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OK

So I know this is a mobile version but a core2 quad Q6600 is 100$ cheaper and better but why is this so much?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819111300
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post #2 of 8
because its for mobile, and people are willing to pay the extra premium for the boost in performance
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So that doesn't justify the price that much.

I Know that!!
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It does justify the price. That is the second fastest processor you can put in a mobile device. It warrants the cost. (fastest is the T7700)
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but the desktop is faster and cheaper and faster.

So is it just the edition thats more expensive or ??
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It's mobile. Simple as that.
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post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by iampoor View Post
but the desktop is faster and cheaper and faster.

So is it just the edition thats more expensive or ??
You pay more because the chip only produces 35 watts of heat! The silicon content is of higher quality.

You are also paying for the fact that AMD has nothing that even thinks of coming close to it performance wise.
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