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laptop processor help

by chienetfou / May 30, 2012 10:06 AM PDT

can you give a little help to a computer neanderthal? i'm looking to move up from my general dynamics vr2 gobook to another laptop and i was wondering about which processor i should get the i7 from intel or the amd a8 i have had a bad run of luck w/ intel in pcs and can't find anything bad about amd in either the laptop or pc format


thanks for the help

robert

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It's just like anything else . . .
by Coryphaeus / May 30, 2012 12:13 PM PDT
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that involves an opinion. Both Intel and AMD make great processors. There is no hard or factual evidence on either. I've always had great luck with AMDs and I've been building PCs since the early 90s. Some people swear by Intel.

I know this is not the answer you wanted, but it's just like everything electronic. Some fail, most work perfectly.

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laptop processor help
by chienetfou / June 7, 2012 11:36 AM PDT

thanks for the info any thoughts on a brand of laptop that holds up to a bit of a beating in a vehicle and would be willing to imbed a bluetooth and a gps chip on the motherboard for me before it leaves the factory

thanks

robert w jordan

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Don't know about the BT and GPS
by Jimmy Greystone / June 8, 2012 5:02 AM PDT
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Don't know about the BT and GPS, but Lenovo still sells some kind of ruggadized laptop AFAIK, and there might be one or two others out there, but just run a google search for something like "rugged laptop" and you should find a couple. There's not a lot of selection because there's not a big market for that sort of thing, and you will pay a pretty penny for it, but I seem to recall some place getting a little crazy testing those things by dropping them off the roofs of buildings, running them over with industrial construction equipment, etc, and they kept going more or less.

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by chienetfou / June 8, 2012 9:09 AM PDT

thanks for the info
have a good weekend

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The only model I know that takes a beating.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 8, 2012 6:02 AM PDT
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The Toughbook line. Some complain about the cost but then again, they won't stop beating up the laptop?

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laptop help
by chienetfou / June 8, 2012 9:09 AM PDT

thanks for the input
have a good weekend

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