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That's not true, the AMD machines are built by the same companies and factories as the Intel ones I really don't know what you're talking about.. an Intel Core Duo or C2D based machine will run faster and cooler then an AMD based dual core, and use less battery power.
I doubt your C2D will hit idle 30c on stock heatsink and fan at 2.85Ghz... Although im pretty sure the 6000+ uses more power then the E6700... i might be wrong i know the 6000+ uses a max of 120w.

And they do use more power then Turions. The biggest reason Turion laptops are generally weaker on the higher end is because companies won't load them up with the things they need and keep them low end foolishly. Alienware does do a good job with the AMD high end laptops though i suggest looking at that. Alienware also agrees with me boldly proclaiming an AMD laptop to be their best laptop last time i was on that site. As for mobiles on the heat and power consumption Turions are great but it is hard to find them at high clocks, although Alienware has them megaclocked on their site from stock or they overclock them one either way its very nice. Besides were not talking C2D were talking low end which Intel has absolutely nothing decent on the low end since the Core 2 series are the only CPU Intel has that is even remotely bearable compared to the competition.
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what do you mean throw his money away. AFAIK for $450 you wont get much better of an AMD than you will an Intel......lol what a fanboy
    
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Intel laptops are about 400x better. However AMD, like always, is better on the low end.

If you can find a used Pentium M laptop for that price on eBay, take it. AMD Mobile chips (Turion) are essentially jokes.
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I doubt your C2D will hit idle 30c on stock heatsink and fan at 2.85Ghz... And they do use more power then Turions. Although im pretty sure the 6000+ uses more power then the E6700... i might be wrong i know the 6000+ uses a max of 120w.
first of all, it isnt 'his' C2D. he doesn't have a c2d lol

AND

he is talking about a laptop C2D 'merom' so all your arguments are thus nullified (except the energy consumption)

i doubt you could overclock any turion to near 2.85 ghz in a laptop and have it idle at 30C
    
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first of all, it isnt 'his' C2D. he doesn't have a c2d lol

AND

he is talking about a laptop C2D 'merom' so all your arguments are thus nullified (except the energy consumption)

i doubt you could overclock any turion to near 2.85 ghz in a laptop and have it idle at 30C
I was talking about my athlon since he didn't seem to be talking mobile c2d.


Just reread my post and it makes no sense sorry i do that some times let me edit into 2 parts. ~ Ok fixed have at it.
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Not sure if you found any, but here are some:

http://www.geeks.com/products.asp?cat=NBB
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first of all, it isnt 'his' C2D. he doesn't have a c2d lol

AND

he is talking about a laptop C2D 'merom' so all your arguments are thus nullified (except the energy consumption)

i doubt you could overclock any turion to near 2.85 ghz in a laptop and have it idle at 30C
OT: Isn't the joke "Ubuntu is an African word meaning "I can't install Debian"'?
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your prayers have been answered. $450 new

http://configure.us.dell.com/dellsto...=bnpdhdv&s=bsd

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post #19 of 23
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your prayers have been answered. $450 new

http://configure.us.dell.com/dellsto...=bnpdhdv&s=bsd

amd x2 dual core with vista

although i would go for the c2d
Egads!

I wouldn't touch a 400 dollar new laptop with a 20ft pole!
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Intel laptops are about 400x better. However AMD, like always, is better on the low end.

If you can find a used Pentium M laptop for that price on eBay, take it. AMD Mobile chips (Turion) are essentially jokes.
Only 400x better,
Turion as joke

Please try to be a bit more realistic.
    
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