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Old 04-13-2004, 01:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey... I'm thinkin of buying a laptop, but I have a question before I do. I read somewhere that a mobiel 1.6 GHz Pentium 4M processor has about the same power as a normal 2.8 GHz Pentium 4 processor. Is this true, 'cause this could potentially save me a lot of money.

Also, do any of you know of a good laptop I can get for a fair price? I'm goin to college next year and I'ma be a computer science major, so i need a good laptop.

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Old 04-13-2004, 02:06 AM   #2 (permalink)
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A Pentium-4M does not have same power as a 2.8 GHz desktop P4 but a Pentium-M is comparable to a 2.8GHz P4.

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Old 04-13-2004, 03:00 PM   #3 (permalink)
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haha... yeah that's what i meant... do u know how that's possible, i don't understand that
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Old 04-13-2004, 03:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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ive got my eye on the hp zd7140us

Its got great specs and performance. Its at costco for 1500.
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Old 04-13-2004, 05:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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It uses less power and is much more efficient like an AMD CPU

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