Toshiba Sat. A40/R3W for $1500 new - is good?

Discussion in 'Computing' started by Guest, Jun 11, 2004.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Anyone got any advice on the advert seen at Dick Smith in Perth?

    Required for carting around Photoshop, xp, DWeaver, PPoint
    and needing battery life of at least 3 hours.
    need to connect to internet for mail / browse

    Anyone got any opinions on the make and price,
    in relation to the work its required to do?

    Any suggestions for other entry level notebooks that will do the job,
    and will be upgradable to a certain extent?

    thanks :)

    Toshiba Sat. A40/R3W for $1500
    mobile intel celeron
    processor 2.7 ghz
    15" tft display
    256 mb ram (yeah, sux)
    30 gb hd
    cd-rw / dvd combo drive

    $1498 with bonus DSE 128 mb usb pendrive

    or they do have an Acer...

    extensa 2501LM
    intel pent. 4
    2.8 gz
    15 " tft display
    256 mb ram
    40 gb hd
    multiformat dvd / cd burner combo

    $2198 with bonus acer 128 mb usb pendrive
    Guest, Jun 11, 2004
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    Paul Wright Guest

    and needing battery life of at least 3 hours.
    Unless its a Centrino dont bother wasting your time trying to find 3 hours
    of battery..
    Paul Wright, Jun 11, 2004
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    Guest Guest

    ok... thanks for that info.
    Guest, Jun 11, 2004
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    Falkon Guest

    Here's some more sellers to help you decide...
    BuyQuick -
    Harris Technology -
    Falkon, Jun 11, 2004
  5. Guest

    Guest Guest

    thanks... Harris works, but get redirected to some weird thing when
    clicking on BuyQuick... some login...
    Guest, Jun 12, 2004
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    cd Guest

    if you want a laptop that will last a long long time get the toshiba.
    (excellent build quality).

    it will do everything you need, also just buy 2 batteries, then you will
    have your 3 hours.
    cd, Jun 13, 2004
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