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Intel or AMD for a laptop?

When it comes to buying a new laptop one of the main things you should look for is a good processor.

Intel is a bit more expensive than AMD is but is more reliable.
Intel also has an auto shutdown feature in their processors when the chip overheats. This is a key feature when it comes to laptops because the main issue with laptops is overheating. Overheating is the main cause to parts going bad in laptops as well.

AMD is a good amount cheaper than Intel. AMD still makes very good processors but most of them lack the auto shutdown feature that Intel provides. This can be an issue when it comes to overheating.

AMD: Only go with AMD if you believe you can maintain a cool pc. If you have any doubt that you can do so then go with Intel.

Intel: If you can afford to make the investment in a cooler more reliable pc with an Intel chip then go for it. It's the better decision. But if you don't choose Intel then i recommend buying a chill mat with the computer to increase the life expectancy.

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INTEL SOCKET INFORMATION
Intel designed a set of sockets. Each of these sockets supported a certain range of processors. Below we have listed the complete specifications and layouts of each of these sockets.
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238 19 x 19 PGA 5v SX/SX2, DX/DX2, DX4 OverDrive, 486 Pentium OverDrive socket3.gif SOCKET 3 SPECIFICATIONS
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237 19 x 19 PGA 5v/3.3v SX/SX2, DX/DX2, DX4 OverDrive, 486 Pentium OverDrive socket4.gif SOCKET 4 SPECIFICATIONS
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273 21 x 21 PGA 5v Pentium 60/66MHz, Pentium 60/66 OverDrive socket5.gif SOCKET 5 SPECIFICATIONS
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320 37 x 37 PGA 3.3v Pentium 75-133, Pentium 75+ OverDrive socket6.gif SOCKET 6 SPECIFICATIONS Slot 6 was thought and planed of, however was never actually ever implemented in any system.
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INTEL 4004 - Microprocessor introduced in 1970 with the speed of 108KHz was the worlds first microprocessor.
INTEL 8080 - Microprocessor introduced in 1974 running at the speed of 2 MHz was used in the world's first PC, the Altair.
INTEL 8086 (Code Name: P1)- Microprocessor first introduced in 1976. The 80086 had a 16-bit architecture that allowed it to work with 16-bit binary numbers and pass them through a 16-bit data bus. The 8086 was available in clock speeds of 5MHz, 8MHz, and 10MHz.
MOTOROLA 68000 - Microprocessor released in 1979 was later chosen by Apple for the Macintosh computer.
INTEL 8087 - Floating-point math compressor compliant with the 8086 / 8080 microprocessor family.
INTEL 8088 - Microprocessor released in 1979. The 8088 was the first Processor used in the original IBM PC and XT personal computers because it was less expensive than the 8086 microprocessor because of the availability of less expensive eight-bit data bus supporting chips made it the microprocessor for the IBM PC. The 8088 was available in speeds from 4.77 MHz and 8MHz.and used the 16-bit architecture allowing it to work internally with 16-digit numbers. The 8088 had the ability of addressing up to 1MB of RAM.
INTEL 80286 (Code Name: P2) - Microprocessor introduced by Intel in 1982 which commonly is referred to as the 286 processor. The 286 processor supported 16-bit architecture, supported virtual memory, and was available in clock speeds of 8MHz, 10MHz, and 12MHz. The 286 was around 20 times faster than the predecessor 8088.
INTEL 80287 - A compliant processor to the 286, a floating-point math coprocessor. Specially designed 286 chips have the capability of placing the optional 80287 processor on top of it, giving the computer a math coprocessor.
INTEL 80386DX (Code Name: P3) - Microprocessor manufactured in 1985 was the next generation of Intel processors. The 80386DX included the math compressor, unlike the 80386SX, and still featured the 32-bit architecture and built-in multitasking. The chip was available in clock speeds of 16MHz, 20MHz, 25MHz, and 33MHz.
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