Centrino vs Pentium?

October 21, 2005 at 10:45:47
Specs: XP/Home, 933/512

Hi guys and gals...just wondering if you could help me out...thought about purchasing a notebook...can anyone tell me what is the major difference between the Centrino M vs the Pentium M other than price? What type of performance differences are there that distinguish differences between the two of these? Is Centrino M reliable? Worth saving $250 or so???


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October 21, 2005 at 11:00:27

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October 21, 2005 at 11:03:05

I am an IDIOT! I meant Celeron M vs Pentium M! Thanks!

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October 21, 2005 at 11:05:56

Centrino is not a processor chip. It is Intel's way of getting it's technology into laptops.

Check here:

Intel Centrino Mobile technology

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October 21, 2005 at 11:20:48

Biggest difference between celeron and pentium is the cache. You'll find that the celerons tend to be a little hotter as well. If you can afford it, go away from celeron.

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October 21, 2005 at 11:28:17

"The Celeron M and the Pentium M share the same architecture. However, the Celeron M supports neither Intel's SpeedStep nor the Deeper Sleep State. Thus, it actually consumes considerably more energy when idle. As a result, while the processor and the notebook may be cheaper than a model equipped with a Pentium M, the battery time will definitely be shorter."

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