Barebones dual-core laptop

Subject: Mobile | August 11, 2006 - 03:35 PM |
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HotHardware has found a way to get a dual-core whitebook.  It is from ASUS, based on Intel's 945 chipset, with a 15.4" screen and an integrated X1600 with 256Mb of memory.  Check out the full stats, and what HotHardware decided to put into it, after paying about $710 for the shell.

Source: HotHardware

Core 2 Duo on a Dell XPS M1710? Sooner than you think?

Subject: Mobile | August 2, 2006 - 10:43 AM |
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We continue with our experimenting with the new Intel Core 2 Duo T7400 CPU and this time we drop it into a Dell XPS M1710 laptop! The darn thing works! Granted the testing results are a bit mixed, the outlook is positive for a Core 2 Duo upgrade for existing M1710 owners.



"The heatpipe is easily taken out by undoing seven screws holding the mechanism to the motherboard.
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Manufacturer: Dell
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Introduction

Thinking upgrading that Dell XPS M1710 to the latest Intel Core 2 Duo mobile CPU down the road? We experiment with our Core 2 Duo in the M1710 to see what's possible.

A fine line between a desktop replacement and a portable

Subject: Mobile | August 1, 2006 - 02:06 PM |
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[H]ard|OCP tries a new Gateway laptop, the NX860X.  In the reviews of previous systems from Gateway, they have found certain flaws in Dell's support and other procedures.  Can this system turn that all around?

"Gateway's sturdy, powerful widescreen Core Duo notebook is ready for work and play. Find out how much

you can pack into an eight-pound portable (well, sort of portable) desktop replacement."

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Source: [H]ard|OCP

Centrino Duo in the newest ThinkPad

Subject: Mobile | July 21, 2006 - 03:02 PM |
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The newest Lenovo ThinkPad, the T-60 contains an Intel Core Duo T2400 (1.83GHz), 1GB of DDR2 667MHz SDRAM (2 DIMMs) and a 14.1" TFT with SXGA+ (1400x1050) resolution.  The Tech Report found that when it is put onto maximum battery power saving, you can surf for over 9 hours or 5.5 hours watching DVDs on a single charge.

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Manufacturer: Dell
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Introduction and Specifications

You've seen it. Maybe you've even dreamed about it. Now get the most in-depth look at Dell's latest gaming laptop! The 17" M1710 Metallic Black with the GeForce Go 7900 GS looks impressive.

Build a gaming laptop

Subject: Mobile | July 17, 2006 - 01:44 PM |
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Legit Reviews found a "whitebook" (a bare bones laptop, essentially no components other than the casing, screen and mobo), to build a gaming machine from.  The Clevo M575U and Sager 5760 can fit an impressive array of parts, and will function as a perfect desktop replacement.

""It's now officially the summer of 2006 and it's time to do publish another article on how to build

your own gaming notebook. The changes from 2005 to 2006 were significant when it comes to notebooks.

A hard case for your laptop

Subject: Mobile | July 5, 2006 - 03:19 PM |
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If you feel paranoid about bumps and spashes when you are carrying your laptop in a soft case?  Drop by Think Computers to see their review of the Otterbox, a hard, water resistant case that comes designed for 3 laptop sizes, 13", 15" and 17".

Sony's Core-Duo VIAO

Subject: Mobile | June 27, 2006 - 06:52 PM |
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Drop by HotHardware for a look at Sony's Core Duo notebook, the VGN-SZ150P/C.  Not exactly an ultramobile, but not very large either, it should satisfy most of your multimedia needs, while you are on the go.  It even does it with typical Sony style.

Source: HotHardware

Discontinued Laptop Discussion

Subject: Mobile | June 20, 2006 - 03:58 PM |
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[H]ard|OCP purchased a Dell XPS M170, which was promptly discontinued.  Check out the review, and pay close attention to the specs, as their XPS line was updated, but not completely revised.

Source: [H]ard|OCP