Old laptop exchanged for a different one.

  Nikadomi 11:47 07 Jun 2017

Hi everyone, I hope there is someone here to help me. After much struggle Lenovo has decide to exchange my Idea laptop for a new or comparable model. Thing is, I do not really know how comparable it is. So... Help? My old notebook specs: Display Size (Inch)15.6 Inch Display Screen Size15 - 15.9 Inch Operating System TypeDOS Hard Disk Capacity1 TB RAM Size8 GB Processor FamilyIntel 4th Generation Core i7 Processor: Intel Core i7-4510U 4th Generation (4M Cache,2 GHz up to 3.10 GHz)

Hard Drive: Hybrid 1TB 5400RPM 8GB SSHD

Memory: 8 GB DDR3L 1600 MHz

Display: 15.6 HD LED AntiGlare 1910 x 1810 Graphics: nVIDIA Geforce GT 840M 4G Optical Drive: DVD Recordable (Dual Layer) webcam: HD 720p Webcam Audio: Dolby Home Theatre v4 Ports:1x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0 ports , Audio Combo Jack (headphone and mic), 2-in-1 (SD/MMC) card reader, HDMI Wireless: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160, Bluetooth 4.0 Battery: 4 Cell 32 Watt Hour Lithium-Ion Operating System: DOS

The new one would be this one: Notebook LN Y520-15IKBN I7 8G 1T 128 10H 80WK00KGMH 15.6 FHD IPS AG(SLIM) I7-7700HQ 1TB 7MM 5400RPM 128G M.2 PCIE 8G(1X8GBDDR4 2400) 3CELL 45WH BLACK 135W 3-PIN NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB WIFI 1X1 AC+BT4.1

Shall I agree or ask for an SSD hybrid? I'd appreciate your advice as this is a bit over my head :)

  wee eddie 12:19 07 Jun 2017

How long have you had your old Notebook?

You lose nothing by asking for a faster or Hybrid Drive

  Secret-Squirrel 12:33 07 Jun 2017

Shall I agree ............

Yes you should because the replacement is a significantly better laptop.

.......or ask for an SSD hybrid?

No, the laptop you're being offered has a 128GB solid-state drive plus a regular 1TB hard drive. It will perform much much faster than a 8GB hybrid drive.

  Nikadomi 12:33 07 Jun 2017

I had it two years. Theoretically as it was most of the time in their service center being repaired. After they have exchanged the display, the keyboard, the mother board, my hard drive started acting up and I have demanded a more permanent solution. :)

  Nikadomi 12:36 07 Jun 2017

Thanks Squirrel, That helps. I did not decipher the 128 SSD. :)
As I said: way above my head. :D

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