Vulpesveritas, on 17 June 2012 - 12:02 AM, said:
Yeah... I'm not recommending an ultrabook to anyone really. Those 35w A10s don't fit in an Ultrabook anyhow, just the 17w A6s.... Anyhow.
I think you're misunderstanding the recommendation. $500-800 laptops that can play any game at 720p at decent settings, most games at 1080p at lower settings or above, and are more power efficient than getting something with a discrete GPU.
Bingo, Good example i have my $1800 gaming tower for all my gaming needs but i do like to travel and sometimes having my gateway is a blessing, When i got it was $600 and came with a blueray player 500 gig 7200 RPM HDD and an AMD A8-3500 in it with an aditional dedicated 6650 card, Now to get the same level of hardware game wise with a blueray player in an intel build (at the time) the CHEAPEST i could find was well over $900 at that price i would rather pay $1200 and get an I7 laptop with a dedicated high end video card and even then i would end skimping on the blueray.
AMD laptops for what you pay on the mass production models with APU's in them are usually a lot cheaper for simular power to a laptop $200 more from team intel, Plus they go onsale far more often then intel laptops meaning your much more likely to save a LOT more money.
However if were talking $1k+ budget intel normally blows AMD out of the water no questions asked.
My 2 cent's take it as you will.
Edit for clairty.
Edited by ArcticFox99, 17 June 2012 - 04:07 PM.