Results 1 to 4 of 4
Discuss Two Laptops Which is Better Candidate? at the Hardware - Hackint0sh.org; Hi so for one of my class' next quarter i need a mac, but with ...
  1. #1
    Newbie Array

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    2
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    0

    Default Two Laptops Which is Better Candidate?

    Hi so for one of my class' next quarter i need a mac, but with that said the cheapest one i could get is 2100 and the most expensive was 2800... But anyways so i decided to get a PC laptop and do hackintosh it, plus i like PC more.

    The two candidates I was looking at on newegg were
    Its easier to see the specs from the links
    But which do you think would work better with hackintosh



    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834220412
    Brand -- ASUS
    Series -- M70 Series
    Model -- M70VN-X1
    Screen -- 17" WUXGA
    Memory Size -- 4GB DDR2
    Optical Drive -- DVD Super Multi
    Other Features -- Fingerprint reader
    CPU Type -- Intel Core 2 Duo
    CPU Speed -- T9400(2.53GHz)
    CPU FSB -- 1066MHz
    CPU L2 Cache -- 6MB
    Resolution -- 1920 x 1200
    GPU/VPU -- NVIDIA GeForce 9650M GT
    Video Memory -- Dedicated 1024MB
    Graphic Type -- Dedicated Card
    HDD -- 320GB
    HD RPM -- 5400rpm
    Optical -- Drive Type DVD Super Multi
    Optical -- Drive Interface Integrated
    WLAN -- 802.11n Wireless LAN
    Audio -- Integrated Sound card
    Speaker -- Internal Speakers
    Battery -- 8-cell lithium ion



    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834117831
    Brand -- SONY
    Series -- VAIO AW Series
    Model -- VGN-AW190JAH
    Screen -- 18.4"
    Communication -- Modem, Gigabit LAN and WLAN
    Card slot -- One ExpressCard /34 slot
    Tech -- Intel Centrino 2 Processor Technology
    Other Features -- Fingerprint reader
    CPU Type -- Intel Core 2 Duo
    CPU Speed -- P8600(2.40GHz)
    CPU FSB -- 1066MHz
    CPU L2 Cache -- 3MB
    Chipset -- Intel PM45
    LCD Features -- XBRITE-Full HD Technology
    Resolution -- 1920 x 1080
    GPU/VPU -- NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT
    Video Memory -- Dedicated 512MB
    Graphic Type -- Dedicated Card
    HDD -- 250GB
    HD RPM -- 7200rpm
    HD Interface -- SATA
    Memory Speed -- DDR2 800
    Memory -- 4GB
    Max Memory Supported -- 4GB
    Memory Spec -- 2GB x 2
    Optical Drive Type -- BD Combo
    Optical Drive Interface -- Integrated
    Modem -- Integrated V.92/V.90 Modem (RJ-11)
    LAN -- 10/100/1000Mbps
    WLAN -- Intel WiFi Link 5100AGN (802.11a/b/g/n)
    Bluetooth -- Integrated Stereo A2DP Bluetooth Technology
    Card Slot -- One ExpressCard /34 slot
    Video Port -- 1 x VGA, 1 x HDMI
    Audio -- Intel High Definition Audio with Dolby Digital Live
    Speaker -- Built-in stereo speaker
    Touchpad -- Electro-Static touch pad
    Keyboard -- QWERTY, 103 keys, 19.05 mm pitch, 2 mm stroke
    Card Reader -- Compact Flash media slot
    One Memory Stick Duo media slot with MagicGate functionality
    One Secure Digital (SD memory card) media slot
    Webcam -- Built-in 1.3 MP MOTION EYE camera
    Battery -- Standard Capacity Lithium-ion Battery (VGP-BPS
    13A/S)



  2. #2
    Hackint0sh Moderator Array icchansan's Avatar

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela, Venezuela
    Posts
    6,641
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    349

    Default

    I believe the second one its the best choice, I guess... anyway you can always check the HCL here, for similar laptops, good luck

    btw with that money you can buy the real deal? just saying
    HP Pavilion Elite m9250f
    Snow Leopard 10.6.6, Asus IPIBL-LB MOD BIOS, Intel Quad Core Q6600, 4GB RAM (800mhz), 2x500GB, nVidia 8600GT (Works), ALC888S (Works), Wireless RT73 (Works), LAN (Works) - How to Install - Blog - Hardware Combos - FAQ by TJ2K7
    Macbook Pro 13"
    iPhone 4
    Follow meh: @icchansan

    If you just want to support hackint0sh.org with a donation click here

  3. #3
    Newbie Array

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Posts
    2
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    Alright thanks
    And its $600+ cheaper to go this way
    Plus i dont like mac just have to have it for class lol, plus finger print is fun lol and two mouse clicks lol

    Depending on when i buy a this i might ask again if there are new laptops i see... I have till jan 5 which is when the class starts

  4. #4
    Hackint0sh Moderator Array icchansan's Avatar

    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela, Venezuela
    Posts
    6,641
    Post Thanks / Like
    Downloads
    0
    Uploads
    0
    Rep Power
    349

    Default

    Be careful with new laptops, theres no support for some new stuff, like graphic cards, audio, bla bla
    HP Pavilion Elite m9250f
    Snow Leopard 10.6.6, Asus IPIBL-LB MOD BIOS, Intel Quad Core Q6600, 4GB RAM (800mhz), 2x500GB, nVidia 8600GT (Works), ALC888S (Works), Wireless RT73 (Works), LAN (Works) - How to Install - Blog - Hardware Combos - FAQ by TJ2K7
    Macbook Pro 13"
    iPhone 4
    Follow meh: @icchansan

    If you just want to support hackint0sh.org with a donation click here

 

 

Similar Threads

  1. MacNN: Yahoo identified as possible Hulu takeover candidate
    By hackint0sh in forum Latest Headlines
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-22-2011, 04:40 AM
  2. MacNN: First Camino 2 release candidate goes online
    By hackint0sh in forum Latest Headlines
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-30-2009, 04:20 PM
  3. MacNN: Windows 7 Release Candidate moved to May?
    By hackint0sh in forum Latest Headlines
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-16-2009, 06:20 PM
  4. MacNN: NVIDIA candidate for new Mac platform?
    By hackint0sh in forum Latest Headlines
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-30-2008, 11:10 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright © 2014 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
(c) 2006-2012 Hackint0sh.org
All times are GMT +2. The time now is 09:22 AM.
twitter, follow us!