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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

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  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.




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  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

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  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. 




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