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Last Modified: 2013-12-10
I have plands for buying a laptop which i mainly use for my project development ( mainly on .Net ,java ,C,C++ ) , But I also passioned towards device driver development in linux.

Can anyone tell me wat is difference between AMD Turion X2 and intel core2 duo processors.Is there any software which doesn't run on AMD ??

Also can you suggest which brand is best,HP or Acer or Sony ??
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ALso, I would double check which is better for doing any virtual machines. Different VM's support CPU chips better, so I would look into that, since it seems to be the way of the future.

I hope this helps !
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Both of the mentioned CPU's have built in VM support.
Siva Prasanna KumarPrincipal Solutions Architect
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only Intel core 2 duo 5600 and 7100 has Virtualization technology.

Also let me know about this.

Most of the HP laptops ship wioth 1.5Ghz processor whereas acer and sony with 1.8Ghz,

Will 1.5GHz processors become outdated in near future ??

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