Originally Posted by Krieger
Just ordered an
ETA is April 18th
Got 2 kingmax 512mb PC3200's waiting.
Price Sucks, but where else ya gonna get the A64-3400 and an ATI9700
Since price is the only major complaint with voodoo from what I have read, then canceling my overdue/questionable DELL XPS was the right choice.
I think you made the smart move. Higher tech in the m860... if only they didn't cost so much, I'd ebay off my m6805 for the better video card. The 3000+ CPU is plenty fast. I went with nearly the same CPU in one of my desktops. It has a 3200+, which is 2ghz and 1mb cache, so it splits the difference between the 3000+ and your 3400+. The CPU is not the limiting factor. Both desktop & laptop use 7200rpm drive w/8mb cache and both have 1gb of ram. The desktop is not faster then the laptop in any significant way except for game play. It can sustain higher framerates with it's 9700pro.
Please post some benchmarks (3dmark 2001se & 03, PCmark, AquaMark,etc).
I would love to see how close your laptop comes to my desktop.