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How well does the AMD Turion 64 x2 go for a laptop that has to run
* Photoshop CS3
* Vista
* DVD burning
* Pfaff Embroidery Software

My mum's friend is buying a laptop and the embroidery software recommended a dual core processor.

+1 Rep for good advice ;-)
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how much ram you going to be running
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hmmm I think Core2 Duo would be tter but if you have 2gb of RAM that will (I believ) be FIne.

For photoshop I think Video is of a high prioity too
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^agree you may need a ok to good video card that non tc or hyper mem
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It's running 1GB DDR2 and also has a nVIDIA 6150 GPU. I would have got a C2D if my mum's friend didn't have a tight budget
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6150 is integrated correctly have you tried looking on pricewatch?
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It's running 1GB DDR2 and also has a nVIDIA 6150 GPU. I would have got a C2D if my mum's friend didn't have a tight budget
he the geforce 6150 will do fine for LIGHT ediing but anything too hard and complex......

ALso its a RAM hog......

However for light editing it will probablly do fine

My recommendatins were for more heavy editing
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you may want to up grade to 2gig when you can im sure it will help
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I know she's using it for light editing, so cheers for that ;-) Here's a +1 for u
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