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#1 bluecasey

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 08:14 PM

I recently baught the lenovo p500 (699.00)

specs: Intel® 3rd Generation Core™ i5 (2.6GHz (with Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz)

WXGA high-definition widescreen LED-backlit 10-point multitouch (1366 x 768)

15.6"

6GB

SATA (5400 rpm)

1TB

DVD±RW/CD-RW

, digital media card reader

Intel® HD Graphics 4000

Built-in Webcam

Built-in 10/100

Bluetooth-Enabled Ethernet LAN

1 USB 3.0; 2 USB 2.0

Touchpad

Windows 8

 

 Im looking to exchange it for this

HP - ENVY TouchSmart 17.3" Touch-Screen Laptop - 8GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive

 

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/HP+-+ENVY+TouchSmart+17.3%26%2334%3B+Touch-Screen+Laptop+-+8GB+Memory+-+1TB+Hard+Drive+-+Modern+Silver/9349042.p?id=1219013209337&skuId=9349042#tab=specifications

 

Just wondering if there is a huge difference between the two. Converting of movies and some pic editing is my main concern i dont want to have any problems or slow downs while doing this. Right now with the lenovo p500 I dont seem to see  any problems or slow downs.

Whats your opinion of the two? Thanks to all who help ahead of time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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#2 killerx525

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Posted 09 August 2013 - 09:01 AM

There is some differences, the HP has an i7 processor which is much more powerful then the i5 in the Lenovo. Having a faster processor will cut down on time it will take to convert movies.


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Posted 22 August 2013 - 12:27 AM

I have to agree with Killer, a better CPU will give you more of the power you want for your video converting.






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