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Old 08-17-2009, 06:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have been using Sony VGN-BX196VP laptop for 4 years now.

Recently, I have bought HP 550 laptop for my parents.

But now I am thinking should I give my old Sony laptop to my parents and keep the new HP for myself. My parents have basic needs, but I do use the Sony laptop for Photoshop and Adobe premier.

I am thinking that because BX196VP is 4 years old, HP 550 will be faster than BX196VP. However, when I was installing software on HP 550, it also seemed a bit slow.

the spec for BX196VP is: 1.74 GHz and 1.5GB Ram:

the spec for HP 550 is: Intel® Celeron 2.0 GHz and 1GB Ram

Hope u can help

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The slowness is coming from the fact that you are Celeron CPU on the new laptop. You really want to keep to a Pentium, Core, Core2 CPU.

What you have there is more like a downgrade


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Are you suggesting i should stick to my old Sony VGN-BX196VP
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