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Processor Help Needed

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Haz, May 2, 2007.

  1. Haz

    Haz Nintendo Encyclopedia

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    Hey Everyone,

    I need some advise on processors, i.e. which processor is better.

    The current process in my laptop is: Mobile Intel Pentium 4 Processor 518 with HT Technology (2.8GHz, 533MHz FSB, 1M Cache)

    However, Dell are replacing my machine (due to overheating problems) and the new processor is this: IntelĀ® PentiumĀ® Dual-Core Processor T2060(1.6GHz/533MHz/1MB)

    Not being too in the know with what's better than what, any help would be great!
     
  2. The_Mitch

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    well i know more about AMD than intell but it seems they are giving you a slower core but since its a duel core it might with each core at 1.6 GHz then it might be better because combined it is 3.2 GHz but as i said before. im not very good with intel
     
  3. the_flood502

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    =D Dual Cores are much better

    1.6 * 2 = 3.2 so that much faster! also the work load is shared between the 2 CPUs you shouldn't get nasty over heating =D

    the only problem with using dual cores on lappys is the battery issues i.e. less battery life =(

    Intels are usually better for Cache but AMD are better for use... well... that's what i though... my laptop has a 3GHz Intel P4 CPU... and my desktops CPU is much nicer to run... =)... but that could be due to power issues etc.

    Basically the new one is better (Y)

    go you!

    I've got a AMD X2 2.2GHz (desktop) <3
     
  4. Haz

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    So the 1.6 refers to each processor then? (sorry not all up to scratch with this)

    If I'm running one application, say a game, will it be able to spread the power it needs over both processors?
     
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    yes it's each processor =)

    yes it will share the power =)

    No worries if your not up to scratch it's better to ask somebody that living in the dark =)

    =)
     

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