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Which Of These Computers Are Better?

Postby Travers » Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:02 pm

Which computer should I get of these 2? I would need it for normal usage and video games

HP - Pavilion 17.3" Refurbished Laptop - 6GB Memory - 750GB Hard Drive


Processor Brand AMD 

Processor Platform AMD VISION A8 APU 

Processor AMD A8-Series 

Processor Speed 1.9GHz 

Battery Type 9-cell lithium-ion 

Display Type High-definition LED-backlit with BrightView technology (1600 x 900) 

Screen Size (Measured Diagonally) 17.3" 

Cache Memory 4MB on die Level 2 

System Memory (RAM) 6GB 

Type of Memory (RAM) DDR3 SDRAM 

Computer Hard Drive Size 750GB 

Optical Drive DVD±RW/CD-RW 

Optical Drive Speeds Drive speeds not specified 

Direct-Disc Labeling No 

Digital Media Reader or Slots Yes, digital media card reader 

Graphics AMD Radeon HD 7640G discrete-class 

Video Memory Up to 3060MB total available 

TV Tuner No 


Built-in Webcam Yes 

Modem None 

Networking Built-in 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector) 

Wireless Networking Wireless-B+G+N 

Bluetooth-Enabled No 

S-Video Outputs None 

Audio Beats Audio 

Speakers Internal 

PCMCIA Slots None 

USB 2.0 Ports 3 USB 3.0; 1 USB 2.0 

IEEE 1394 FireWire Ports None 

Parallel Ports None 

Game Ports None 

Laptop Weight Standard (more than 5.5 lbs.) 

Battery Life Not available 

Pointing Device Touchpad with on/off button and multitouch gesture support 

HDMI Output Yes 

Blu-ray Player No 

Operating System Platform Windows 

Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 

Included Software Windows Media Player, Windows DVD Maker and more 

ENERGY STAR Certified Yes 

Best Buy PC App No 

Graphics Chip AMD/ATI 

Drive Capacity 750GB 

Graphics Card AMD Radeon HD 7640G discrete-class 

Warranty Terms - Parts 90 days 

Warranty Terms - Labor 90 days 

Product Height 1.4" 

Product Width 16.4" 

Lenovo G580 Laptop


Part number: 59354101


3rd generation Intel Core i3-3110M Processor( 2.40GHz 1600MHz 3MB)

Operating system

Windows 8 64


Intel HD Graphics 4000


6.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM 1600 MHz


15.6" HD Glare with integrated camera 1366x768

Pointing device

Industry Standard Multi-touch 2 button touchpad

Hard Drive

500GB 5400 rpm

Optical Drive

DVD Recordable (Dual Layer)


6 Cell Lithium-Ion

Network Card

Lenovo BGN Wireless


Bluetooth Version 4.0


One year

Form Factor



Integrated HD Camera


HDMI (Out)

Or is there a good cheap computer that is good for normal use and video games?
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Which Of These Computers Are Better?

Postby arvie53 » Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:31 pm

The Lenovo looks better than the other one's specs. Windows 8 is the only problem. I know a couple of gamers who tried Windows 8 and went back to 7 because Windows 8 is terrible for gaming.
The HP with only a 90 day warranty would scare the hell out of me!
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