[ubuntu-uk] Laptops

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Mar 13 10:51:44 GMT 2010

Colin Law wrote:
> On 13 March 2010 01:57, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  - Avoid anything with a Celeron or "Pentium Dual-Core". They're
>> cut-down chips & crippled. Get a Core 2 Duo as a minimum. (Or an AMD.)
> I think anything current (or even a couple of years old) will provide
> perfectly adequate performance for basic internet and home use.  If
> cost is a factor then using a cheap processor is a good option.  If it
> takes ten seconds extra to boot or a bit longer loading firefox does
> this matter?
> Colin
Exactly, if it was me I'd be looking at least at a Core 2 Duo or a Core 
i3 but I think the limit of what they would be running is the BBC iPlayer.


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