Pros

  • Attractive charcoal-colored case

Cons

  • Memory tricky to upgrade
  • Imperfect keyboard

At A Glance

This inexpensive notebook is the fastest ultraportable we've tested, but you can't upgrade the optical drive to a DVD burner.

Manufacturer’s Website

Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 24930
Processor
Processor type Pentium M 770
Processor speed 2130.0 MHz
Display
Display size 12.1 inches
Resolution 1024 x 768 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 768
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 915GM chipset
Storage
Drive size 100.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 212.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 1
Available Interfaces
  • Mini PCI Port
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 400.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 10.8 inches
Depth 9.2 inches
Height 1.4 inches
Weight 4.3 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.3 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List
  • Battery
  • optical drive
Pointing Device Touchpad
Case
Multipurpose Bay n/a

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 2:12   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 6.57   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 3.9   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 624.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Superior
World Bench 5 Score 99.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 520.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 501.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 340.0
Ahead Nero 552.0
Windows Media Encoder 389.0
Roxio VideoWave 389.0
Adobe Photoshop 311.0
Microsoft Office XP 517.0
WinZip 310.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 597.0
Adobe Premiere 406.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 323.0