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Poll expired: Nov 22, 2005  
  • 35% (5)
    Pentium M 1.86 to 2.0
  • 57% (8)
    6 cell to 9 cell battery
  • 7% (1)
    Complete Car Drop protection ( 1 year)
14 Total Votes  
post #11 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by 6600Gt1047
75-80% of the time, I'll have it plugged in.
In your sig try something like Dumb-Extreme-Low-Lifes or Dumb-Expirienced-low-lifes because idiot doesnt start with a e it starts with a i.
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post #12 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by 6600Gt1047
bumpy bump.
Dont bump within such a short timeframe, its against forum rules. Also your sig "dell" thing doesnt make sence, and what was the point of the thread if your not going with the majority vote...
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post #13 of 21
Jori (I got it this time ) Maybe he made the poll then realized that he already knew the answer to his question.....
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post #14 of 21
I thought you said it the older thread about this your were getting a 2.2ghz pentium m.
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post #15 of 21
For me it would depend what actually is covered by the insurance, check it out in thier fine print or get a written statemnt to the fact.

If it is not comprehensive I would go the CPU upgrade.

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post #16 of 21
Dell warranties don't cover *****, and you won't notice the difference between the CPUs, all Pentium Ms are HELLA fast, so get the battery, double the gaming life? YES PLEASE! (my laptop is a P4 3.0 and it only lasts about 22-35 minutes gaming lol!)
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post #17 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by 6600Gt1047
75-80% of the time, I'll have it plugged in.

Id get the battery. I told myself the same thing when I got mine, and most of the time it is plugged in. Now when I take it off or need to take it somewhere, man I wish I had more battery life. Im almost tempted to buy another one now .
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post #18 of 21
I would up grade the CPU and buy a 20 dallor cigarette lighter power adaptor for in the car.

Edit: To be honest i don't really know im torn betwin the Battery and CPU, AAAAAHHHHH.
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post #19 of 21
Thread Starter 
is the Pentium M 1.86 atleast as fast as my Pentium 4 3.0E?

Is there a big difference between 2.0 and 1.86?
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post #20 of 21
The Pentium M is just like an AMD, 9 ops/cycle, so 2GHz is the same as a 3GHz Intel, but the 1.86GHz would probably be even faster than a 3.0E, simply because its a much better architecture.
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