Pros

  • Nice price
  • Second hard drive can be added later

Cons

  • Case finish feels a bit too industrial
  • Has 17-inch screen but not a gaming unit

At A Glance

This sweetly priced portable with big screen would make a good second household PC, but heavy gaming is out.

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Manufacturer's Pricing

The Specs

Pricing
Inventory Number 30946
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T5250
Processor speed 1500.0 MHz
Display
Display size 17.0 inches
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 900
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel GMA x3100
Storage
Drive size 160.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • 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 0
Available Interfaces
  • Mini PCI Port
  • Audio - Microphone In (1/8" Mini)
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x3)
  • Audio - Headphone Out (1/8" Mini)
Ethernet Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack Yes
Wireless connection 802.11 g
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 15.8 inches
Depth 11.7 inches
Height 1.7 inches
Weight 9.7 pounds
Weight with Accessories 9.7 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
SD card Yes
XD picture card 1
Memory stick Memory Stick
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Included Software Microsoft Work 8.5
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices Phone Cord
Input devices Touchpad
Other Hardware
  • Web cam
  • HDMI port
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • battery
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 64.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Good
Battery
Battery Life 3:22:12 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 448.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 447.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 367.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 695.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 653.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 1076.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 349.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 883.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 296.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 12.73   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 7.53   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 565.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0