[pcductape] Re: Advice Needed ---- DAVE

  • From: Wabcd@xxxxxxx
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 12:36:33 EST

Thanks, Dave, for the info.  I will now be better prepared for my search for 
a laptop.

Bill


In a message dated 2/24/2003 11:14:04 AM Eastern Standard Time, 
demery@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx writes:

> One thing to remember is that most laptops will be a little slower then a 
> workstation, not that noticeable unless you are a power user, the info you 
> provided is good, however, not knowing your setup, you would need a modem 
> and a NIC and most now have them built in. USB 2.0 is getting ready to come 
> out in notebooks also. USB 1.1 is 77MBPS and 2.0 is 480MBPS, you can 
> purchase a pcmcia usb2.0 card to give you this ability if your motherboard 
> doesn't support 2.0. A lot of the manufacturer's are not providing software 
> with their machines now of which winbook is one. I don't like this, 
> however, HP, Compaq and a lot of the others are doing it. Good Luck, Dave
>  
> >> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Emery, David [mailto:demery@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>> Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 10:59 AM
>> To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [pcductape] Re: Advice Needed
>> 
>> 
>> I deal almost strictly with Dells so unable to provide guidance. They 
>> appear to have a good tech page, <A 
>> HREF="http://www.winbookcorp.com/";>http://www.winbookcorp.com/</A>
>>  Dave
>>  
>> >>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: David L. Gabler [mailto:dlg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>>> Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 2:11 AM
>>> To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> Subject: [pcductape] Re: Advice Needed
>>> 
>>> 
>>> At 09:03 PM 2/23/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>>> >>>> I am strongly considering buying a laptop computer.  Most all my 
>>>> experience is with desktops, so I would like everyone's input on the 
>>>> pros, cons and pitfalls. 
>>>> 
>>>> My local Sam's Club has a Winbook, 2.4 gig Pentium 4 , 40 gig HD, 512 MB 
>>>> DDR, 56k, for about $1200.00 US.  From what I have seen this is a great 
>>>> price. 
>>>> 
>>>> Any comments/recommendations will be appreciated. 
>>>> 
>>>> Bill Wingler   
>>> 
>> 
> 

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