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Old April 18, 2012, 12:35 PM
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Originally Posted by elmorejohn46 View Post
The i5-2450m 2.5gigs has hyperthreading so is is capable of 4 threads like a AMD with 4 actual cores.I would go with the i5-2450m which will do 3,1gigs with turbo boast .I have look at the reviews and it look like the i5-2450m has the faster IGP unit so your games shold be faster IMO.
Intel integrated graphics IS NOT faster. The only time it will provide better gaming than AMD APU is with discrete graphics, or when the game is too CPU intensive (CPU limited).
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