Comparison between Different Brands of Computers

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Computer Comparison My Toshiba Satellite laptop is not a state of the art system, but it does provide adequate power for my computing needs. This computer is powered by an Intel Core i3-2310M processor that contains two core processors, each one operating at just over 2 GHz. This processor has a 3 MB cache and supports hyper-threading technology, meaning each core can handle more than one thread at a time. 4 GB of DDR3 RAM is installed in the system, with anywhere from 64 MB to 1696 MB allocated for graphics memory at a given time. It has a double-layer DVD burner drive and a 640 GB hard drive running at 5400 rpm. There is a memory card reader, USB port and HDMI output port (Toshiba). These specifications are in line with many of the laptops that are currently on the market running Windows 7, though there are some high end models with superior hardware components. The more state of the art laptops have from 6 GB to 8 GB of RAM and the video has dedicated RAM of 1 GB or more. A few also have quad-core processors with hyper-threading that allow the computer to handle multiple tasks with ease. Blu-ray drives are also available and multiple USB ports with eSATA are also standard among the higher end systems. While the hard drives in these other laptops offer comparable storage space, they do so at a higher speed of 7200 rpm. The Mac laptop computers also have similar specs, though the MacBook Pro does include either dual-core i7 or quad-core i7 processor that runs at
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