Laptoptop needed

  Diodorus Siculus 13:20 11 Nov 2007

I've seen this click here for £429 with the following specs:
# Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 TK53 Mobile Technology
# Memory: 2GB
# HD Capacity: 160GB
# Display: 15.4" WXGA High Definition BrightView Widescreen
# Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100
# Operating System: Windows Vista Home Premium
# Optical Drive: Super Multi DVD Writer (+/-R +/-RW) with Double Layer support
# Networking: 10/100 Ethernet LAN, Wireless 802.11b/g WLAN
# Interface:
# 1 VGA port
# 3 USB 2.0 ports
# 1 RJ 11 modem connector
# 1 RJ 45 Ethernet connector
# S-video TV out
# 1 Headphone-out, 1 mic-in

Hewlett Packard Pavilion GZ974EA

Can anyone tell me if there is anything better that is available in a hurry! I know that Dell deals are available but there is a 3 week turn around at the moment.

Also, are there any shortcomings in the above that would make it unsuitable for a student - not into gaming but she will want it for course work, DVDs, music and so forth.

Thanks as always, Dio

  Diodorus Siculus 14:03 11 Nov 2007

"No that seems perfect for her needs, go for it!"

Cheers for that - probably will order later today.

Cheers, Dio

  Diodorus Siculus 19:53 11 Nov 2007

click here for one I've just found... any better?

Cheers, Dio

  Diodorus Siculus 19:54 11 Nov 2007

Less RAM, smaller hdd but what of the processor?

  Diodorus Siculus 02:52 12 Nov 2007

Thanks for all those; I've gone for the HP from - will be more than adequate for what it will be used for.

Thanks all for the help.

Cheers, Dio

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Mi Mix 3 5G UK Release Date, Price & Specification

D&AD Awards 2019: Check out the Pencil winners from the year's biggest creative awards

WWDC 2019 dates and what to expect

iPhone 2019 : date de sortie, prix et autres rumeurs