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Is an AMD Turion 64 x 2 Dual Core TL-56 Comparable to an Intel Pentium 4

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July 20, 2012 11:55:28 PM

Hello,

I have a new Help program, which requires an Intel Pentium 4 or better processor. My current laptop has the AMD Turion 64 x 2 Dual Core TL-56. System.

Is the AMD comparable or do I need to get a new computer? My current laptop seems to meets the other reqs.

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July 21, 2012 12:08:39 AM

the turion is better than the P4 so you will be alright, but it still is old CPU but at least a dual core running about 2.4GHz, make sure you check other specs.
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July 21, 2012 12:22:16 AM

Thanks for the answer and also the link!

I've been trying to find something that makes a real comparison, but sometimes it takes forever to figure out what will bring up the right info.

I know the processor and components are old, but they seem to be w/in the reqs. Trying to figure out whether it makes sense to put out more money for hardware and associated software. This could end up being an expensive hobby rather than a money maker, which it should be.
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July 21, 2012 1:06:15 AM

can you name the software you will be using and the specs of the machine, I will have a look :) 
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July 31, 2012 1:02:44 AM

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July 31, 2012 11:25:37 AM

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