Considering buying a notebook - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > System Upgrades
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-05-2006, 06:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 1
Default Considering buying a notebook

I finally made the decision to buy a notebook and get rid of my old PIII.

I am between Dell Inspiron 6000 and IBM Thinkpad Z60m.

IBM
http://www-131.ibm.com/webapp/wcs/st...oreId=10000001

Dell
http://configure.us.dell.com/dellsto...=i6000U6&s=dhs

I would like to ask for your advice on what to choose between these 2 laptops. I never owed a laptop before so i don't know exactly what to be looking for in terms of specs.

I will be using it for my studies, internet, dvds and some basic gaming.
__________________

Arkas is offline  
Old 01-05-2006, 11:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
Grandfather of Techist

\_(ツ)_/
 
Trotter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: The South
Posts: 31,303
Default

The Dell link doesn't display the lappy... says you need to adjust your order.

If you plan on doing any gaming, avoid integrated graphics up front. The ThinkPad doesn't offer the option to customize the graphics, the Dell model does.

Get the peppiest CPU you can, and go for a gig of RAM. A largish hard drive ain't a bad idea either.
__________________


My Rig: SABLE
Antec 300 Illusion / Antec EarthWatts EA650 650W / ASUS GeForce GTX 960 GTX960-DC2OC-2GD5
AMD FX 8320 x8 Black Edition / Gelid Tranquillo / MSI 970A-G43
Sandisk Ultra Plus 128GB / Samsung 840 120GB / WD Black 750GB / WD Green 1TB
2x4GB DDR3 1600 - 2x2GB DDR3 1600
Win10 Ent 64-bit - Mionix Naos 7000 Mouse - CM Storm QuickFire Rapid Mech Keyboard


R.I.P. Danny L. Trotter ... 14 Nov 1945 - 4 Sept 2009
Trotter is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.