How much difference will this make?

  obi-nu 17:09 29 Dec 2008
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How much difference will i really notice with this Intel Core 2 Duo T5800
Processor speed 2GHz, 800MHz FSB, 2MB Cache against this Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor T3400(2 GHz, 667 MHz, 1 MB Cache)

As i prefer the laptop with the lower spec processor but am nervous as to whether it wont perform or last aswell?!

  Technotiger 17:14 29 Dec 2008

I doubt you would notice much difference at all.

  obi-nu 17:46 29 Dec 2008

Really? How important is the FSB and cache these days? It seems its not just the speed anymore??
P.s. sorry it should say T3200 not T3400 i think..

Thanks.

  Technotiger 20:05 29 Dec 2008

If your comparisons had been between Intel and AMD, then I would have said go for Intel - but both yours are Intel, so that is why I said that you probably would not notice a great deal of difference between the two.

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