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Power of Athlon II P340 2.2ghz vs i3

I can spend $300 on this or save that & get an i5 3 months later.
In order to decide what to do I need to know how powerful this laptop will be.
http://www.officedepot.com/a/products/354507/HP-G56-122US-Laptop-Computer-With/

How powerful is Athlon II 2.2ghz comparing with an i3 or i5
is it 50% or 25% as powerful as an i5?
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  1. ptsome110 said:
    I can spend $300 on this or save that & get an i5 3 months later.
    In order to decide what to do I need to know how powerful this laptop will be.
    http://www.officedepot.com/a/products/354507/HP-G56-122US-Laptop-Computer-With/

    How powerful is Athlon II 2.2ghz comparing with an i3 or i5
    is it 50% or 25% as powerful as an i5?


    A mobile athlon II X2 is about 70-75% as fast as a similarly clocked i3
  2. Best answer
    What are you going to do with this laptop? General use? gaming as well?
    Take a look at this:
    http://www.cpubenchmark.net/high_end_cpus.html
    You can compare between Athlon II vs i3/i5 based on performance-price wise.
  3. thanks i was looking for a chart like this
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