Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 4th Apr 2007 18:02 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems were once more very kind to send us one of their products for a review. Geeks sells cheap laptops --among others-- and so we asked for a low-cost laptop without an operating system in it for the purpose of this review. They sent us the IBM T23, (currently selling for just $299) and an extra 256 MB stick of RAM ($30). We tested the laptop with three different OSes, read on for more.
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Thinkpads are good laptop
by werfu on Wed 4th Apr 2007 18:57 UTC
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I've worked three years in a place using Thinkpad laptops and I can say I had been pretty please by the performance those offered, even for old R31. The problem I've seen the more often were broken keyboard, dead back light and dead cd-rom drive. I've had hard drive failure only twice. Keep in mind that batteries on these old laptop wont hold charge for a long time due to their age. Buying a new one (9 cells) will let you have near 3 hours with everything disabled under Windows.

I could definitly recommand Thinkpad, even refurbished. I especialy like the R40, wich have both touchpad and clit. Somes also have integrated wireless network, but those are B adapters sucking up battery juice too fast. I would recommand getting rid of those and buying a good card bus know for energy efficiency.

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