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Will 1.4ghz C2D lag a 8600gt?

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I would like to know if I buy a laptop with 1.4ghz core 2 duo proc, will it slow down a 8600gt mobile?
    
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Nah. The 8600M chips will not be bottlenecked by a CPU of that nature.
    
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Yes. My 1.6ghz c2d bottlenecks my 8600GT, my wifes 1.8ghz does better and I have seen those with 2.2ghz doing real well.

Here is a table of the differences between my laptop vostro 1700 vs my wifes vostro 1500 both with 8600GT's, hers has 1.8ghz mine is 1.6ghz.

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By those charts the bottleneck is slight. I think you'd do fine on it, but the CPU might be at 90% some times...
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thanks. If I am getting a dell vostro 1500, can I do payment with no interest for 12 months? How does it work on dell?
    
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