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What's a better processor?

by Matt Holland / January 5, 2016 8:45 PM PST

Thinking of getting a new laptop. Which processor would be superior? 2.2 GHz Phenom II X4 Quad-Core N970 or 1.9 GHz Pentium 3825U?

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There's more to a laptop than the CPU.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 5, 2016 8:47 PM PST

But if you want to compare just the CPU, use CPUBOSS.com

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Well...
by Matt Holland / January 5, 2016 9:39 PM PST
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My last HP was my last HP.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 6, 2016 8:32 AM PST
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You need to define what you mean by better.
by orlbuckeye / January 6, 2016 5:21 AM PST

For some people faster processor means better but for other people more energy efficient is better resulting in cooler and better battery life. The U after the 3825 mean ultra and it is more energy efficient than the Intels without the U. I'm more familar with Intel so I can't say about the AMD but typically ytou get what you pay for and proce is a good indicator of performance you will get.

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