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WANTED: Advice on buying Laptop

Discussion in 'All other topics' started by Rawbyn, Feb 18, 2007.

  1. Rawbyn

    Rawbyn Member

    Sep 2, 2005
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    I do (or try to do) alot of Video Editing with Studio 10. My old Desktop seems to not be able to handle the softwear program and it freezes up alot. I want to buy a new laptop. I am used to HP - just because I am easily able to format the harddrive myself with 1 button. I would obviously like the buy a Laptop with Windows Visa & Microsoft Media Centre loaded on. I have an external harddrive (250GB) that I use to put the videos on so it is not using up much hard drive on my PC. So I dont think I need like 350GB on my new laptop. Am I basically looking for a fast processor? If so which is better for Video editing??
    I shop @ Future shop. http://www.futureshop.ca
    They Mention:
    HP Pavilion Intel Centrino Core 2 Duo 2048MB DDR2 (2 Dimm)

    HP Pavilion Intel Core 2 Duo T5200 1.60GHz 2048MB DDR2

    HP Intel Centrino Core 2 Duo T5500 1.66GHz With Mobile Technology & 2048MB DDR2 RAM

    HP Pavilion AMD Turion 64 X2 Dual Core TL-50 1.6GHz 1024MB DDR2

    what are the diffrences in these processors? Which one would be best for me?

  2. chubbyInc

    chubbyInc Regular member

    Apr 27, 2005
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    First make sure your programs will work with Vista (proper drivers)

    Second try to get as much Ram in it as possible


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