Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



19 posts

Geek


Topic # 138418 3-Jan-2014 12:44 Send private message

Hi,

My laptop just packed a sad and i urgently need and replace.

im currently looking at the Toshiba Satellite P50 or the HP ENVY 17-J111TX .

What one would you guys recommend

Cheers

Create new topic
I iz your trusted friend
5272 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 45

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 960649 3-Jan-2014 12:54 Send private message

Which exact model of P50? And got any specs on 17-J111TX? The HP website is hopeless with their specs as they're not as foretelling with it as others.

Note: After some finding, HP's nVidia is GT-740m vs Toshiba GT-745m... I'd go with Toshiba as my experience has taught me that their product is far more reliable than HP... I have had use HP for many years and the last laptop that replaced HP was a Toshiba and it changed my perception, would recommend Toshiba over HP these days.

Also, despite Toshiba's display is 15.3" it is FHD (Full HD) vs HP's 17.3" at HD 1600x900.

HP's usually are largely lackluster in their offerings these days, all they have is their brand name to carry them but pretty much not that great specs.




Internet is my backyard...

«Geekzone blog: Tech 'n Chips Takeaway» «Personal blog: And then...» «Photo blog: I see...»

Please read the Geekzone's FUG




19 posts

Geek


  Reply # 960659 3-Jan-2014 12:56 Send private message

Brand/Model: Toshiba Satellite P50-A09M  http://www.noelleeming.co.nz/shop/computers/notebooks/pc-notebook-computers/toshiba-p50-a09m-15-6-notebook/prod126448.html#specs-tab

HP ENVY 17-J111TX  Product Specifications
  • Up to 3.4Ghz Intel Core i7-4700MQ Processor
  • 17.3" LED Display
  • 8GB RAM
  • 1TB Hard Drive
  • 2GB Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M Graphics
  • Beats Audio
  • Built-in 802.11b/g/n Wireless Networking
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8.1
  • The latest Intel processors and NVIDIA graphics can give you a faster and more responsive experience.
from Warehouse Stationary http://www.warehousestationery.co.nz/is-bin/INTERSHOP.enfinity/WFS/WSL-B2C-Site/en_NZ/-/NZD/ViewOfferDetail-Product?CatalogCategoryID=1zMKBTFwK0oAAAEue3tAPZw7&ProductUUID=fP0KBTFx334AAAFDq1V66gFK&JumpTo=OfferList

3138 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1035


  Reply # 960664 3-Jan-2014 13:10 Send private message

From personal/professional experience I would not touch HP, their quality over that last 5+ years has been appalling. 




Mike

 Interesting. You're afraid of insects and women. Ladybugs must render you catatonic.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Does NZ need better gun laws?
Created by mattwnz, last reply by heylinb4nz on 2-Sep-2014 11:41 (96 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Warning: Rage Ahead - Campbell Live and childhood poverty
Created by kawaii, last reply by Dingbatt on 2-Sep-2014 11:47 (62 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Judith Collins: I am resigning
Created by Presso, last reply by gzt on 2-Sep-2014 11:42 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Cirque du Soleil Cellphone Hijack
Created by myopinion, last reply by PhantomNVD on 1-Sep-2014 18:01 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


VideoEZY OnDemand
Created by Andib, last reply by nigelj on 2-Sep-2014 11:39 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Orcon Global Mode launched
Created by freitasm, last reply by shk292 on 1-Sep-2014 11:32 (132 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by IcI on 30-Aug-2014 17:54 (562 replies)
Pages... 36 37 38


Lightbox quality comments
Created by ronw, last reply by freitasm on 2-Sep-2014 09:15 (101 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.