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1.6GHz/2.2GHz?

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What's the speed difference between the two processors?
Is 1.6 really bad?
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You might want to provide us with a bit more info than speed alone
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That depends on who manufactures the chip. If it's an AMD chip, 1.6 isn't terrible, but certainly outdated. If it's an Intel chip, it's time to upgrade. A 2.2 GHz AMD chip would be OK for current computing, but still a bit behind the times.

Either way an upgrade is in your near future. If you can, please fill out your system specs under User CP to better help us help you.
    
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AMD Turion 64 ML-40 Processor 2.2GHz
Intel Centrino Duo 1.6GHz
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Originally Posted by DiageoLiam
AMD Turion 64 ML-40 Processor 2.2GHz
Intel Centrino Duo 1.6GHz
I take it this is for a laptop purchase then?

I would go for the Centrino Duo since it is dual core and based upon the new core2duo architecture
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I need some 121 support with some laptops, I know quite a lot about computers etc. as I work in PC World PC Clinic, I'm just a bit hopeless at processors.
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I'm not very knowledgable about the laptop processors, but I was under the impression that the Turions were dual-core as well?

Either way, the Centrino Duo should have the higher ops per cycle like the Core 2 Duos... right?
    
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post #8 of 11
I have a 1.66GHz Core Duo in my laptop and it is plenty fast. Love the dual core as well. It is roughly as fast as my 3.0GHz P4 at stock speeds.
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Actully , it's the core2duos's architecture that is based in centrino's and PIII's ones, but that apart , the centrino dual core would kill that turion.
It has been proven that Intel's mobile processors are much better than AMD ones.In everithing
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