Need help comparing laptops

Hi! I'm looking to spend no more than $1520 on a Sager computer and I've been looking at the NP8130 and the NP8150. I'm ordering it on, if you know better prices than this let me know too!

My choices are:

NP8130 for $1428
-i7-2760QM, 2.4-3.5GHz
-nVidia GeForce GTX 560M 1,536MB PCI-Express GDDR5 DX11
-12GB DDR3 1333MHz Dual Channel Memory (3x4GB SODIMMS)
-750GB (w/ 8GB SSD Memory) Seagate XT 7200RPM NCQ Hybrid (Serial-ATA III 600 - 32MB Cache)
-Intel® Ultimate-N 6300 - 802.11A/B/G/N Wireless LAN Module

NP8150 for $1516.11 (or $1467 w/ 500GB HDD)
- i7-2670QM, 2.2-3.1GHz
-ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6990M 2048MB PCI-Express GDDR5 DX11
-12GB DDR3 1333MHz Dual Channel Memory (3x4GB SODIMMS)
-750GB 7200RPM (Serial-ATA II 300 - 16MB Cache)
-Built-in WiFi module

I AM getting the 3-year warranty on both of these... I have little knowledge of computers or repairs. (That's why the price is a bit higher than you'd expect).

THE QUESTION AT HAND: What will provide me with more gaming performance? A .2ghz faster processor and the hybrid Seagate HDD, or the 6990M 2048MB videocard (instead of a GTX 560M) with a lower processor and normal hard drive??? Is the GPU worth all the extra money while forsaking the processor and HDD?

I really wish there was an easier way to figure this out. Please help!!!!!
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    6990M is a very nice upgrade over the GTX 560M.
    The difference in CPU is very small compared to the better GPU - the i7-2670QM/HD 6990M combo will 'game' better and (IMO) are worth giving up the better CPU & HDD.
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