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Now that Dual Core is out, is everything else outdated?

by nalm / January 16, 2006 10:52 PM PST

Last month I put in an order for a Lenovo Thinkpad Z60t laptop with a 2.0 ghz Pentium M because I was looking for a light business laptop with long battery life. It will not ship until mid February, so I can still cancel my order without being charged. Should I now that Dual Core is available?

I know that it will allow for lighter construction and longer battery life... and I can get by without going to a new laptop for about another 6 months. Should I just wait, or are the "old/conventional" processors adequate.
I'd cancel my order in a second, but I'm hesitant because I got a pretty good deal on the Z60t ($1500 fully loaded with Lenovo's employee pricing 24 hour sale that they had on 12/27/2005).

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More choices.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 16, 2006 11:01 PM PST

What you may not want to know is that later this year the dual core 64-bit arrives. Just the ticket for faster video productions.


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by nalm / January 17, 2006 12:03 AM PST
In reply to: More choices.

When is the dual 64 expected to hit the market, Q3/4?

So do you think I should cancel my original order? I'm just hesitant because of the deal I got.

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My advice is always to wait.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 17, 2006 12:13 AM PST
In reply to: shoot!

If you can wait, wait. When you can't wait, shop.

But today's dual core Apple is quite the bomb.


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