Which laptop should I get?

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  1. DQScott95
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    Acer better gpu the Cpu is about the same on both of them do not hold me to this I just glanced at the spec sheet.....
     
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    To be honest 635M is no good at 1600 x 900, and 650M is more likely borderline at 1600 x 900.

    Neither laptops are good for gaming imo. Do you really have to game at laptop?
     
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    Yeah that was what I was thinking but out of those two the Acer is the better of the two.
     
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    Well I can always reduce the resolution to a slightly lower setting. It just needs to be fairly decent for gaming, not super high spec, run everything at ultra graphics settings. As long as I can do basic, medium or medium high settings for games I'm fine.
     
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    Basic yes medium , maybe medium high no go on a lot of games.
     
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    If you drop resolution to 1366x768 then GT650M from that Acer laptop will do nicely.
     
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    Yea, I don't mind dropping my resolution just during gaming. So the Acer laptop is the best choice for me?
     
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    Yes.
     
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    Alright, thank you very much guys. I'm good with software, but I need to learn a bit more about hardware lol
     
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    Yes, GT635M from ASUS is really no good at all (I'm surprised that ASUS paired it with 17" monitor).
     
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    So am I that is just under powered for a 17 inch.
     
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    I'm glad I came here before actually buying it, otherwise I would have gone with the ASUS and been disappointed later on haha
     
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    Glad to help.
     
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    I ended up getting am ASUS G75VX
     
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    Thank god, because Acer is terrible. I've got nothing but bad experiences with their products - I had to fix/perform maintenance on a few of those and my, oh my, I would not recommend them even to my worst enemy. The price point may be alluring and lower than the competition's, but it's all for a price - those computers overheat, they're made of poor quality plastic and are badly designed overall - not a fan.
     
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    Eh, Acer has been pretty good for me. I had a laptop that lasted about 5 years. Then it fell apart completely.
     
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    My previous laptop was an Acer. I will never go back to that brand now lol