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Student Name: Courtland Astill Section Number: 1 1. List of personal computing needs and wants for the next three years: A computer capable gaming A computer able to read and write DVDs Intel Core 2 Duo processor at speeds up to 2.16GHz Something that I can take to class to take notes on. A computer that I can do basic movie and photo editing on 2. Comparisons: PC#1 PC#2 Chosen Machine (circle) Yes / No Yes / No FEATURES: Brand/Model HP Pavillion dv9000z Apple MacBook Cost $1,499.00 $1,299.00 AMD Turion 64 x 2 1.6 GHz Intel Core Duo processor 2.16 Ghz The MacBook is more powerful overall. Cache size 4 MB L2 2 MB L2 Cache RAM Type and Amount 2 GB DDR II SDRAM 1 GB DDR II SDRAM The Pavillion is a DIMM type Bus Speed 667 MHz 800 MHz The MacBook wins this match Hard Disk Size and Speed 120 GB 5400rpm 120 GB 5400 rpm Audio board/card Built in Built in Altec Lancing System The HP has far superior speaker system, I could play my music a lot louder on the HP
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ISYS 210 taught by Professor Ball during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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