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i5-470UM vs i3-380UM, differences? [SOLVED]

Question. Hello. I am looking at a new Dell Vostro V130. I see that they are now shipping with either of the following two Intel® Core™ Series Processors: i3-380UM (3M Cache,1.33GHz,800 MHz FSB) -or- i5-470UM (3M Cache, 1.33GHz, 800 MHz FSB) They are both already ULV (ultra low voltage) processors, so what is the difference?! Answer. Great question! Basically, the i5-470UM has turboboost enabled while the i3 does not. This means that the i5 CPU can dynamically overclock one of

List of AMD Fusion Brazos: Zacate/Ontario Notebooks and Motherboards

Update 2011.Sep.8th very nice new AMD systems from MSI and HP released, they may make for nice budget poor-man-ultrabooks 🙂 Newegg.com – MSI X Series X370-206US Notebook AMD Dual-Core Processor E-450(1.65GHz) 13.4″ 4GB Memory DDR3 500GB HDD 7200rpm AMD Radeon HD 6320http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834152288&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Notebooks-_-MSI-_-34152288&AID=10440897&PID=4095568&SID=Newegg.com – A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service… HP Pavilion dm1 refreshed: pricing, release date, pictures, and hands-on preview | This is

ACPI TOS6205 drivers for Windows [SOLVED]

Q. from Laptop Nut: Hello, I have a new laptop and that I did a clean install of Windows 7 on. I still have ONE unknown device called ACPI/TOS6205 do you know what driver I can download to fix it? A. That device is the bluetooth adapter for your laptop. You can download the correct driver here: (alternative dl [select your model]), () Since you’re running 64 bit Windows 7, you’ll want the driver download version: 7.10.16  Windows XP x64 / Windows Vista x64

Upgrading a Dell M4400: Dual Hard Drives, 2.8GHz CPU, 4GB RAM

UPDATE: new post with specific M4400 upgrade questions and tips as a result of questions from commenter David. NOTE: you can also view all the entries in this Q & A series… The Dell M4400 has been my laptop of choice for almost a year. For my birthday I upgraded it to 4GB RAM (from 3GB) and swapped out the P8600 CPU for a T9700. The P8600 is a 2.4GHz dual core chip (25W) with 3MB cache, the T9700 is