finally replaced my 1ghz laptop v. got a dell

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  1. americanwit

    americanwit OT Supporter

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    So I finally ordered a new computer to replace my aging laptop with 256 mb of ram. I ordered a core 2 duo with 2gb ram, 256 video, 24" display. I assume this will be an ornormous jump in performance?
     
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    Yes, considering just bumping the RAM from 256 to 1 GB on your old machine would be an enormous jump in performance.
     
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    The irony is, your 1ghz laptop would run everything you want (except games) just fine if you'd invested in more RAM for it. www.oempcworld.com is your best friend when it comes to getting memory to fit prebuilt computers.
     
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    wait... a laptop with a 24" monitor? wtf?

    is there more specs? how mucho?


    I just bought a Dell Inspiron E1505 2.0 Ghz core 2 duo, 2 G ram, 256 MB ATi, 15.4 WS with True Life, 120G HD for $1100.
     
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    ... Nice Rig
     
  6. americanwit

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    thanks guys, I want to fix up the laptop a bit too so I can use it to interface with my car, anyone know what type of memory and hard drive I may need, its a 1ghz intel in a dell inspiron 8000
     
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    Crucial.com for memory. Throw a 512 in there next to your 256 and it'll feel like an (almost) new machine.
     

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