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Gaming: Alienware or Dell? (pentium M or 4?)


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Master_Axe

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hi,

I'm really trying to decide whether to get an alienware or a dell. they are pretty much the same, except for the processor and harddrive.

the alienware has a:

2x 60GB 7200 RPM RAID 0 harddrives

Pentium 4 3.6- 3.8 1mb cache - 2mb cache


the dell has:

1x 60GB 7200 RPM harddrive

Pentium M 2.00 or 2.13 GHZ

I don't care about battery life or weight, the only reason i want a laptop is because i spend about a fourth of the year in a differen country, and every weekend i drive to my parent's vacation house.

So the question is: is the difference between the RAID 0 or not significant, apart from the extra 60GB, and which processor is suited better for gaming. thx for any help i get, bye,

Franz

Edit: I'll be using the computer for gaming, and gaming only. Oh yeah, another question :tazz: : Is there a big difference between 1mb cache and 2? thx,

Franz

Edited by Master_Axe, 18 August 2005 - 12:37 PM.

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I would say Alienware!! But what are you going to use this laptop for?
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I'll be using it for gaming only. I'll edit in my first post. thx

Franz
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Alienware is the best. Dell's tend to break down and won't work. :tazz:
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lol okok i get it ^^. so a p4 is better than a pm? thx. should i get 1mb or 2mb cache?
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For gaming I would suggest Alienware because out of all the 17 issues of PCMagazine I have read almost every game plays better on Alienware!
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Well the pentium Ms are really good cpus nice and cool with plenty power and a nice big cache. The cache size is a the bigger the better job, but alienware are the pwnage of laptops.
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aight, alienware it is :tazz:. Thx. I'll have to get a 3.6 TWO mb cache, right? theres a difference between 1 and 2, i assume. k.
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YA, MORE CACHE = SPEED
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yeah, but if you had the choice, would you rather go with 3.6 2mb or 3.8 1mb? thx,

Franz
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The 3.6GHz 2Mb cache.
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