Pros

  • Good selection of device and expansion ports
  • Excellent keyboard and trackpad

Cons

  • Thin, tinny sound from built-in speakers
  • Battery sticks out from back of chassis

At A Glance

The E4300 is a solid business or general-purpose laptop with some sweet extra touches.

The Specs

Processor
Processor speed 2400.0 MHz
Display
Display size 13.3 inches
Resolution 1200 x 800 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Storage
Drives included 1.0
Drive size 160.0 GB
Other storage
  • Express Card 34
  • SDHC Card
  • smart card slot
General Information
UPC Code 628586507920
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
SDHC Card or Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) 1.0
Available Interfaces
  • Ethernet - RJ45
  • FireWire 400/IEEE 1394 - 4 pin
  • USB - Universal Serial Bus Port (x2)
  • Video - 15 pin High-Density D-shell (VGA)
Smart Card 1.0
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Slots
  • Express Card 34
  • SDHC Card
  • smart card slot
PC Card Slots 0
Memory
Memory size 3072.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1066.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 12.2 inches
Depth 9.7 inches
Height 1.2 inches
Weight 4.0 pounds
Weight with Accessories 4.9 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32 bit)
Other Features
Docking Station Port Yes
Devices Built-In Webcam
Input devices
  • Eraserhead
  • Touchpad (multitouch)

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 98.0
Battery
Battery Life 5:27   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 259.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 351.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 219.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 382.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 534.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 640.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 219.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 482.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 212.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 9.84   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 7.79   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 8.27   Frames per second (higher is better)
Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 6.43   Frames per second (higher is better)
Multitasking
World Bench 6 Multitasking 319.0