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Old 07-24-2010, 11:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im buying a Toshiba L555-S7001 from Rent-A-Center Home .... Its specs are
Toshiba - 17" Widescreen with Intel Pentium processor T4400
• Intel Pentium processor T4400
• 17" Widescreen TruBrite backlit TFT LCD display
• 4GB OF RAM WITH 250GB Hard Drive
• Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

What i need to know is if the Intel Pentium Processor T4400 is a Dual-Core Processor. On the site it only says Intel Pentium Processor, but when i search teh laptop name/model on google it calls the laptop Toshiba Satellite L555-S7001, not sure if its the same thing or not, but it says it has a dual core processor on google.
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Old 07-24-2010, 11:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Intel® Pentium® Processor T4400 (1M Cache, 2.20 GHz, 800 MHz FSB) Socket P with SPEC Code(s) SLGJL

According to Intel it is a dual core.

I don't know what Rent-A-Center is going to charge you, but you can get that laptop for $498 at Walmart:
Walmart.com: Toshiba Satellite 17.3" L555-S7001 Laptop PC with Intel Pentium T4400 Processor & Windows 7 Home Premium: Computers

It only has Mobile Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500M, so don't expect to do any kind of gaming on it.
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I dont have that much money off-hand so i have to rent-to-own one for now, and thats the best one they have on their website, i dont want to play any major games on it, probably just Heroes of Newerth, should work, but all its stuff is upgradable right?
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Only the RAM and hard drive, mate.

A laptop is not like a desktop. It is built very specifically and parts can't be switched out (not very easily anyway). Things like optical drives and keyboards are easy enough to replace, as is a cracked screen, but graphics chips are built into the motherboard and the thermal solution is only enough to cool the chip it came with and nothing more.
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Do you know of any other sites that you can Rent-to-Own by chance? Without credit approval.
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Sorry, but no.
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K, Thanks for the help.
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