Considering this laptop, please help with advise

I am considering purchasing this laptop:

I am being sold on the price and the dedicated card. Is there something I am missing?

I use the computre for surfing and watching HD movies, as well as the occasional game when nephews come over.

Is the Athlon 2 series strong enough for that price? thanks.
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  1. Hello ggsxt;

    Can you be more specific about "as well as the occasional game"? The HD 4250 isn't exactly known as a 'gaming card'.

    That laptop seems to get unusually poor review scores: HP ProBook 4525s review

    The slightly more expensive HP ProBook 4520s looks to be getting much better reviews.
    HP ProBook 4520s reviews
    HP ProBook 4520s reviews

    Other options in about the same price range:
    HP 625 $450 - HP 625 review
    lenovo G560 $450 - Lenovo G560 review
    Other Lenovo G560 reviews
  2. Worked on computer retail before and noticed that AMD laptops tends to get warmer compared to Intel.
  3. ggsxt -

    How do you feel about the HP dv-6v? It's $549; I think you get the right balance of size, mobility, and performance.

    The specs are:
    15.6" (1366x168) HD
    2.4 GHz AMD
    4 GB DDR3 1333 MHz
    500 GB HDD 7200 RPM
    Operating system
    Windows 7 Home Premium
    Optical drive
    Blu-ray R, CD R/W, DVD R/W
    Video memory
    1000 MB Dedicated graphics card

    I think it would be more than enough of what you're trying to do. What do you think?

    Windows Outreach Team
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