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everything is based on architecture and performance per clock ratio. I picked up an old athlon firebird rig that had a 1.8Ghz processor.

that 1.8 was terribly slow compared to some of the 1Ghz Intel Pentium M's i've used in the past.
Yeah, it is becoming a bit stupid now though now

i was thinking about buying this http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/...-category-id=7DC88DC46B8321F759F36448171B2BD2 , because it's insanely powerful for a little 11" laptop at that price, it has the I3 processor in it

Has anyone noticed how slow steams going at the moment?
 

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I would rather wait until they release a X121e with an AMD E-450. that way you can get a little gaming in

not too sure how well that HD3000 performs
 
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I would rather wait until they release a X121e with an AMD E-450. that way you can get a little gaming in

not too sure how well that HD3000 performs
I think they already have, but the E-450 still isn't that great in gaming, and it's a lot less powerful, you'd be better of with the intel powered one and a cheap PSP
 

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well I have the E-350, and id rather take the E-450 over the PSP so enjoy your psp while i get to play League of Legends, MW3 (yes the E-350 can play MW3) MW1 and some other MMOrpgs!!
 
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well I have the E-350, and id rather take the E-450 over the PSP so enjoy your psp while i get to play League of Legends, MW3 (yes the E-350 can play MW3) MW1 and some other MMOrpgs!!
There is an E-350 powered laptop in the room next to me, it can't even play DIRT 2 (Although that may be because it has only 1GB of ram, which i imagine is probably whats making it so slow at everything at the moment)
 

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(Although that may be because it has only 1GB of ram, which i imagine is probably whats making it so slow at everything at the moment)
Bingo - I have 8Gb RAM coupled with my E-350, so it dedicates about upto 3-4GB for it. Ive had a little time to test out my sisters newer HP DM1 with 4Gb ram installed and compared to my E-350, its quite a jump forward in terms of performance.

the E-450 uses faster RAM and that boosts system performance in general. so should be quite a bit better when it comes to gaming the the E-350.

there are a lot of videos on youtube where people have played games like Crysis, Crysis 2 and L4D1 on their DM1/DM1z and ION platform laptops. Sure the performance sucks, but the fact that the game is still playable despite sacrificing resolution still makes the E-350/E-450 good enough for casual gaming.
 
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Bingo - I have 8Gb RAM coupled with my E-350, so it dedicates about upto 3-4GB for it. Ive had a little time to test out my sisters newer HP DM1 with 4Gb ram installed and compared to my E-350, its quite a jump forward in terms of performance.

the E-450 uses faster RAM and that boosts system performance in general. so should be quite a bit better when it comes to gaming the the E-350.

there are a lot of videos on youtube where people have played games like Crysis, Crysis 2 and L4D1 on their DM1/DM1z and ION platform laptops. Sure the performance sucks, but the fact that the game is still playable despite sacrificing resolution still makes the E-350/E-450 good enough for casual gaming.
I think I'll wait to see what they bring out next year in all honestly, mobile performance is getting good, but it's still not quite where i want it to be at the price range I'm looking at, that said if there are any particularly good deals in the run up to Christmas...
 

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I think I'll wait to see what they bring out next year in all honestly, mobile performance is getting good, but it's still not quite where i want it to be at the price range I'm looking at, that said if there are any particularly good deals in the run up to Christmas...
I am sorely tempted by CPW's "offer" of SGSII £26/m, but I will have to eat rice and soy sauce daily if I want that :/
 

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Hello lads not posted in here in ages.
 
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Any particular reason for that?
Quality of some of the threads and posters (mods if I'm honest) in tpu has went downhill, not in here but in general. I quite enjoy generalnonsesne for it's randomness and freedom.
 

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Nothing wrong with Rice and Soy sauce
No, I don't mind having that every so often, but if it becomes a regular fixture, the lack of meat will kill me.
 
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Quality of some of the threads and posters (mods if I'm honest) in tpu has went downhill, not in here but in general. I quite enjoy generalnonsesne for it's randomness and freedom.
Don't be a stranger man, the UK clubhouse is fairly troll free so it's a good place to come and get away from all the numpties, and yea there has been an increase of flaming in TPU over the last year or so and I totally agree some of the mods do also partake to a degree and feed the trolls though on the most part I find having an opinion and being able to voice it in a matter that doesn't rise to the bait is a good deterrent. I am not afraid to say what I think and if anything think it has served me well with certain people and they are not so quick to troll me now as a well thought out come back that doesnt lead to you taking the bait and getting infracted is a much better way to deal with them. :rockout:

P.S I fricken love this clubhouse, 12K+ posts and counting, keep it real UK TPU brethren :p
 

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Anyone get on Ebuyer :( Trying to see what they have on clearance for £1 but no joy.
A colleague has been trying since half past 10 and it's been a no go.
 
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Nope bloody useless :mad:
 
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I like the fact people are calling each other cocks!

LOLz.
 
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Aria free next day delivery my arse, i ordered Friday night and the item is still processing. They use Shitty Link as the courier :(. Ordered a motherboard and there is a 2500k sitting in my desk drawer.

The Ebuyer sale was pish, the site was overloaded and everything went rather fast. Cyber Monday and Black Friday here in the UK was disappointing for me.