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January 4, 2013 7:33:25 PM


Hi, desperately need help buying new laptop
budget choice between two different laptops
spec first one


Technical details for Acer Laptop Aspire V3-551-64406G50Makk (NX.RZAEK.003)
Technical Details Facts
Product Types Notebook, 15 Inch Laptop
Series Acer Aspire
Processor AMD A6-4400M
Processor Code Name Trinity
Number of Processing Cores 2
Clock Speed 2,700 Mhz
Cache 1
RAM 6 GB
Hard Disk Memory 500 GB
Hard Drive Type SATA Hard Disk Drive
Display 15.6 Inch
Screen Diagonal 39.6 cm
Graphics Card ATI Mobility Radeon HD 7520G
Graphics Memory 1024MB
Display Resolution HD ready (1366 x 768)
Display Types 16:9 Widescreen Display, LED Backlight Display
Optical Disc Drives DVD Writer
Networking LAN 10/100, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version Bluetooth 4.0
Wireless LAN Standards W-LAN 802.11b, W-LAN 802.11g, W-LAN 802.11n
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 64Bit
Connections 1 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, Headphone 3.5mm Jack
Video Outputs VGA D-Sub (HD-15), HDMI
Card Reader 4in1 Card Reader
Webcam built-in
Battery Life 5 h
Design Black
Battery 6 Cell, Lithium-Ion
Weight 2.6 kg
Design Clamshell
Configurable no
Microsoft System yes


Technical details for Acer Laptop Aspire E1-571 (NX.M09EK.002)
Technical Details Facts
Product Types 15 Inch Laptop, Notebook
Series Acer Aspire
Processor Intel Core i5-3210M
Processor Code Name Ivy Bridge
Number of Processing Cores 2
Clock Speed 2,500 Mhz
Cache 3
RAM 4 GB
Hard Disk Memory 500 GB
Hard Drive Type SATA Hard Disk Drive
Display 15.6 Inch
Screen Diagonal 39.6 cm
Graphics Card Intel GMA HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Memory Shared Memory
Display Resolution HD ready (1366 x 768)
Display Types 16:9 Widescreen Display, LED Backlight Display
3D Ready no
Optical Disc Drives DVD Writer
Networking LAN 10/100, Wi-Fi
Wireless LAN Standards W-LAN 802.11b, W-LAN 802.11g, W-LAN 802.11n
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8 64Bit
Localisation UK and Ireland
Connections 3 x USB 2.0
Video Output VGA D-Sub (HD-15)
Card Reader 5in1 Card Reader
Webcam built-in
Integrated Security Kensington Lock Support
Battery Life 3.5 h
Design Black
Battery 6 Cell, Lithium-Ion
Weight 2.5 kg
Design Clamshell
Configurable no
Microsoft System yes




price very similar

Desperately need some advice

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a b D Laptop
January 4, 2013 7:47:09 PM

The I5 one has the better processor and the AMD one has better graphics. Which is more important to you?

If you could find an I5 laptop with discrete graphics you would be much better off than either.
January 4, 2013 8:01:52 PM

i mostly use it for browsing and watching movies
so wich one will fit my needs better??
how much worser is the amd processor??
thanks
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January 4, 2013 8:03:15 PM




i mostly use it for browsing and watching movies
so wich one will fit my needs better??
how much worser is the amd processor??
thanks
a b D Laptop
January 4, 2013 9:07:28 PM

Both laptop will do what you need perfectly. But since you don't play any games, get the Intel.
a c 249 D Laptop
February 23, 2013 4:02:52 PM

Hi :) 

CLOSING due to age... but please start another thread if you are still having problems , which I will answer promptly...

All the best Brett :) 
!