What CPU Pentium or Celeron?

  kjrider 19:22 05 Feb 05

I have an IBM 600E Thinkpad laptop.

It all works fine, but it is a bit jery showing DVD movies.

It has a 366Mhz PII and 160Mh of RAM.

Should I go for a 400Mhz PII or a 450Mhz Celeron (which is a bit cheaper) or would it help if I RAMMED a few more bytes of memory in?

Any ideas?



  bremner 19:52 05 Feb 05

I honestly do not think a CPU upgrade will make a noticeable difference. Upgrading the RAM may possibly help.

Another problem will undoubtedly be the limited ability of the graphics chip.

  Taw® 20:08 05 Feb 05

would concur with bremner aboutthe graphics

  goonerbill © ® 02:02 06 Feb 05

your laptop should be ok for watching dvd's. more ram may help. what software are you using to play dvd's with???.

  kjrider 12:56 07 Feb 05

Hi Goonerbill - I am using XP plus Cyberlink Power DVD XP.

Fine for most things, but some fast action scenes are a bit jerky.

  THE TERMINATOR 23:42 09 Feb 05

Then memory will be your best bet. The more the merrier....TT

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