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Medium to High end notebook/laptop suitable for FBSD
- Subject: Medium to High end notebook/laptop suitable for FBSD
- From: parv at pair.com (parv)
- Date: Wed Jan 7 01:31:12 2004
in message <200401021727_(_dot_)_43046_(_dot_)_malcolm_(_dot_)_kay_(_at_)_internode_(_dot_)_on_(_dot_)_net>,
wrote Malcolm Kay thusly...
> The wish list includes:
The one i find myself salvating on is...
PowerPro C 3:16 (starting at US $1459, as described <~ $2000):
> UXGA display (1600x1200) on a reasonably large display capable of resolving
> most of this.
15" SXGA+, ATI RADEON 9000 4X AGP w/64MB DDR
> Minimum 256Mb memory -- 512 would be nice.
512MB, single module
> FBSD supported LAN connection -- preferably via wireless.
Built in 10-1000Gb RJ45 jack; option of adding wireless components (I
did not choose wireless).
> Plenty of disk space, but prepared to settle for 40Gb or so.
80GB, not @7200 rpm
> Internal Dialup modem that can be utilised through FBSD.
Included; don't know if it will work
> Some method of connecting an optical mouse.
> (A connection for a conventional keyboard might also be attractive.)
> CDROM/R/RW. (DVD play would be an attracive bonus.)
Combo 8X DVD/24x10x24 CD-RW
4 ports, v2.0
> Reasonably quick -- in the 2Ghz to 3 Ghz range
1.4GHz, 1MB L2 cache
And.. 5.5lb, AC adaptor, 3 year service, No OS, a carry case, Smart
Li-ion batery (4-hr), No built in floppy drive, ...
...lack of built in floppy drive really bugs me though.