Pros

  • Well-equipped

Cons

  • Touchpad is dificult to use

At A Glance

Avoid the unusable touchpad with an external mouse and you’re cooking with a fully-equipped widescreen.

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24645
Processor
Processor type Mobile Athlon 64 3000+
Processor speed 1800.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Vertical Resolution 900
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Radeon Xpress 200
Storage
Drive size 80.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 227.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • Infrared
  • Mini PCI Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x6)
  • Video - S-Video
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 500.0 MB
Memory type DDR-SDRAM (DDRRAM)
Memory speed 333.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 15.4 inches
Depth 11.0 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 9.2 pounds
Weight with Accessories 9.2 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • battery
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 2:27   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 41.51   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 74.61   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 22.33   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 33.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 894.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Good
World Bench 5 Score 71.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 868.0
Ahead Nero 1244.0
Windows Media Encoder 530.0
WinZip 584.0
Adobe Premiere 629.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 789.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 595.0
Roxio VideoWave 410.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 506.0
Adobe Photoshop 431.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 451.0
Microsoft Office XP 603.0