$600 range laptops: which of these wins?

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Both listed on Amazon right now... which would you say is better for overall laptop business use and casual gaming The AMD A10 or the Core i5 with a dedicated graphics card?


1.
AMD A-Series Quad Core A10-5757M 2.5 GHz (4 MB Cache)
6 GB DDR3
750 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
15.6-Inch Screen, AMD
Radeon HD 8650G
http://www.amazon.com/Acer-Aspire-V5-552-X814-15-6-Inch-Laptop/dp/B00EY50MKK/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

2.
Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6 GHz (3 MB Cache)
8 GB DDR3L SDRAM
500 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
14-Inch Screen, NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HC3498M/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I went with the core i5 but I'm already wondering...
I'd like to play things like Civ V, LOTR Online, maybe Assasin's Creed if possible. I don't need to be able to run hardcore FPS.
 
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