zv5000z confusion, is it a w/ Mobile AMD 64 (or just AMD 64) ??

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I have been seriously considering getting an AMD 64 laptop. My
understanding is that the low voltage mobile AMD 64 chips have hit the
market. When I tried to customize a laptop at hpshopping.com, I only
see the AMD Mobile-M or AMD 64 CPU processor options for the zv5000z
laptop. According to this old eweek link
(http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1636989,00.asp ), HP is using
Mobile AMD 64 (not just Mobile AMD) chips in the zv5000z series.

Can anyone please confirm or deny this or suggest a way to determine
this ? If the zv5000z does not use Mobile AMD 64 CPU, how does the
notebook perform in terms of thermal/heating issues. I mean have you
purchased one, and does it heat up significantly especially with say an
AMD 64 (non-mobile/mobile???) 3700+ processor ?

My existing ze5300 P4 2.66 has just bit the dust due to poor heat
(handling) issues. I would like to get an AMD 64 laptop, but I do not
wish to get burned (no pun intended!) again with the overheating
problems. Feedback appreciated!

Re: zv5000z confusion, is it a w/ Mobile AMD 64 (or just AMD 64) ??

googledude@hotmail.com wrote:

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the zv5000z i just ordered has either the desktop athlon64 or the athlon64
for desktop replacements(probably the latter). not sure what the difference
is but it is NOT the mobile athlon64.

the way it stays cool is that, using AMD PowerNow, it runs at ~800Mhz until
the processor demand goes up to a certain level, then i shoots up to full
speed. from what i've read, it runs cool and fast as hell.



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