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Buying advice, which is better


gomez554

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Hi guys,

If you had to choose between the following two laptops which would you have, any why? (both the same price)

Choice 1: Sony VAIO E Series VPC-EH2J1E - Core i3 2330M 2.2 GHz - 15.5" TFT Manufacturer Warranty 2 years warranty Dimensions (WxDxH) 37 cm x 24.8 cm x 3.1 cm Weight 2.7 kg Processor Intel Core i3 2330M / 2.2 GHz ( Dual-Core ) Hard Drive 500 GB - Serial ATA-300 - 5400 rpm Networking Network adapter - Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0 HS RAM 4 GB (installed) / 8 GB (max) - DDR3 SDRAM - 1333 MHz - PC3-10600 ( 1 x 4 GB ) Graphics Controller NVIDIA GeForce 410M Audio Output Sound card Cache Memory 3 MB - L3 Cache Optical Storage DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM - integrated Display 15.5" TFT 1366 x 768 ( WXGA ) - 16:9 Input Device Keyboard, touchpad Battery Lithium Ion Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition Built-in Devices Stereo speakers, wireless LAN aerial, Bluetooth aerial Card Reader Yes Run Time (Up To) 4 hour(s) Notebook Camera Integrated - 0.3 Megapixel Video Memory 1 GB Microsoft Office Preloaded

OR

Choice 2: Samsung 15,6" NP300E5A-S01NL Screen 15.6" Widescreen (1366x768) Processor Intel Core i5 2430M -2.4GHz RAM 4GB DDR3 (1x 4GB) Hard Drive 640GB- 5400rpm SATA2 Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GT520MX - 1 GB DDR3 Optical Storage Dual Layer DVD-ReWriter Card Reader 4 in 1 (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC) Network Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n wireless, BlueTooth 3.0 Colour Silver & Black Connection 2 x USB 2.0, HDMI, VGA Battery 6 cell 4400mAh Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit Dimensions (W x D x H) 36.8cm x 24.3cm x 3.3cm Weight 2.3Kg

Thanks

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mooly

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If I had the choice... the Sony.

Why... because although I have zero experience of Samsung computer products I have had plenty of experience of other Samsung consumer equipment (as a technician) and find it often flawed, buggy, problematic with no fixes...and with poor technical backup.

And Sony... again I have no experience of Sony PC's but have much experience working on Sony gear. So that would swing it for me.

:) You did ask.

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