Pros

  • Some of the fastest gaming in town
  • Solid-state storage

Cons

  • Heart-stopping price tag
  • Screen a tad dark

At A Glance

Brawny customized gaming rig pulls out all the stops, including solid-state storage, but has a dark screen and other flaws.

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The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30813
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T7600
Processor speed 2330.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Resolution 1920 x 1200 pixels
External Monitor Interface Discrete
Vertical Resolution 1200
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset Two nVidia GeForce Go 7950 GTX
Storage
Drive size 64.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Firewire 1
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
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth Yes
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 15.7 inches
Depth 11.8 inches
Height 1.6 inches
Weight 11.3 pounds
Weight with Accessories 11.3 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices Power Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List Notebook
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 84.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Battery
Battery Life 1:25:15 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 362.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 362.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 352.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 591.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 374.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 695.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 253.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 444.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 226.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 118.14   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 101.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 446.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0