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Hi. Im wondering a few things. I'm looking for a laptop and i found some with these processors... T5270(1.4 w/ 800 bus), T2330(1.6 w/ 533 bus), and TL-56(1.8 amd). How do these compare? should i just pick the highest overall clock? intel > amd?
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the 5*** are the newer santa clara cpu's (socket P) the 2*** are older, cant remember code name though. oh and intel's 65nm cpu's run better and are better for battery life
    
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I would pick the 1.6 intel. I personally have that on my laptop aswell, and we also have the same laptop but with the AMD processor in the house too. My one scores higher in PCMark06 . I would go for the intel 1.6.
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thanks for the replies. if im more interested in upgrading to the T7xxx, should i get the one with the t5xxx or can i upgrade the t2xxx computer with the T7xxx?
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I know for sure you can upgrade from a 5xxx to a 7100 7300 etc. but not sure about from a 2xxx
    
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o alrite. how about a video question? it comes with the 8400gs. am i able to upgrade to a better mobile gpu like a 8600gt or 79xx?

im interested in either this dell vostro 1500... its got:

dell vostro T5270 (1.4), 2gb ram, 8400gs
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no the x3100 cannot be upgraded
    
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o i see. but how about the 8400gs? and would it be worth it? or is 8400gs good enough for most lite games?
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8400GS should play games like CSS on decent settings at a playable frame rate for sure.
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thanks for the replies. if im more interested in upgrading to the T7xxx, should i get the one with the t5xxx or can i upgrade the t2xxx computer with the T7xxx?
you can in fact upgrade the cpu from a T2xxx to a T7xxx series if the thermal specifications and motherboard allow... but, If the Laptop is Socket M you are restricted to the 667MHz bus speed processors (still the T7xxx series but only the T7200, T7400, T7600), as socket P processors are not compatible.
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