I need some guidance with choosing my new laptop plz Tags: Laptops RAM Intel i5 ATI Last response: October 27, 2010 3:02 AM in Laptops & Notebooks Share am03ba October 26, 2010 10:34:33 PM Hey guys Im in the market for a new laptop and the question comes down to cpu vs gpu The one is a i5 560m 2.66ghz with 4 gb ram and a Ati HD5470 and the other is a i5 430m 2.26 ghz 4 gb ram and a Ati HD5650 The laptop will be used for half gaming and half for work. so does anyone have any suggestions plz. thx More about : guidance choosing laptop plz molo9000 October 26, 2010 10:45:02 PM What kind of work do u need it for? U won't notice the difference between 2.26 and 2.66ghz if you don't do CPU intensive work. Don't forget that there are other attributes like size, weight, battery life, keyboard&touchpad, etc. am03ba October 26, 2010 10:54:41 PM all the things are almost exactly the same, think the work will we some excel number crunching, im a financial analyst. i dont think its that hectic then. the one is a Toshiba L650-11F Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer amk09 October 27, 2010 3:02:39 AM If you plan on doing a little bit of gaming then definitely go for the better gpu(5650) as that will be the bottleneck for you. I'd like to add that although the 5650 is better its not a very powerful gpu, what games do you intend on playing? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources New home wireless network... need help/ guidance plz Forum Guidance choosing a new laptop Forum Next pcs for my new build -- A little guidance plz Forum I need a new laptop help me choose PLZ Forum High-End personal Workstation Guidance Forum Open budget, just need some guidance . Forum Getting a new laptop . I really need help plz ! Forum New home wireless network... need help/ guidance plz Forum Guidance regarding new laptop Forum Need an advice for buying a laptop . Forum Lil' bit of guidance plz Forum Possible motherboard problem - guidance required Forum Wondering if anyone could provide some guidance on build Forum I need guidance on choosing parts Forum Graphic Issues with new build 780i and SLI 8800gtx - Need Guidance Forum Gaming laptop under 1000 Forum Toshiba Laptop upgrades Forum Laptop Forum Looking for a laptop, need advice (In Canada) Forum Which company\'s laptop is the best to buy? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !