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Notebook speed

I am planning to purchase a desktop replacement and have narrowed my search to the Fujitsu Lifebook N6010 / N6110. I am not a gamer, but use the internet & MS Office extensively for my business and I want the fastest speed possible. I am confused about the processor, RAM and L2 cache configuration. Can someone please tell me which would be faster/better and the pros and cons of each?

The P4/538, 3.2 Ghz CPU, 1MB L2 Cache and 2GB DDR SDRAM
The Pentium M/750, 1.86 Ghz CPU, 2MB L2 Cache and 2GB DDR2 SDRAM

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Pentium M

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Pentium 4 has 533fsb just as the PM.
1.86x2=3.72GHz P4.
DDR2400??? or ddr2533? DDR400? DDR333? Don't kbnow speed of ram.
PM is better so far in this case.

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Pentium M

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Thanks for the info. I just learned that the P4 has DDR333 RAM and the PM DDR2 533mhz. Also, I was a little confused about your formula, 1.86 x 2 = 3.72 - does that mean the PM runs twice the speed it is advertised?

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In reply to: Pentium M

No to compare with a pentium 4, you basically multiply it by 2. So if its 2.0 ghz, then it competes with a Pentium 4 at 2.0Ghz. OK, i would definitely get the Pentium M.

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(NT) (NT) 4 ghz not 2

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RAM question

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Thanks for clearing that up. I am still in the dark about how much ram to put in it. I thought to buy the most they offer, but I am not a gamer and rarely have more than one program open at a time. When I do it would usually be Outlook or Word and a couple of internet sites which is use extensively in my work. I do want the fastest response time possible but don't want to waste money on additional ram if there is no benefit. I read that MS Office needs 256MB so I think 1GB would be the minimum I should get. Gievn the above do you think I would notice a difference between 1GB RAM and 2GB?

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I didn't notice a giant difference between 512 and 1280. Being at or above a gig is good though.

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