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Old 10-14-2005, 06:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I have a choice between a Gateway Desktop PC (GT5012) and a Gateway Desktop PC (838GM). I know the 2.8ghz is real close to the 3.0ghz but how much faster is the 3.0ghz? Will I even be able to tell the deference in speed when I'm encoding? I do muti task a lot, but I would like the fastest processor I can afford. What do you guys think of the integrated graphics and sound?. Which pc do you think is the best choice? Thanks.

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Old 10-14-2005, 07:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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My Gateway 506GR came with GMA 900. Integrated graphics suck. The mobo has PCIExpess so you will be able to upgrade to a better graphics card.
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Encoding what? Movies?

Number one, conditional on your response.
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Encoding what? Movies?

Number one, conditional on your response.
Yes, avi to vcd and dvd to vcd.
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