Just getting into 3d & Blender & am considering a new laptop if it will improve the
experience & work flow significantly. My current laptop (which is relatively new itself)
is a Gateway md7818u & am considering upgrading for a better graphics card & full
keyboard. I’m debating between these 2 laptops -
Toshiba A505-S6965 (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4570 with 512 MEG DDR3 discrete mem).
Asus G50Vt-X5 (NVIDIA GeForce 9800M GS graphics with 512 Meg discrete mem).
The Gateway I have has an integrated shared memory graphics card - Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD
Can anyone advise as to weather either of the 2 laptops I’m considering above would
significantly improve my performance in work flow speed with blender & which would
you advise? Having a full keypad with number keys will definitely be a benefit but I’m
wondering how important the upgrade in graphic card is.