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So,Im looking to shop laptop.I want to run games and do all basic tasks, and i need to do video editing(720p-1080p).I find a Lenovo Ideapad Y560.
i7-720qm 1.8Ghz
4gb ddr3 ram
ati mobility radeon 5730 1gb gddr5
500gb HDD
15,6" LED screen(HD)
should i continue looking for laptops or to take this?

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Just one thing.

The i7 laptops are very hot machines. Video editing is demanding and some new to laptop buyers don't know how hot these can get when rendering video.

Good choice but be sure you are not going to be upset with the heat production.

It's been written about a lot and for games and video editing your best choice is still the desktop.

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Its ok

I know, so it will be a desktop replacement,just in case i will buy laptop cooler.And it have vents on the backside,and on left side for gpu separately.And i need portability because i need to bring it to class,you know,student and all that.
Thanks again,Fema

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Poor choice for students.

The i5 with SWITCHABLE GRAPHICS is the better choice for students that want games and more.

The i7's current implementation means no battery time to speak of and short life spans for students.

You admitted this is NOT a desktop replacement. Try again but pull back to the i5 with switchable graphics.

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i7 doesnt have switchable graphics,man i dont know that.Thanks.Anyway at this time theres not i7 version anywhere in country, so i probablly will take a i5.Question:how many cores i5 have, and does i5 support hyper-threading.
Thank you Bob for this.I will consider this.

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That question
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OK,thanks.On this Lenovo i can find only i5-430m.But i will continue looking.And, this Dell isnt buyable here.I cant find it.

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I don't see where you are.

For example here I head to best buy. That's where its at.

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