So no one is ill advised on purchasing the Pentium M purely for its power and sometimes misconception about the cpu giving off nearly 2x the performance of a pentium4. Generally on most not all applications you will notice a 50% performanc eincrease to an equally clocked Pentium4M which is a lower clocked and lower bus version of the Pentium4's you see in these sagers on top of that you will note the lack of hyperthreading a feature which can drive the performance of applications in some instances over 20% pretty much for free. due to the PentiumM's much more advanced and larger L2 cache th eperformance is unfairly faster but intels clever way of not needing to bolster Mhz to sell the cpu. 1.4ghz goes a long way and if you dont feel the need to waste another 200 dolalrs down th eline for 300mhz? dont 1.4ghz is plenty of power and probabaly the only component you can sacrifice to save money.
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1/17/04 at 7:58pm