Gaming laptop under 600

funkygrunt017

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Hey guys, right now im searching for a gaming laptop to play wow,league, and runescape. i can buy one today if its under 500, but if its 600 ill have to wait a little. Here are the options.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834215663 - Acer Aspire V3-551G-8454 Notebook AMD A-Series A8-4500M(1.90GHz) 15.6" 4GB Memory 500GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi AMD Radeon HD 7670M

500$

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834131394 - SAMSUNG Series 3 NP350V5C-T02US Notebook Intel Core i5 3210M(2.50GHz) 15.6" 6GB Memory DDR3 1600 500GB HDD 5400rpm DVD Super Multi AMD Radeon HD 7730M

599$
 

Robert Pankiw

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I think the 7730m laptop is a much better deal.

There aren't many benchmarks available or the 7730m, but the ones that there are show it does better than the 7670m. Also note that the 7730m is GCN, whereas the 7670m is VLIW5 (GCN is much newer).

The Samsung notebook has other benefits, such as 2 USB 3 ports (instead of 1, total of 4, instead of 3), more RAM (negligible real world benefits). The other specs are nearly the same, relatively bad screens, but that's expected at this price point (unfortunately). It's also lighter (thought not much).

It depends on how badly you want a new computer, but I'd wait for the 7730m.
 
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