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Gateway NV75S17u vs. ASUS K-series?

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December 23, 2011 3:15:32 AM

Hello,
So I'm looking for a new laptop (not totally for gaming, mostly for multitasking/more intensive Internet use, etc etc) and right now my two options are listed below. Recs? All thoughts appreciated!

1-- Gateway NV75S17u
CPU-- AMD A8--3500M (quad-core @1.50GHz, 4 MB L3).
RAM-- 6 GB DDR3
Videocard-- Haven't searched/found much, but I know it's a 512 MB dedicated.
Price=$600

2-- ASUS K-series
CPU-- Core i7 2670QM (quad @2.2GHz, 6 MB L3).
RAM-- 6 GB DDR3
Video-- Integrated Intel® GMA HD
Price=$800.

I'd really like to keep the price under ~$700 but I could probably scrounge for the ASUS if it's really worth it. If you guys had any other recs, I'd certainly love to hear them! Thanks!
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December 23, 2011 12:12:08 PM

RainbowJimmy said:
Videocard-- Haven't searched/found much, but I know it's a 512 MB dedicated
Got a link to check?
Here is a $600 Gateway NV75S17u and it doesn't have a dedicated graphics card - just the Radeon HD 6620G IGP.

Some options:
TOSHIBA Satellite L755-S5354 15" Notebook $630
Core i5 2430M(2.40GHz) 4GB RAM, 640GB HDD, 15.6" 1366x768 LCD w/ NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M
TOSHIBA Satellite P775-S7365 17" Notebook $700
Core i5 2430M(2.40GHz) 6GB RAM, 750GB HDD 17.3" 1600x900 LCD w/ Intel HD 3000 Graphics

For better all round multi-tasking plus decent gaming under $700 I like this Dell XPS 17 for $694
Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB 7200rpm HDD, 17.3" 1600x900 LCD w/ Geforce GT 550M graphics.
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