Originally Posted by freakin
so I'm judging by the posts that if your primary use of your laptop will be multitasking surfing the internet, creating websites, editting videos and pictures, uploading and downloading, etc., that the m1710 is the way to go? Because gaming isn't my primary concern. Also I'm wondering if the dual core helped in gaming in respect that you didn't have to reboot to play a game, that you could leave all your other programs running.
Agreed, the 1710 would be a better choice than the m9700 for what you want to do with it.
And a note to Aintz: Let's call a truce here. You obviously know a lot about computers, and make some good points.