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ACER Aspire 5002LCi with Turion 1.6 HELP!!!

by petko1979 / May 24, 2005 5:37 PM PDT

Hi i need your help here. I've decided to buy a notebook recently and the Acer Aspire 5002 LCi realy caught my eye:
These are the main specification of the model:

AMD Turion? ML30 1.6GHz, 1MB L2, 400 MHz FSB- AMD PowerNow!? technology, AMD HT technology
Memory: 2x256 MB DDRAM
HDD 40 GB
Battery: 8 cell
Price: 800 euro or 1030$


So the main thing that bothers me is the new processor Turion since there are no client Reviews in the web about the performance of this CPU. So i'm asking anyone who is using Turion cpu, or even better- own a notebook like this one, to write about the performance of the cpu and/ or the notebook.
Thank you all !

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(NT) (NT) Great computer
by jrmar07 / May 25, 2005 7:52 AM PDT
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Just FYI.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 25, 2005 7:55 AM PDT

That's a mobile version and should underperform the former Athlon 64 not as mobile version by a bit less. But the battery life should beat the older version.

Hope this helps.

Bob

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Sempron or Turion?
by petko1979 / May 25, 2005 5:13 PM PDT
In reply to: Just FYI.

What do you think? Which will be faster?
3000 Mhz Sempron or 1600 Mhz Turion
I'll be using it for programming most of the time.

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Goal?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 25, 2005 9:04 PM PDT
In reply to: Sempron or Turion?

If you want speed, you don't want Mobile chips. You go for the full up P4's with HT and have no battery life, and a laptop that can't sit on your lap.

Your goal is unclear here.

Bob

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Goal is...
by petko1979 / May 25, 2005 11:08 PM PDT
In reply to: Goal?

The goal is to choose the best laptop for as little money as possible.
The ACER with sempron worths 600 euro and the ACER with Turion is 800 euro, so I want to know which is faster 3 Ghz Sempron or 1.6 Ghz Turion.

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Faster at what?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 26, 2005 6:37 AM PDT
In reply to: Goal is...

It doesn't matter. You'll have to get BENCHMARKS to figure this one out.

Bob

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