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Core i3 vs 2.1GHz Core 2 Duo
Feb 23, 2010, 7:18 AM
I'm confused between buying a Dell and a Compaq Presario. My usage for a laptop is for normal word, excel, email, internet, music - no graphic works, just some basic photoshopping.
The specs of the Dell are:
2.13 core i3 (which i know is new), 2GB ram, 250GB HDD, etc etc
The specs of the Compaq are:
2.1 Ghz Core 2 Duo, 3GB ram and 320 GB HDD
the compaq is slightly more expensive than the dell but the biggest difference is that one has a faster, newer processor chip and the other has better ram.
what would you guys recommend? i'd want to stick to this laptop for at least 2-3 years.
Feb 23, 2010
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Feb 23, 2010, 8:56 AM
Go with the faster CPU, the RAM is an easy cheap upgrade at a later date.
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Feb 23, 2010, 3:36 PM
Yeah, ram and harddrives are easy to upgrade
Feb 23, 2010, 4:38 PM
I'd definitely go for the i3.
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