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Old 06-16-2006, 11:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Arrow I need some Laptop advice.

I am going to buy a laptop from ibuypower.com and I need to know which processor I need to get. I have the choice of:

*Intel® Pentium-4 Processor 650 [3.4GHz, 2MB Cache, 800MHz FSB, 64-Bit + HT Ready]

*Intel® Pentium® M Processor 760 [2.0Ghz, 533MhzFSB, 2MB Cache]

*Intel® Core Duo Processor T2600 (2.16GHz/2M Cache/677FSB)

*Mobile AMD® Turion™64 MT-40 CPU [2.2GHz, 1MB Cache] w/Hyper Transport Technology

*Mobile AMD® Athlon-64 4000+ CPU

I am going to game, video edit, homework, etc. on this laptop. I am looking into speed and dependablility. Just state your opinion and why.
Thanks a lot and your help is greatly appreciated!

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Old 06-16-2006, 12:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I hate to say it, but if you can afford it go with the Core Duo. The Turion is a close second, though. The 2MB cache is what makes the difference.

If you plan on gaming on it, make sure that you get a decent graphics card built in. You can't upgrade a lappy's graphics like you can a desktop.


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Old 06-16-2006, 02:03 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Core duo
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Old 06-17-2006, 04:00 AM   #4 (permalink)
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*Intel® Core Duo Processor T2600 (2.16GHz/2M Cache/677FSB

because its the best one
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TURION! or core duo if u can afford it.
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Old 06-17-2006, 12:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Core Duo, avoid pentium 4's in laptops like the PLAGUE! Pentium 4 + laptop = 30 min battery life
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Old 06-19-2006, 12:06 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Thanks for your guys input.

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