Can anyone explain briefly (or in detail if you'd like) the difference between the Pentium 4, Pentium M, and Athlon processors? Which is best? Most reliable? Fastest?
What do you mean by mobile? They both come in a box!Originally posted by russ_watters
The Pentium M is a moble version of the Pentium.
AMD has a largely undeserved bad reputation for stability.
mobile means it's made for mobile applications (laptops especially, but also whatever can be carryed and uses a battery). For this type of circuits power-saving is very important so the digital circuits are made with this thing in mind.What do you mean by mobile? They both come in a box!
that depends on processor architecture... and that's a really big subject.I'm a little confused. Back in the day, I used to compare computers by their "speeds" but now it seems that strictly speaking a 1.67 GHz Athlon processor is not necessarily slower than a 2.0GHz Celeron processor. And a lot of Macs are rated at 1.0GHz and are selling at the same price. Why is this true?
system bus is the bus between the processor and the RAM.What is a system bus? What is a cache?