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#1 dragon18007

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 12:10 PM

Hi

My sister is after a new laptop, as the one she has just now is falling to bits and somethings wrong with the battery as it needs pluged in all the time.

She only uses it for internet, word, music and watching movies, just general things not gaming.

the 2 that she has looked at are -

Toshiba Laptop

and

Compaq CQ60

both are roughly the same price.

Which one is the best for her, I think the toshiba is dual core, does that matter?

please let me know asap.

thanks

JJ

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 01:06 PM

Dual core is nice, because it has the ability to multi-task much better. Its technology can better and Intel Pentium 4.

What are the speeds? (for ex. 2.6 GHz)

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 03:13 PM

the toshiba is 1.90ghz amd athlon x2 and the compaq one is amd sempron 2.10 but not sure whats best.

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Posted 04 April 2009 - 04:44 PM

an athlon x2 will whoop the snot out of the sempfron any day, semprons are AMDs budget chip. if their the same price, go with the Toshiba. :D

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Posted 13 April 2009 - 03:13 PM

the Acer 5735Z-343 is a good one id say. in currys 379

# ntel Pentium Dual Core T3400
# (2.2GHz, 667MHz FSB, 1MB Cache)
# Genuine Windows Vista Home Basic
# 3GB Memory
# 250GB Hard Drive
# DVD Super Multi Drive Optical Drives
# 15.6" Widescreen Display
# 3 x USB Connections
# Wireless Enabled
# Built in webcam

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i was looking too for a new laptop

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Posted 15 April 2009 - 06:58 AM

hi,
i would suggest she can go for a dual core, as it has better multitasking capabilities. If she wants to onlt use it for internet she can go for netbooks which lot more cheaper than laptops!!!!!!




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