Pros

  • Lightweight, nice widescreen

Cons

  • Flimsily constructed

At A Glance

A poorly executed keyboard hurts this light widescreen notebook.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.sharpsystems.com/products/pc_notebooks/m4000/index.asp

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PCM4000
Inventory Number 24804
Processor
Processor type Pentium M 740
Processor speed 1730.0 MHz
Display
Display size 13.3 inches
Resolution 1200 x 800 pixels
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Vertical Resolution 800
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset Integrated Intel 915GM
Storage
Drive size 80.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage SD Card
General Information
UPC Code 074000044517
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 511.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 0
Available Interfaces Mini PCI Port
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth No
Slots SD Card
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 500.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 533.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 12.3 inches
Depth 9.1 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 4.4 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.4 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 5:11   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 50.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 68.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 43.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Return to Castle Wolfenstein, 1024 by 768, 16-Bit 44.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 6.26   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 3.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 971.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Good
World Bench 5 Score 72.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 875.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 758.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 446.0
Ahead Nero 1008.0
Windows Media Encoder 630.0
Roxio VideoWave 471.0
Adobe Photoshop 444.0
Microsoft Office XP 577.0
WinZip 507.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 752.0
Adobe Premiere 542.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 470.0