Is $100 difference worth it? Tags: Core Cache Processors Intel Laptops Product Last response: October 3, 2009 11:06 PM in Laptops & Notebooks Share theblc84 October 3, 2009 11:59:44 AM Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor P7550 (2.26GHz, 3 MB L2 Cache, 1066MHz FSB) Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor P8700 (2.53 GHz, 3 MB L2 Cache, 1066MHz FSB) I am looking at an HP HDX16t with customizable specs. These 2 processors are $100 difference in price. Is the .27 GHz difference worth $100? More about : 100 difference worth Maziar a c 236 D Laptop October 3, 2009 12:06:30 PM It depends on what u want to do,but for $100 i think its worth it u will benefit from the extra 300MHZ in some games(mostly RTS ones)/apps frozenlead a b D Laptop October 3, 2009 10:27:05 PM Agree - if you're going to task the machine with CPU heavy applications, go for it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer godbrother October 3, 2009 11:06:14 PM Well, I just built a budget gaming rig the other day for a friend, it had the E7400 (2.79Ghz - 3MB cache 1333FSB) and it plays games like GTA IV and Crysis flawlessly. Depending on the GPU that comes with the laptop, I would suggest going with the 8700. But thats of course if its a decent GPU. If its a low end one, don't even think about blowing 100 bucks on it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs the difference in specs worth the extra $ 100 ? Forum1050t vs 1090t - Worth100 $Diference?- 0.4mhz difference - ForumWorth the extra £ 100 ForumHyper 212+ VS H 100 temps - Is the h 100 worth it? ForumGTX 470's for $ 100 each worth it? ForumIs corsair h 100 worth it? ForumSound Card, Is the sound difference worth it? IF so, which card? ForumIs a i5 worth an extra $ 100 ? ForumI7 or i5 in laptop - performance boost worth the price difference ? ForumIs the 3770k worth it for 100 $ more than the 3570k? Please advise. ForumSapphire 7950 OC vs 7970. Worth the difference ? Forum680 vs 670 is it worth the extra $ 100 ForumReally worth the 100 $ extra? ForumIs the difference between these 2 new builds worth the price? Forum4GB DDR3 vs 6GB DDR3, worth extra $ 100 ? ForumHD 6870 1GB, HD6950 2GB worth the difference ? ForumLaptop memory question ForumIs This Laptop Worth The Money? Forum[Solved] Difference Between a Notebook and Laptop Forum[Solved] RAM upgrade worth it? More resources Read discussions in other Laptops & Notebooks categories Battery Acer Asus Dell Hewlett Packard iPad Toshiba Vaio !