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Intel Core 2 vs. AMD dual core

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July 14, 2010 12:08:05 AM

Hello,
I'm planning to buy the Lenovo 13" thinkpad edge. I've having trouble deciding on the processor. Is there a significant difference between the 1.5GHz dual core AMD and the 1.3GHz Intel Core 2 ULV SU7300? From what I seem to have gathered the Intel will give me better battery life and the AMD is a bit faster and better for graphics? Is this accurate? Thanks for any and all advice!
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July 14, 2010 7:33:43 AM

It depends on what you want. If you want portability, i.e. keeping it off of the charger, you'll probably want to go with the Intel. In regard to performance, it isn't a matter of speed that decides performance, but rather a bunch of other factors. If you know the model of the AMD chip, check this link out and you can compare the two:

http://www.notebookcheck.net/Mobile-Processors-Benchmar...
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