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Old 11-29-2010, 09:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i just got a contract and the job is remote, so i need to pick between my two pc laptops as my primary computer. neither is dazzling to say the least, but before i buy a new one i am trying to figure out if one of the laptops i already own will suffice. most important to me are speed and size-smaller the better. here's what i've got: HP Compaq Presario CQ60 Notebook w AMD Athlon Dual Core QL-62, RAM 2.00 GB, 32-bit OS. smaller one is an Acer AO532H Intel Atom CPU N450, 1 GB RAM, 32-bit OS. i have only one office suite 2007 license so i need to pick one to install it on. does anyone have any thoughts? or should i just bite the bullet and buy something new?

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Don't buy office, d/l open office as its free and just as good.

Really, your 2 laptops aren't bad... but its really your decision if you want/need a new one... You could just boost the ram in them both and you'd be better off.

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I think the compaq will outperform the other not only because of more ram but the CPU will cope better with multi-tasking,
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