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Which one should I get for a laptop?

i7 2630QM, 2.0GHz quad
or
i7 2620M, 2.7GHz duel.

The i7 2620m is $90 more


Mostly thinking about the future, I need this to last 3-5 years.

So I thought the quad would be better but it will have less battery time.

I do some mild graphic work, photo manipulation, and some gaming, but this is mostly for spread sheets and surfing.

Yes I know it is overkill but this is OCN.
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well the quad would be faster overall, the other will be faster in gaming but only for now as more and more games are starting to use more than 4 threads.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Couch Potato View Post
Mostly thinking about the future, I need this to last 3-5 years.
Go for the quad then. Cheaper and far more future-proof than a dual.
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OK cool!
Thanks for the responses.
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