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by: redsox1108 January 22, 2013 11:27 AM PST

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Touch screen laptop buying advice

by redsox1108 - 1/22/13 11:27 AM

Looking into buying a new touch screen laptop running windows 8. Have found 2 reaching most of my criteria at best buy.

The Sony sve14 with core i7, 1tb hard drive at 5400 rpm, 2gb dedicated graphics, 8gb of memory and a 1600x900 screen

The asus q500 also comes with a core i7, 750gb hard drive at 5400rpm, doesn't have hybrid graphics, same 8gb of ram, but comes with a full HD 1920x1080 screen

I will be using the laptop mainly for school, multimedia, and web surfing and music

I like the Sony for the hybrid graphics card, both only come with a DVD writer, so no blu ray, only difference for with is the screen resolution being better on the asus

Both come at $950, if anyone has some help they can offer for me making my decision it would be appreciated

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