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For basic PC use the C2D is plenty fast enough...

web browsing and simple programs are easy, most were designed to run on single core...

If you both have Nero Vision try creating a DVD from video files you have...

Or get DVD Rebuilder and stick a DVD9 in and encode it to DVD5

Thats where you will start seeing the advantage.....

And clock for clock its not night and day, maybe 15 - 20% overall, so some apps wont even see a big difference...
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Originally Posted by ComradeNF View Post
Ofc not, upgrade isnt worth it for me. His PC can barely run CSS on that crappy Intel card, but the 320m runs it great. Hell, 3000M even lags on MW2 on lowest possible settings with 620x480.
orly?



yes the 320m is usually faster but the intel card is not quite as terrible as you make it out to be

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