Best GPU and CPU for new laptop

Discussion in 'hardware' started by Rasheed187, Sep 3, 2020.

  1. xxJackxx

    xxJackxx Registered Member

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    More cores is good. More RAM is better. I hope you got plenty as that will make a big difference. At this point I give VMs at least 6GB.
     
  2. Cutting_Edgetech

    Cutting_Edgetech Registered Member

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    I got G. Skill Trident Z Neo DDR4 3600, 32 Gbs. I will get another 32 Gbs soon.

    I also have the following video card below on the way.
    EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER BLACK GAMING, 08G-P4-3071-KR, 8GB GDDR6.
     
  3. reasonablePrivacy

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    So do you have AMD's CPU or AMD's APU (integrated graphics)? I believe video driver issues mentioned by Jack (or put it another way: AMD/ATI driver being of less quality than Nvidia) were exclusively due to GPU and its drivers (be it integrated or dedicated card), not CPU itself. If this is "pure" CPU (or APU, but you will not use integrated graphics) then it doesn't matter if it is Intel or AMD when it comes to video driver bugs.
     
  4. Cutting_Edgetech

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    I will be using this video card: EVGA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER BLACK GAMING, 08G-P4-3071-KR, 8GB GDDR6
     
  5. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    Thanks for the feedback guys, just to stay on the safe side, I will probably buy the Lenovo laptop with the dedicated Nvidia GPU. It will probably cost me only about 150 euro more, so why not. Correction, I just saw that it's even cheaper. I'm not sure why the Lenovo Yoga is more expensive than the Lenovo IdeaPad.

    https://www.bol.com/nl/p/lenovo-yog...p-14-inch/9300000005869126/?s2a=#productTitle
    https://www.bol.com/nl/p/lenovo-ideapad-3-14iml05-81wa009fmh-laptop-14-inch/9300000000539102/
     
  6. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    Guys I was being silly. I was comparing the wrong models, it's about these 2, they are similar except one has the Nvidia GeForce MX330 and the other has the Intel UHD Graphics integrated GPU, and the difference is only 50 euro. I also forgot that browsers use the GPU for hardware acceleration. And more power consumption isn't a problem for me, because my laptop is almost always plugged in.

    https://www.mediamarkt.nl/nl/product/_lenovo-ideapad-5-14-–-i5-16gb-512gb-mx330-grijs-1660675.html
    https://www.mediamarkt.nl/nl/product/_lenovo-ip-5-14-i5-16gb-512gb-teal-1660674.html
     
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