Pros

  • Modular bay
  • Extra security features

Cons

  • Limited storage
  • Awkward docking

At A Glance

This light and powerful business laptop comes with a SmartCard reader and a data-encrypting chip for extra security.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number M255E
Inventory Number 25570
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T7200
Processor speed 2000.0 MHz
Display
Display size 14.1 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
Vertical Resolution 800
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel GMA 950
Storage
Drive size 80.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Battery life 318.0 hours
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • FireWire Port
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x4)
  • Video - S-Video
Microphone input Yes
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Headphone Jack Yes
Firewire 1
Wireless connection 802.11 a/b/g
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • xD-Picture Card
  • 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 13.4 inches
Depth 9.8 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight with Accessories 6.4 pounds
Weight 6.4 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Included Software
  • Microsoft Works
  • CyberLink DVD Solution
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • battery
Pointing Device Touchpad
Case
Multipurpose Bay
  • Second battery
  • different optical drive

Performance

Battery
Battery Life (Office Applications) 3:18   (hh:mm)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 12.71   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 6.1   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 447.0
Performance
World Bench 5 Rating Very Good
World Bench 5 Score 100.0
ACD Systems ACDSee 584.0
Ahead Nero 696.0
Windows Media Encoder 266.0
WinZip 357.0
Adobe Premiere 447.0
Musicmatch Jukebox 474.0
Discreet 3ds Max OpenGL 550.0
Roxio VideoWave 247.0
Mozilla 376.0
Adobe Photoshop 307.0
Discreet 3ds Max DirectX 332.0
Microsoft Office XP 550.0