Which of there 3 Laptops would you pick, and why?

All these laptops has the same price, but which one has an edge? Please state your reason for picking. Thank you.

1. Asus F510Q

AMD A12-9720P Turbo Speed: 3.6 GHz

4gb (2400 MHz DDR4)

128gb SSD

AMD Radeon R7 Graphics

15.6" (1920x1080) ultra-narrow bezel FHD LCD

Licensed Windows 10 64bit O.S.

Ports: USB Type-C, (2x) USB 2.0, USB 3.1, HDMI, SD Card, Audio jack

2. Acer Aspire 3 A315-42G-R03V

AMD Ryzen 5 3500U Turbo Speed: 3.7 GHz

4gb (2667 MHz DDR4)

1tb HDD

AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics

Radeon 540X Series 2gb GDDR5 dedicated

15.6" (1920x1080) FHD Narrow Bezel LCD

Licensed Windows 10 64bit O.S

Ports: RJ-45, HDMI, 3x USB Port

3. Lenovo Ideapad 330-IKB 81DE

Intel Core i5-8250U Processor 6M Cache, up to 3.40 GHz

4gb (2133 MHz DDR4)

1tb HDD

Intel UHD Graphics 620

AMD Radeon 530 2gb dedicated

15.6" (1920x1080) FHD TN LCD

Licensed Windows 10 64bit O.S.

Ports: USB Type-C 3.1, (2x) USB 3.0, HDMI, 4-in-1 card reader (SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC), Audio jack, RJ-45

2 Answers

  • 1 year ago
    Favourite answer

    Avoid the 1st one...…. and avoid anything with an AMD A12, A10, A8, etc, and etc processor. These A-Series processors are based on an architecture that's old and it wasn't very good in the first place.

    AMD's Ryzen is good though.

    Despite the differences in the architecture, there isn't a noteworthy difference between the performance levels of the Ryzen 5 3500u and the Core i5-8250u. The Ryzen might have the clock speed advantage but that Core i5 has an IPC advantage. The Ryzen based system does have a slightly better iGPU and dedicated GPU.

    Not sure what difference it would make though since all 3 solutions come with 4gb of RAM. Hopefully you can upgrade the RAM without much hassle.

    I'd pick laptop #2 unless laptop #3 is way cheaper.

  • Shadow
    Lv 4
    1 year ago

    The Acer would be a better choice due to the better specs.

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