Originally posted by Maverick2o2
I recently read an article which shocked me.
where a pentium4 2.8 ghz with a radeon 9500
scored evenly or less then a pentiumII 350Mhz with a radeon 9700
That test was...
Originally posted by baurelio
This really isn't quite the case. Take a look at this link. The non pro 9600 is far better than the FX Go 5600.
Well, not quite. Toshiba has had problems cooling thier cards so...
I wasn't saying that a sager won't do the job, but I am just saying that when choosing to use a laptop over a desktop, you will always have to make sacrafices, it's practically unavoidable.
For a laptop, there mare much more...
I'm no comp-sci major, but I think almost all hacking, especially mainstream, has more to do with software than it does with hardware.
As long as you encrypt your wireless network, you'll be just as safe with a P4 as with a P-M I think.
Originally posted by snoopdog
...What i do with a computer is surf the web and play Everquest, Morrowind and Neverwinter Nights. This is not a desktop replacement but more for when i am gone out of town, vacation or...
Here's a well written article about the difference between RISC and CISC processing as implemented on the PowerPC and x86. The dive into the issue of heat dissepation on the x86 line for those that are...
Here is what I did to get it at $2847.60:
Customize the M60 (from the link above):
1.4GHz -> 1.6GHz Pentium-M :: -$119.70*
40GB -> 60GB 7200rpm :: +$179.10
256MB DDR RAM (will upgrade later)
24x CDROM -> 8-24-10-24X...
The video card is basically a 5600fx that has been optimized for accuracy, not performance. It's just a tad bit slower than the 5600fx, unless you're game will benefit from 128MB over 64MB. The Quadro is no a "5600fx...