Check out the eMachines ELw’s performance test results. Subscribing to a newsletter indicates your consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Windows compatibility for older programs that won’t place too great a demand on the system and Web access. This newsletter may contain advertising, deals, or affiliate links. If you try this yourself be gentle. The eMachines barely gets by with a single-core 1. You are commenting using your WordPress.

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Packing standard AMD Athlon e bit processors 1. Because of its single-core and reduced processor speed, the disparity is most obvious in the multitasking and Cinebench benchmarks, where it took 5, seconds to complete our standard multimedia test.

The EL ekachine have a slightly more powerful graphics processor and the DVD burner, but that benefit is tempered by its crapware.

Upgrading my eMachines EL1200-01e 1.6 Ghz to a Dual Core 2.2 Ghz

The Best Laptops of I’m sure the deals between eMachines, Wal-Mart, and the software developers brought the system’s price down, but these programs are all available free on the Internet, and I believe the end user should have the freedom to choose whether or not to eamchine all of this stuff rather than have it all piled onto the hard drive automatically. It’s only powerful enough to get you on the Web and to run very basic Windows programs.


While I’m griping, El11200 guess I should point out that as a retail system, the EL is infested with crapware. Viewing YouTube videos and accessing sites like LinkedIn and Facebook was fine on our office’s broadband connection.

Chipset is a set of integrated el12000 that have a specific purpose in a computer system, a group of microchips used together to perform a single task. It took a glacial 2 minutes 14 seconds to complete the Photoshop CS3 tests.

HP Pavilion Elite mt. To put it in comparison, the next closest score is another eMachines system, the ETat 1, seconds. The EL is not emxchine by any means, but it proves the axiom that you get what you pay for. Acer Aspire X 1, You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Leave a Reply Cancel ell1200 Enter your comment here Integrated graphics uses needed system memory.

Upgrading my eMachines ELe Ghz to a Dual Core Ghz | Innerphaze

Sleek Multimedia and Entertainment Center Top-notch performance combined with digital media features make the EL a powerful little dynamo. The chassis is emachinf to fit into small spaces, but eemachine side panel pulls off to reveal an overcrowded interior. An overbearing optical drive takes up half of the space, and you must remove the bay to access the hard drive and two memory slots only one is occupied behind it. The most significant difference is in the processor speed and number of cores.


There are the usual suspects: While power-efficient, the e runs at a relatively slow 1.

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Wouldn’t run most of the benchmark tests. Either the processor is the wrong type or the RAM is the wrong bus speed, but his time everything just worked! Without a doubt, compatibility is the most important factor in buying a memory upgrade for your laptop or computer.

It wouldn’t meet the minimum requirements for Vista Home Premium, and barely meets the requirements for Vista Home Basic. Put in the 2 gigs of Ram, then booted up, and Voila! This is the way I believe that desktop PCs will evolve.

The Best PC Games. Browsing was slower than I’m used to, with a few long waits for Web sites to load, but it wasn’t horrible.

How your privacy gets cooked by those restaurant waitlist apps. It’s totally enough to act as the home base for the largest currently available iPod GB.

The Compaq can also enachine about the additional 2 gigabytes of memory and double the amount of hard-drive storage space. Only a day subscription to Norton