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    Want to get another laptop, This time the colour doesn't matter but I need to know which processors are best.

    So can anyone tell me or link me to any list showin the relative merits/speeds of mobile processors particularly core 2 duo?
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    Hi Grump, I guess this would depend on how much you want to spend on a laptop ? I have seen some really nice ones that come with 3Gbs of memory, and if I remember right, the processor was over 2Ghz, and I believe it was around $1000. I also read about one yesterday that comes with dual video cards in SLI which is something I never thought I would see in a laptop. What do you plan on using this for ?

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    Just general purpose office and net and kids games

    The last one was a dell studio 15 inch with 3 gig ddr2 and I think t5800 2Ghz core 2 duo proc that cost me £470

    Want something similar I guess but don't know which processors to look for or avoid for the same or less money
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    Mike

    go to http://www.geeks.com they have good deals on laptops every week, maybe you can find something you like. If they do not ship to the UK I will ship it to you.

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    And why would you need the "best" processor for those basic tasks you mentioned above?

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    Thanks doc.

    Ciro: You could reasonably call me software illiterate, but recently I've started buying new and within the life of these laptops it is also reasonable to assume that I will buy something which runs better on at least the above spec. (handling video comes to mind)
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    Hi Ciro, maybe he would like a more powerful processor in case he needs it for something other than what he said he would be doing. It's always nice to have the extra power there in case you need it. Say his desk top had a problem and he needed to wait for an RMA or new parts, with a more powerful laptop he could play his games while waiting for parts to arrive.

    For me, i would buy something cheap, seeing as laptops can break very easy, and with two pitbulls, a black lab and a cat, a laptop would not last very long around here lol

    Grunpy, I will look for the mag i was reading and try to find the laptop I was talking about, then I will email you the info. I am glad the QX9650 made the long trip and arrived in good shape, I hope you enjoy it as much as I did, I might sell the other QX9650 very soon, so if you know anyone interested, please let me know, my two GTX 260s are also for sale.

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    First I heard you have dogs too....I have a staffordshire bull and what is probably an american bull (pitbull?) Some breeds here are banned but he grew a lot taller than our bitch and kinda fits some pics I've seen. So yes don't want to spend too much.

    Back to topic....the main rig(s) will be available for the kids if real power is needed but I'd like them to have the best I can get for the money as in maybe only 2 years I'm hoping they are using all that the schools are teaching and willl not feel limited by the hardware.
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    Hey Grump, my male is all white and weighs 79lbs, my female is black and weighs 68lbs. My male was born deaf, and I had to teach him hand comands, but to be honest, he is smater then the other two. Becuase of my hearing loss we really bonded lol He is so tame and it pisses me off when people say they are bad dogs, It's the owers that make them bad, it's not the dogs. I used to breed them when I lived in Florida back in the 80s, and I have never owned of sold one that was mean. I used to screen people that wanted to buy them, I wanted to make sure they were going to good homes.

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    I have a German Sheperd, and he's full blooded.

    On topic: I think intel released their Mobile Quad lineup recently, too. I'll be searching for a decent laptop soon as well.

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