just bought new alienware notebook....wondering - Page 2 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > New Systems | Building and Buying
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 06-04-2006, 03:45 PM   #11 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 48
Default

naw. pentium M isn't that good.
the FSB is 533mhz on that one whileas desktops usually have 800 fsb
__________________

__________________
Looking for computers to buy?
Visit:
<a href=http://www.abstracttech.com>http://www.abstracttech.com</a>
hereyago is offline  
Old 06-04-2006, 03:53 PM   #12 (permalink)
The Bulldog
 
zmatt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: In an empty Ramen packet
Posts: 4,660
Default

amds can have up to 2000mhz fsbs. the laptop is fine you can play all games just not at high. as far as laptops go its pretty good, the only thing is the cpu is a little slow i didnt think they made pentium-Ms any slower than 1.73ghz anymore.
__________________

__________________


ポップ・タルトが大好きです。
<<<<<<<Rep is always welcome
Ultimate Guitar exercises/ Songs for technique
zmatt is offline  
Old 06-04-2006, 09:55 PM   #13 (permalink)
Build Guru
 
PP Mguire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 28,286
Default

Come on guys yall are smarter than that. A 1.6ghz Pentium M can kill at least a 2.6ghz equivalent desktop. Its made slower but can go faster. I believe back in the day we had this same argument on these forums about the same thing. You can play all games fine just some not on high because of the graphics card.
__________________
"Resolution is just a number." #Ubisoft
Origin/Steam = PP_Mguire Twitch = pp_mguire Instagram = ppmguire PSN = PP_Mguire

Access to my Plex PM me.
PP Mguire is offline  
Old 06-04-2006, 09:59 PM   #14 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 543
Default

yea you can play all games fine, just some setting will be on low but thats fine
__________________
3200+ A64 skt 754
ASUS K8N4-E Deluxe
2x 512mb corsair value
X1800XL 512mb@X1800XT
2x 80g WD SATA
X-FI Platinum
Antec P180b
Running is offline  
Old 06-05-2006, 05:46 PM   #15 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 5
Default

yes....so ive heard that the pentium m 1.6 is equivalent to about the 2.4 and a little bit higher.....and 2.4 is what is reccomended to run most games smoothly...and having 1gb dual ram and an ok graphics card that it would do the job for most games.....see im at an army installation right now in training and its hard to keep up with the tech....which is why i came here
armymatt3288 is offline  
Old 06-10-2006, 08:21 PM   #16 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 5
Default

sorry to bother ya'll again.....can i get a final concensus.....will it run newer games at medium settings? ive had mixed answers...but not knowing that it runs at 2.4 ghz +......
__________________

armymatt3288 is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.