Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

Need help deciding right processor speed for new PC...

Processor choices

  • Please log in to reply

#1
Daedalus88

Daedalus88

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts

Time to get new desktop & looking at a refurbished PC with dual core processor; 4 GB RAM; ~ 400 GB Hard Drive; Windows 7. Some machines have a 1.80 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor  & I was wondering if that would be adequate to handle the following uses : videos, photo stuff, Micro. Office, Skype, Pandora & various Chrome apps while multi-tasking etc. or should I try to get something faster. Problem is a limited budget... Thanks for your help

 

Daedalus88


  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Trevorever

Trevorever

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 358 posts
Intel core 2 duos are solid processors. They make great refurbs. If the machine starts seeming slow, you can still replace the hard drive with a SSD to get better performance. You can use www.cpubenchmark.net to compare the different core 2 processors. You will need the full processor name though.
  • 0

#3
iammykyl

iammykyl

    Tech Staff

  • Technician
  • 6,763 posts

Gday.

We may be able to help you further if you can give us a little more info.

Some links to computers you are looking at.

Full specs of the computer you are using at the moment, including the brand/model of the PSU.

A max budget.

The country in which you will be purchasing the computer.

 

Thanks. 


  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP