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Which Labtop computer is better

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#1 Parrish


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Posted 05 February 2009 - 11:45 PM

Hi, I'm new to this website and I apologize in advance if this is in the wrong section.

Anyways, I'm about to buy a new labtop. I have it narrowed down to two models.

The first one: (let's call this the compaq)


The second one: (let's call this the HP)


What is your opinion on the better one? What are the major differences? I know HP and Compaq are actually the same company. I know the "Compaq" has more hard drive space, but which has a better processor and graphics accelerator?car? I don't know much about processors or graphic cards.

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#2 Goldwyn


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Posted 05 February 2009 - 11:59 PM

I'd go for the HP.

System Bus

Vs the Compaq that has 667 System bus.

Faster talk time between Processor and memory = A really happy application.

Edited by Goldwyn, 06 February 2009 - 12:01 AM.

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Posted 06 February 2009 - 01:16 AM

well, they both have the same cruddy integrated intel graphics, same type of memory, but the HP has the better CPU, albeit a smaller HD. you can easily upgrade the HD or buy an external one later. however, if you really dont need a lot of CPU power the compaq has a bigger screen. id say they both have their ups and downs. hard call, i think since I only use laptops for around the house and portable media centers Id buy the compaq cuz i hate tiny screens but thats just my opinion.



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