I've been trying to select the perfect laptop that meet my requirements for a while now but I'm getting lost each time.
If it was just a normal performance issue I could just check benchmark but the things I will mention I can't find in a table.
I will be using this laptop mainly to run BackTrack 5. That's why the following things are important:
* High CPU speed
* Decent RAM
* Very good wireless card (good range, speed and able to do packet injections)
* Good battery
* Able to run BT5
* Under the 800 euro
If anyone can suggest a laptop or perhaps multiple it would be highly appreciated! I know it's a pretty difficult question because it's all relative and there's no website where you can just insert all these things and get some results sadly enough.
As mcnumpty23 said Your going to want to use an external usb wifi adapter anyway, so don't even try to find a laptop that will run out of the box for packet injection. I use a 4430s with a 9cell and dual boot + vm's. i5 with 8gb ram (yeah the SQL database will eat your ram, I say 4gb ram as the minimum). Gogo metasploit!
Alright thanks for the info guys! I thought maybe build-in wifi adapters were able to compete with external ones but I guess not. I've read quite some good stuff about that alfa adapter I guess I'll pick one up then.
Name: Asus N53SV-S1886V
Price: € 699,-
CPU-type Intel Core i7 2670QM
Memory: 6 gigs
resolution: 1920x1080 (Full HD 1080p)
500 gigs, 7200rpm
As you can see the Asus is obviously better although I'm not quite sure how much battery the better videocard will drain. Two more gigs, better video card / resolution and more storage vs price and battery which I'm not sure about.
The acer timeline x 5820t looks interesting battery wise but beside that I think it's a pretty bad laptop honestly. It's the exact same price as the Asus but the Asus laptop has a better resolution / graphic card / Better RPM on the hdd, better cpu more storage. So it's not a contest really.