Better processor or higher RAM

  jibberjabber 21:15 05 Sep 2006
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I am looking at a new laptop. Probably a Dell. But I'm confused by their offers at moment. For a similar price and other spec very similar, I can either get an Intel Duo core processor of 1.6Ghz but with only 512RAM. OR. I could get a Pentium M @ 1.7Ghz but has 1024 RAM. I've always had understanding that more RAM is better, but new processors may have changed this. Can anyone comment please? Thanks

  STREETWORK 21:19 05 Sep 2006

Call them and 'Blag' for the Duo and extra RAM, always worth a try and sometime works (especially as they are a bit strapped for cash at the moment...What shares....

  Jackcoms 21:20 05 Sep 2006

You may also wish to consider whether your new laptop will be 'future-proof' and good enough for Vista next year.

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