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Chromebook Vs. Chromebook: Measuring Acer's C910, C740

The massive Chromebook 15 C910 dominates in size and processing power, but the smaller C740 wins for on-the-go productivity.
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The C910 comes with a Broadwell Intel Core i5-5200U CPU, giving the device extra power for its larger display. The C740 runs on the Intel Celeron 3205U dual-core processor, which is not quite as powerful but should run fine, so long as you don't overload it with too many tabs and apps running at the same time.
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Power

The C910 comes with a Broadwell Intel Core i5-5200U CPU, giving the device extra power for its larger display. The C740 runs on the Intel Celeron 3205U dual-core processor, which is not quite as powerful but should run fine, so long as you don't overload it with too many tabs and apps running at the same time.

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6/4/2015 | 12:50:57 PM
Re: School Computer
@JediSQL I'm still trying to get over the fact that they required Chromebooks for third graders - what?! That aside, the C720 seems like a great machine for a kid. Inexpensive and built to withstand bumps and drops.
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