Pros

  • Dazzling screen
  • Accommodates two hard drives

Cons

  • Terrible battery life
  • Heavy

At A Glance

This graphics-friendly unit has a brighter-than-bright screen and two-hard-drive design perfect for easy backups.

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The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T7500
Processor speed 2200.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Discrete
Primary Graphics Chipset ATI Mobility Radeon HD 2600
General Information
UPC Code 611343077668
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Storage Media
SD card Yes
Memory stick Memory Stick
Ports and Connections
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 82.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
Battery
Battery Life 12:57:46 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 315.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 377.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 288.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 536.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 380.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 745.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 264.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 799.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 246.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 98.48   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 39.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 408.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0