Intel Viiv or not?

  greygary 23:04 05 Oct 2006
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Please advise:
I am considering buying a Dell pc but am not sure whether to have Viiv processor or 'non Viiv' processor (Core 2). Both options are the same price.
I am told that Viiv is configured for entertainment but does that mean that a 'Viiv' machine is not so good at other functions. Also what does 'configuring' actually mean?
I need a good general purpose machine.
It is very difficult to get a clear understanding of the pros and cons. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
Thanks

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