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#1 sharpie

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Posted 24 January 2010 - 07:52 PM

im getting a new laptop and what is the difference between intel and amd processors? is one better than the other?

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Posted 24 January 2010 - 09:13 PM

Price mostly, although Intel has the latest technology on the market with the Core I series (I7, I5, I3). Your battery might last longer with an Intel processor thanks to the core throttling technology in the Core processors.

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Posted 25 January 2010 - 12:09 AM

price is a big difference, atom definetly doesnt use much energy. Intel CPUs can typically do better with graphics editing and multi tasking, though AMD CPUs can definitly handle anything the average computer user can throw at it and then some. Personally I like both brands for different tasks, though typically I use AMD.

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