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Old 12-18-2005, 01:54 AM   #11
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cant live without my 19 inch LCD moniter/TV, picture in picture, built in sound
ehh you can add all that to laptops for when you are at your desk
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for a nice little price $$$$$
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for a nice little price $$$$$
most have ports for a 2nd monitor and soundcards are cheap
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nice choice, Dell notebooks > HP/Compaq > Gateway. IMO. I am looking to purchase one of the Precision M70s or M60s.
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Dell can eat this:

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1759,1589866,00.asp

That'* mine, but I'm upgraded a tad.
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Sometimes you get what you pay for. With the HP Compaq nw8000, you pay for what you get. Marrying the range-topping Pentium M 755 (2.0 GHz) CPU with 1GB of RAM and a 7,200-rpm hard drive doesn't come cheap. Neither does the ATI Mobility Fire GL T2 GPU (with 128MB of onboard memory). But if the engineers in your organization need a full-fledged workstation (complete with ISV certification) that is also a portable, the nw8000 is a solid choice


i run an amd athelon 2.8GB
1.5GB ram
and a radion vid card with 256MB
in a system i built myself, im no computer expert, i just learn things as i go along, and going on 10 years of teaching myself i think i do prity well
next on the wish list rite behind clear corners on my ride is a DVD burner ,,,
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Mobile processor ratings are different than workstations/desktops. That 2.0g processor in my laptop is faster than a 3gig.

By quite a bit. It'* an M processor.

I also maxed out my RAM and have an extra hdd in the laptop (can remove for an extra onboard battery) and 2 expansion drive bays in my replicator port at work and home.

As laptops go, it doesn't get much better than this under $5k.
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aah, this i did not know
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Well, here'* the deal.......

My laptop is a 2.0gig with 1.5gig of RAM. Video as stated in that article.

My workstation UNDER my desk at work is a 2.8gig processor with 3gigs of RAM. And an Nvidia Quadra-FX or something video card. Both run (share) double 21" LCD'*.

The laptop outperforms the workstation. By a significant margin.
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Nice laptop Jeanie. The company that I work for uses Dell'*, and the newer laptops are really something special. They are overall very solid machines.

I'm sitting here at home on an old Dell Latitude C610 with a Pentium 3 mobile that runs like a champ. They are pretty reliable.
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