[ubuntu-uk] Buying A Laptop
russell.green.07 at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 15 22:19:12 GMT 2007
> > I'll second that, I purchased an Inspiron 6400n about a month ago, with
> > Ubuntu Feisty pre-installed.
> > The spec is as follows:
> > Inspiron 6400 N-Series Dual Core Processor T2080 (1.73 GHz 533 MHz FSB 1
> > MB L2 cache)
> > Wide Sreen 15.4" WXGA (1280x800) Display with TrueLife
> > Memory Dual-Channel 1024MB (2x512) 533MHz DDR2 SDRAM
> > Hard Drive 80GB Serial ATA (5400 RPM)
> > DVD+/-RW (Read/Write) 8X Fixed Internal
> > Battery Primary 9 cell 85W/HR LI-ION
> > Graphics Card Intel Media Accelerator 950 Up to 256MB of shared Memory
> > for N-Series with TV and S-Video Output (supports Compiz)
> > UK Modem Cable and Adapter Internal V.92 Data, Fax, Voice Functions
> > Intel(R) Pro Wireless 3945 802.11a/b/g Mini-PCI Card (for Dual Core
> > Processor)
> > UK/Irish Internal Keyboard (QWERTY)
> > All for £464.12 including VAT and Delivery
> > The only issue I've had so far is with the S-Video out on the graphics
> > card (not very important to me really) and my only complaint is that it
> > doesn't have bluetooth built in.
> > The battery life is excellent (I'm off to swindon from Kent by coach
> > today and the battery should last me the whole 6 hours of coach travel
> > including the 1hr 10m stopover at Victoria today and on Sunday night on
> > my way home!). It still amazes me that the battery can be showing as
> > 10% when there's 2hrs left!
> > Hope this is of some help,
> > Matt.
> That's a great battery life. I'm lucky if I get 3 hours on my Dell
> The only thing that is putting me off the dell Ubuntu laptops is the
> processor, if they upgrade it to core 2 duo then my mind would be made
> up.I ain't very sure about the pentium dual-core.
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