Personally, I just bought the 8790. But I hate playing the waiting game, and I don't want to shell out 3k for a laptop. "Saving up" works but I'd rather save that money for other things.
Also, I'm not planning on playing...
"The AMD64 also runs cooler than the P4 Prescots and Northwoods and they are able to use Power Now Technology to help conserve batt life. "
On desktops that certainly is the case but it seems that it is not when looking at...
It was in fact quite a big deal for me I haven't owned a pentium in hell knows how long. AMDs top CPUs completely destroy the P4s, but we're talking about the 3400 here. The high temps on the 3400 are just not going to do it for me....
Honestly, there isn't THAT much of a difference between the 3400 and the p4 3.4. Just like there isnt that much of a difference between the 128MB ATI in the 4750 and the 256MB ATI in the 8790. All in all, I think they cancel out. What...
I was faced with almost the same dilemma as you and let me tell you why I chose the 8790 as my laptop.(Also consider that I love AMD and I'm not a DELL hater)
The 9100 has the better video card, no argument there. But, the...
If you had to pick between these two machines, and your primary concern was gaming, which would you choose?
M11 9700 128MB
P4 3.2 Ghz
M11 9700 256MB
Obviously the 8790 has a...