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Which laptop should I get

by Luexor / January 14, 2016 2:28 PM PST

There's two laptops I can't decide between

Lenovo IdeaPad 500
-amd a10-8700p quad core processor
-raedon r6 graphics card
-8gb ram
-1920 x 1080p
-1.8ghz
-windows 10
-1tb HDD 5400rpm
-$379.99(currently $50 off)
Full Stats here http://www.bestbuy.com/site/lenovo-ideapad-500-15-6-laptop-amd-a10-series-8gb-memory-1tb-hard-drive-black/4578000.p?id=1219775847283&skuId=4578000#

Asus X550ZA-WH11
-amd a10-7400p
-raedon r6 graphics card
-8gb ram
-1366 x 768p
-2.5ghz
-windows 10
-1tb HDD 5400rpm
-$439
Full Stats here
http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B0158XJGJ4/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1452806418&sr=8-1&pi=SX200_QL40&keywords=laptop+amd+a10&dpPl=1&dpID=41qzHiPTPRL&ref=plSrch

The Lenovo has a better resolution and Is cheaper
The Asus has a better processor

I will be using the laptop for just normal computer things but I also want to be able game on them(League of legends, World of Warcraft). So my question Is will either of these laptops be good enough for gaming (medium settings) and what's more important 1080p or a better processor. $500 was my limit. So if you want to recommend a laptop that's good too but, if it's over $500 I'm not getting it.

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by pontiac6_6 / January 18, 2016 2:39 AM PST

What makes you think the a10-7400p is a better processor?

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Odd about the CPU comment. You can check it out at
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 18, 2016 8:54 AM PST

Check out those CPUs at CPUBOSS.com That's how I compare when it's just the CPU.

I wonder if the GHz was in one case turbo and the other not but for my son he had an A10 for about a year and played the games on the 768 line display. Eventually he upgraded to a better gamer laptop.

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Passmark is another good one to compare just the CPUs
by cwatkin / January 18, 2016 10:28 AM PST
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Here's where I'll give the nod to the 8700.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 18, 2016 10:37 AM PST
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