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Laptop Processors?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Packin' Heat, Jun 6, 2006.

  1. Packin' Heat

    Packin' Heat

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    so of the top your head, what’s your pick between the Intel core duo (T2600) or the Pentium M (770)?



    or another way to ask this question is: what the newest an/or best laptop processor out?
     
  2. grokdesigns

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    Single core processors will soon cease to be manufactured. Go with the Core Duo.

    In my opinion, the Core Duos are the best laptop processors out right now.
     

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    Core Duo is newer, and better, for the most part. The Pentium M will run cooler, have better battery life, (all else equal) and some of the things they had to change for the dual core will make the Pentium M a few percentage points faster at some few, very specific things.

    But overall, dual-core is where everything is heading. If you're spending the $$ on new, get Core Duo. The premium for the T2600 vs. say a T2400 is about $250, which isn't very good value for a measley 333MHz...

    Definitely go with Core Duo. Pentium M is on the way out, AMD's Turion lags behind in everything except that it's 64bit, and we won't talk about Via's or Transmeta's offerings; purely niche in the low power market.
     
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    I say go with the dual core processor as well. Acer has laptop with dual core processor for less than $1,000 with a DVD burner, XP Pro, 120GB HD and 1GB of RAM. It’s $999.99, but still less than $1000.
     
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    i was looking to spend in the 1500 range. need it for business.
     
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    Do you have to have a certain name brand?
    What size screen are you looking for?
     
  7. grokdesigns

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    I have an Acer TravelMate 4200 with the Core Duo processor, I love it!