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intel or amd

can somebody please tell me whether i should a laptop based around and amd athlon 64 or intel pentium m???

cnet says that pentium is the best for laptops, but i think that amd if more powerful

please reply to this as soon as u can and tell me intel or amd

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RE: Build Your Own

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The top of the line PENTIUM M would beat almost the entire AMD Line, and offers more battery life. But no 64-bit. Be prepared! 64-bit is avilable on the 5xx series already and also on certain Celeron Ds. Not to mention The PENTIUM D and Extreme Edition. AMDs entire line except for the sempron are all 64-bit.

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thanks just one more thing

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thanks for the help

now based on that i will get a intel processor

do u know of any good computer for less that 1350 that has CELERON D or PENTIUM M

some people also say that the CELERON D has many bugs

if there are bugs in the CELERON D then can u suggest a laptop less thatn 1350 for PENTIUM M


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In reply to: thanks just one more thing

Lots possible for pentiu M under 1350. look at the HP/Compaq models or Dell 6000. Customize it and you can still meet your budget. Recommend 15.4" screen, 512MB RAM, at least 1.6GHZ PM. Dell offers best deal because it has ddr2. Or wait a year for 64-bit Pentium M code named Yonah based on 65nm.

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graphics card question

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do u know if the intel graphics media accelerator w/ 128 MB is good for 2D gaming, watching DVDs, and light 3D gaming??

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It's alright, but even the lowest pci gfx card can beat it.

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just last thing

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do u know if the ati mobility graphics card 128 mb is good for 2D gaming (strategy games), DVD's, 3D gaming (Halo, Medal of Honor), and photos and video

also, is the dell inspiron 6000 capable of handling 3D games, editing movies, and viewing pictures

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In reply to: intel or amd

If you need performance, AMD is the way to go. If you need battery life, Intel is the way to go.

However, AMD has released the Turion 64 chip, which would give you both performance and battery life.

As for video, media accelator will do fine, but you certainly won't find it in an AMD notebook! The video varies, but even SiS Mirage2 video should work.

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