Pros

  • Comfortable keyboard

Cons

  • Staid design

At A Glance

The Z61m has a good balance of features, comfort, processing power, and battery life.

Manufacturer’s Website

Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 9452E8U
Inventory Number 25153
Processor
Processor type Intel Core Duo T2500
Processor speed 2000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.4 inches
Resolution 1680 x 1050 pixels
Vertical Resolution 1050
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon X1400
Storage
Drive size 100.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
General Information
UPC Code 882861515691
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 402.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Available Interfaces Infrared
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
PC Card Slots 1
Memory
Memory size 1024.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 14.2 inches
Depth 10.4 inches
Height 1.7 inches
Weight 7.9 pounds
Weight with Accessories 7.9 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Included Software ThinkVantage Productivity Center
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices Power Cord
Input devices
  • Eraserhead
  • Touchpad
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • battery
Pointing Device
  • Eraserhead
  • Touchpad

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 4:02   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 71.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 36.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 475.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Good
World Bench 5 Score 95.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 632.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 508.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 288.0
Ahead Nero 835.0
Windows Media Encoder 306.0
Roxio VideoWave 276.0
Adobe Photoshop 326.0
Microsoft Office XP 571.0
WinZip 436.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 419.0
Adobe Premiere 458.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Mozilla 382.0