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Old 04-19-2004, 04:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Wink Which should it be? (T23 or T40)

Hi guys,

I need to choose a laptop for work. options are T-23 immediately, or T-40 which I'll get in about 40 days...

I can wait… but I prefer not to. (-:

Does it really matter so much ?



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Old 04-19-2004, 05:50 AM   #2 (permalink)
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HUGE difference. Wait.

Patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to stuff you drop loads of cash on.

System specs? Lets just get down to it people:

My penis is bigger than yours.
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Old 04-19-2004, 06:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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the T23 notebook has these specifications:
  • 1.13 GHz Intel Pentium III
  • 128 MB SDRAM
  • 30 GB EIDE Hard Disk
  • DVD-ROM: 8x;
  • Windows XP Professional
  • 14.1 inch active-matrix display
  • 5.19 pounds
The T40 has these specifications:
  • 1.50 GHz Intel Pentium M
  • 256 MB DDR SDRAM
  • 40 GB Hard Disk
  • DVD-ROM: 8x;
  • Windows XP Professional
  • 14.1 inch active-matrix display
  • 4.9 pounds
(NB - All information from Amazon.com)

The T40 is not only a lot faster, with DDR RAM, it also weighs less

It has new generation processor and memory.
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Asus A7N8X-E-Deluxe
AMD Athlon XP 3200+ *400 FSB* Barton (2.2GHz)
ThermalTake Volcano 11+ Xaser Edition Air Cooling
1024MB Corsair TwinX XMS 3200 (Dual Channel 2x512) 2-3-2-6
2x WD Raptors (10krpm 8MB Cache) 36.7GB using RAID -0
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Old 04-19-2004, 11:32 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I would wait and go with the T40... 40 days isnt that long!
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Ya, definetely the T-40!
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Old 04-19-2004, 01:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Also, i work on both. and we have replaced hundreds of t-23 laptop drives. I absolutley would wait. The only minor thing that i dont really like about the t-40 is that it does not come with a FDD. For a user these days that is not a problem. But from a technician POV they are helpful. But the machine is about twice as fast. wait wait wait.

i am no lazier now than I was forty years ago, but that is because I reached the limit forty years ago. You can\'t go beyond possibility.
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Old 04-19-2004, 05:09 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I would wait.....it's worth it....just forget about it (good luck doing so) and when 40 days is up it will come in the mail, and you'll be like...."when did i order this?"
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If you buy the T23 you will regret it!

Wait and buy the T40!
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Old 04-19-2004, 06:00 PM   #9 (permalink)
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yeah...waiting will pay off after u get it

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