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Is it a good system ?

Postby TidusTheCoolest on Thu Jan 01, 1970 5:46 am

I'm gonna buy a new laptop soon .
This is it's spec :

Pentium 4-M 1.7 Ghz (512 MB cache)
512 MB DDR SODIMM RAM
40 GB HDD
14.1" XGA TFT
Up to 64 MB Shared Video Memory
Floppy Drive
4X DVD-ROM Drive
Built-In SB PRO speaker
56K Internal Modem
10/100 Internal LAN
LI-IOM (8 Cell) Battery
Ports:PS2/Parallel/CRT/2 USB/1xRJ11 Modem/1xRJ45 LAN/Infrared/TV-Out/IEEE 1394

It's weight about 3.2 KG and comes with Windows XP Home Edition .

I'm gonna use it mainly for MP3 , Internet , College Work , and ocasionally light gaming .

Is it the right system for me ?
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Postby hjs on Thu Jan 01, 1970 5:46 am

Shared Video Memory is good enough for a game of Patience. nothing more.
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Postby Action Jackson on Thu Jan 01, 1970 5:46 am

What's more important to you?

Watching DVD's or burning CD's?

Do laptops come with combo CDRW/DVD's like the LG one?
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Postby BuddhaTB on Thu Jan 01, 1970 5:47 am

Laptop's do come with CD-RW/DVD combo drives and I would highly recommend getting one for your laptop.

The only other thing I would change is the video card. Try to get a laptop that has a integrated video chip made by ATI or Nivida with atleast 16MB of RAM. This will greatly increase the performance and quality when watching DVD movies and playing games. Other than those 2 things I mentioned, pretty good lap-top overall.
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Postby lightningbaron on Thu Jan 01, 1970 6:40 am

The specs are reasonable for a laptop, if your budget allows, you might want to opt for a DVD/CDRW combo drive and possibly a video option that does not utilize shared video memory.
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Postby {JNT} Raptor on Thu Nov 07, 2002 7:21 pm

I was playing with a Laptop the other day with a combo CDRW/DVD drive with a G2 to go vid card in it....ran Unreal Tournament great (Not 2003)


For a laptop for really any type of gaming......Onboard Vid should not be an option......ATI or Nvidia will do nicely.
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Re: Is it a good system ?

Postby vxd*.* on Thu Nov 21, 2002 5:52 pm

[quote="TidusTheCoolest"]I'm gonna buy a new laptop soon .
This is it's spec :

Pentium 4-M 1.7 Ghz (512 MB cache)
512 MB DDR SODIMM RAM
40 GB HDD
14.1" XGA TFT
Up to 64 MB Shared Video Memory
Floppy Drive
4X DVD-ROM Drive
Built-In SB PRO speaker
56K Internal Modem
10/100 Internal LAN
LI-IOM (8 Cell) Battery
Ports:PS2/Parallel/CRT/2 USB/1xRJ11 Modem/1xRJ45 LAN/Infrared/TV-Out/IEEE 1394

It's weight about 3.2 KG and comes with Windows XP Home Edition .

I'm gonna use it mainly for MP3 , Internet , College Work , and ocasionally light gaming .

Is it the right system for me ?[/quote]
Laptops are great looking and cool to own. BUT once u have to maintain the hardware you are talking big bucks. Believe me-I maintain systems for a living. (I.E. a keyboard for a laptop can run u up to $300.00)
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