430CX V2 or Antec EA -380D? ForumA windows laptop.. with mac build quality/features etc. ForumSpecifications review on the Samsung 5 Series ForumLooking for a fast 14 " laptop with good battery - gaming ForumValve team up with EA ForumGaming laptop under 1000 ForumAlienware m15x vs hp envy 14 beats edition Forum[Solved] ASUS G Series G73JH-X1 users ForumNVIDIA's New 400m Series Chips ForumToshiba satellite L650-12Q / sony vaio E series / acer aspire 5740 Forum[Solved] HP tm2t vs HP Envy 14, which to buy? Forum[Solved] Qosmio X505-Q888 vs ASUS G Series G73JH-X1 ForumHP Envy 14 or Sony Vaio Y series More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !