I soon gonna need a new laptop to use Visual Studio 2010 professional and SQL Server 2008.
I don't know if gonna buy a notebook with processor Core i5 or i7.
Which processor should I use?
Questions on Super User are expected to relate to computer software or computer hardware within the scope defined by the community. Consider editing the question or leaving comments for improvement if you believe the question can be reworded to fit within the scope. Read more about reopening questions here. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.
Well, it all depends. An i7 is going to outperform the i5. Do you want a faster (at compiling, etc) machine or do you want $$ to spend on other things? Of course, once you buy that laptop, the only feasible way to upgrade the CPU is to get a new(er) one.