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Re: Laptop processor performance Q

Jan Alter
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      23rd Jul 2008

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>> I'm helping my daughter buy a new laptop. The minimal specs we were
>> working with were Core 2 Duo T5xxx ; 15 in display ; nVidia GeForce 8600
>> GT ; 2GB RAM ; 250GB HDD ; DVD-RW ; PS/2 port
>> We found several good choices, all around $700. But we also found a
>> Compaq Presario F767NR on sale at a big box for $450. It meets all the
>> specs except one: it has an AMD Turion 64 X2 processor at 2Ghz. I know
>> the Turion doesn't perform as well as the 5xxx series Core 2 Duo (Tom's
>> benchmarks), but how much real world difference would one experience?
>> (She will be doing some film editing and may be using "Final Cut Studio
>> 6" and "Avid Express Pro" - if anyone has any experience with those).
>> I'm not a laptop guy. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.

> Sorry: the Turion is a TL-60

Make note of the laptop's weight, how long a charged battery will last, and
rotational speed of the hdd., among other things folks may point out for
comparison. Sorry I can't give you any experience with the Turion CPU.
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