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Old 09-01-2004, 07:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all.

I will be working away for a month at a time in the back of nowhere, so i was going to get myself a a laptop for emails and watching DVD's. What is the minimum spec for a laptop for mainly doing just that, as i don't want to waste ££££ on unneeded Mhzzzzzzzzzzzz.


Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Service Pack 2
Asrock K7S41GX Motherboard AGP 8X, FSB 400, DDR 400
Intergrated Audio
ATI Radeon 9200SE 128MB
512 DDR RAM DDR333
AMD XP2500 CPU 333 Mhz ( BARTON )
80gb Western Digital SD WD800JB-00JJA0 - 7200rpm Hard Drive
80gb Maxtor 6Y080L0 Plus 9 - 7200rpm Hard Drive
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Old 09-01-2004, 09:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You can do that on something as old as a Pentium 3, which are selling for real cheap these days.

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Old 09-05-2004, 06:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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about 350Mhz will be fine
and you need a DVD drive
TheMajorMMX - Intel P200 MMX @ 225Mhz - V-Tech (PcPartner) Baby-AT mb w/ Intel Triton TX chipset - Nvidia Riva TNT2 M64 w/ 16MB - 256MB M-Tec SDRAM - Still running.....
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Old 09-05-2004, 06:34 AM   #4 (permalink)
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If you tell us a buget, then it would be easier.
for around £350 - £400 You could get a 500 mhz system, and about £40 would probably get u a dvd drive, and that would be enough.
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