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January 22, 2013 2:38:46 AM

this is the laptop im looking to buy, this is the cheapest i have found with what im looking for,

Operating system Windows 8 64 edit
Processor AMD Quad-Core A10-4600M Accelerated Processor (3.2GHz/2.3GHz, 4MB L2 Cache) edit
Graphics card 1GB AMD Radeon(TM) HD 7670M Discrete-Class Graphics edit
Memory 6GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm) edit
Hard drive 500GB 7200RPM Hard Drive edit
Office software Microsoft Office Trial edit
Security software No additional security software edit
Primary battery 6-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery edit
Display 17.3-inch diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit Display (1600 x 900) edit
Primary optical drive SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support edit
Personalization HP Webcam with Integrated Digital Microphone edit
Networking 802.11b/g/n WLAN edit


i have a few questions if anyone can answer, how far have the crossfire drivers came, and is the 6 gb memory dual channel 3 GB sticks or a 4 GB stick and a 2 GB stick?

i would upgrade the monitor but that's not a option, and really couldn't afford it anyhow, and i upgraded the hdd to 7200 rpm over the 5600, not sure if that's exactly right on the one i upgraded from, but is that really a necessary?

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January 22, 2013 2:39:39 AM

and once again, ty for your input!
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January 22, 2013 2:50:31 AM

Why an A10 AND a 7670M?

The only reason to get an A10 is that it's an APU - that it has decent inbuilt graphics, enough for light gaming.

If you're getting a graphics card as well, then the A10 becomes a slow processor that's overpowered by other options at its price point.
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January 22, 2013 2:56:52 AM

i was looking at the Intel laptops, but they start at 699$ before any customization, and i know intels integrated graphics suck bad!
January 22, 2013 3:00:19 AM

im always told that dedicated gpu is the way to go, i only play wow, but was wanting to be able to try others out, ive read about the 7660g on-board the a10 is a pretty decent onbaod gpu, but then ive been reading about the crossfire between 7660g and 7670m, and even though ive read mixed reviews, it sounds like something i could get behind!
January 22, 2013 3:45:37 AM

here is my other option i found thnx to a coupon!

HP ENVY dv7t-7200 Select Edition Notebook PC
B6B92AV

Windows 8 64
3rd generation Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3210M Processor (2.5 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz)
NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) GT 630M Graphics with 1GB of dedicated video memory
8GB DDR3 System Memory (2 Dimm)
750GB 5400RPM Hard Drive
NO mSSD Hard Drive Acceleration Cache
Microsoft Office Trial
No additional security software
6 Cell Lithium Ion Battery
17.3-inch diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit Display (1600 x 900)
SuperMulti 8X DVD+/-R/RW with Double Layer Support
HP TrueVision HD Webcam with integrated dual array digital microphone
Intel 802.11b/g/n WLAN and Bluetooth(R)
Backlit Keyboard
Included 2 Year Warranty
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