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Laptop which CPU??

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October 31, 2008 6:59:07 PM

Hi

I'm considering purchasing a laptop from ACER but not sure which CPU to go for. I've researched on intels (centrino duo) and also the (core 2 duo) but for a laptop which CPU would be best in terms of efficiency, any suggestions..

Cheers
Musicmad

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October 31, 2008 7:12:31 PM

im not positive but i belive for laptops, Centrino is supposed to be better.
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October 31, 2008 7:25:43 PM

Centrino includes the core 2 duo, at least all the latest ones do.

You want a Core 2 Duo, without a doubt.
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October 31, 2008 8:59:20 PM

This topic has been moved from the section CPU-Components to section Laptops & Notebooks by Jake_Barnes
November 1, 2008 1:26:37 PM

Thanks for your advice guys..

Cheers
Musicmad
November 1, 2008 5:47:42 PM

Oh wow. . . I haven't seen somethin like this in a while. . .

Centrino is Intel's marketing term for systems that use 1) an Intel processor on 2) an Intel chipset with 3) an Intel wireless solution. Kinda like asking: "If you were going to Wyoming would you visit Yellowstone National Park or Steamboat Geyser?"
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November 1, 2008 6:12:57 PM

Yep, Centrino refers to the complete package. I have a Core2Duo T7200 in an Intel motherboard with an Intel wireless card, thus my system is labeled a Centrino Duo platform. At least Intel is still better than NVidia with naming :sarcastic:  :sarcastic: 
November 3, 2008 2:53:04 PM

Puma!
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