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Old 03-05-2009, 07:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Toshiba A215-4697

Amd Turion TL-52, 1.6ghz dual core
2gb DDR2-533MHz ram (Upgraded from 1gb)
HDD, 160gb Sata 5400RPM
ATI Radeon X1200 graphics
15.4" LCD Screen

I've had Vista Ultimate, Vista Home Premium, Server 2008, Win7 and now XP Pro SP3. But I'm not a fan of xp so vista is going back on soonish.

Laptop I'm getting once I graduate,

Apple MacBook Pro (2009 Edition)

2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
4GB 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM
320GB Serial ATA @ 7200
nVidia 9400 (onboard) + nVidia 9600M GT
15.4" LCD Screen

Mac OSX Leopard.
If I may offer advice with the mac having owned one. Don't. OSX is honestly underwhelming. Power users like us will find nothing appealing about it, the simplicity of the OS can be aggravating at times. You never get enough information. And having silver gradients as your main gui theme gets old after awhile. I feel like my desktop was made out of a block of aluminum.

The pros, my pbook is light an well built. The 12inch form factor is officially my favorite laptop size. not too big not too small. Weighs nothing but still gives me a good size keyboard and all the essentials (multi usb posts, dvd burner etc) are there. Unfortunately the quality of Mac laptop chassis has gone down since the Intel transition, so the well built pro doesn't apply to you.

I would high recommend you look into getting a laptop made by Asus or MSI. I have heard good things about them and they tend to use better quality components and be higher performance than most OEM laptops.

And besides, now that Macs are Intel, there is absolutely nothing separating them form the multitude of pcs already out there. They offer no advantage and if you like OSX that much (I don't know why) then you can easily put it on a pc laptop.


Anyways, my front line lappy:



Power Book G4 (2004)
G4 1.33ghz
1.5GB DDR
80GB hard drive
WiFi G
DVD burner
GeForce FX5200
OSX 10.4 Tiger
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I <3 OSX and Mac. Mac is a sexually appealing mistress and I am its lover.

I love the simplicity of OSX, that's why it's so great. In terms of it's 'aluminum blockishness' I think it's classic and lovely. haha. And I think mac's are the only laptop that has any sort of identifiable stylishness to it, with the exception of perhaps any IBM notebook. I think most other laptops just look the same and look like garbage.
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pete you know if you buy a mac I will beat you to death with it.
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I'm getting the protection plan with it so that's fine.
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I'm getting the protection plan with it so that's fine.
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Bahaha, protection plan xD
I Do wish i could get another lappy, i love mine, but more power is always nice
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FOR WORK
Lenovo S10-BLK Netbook
CPU Intel Atom N270 (1.6GHz, 533MHz FSB, 512k L2 cache)
Chipset Mobile Intel 945GSE Express Chipset
Memory 1024 MB (2 x 512 MB) DDR2 SDRAM (667 MHz)
Memory Slots 2 x SODIMM Slots
Memory Upgrade Upgradeable to 1536 MB Maximum
Hard Drive 160GB 5400 RPM
Display 10.2" WSVGA (1024x600 Resolution)
Display Type AntiGlare
Widescreen Display
Graphics Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Wireless Integrated 802.11 b/g
Network Interface Integrated (10/100) Ethernet Controller
Bluetooth Yes
Webcam 1.3 MP
Expansion Slots 4 in 1 Card Reader (MS/SD/MMC/MS Pro)
ExpressCard/34 Slot
I/O Ports 2 USB 2.0 ports, VGA, RJ-45, microphone, audio in/out
Pointing Device/s Scroll Zone
Touchpad
Operating System MS Windows XP Home Edition (shipped) Windows Xp Pro (Loaded)
Battery 3-Cell Lithium Ion
Dimensions 250 W x 183 D x 22-27.5 H mm
Weight 1.25 kg
Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labour

This is my little netbook for when I am out and about onesite. I have various tools for trouble shooting computer and network. I am also thing this little guy for programing of cash registers and CCTV systems.
Plus I use this to for reading PDF and CBR files.
Orginally i did have an Acer Aspire One. However the smaller keyboard and touchpad drove me nuts. And I do know like glossy displays. Sure the glossy display look like in a room or in the dark, but they suck on well lit environments.


FOR PLAY

MSI GX620 Gaming Laptop
PROC : Intel Penryn 45nm socket P mobile processor 2.4 GHz (P8600)
CHIPSET: Intel GM45 + ICH9-M
MEM : 4 GB (2x2GB)DDR2 667/800MHz, Total Mem Slot: 2 x SO-DIMM slots
OPTICAL DRIVE: Super Multi DVD Burner
DISPLAY: 15.4-inch WSXGA (1680 x 1050) Display
WEB CAM: Built-in CMOS Camera 2.0 Mega Pixels
COMMS : Built-in Gigabit LAN + 56K Modem, Wireless LAN Built-in Bluetooth 2.0 EDR
CARD READER: Card Reader SD/MMC/MS/MS Pro 4-in-1 Card Reader
I/O PORTS: 1 x Express Card; 1 x 15 pin D-Sub 1 x HDMI; 3 x USB 2.0, 1 x MIC-in, 1 x Headphone out, 1 x RJ11, 1 x RJ45
GRAPHICS : NVIDIA Geforce 9600M-GT 512Mb
AUDIO : Realtek ALC888
OS : Win Vista Home Premium (shipped), Windows Xp Pro (currently loaded)
DIM : 374 (L) x 246 (W) x 26.8-35.5 (H) mm
WEIGHT : 2.54 Kg

My only regret about this notebook was if i knew that i was going to be picking up a netbook a few months later, I would of gone for the MSI GX720 17" Laptop instead. Play games quite well.

The only thing i don't like about the MSI notebook is that MSI went crazy with sticking warranty lable on it. There is a 2 year warranty, however if I try to upgrade the hard drive or ram, i will void it.
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My trusty Dell M1710:

Windows XP Pro
INTEL E7200
100GB HDD
4GB Ram (seeing 3.5)
17" LCD (1900x1200)
soundblaster HD audio
nvidia Go 7950GTX 512mb
and plays ANY game out right now. Nicely too.
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