Battery Cells

  BaboonBoy22 15:49 23 May 2008
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Hello all,

Quick question.. I'm purchasing a new laptop, how many battery cell's should I be looking at to get around 2-3 hour use with an average work load (ie word processing, listening to music, maybe a film). If my memory is correct the majority that I've seen have 6 cells, is that adequate or should I be looking for more?
Thanking you in advance.

  woodchip 16:14 23 May 2008

Its not just battry cells, but also the type of CPU how setup and many other things tha make it run longer on battery

  BaboonBoy22 16:27 23 May 2008

well the standard spec I'm looking at is Intel Core 2 Duo about a 1.6, 2Gb Ram, running Vista. Pretty much all manufacturer websites will say they last about 2.5hours, but that is debated with various reviews on various laptops. I just want to know if there's anything else I should be looking for, as this is my 1st laptop

  woodchip 16:29 23 May 2008

if posible get one running xp. less power hungry

  Ditch999 16:30 23 May 2008

If you can get your hands on the mah, eg 4400mah, rating it would tell you. The higher the better.

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