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processor help - pentium m or pentium 4

Discussion in 'Laptops' started by dustin.mcbride, Mar 21, 2005.

  1. im looking to buy a new laptop, and i was wondering about the differences in
    the 2 processors (pentium m vs pentium 4). this computer will be used as a
    desktop replacement. i am looking for a computer that will let me play my
    games as well as all other stuff that my desktop will let me do. currently
    i am looking into the hpzd8000 and the dell inspiron 9300, with the pentium
    m and pentium 4, respectively. any help or suggestions would be


    dustin.mcbride, Mar 21, 2005
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    Hi Dustin,

    I am using a HP Pavilion zd7010us (was replaced by the zd8000
    series). It is an excellent desktop replacement. I have used it for
    everything including video conversion and rendering.

    The zd8000 series comes stock with 512MB of RAM. I would strongly
    recommend that you upgrade it to 2GB of RAM. The performance
    increase is impressive.

    The main thing I would recommend is go somewhere that has the zd8000
    in stock since they come with a couple of resolutions. My eyes are
    what they used to be so I got their lowest resolution (WXGA [1440 *

    Ciao . . . C.Joseph

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