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I am confused between sony vaio and dell (which one to buy)

by dewanggoyal16 / November 29, 2012 4:36 PM PST

HI guys,
I want to buy a laptop which is touchscreen, i7 processor, and good graphics. I am confused between these two laptop:
1: Dell XPS 12
2: Sony Vaio E14A290X premium plus.
Please help me out.

Regards,
Dewang Goyal

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Well the Dell is
by orlbuckeye / November 29, 2012 8:38 PM PST

full 1080P and the Sony is 1600 X 900 resolution.

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Why the i7?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 30, 2012 2:30 AM PST

Here's a note about that and gaming.

"Our tests demonstrate fairly little difference between a $225 LGA 1155 Core i5-2500K and a $1000 LGA 2011 Core i7-3960X, even when three-way graphics card configurations are involved. It turns out that memory bandwidth and PCIe throughput don't hold back the performance of existing Sandy Bridge-based machines. "
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/gaming-cpu-review-overclock,3106-4.html

It seems the general public has been successfully brainwaxed that the i7 is always the better choice.

We have a 1080 display on a laptop. Nice but I went back to a lower count on my next laptop.
Bob

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