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Price check/AMD processor Question new laptop advice needed!

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#1 dm24angel


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Posted 03 February 2014 - 10:15 AM

  I am looking to get a new laptop asap, I wanted an intel i7 processor but the price is out of my range.  Is the AMD a10 quad decent for a home laptop used for mainly internet and Graduate school work?  


These are the specs on laptop , it is around $600


2.5GHz AMD Elite quad-core A10-5750M accelerated processor with 4MB L2 cache, up to 3.5GHz


15.6" diagonal HD BrightView LED-backlit display with 1366x768 resolution


1TB 5400 RPM hard drive with HP ProtectSmart hard drive protection

SuperMulti DVD burner

802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi

AMD Radeon HD 8650G graphics, up to 4206MB total memory

dts Sound+


Seriously confused, thank you so much for input!

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#2 killerx525


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Posted 03 February 2014 - 07:45 PM

Hi, for internet use it has more then enough power and for graduate work it should be fine assuming you mean using Microsoft Office.

System1: CPU- Intel Core i7-5820K @ 4.4GHz, CPU Cooler- Noctua NH-D14, RAM- G.Skill Ripjaws 16GB Kit(4Gx4) DDR3 2133MHz, SSD/HDD- Samsung 850 EVO 250GB/Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB/Seagate Barracuada 3TB, GPU- 2x EVGA GTX980 Superclocked @1360/MHz1900MHz, Motherboard- Asus X99 Deluxe, Case- Custom Mac G5, PSU- EVGA P2-1000W, Soundcard- Realtek High Definition Audio, OS- Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
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