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Specifications

Five Multimedia Notebooks, Tested
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Table 1: Acer, Asus, and Eurocom Specifications
SPEC Acer 8920G Asus M70S Eurocom D90X
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 Intel Core 2 Duo T7700 Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450
Graphics Processor GeForce 9650M GS ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 2xGeForce 8800M GTS (SLI)
Physical Memory Total Amount 4 GB 2 GB 8 GB
Memory Speed 2x2048 MB DDR2-667 2x1024 MB DDR2-667 2x4096 MB DDR2-667
Disk Drive(s) WD3200BEVT 320 GB Hitachi HTS545050KTA300x2 1TB Seagate ST9200420AS x 2 400 GB
Interface, Rotational Speed, Seek Time, Buffer Size SATA 5400 RPM 12ms 8MB SATA 5400RPM 12ms 8MB SATA II 7200 RPM 11 ms 16 MB
Optical Drive Matshita UJ-120 Blu-ray R Hitachi GSA-T20L DVD RW Matshita BD-MLT UJ-2205 RW
Display Size 18.4" 1920x1200 17" 1440x900 17" 1920x1200
Battery Capacity mAh (Mfgr) 4800 mAh 5200 mAh 6600 mAh
Battery Voltage 14.8 V 14.8V 20V
WiFi Throughput 802.11agn –up to 200MB/s 802.11agn –up to 200MB/s 802.11agn –up to 200MB/s
Wired Throughput GbE GbE GbE
Bluetooth Yes Optional Optional
Number of USB Ports 4 4 4
Firewire No Yes Yes
Other Ports TV antenna, S-Video, HDMI, VGA, RJ-11, Kensington lock, mic-in, headphone-out. S/PDIF TV antenna, S-Video, HDMI, eSATA, VGA, RJ-11, Kensington lock, S/PDIF VGA, S-Video, CATV, RJ-11, DVI, 7.1 audio, Kensington lock
Fingerprint Sensor yes yes optional
ExpressCard Slot yes yes yes
Memory Card Slot yes yes yes
Web Cam yes yes yes
Dimensions WxDxH 18.7" x 13.4" x 2.3" 18.7" x 13.4" x 2.3" 15.9" x 9.11" 1.2"
Weight with battery—pounds 8.9 9.0 13.0
Weight Power brick –pounds 1.175 1.0 2.2
Operating System Windows Vista Ultimate Windows Vista Home Premium Windows Vista Ultimate

Table 2: HP and Sony Specifications
SPEC HP HDX 9203KW Sony VAIO VGN-AR790U/B
CPU Intel Core 2 Duo T9500 Intel Core 2 Duo T9300
Graphics Processor GeForce 8800M GTS GeForce 8600M GT
Physical Memory Total Amount 4 GB 2 GB
Memory Speed 2x2048 MB DDR2-667 2x2048 MB DDR2-667
Disk Drive(s) W2500BEVSx2 500 GB HitToshibaMK352GSXx2 640 GB
Interface, Rotational Speed, Seek Time, Buffer Size SATA 5400 RPM 12ms 8MB SATA 5400RPM 12ms 8MB
Optical Drive Optiarc BX500A Blu-ray R Matshita BD-MLT UJ-220S Blu-ray R
Display Size 20.1" 1920x1200 17" 1920x1200
Battery Capacity mAh (Mfgr) 8800 mAh 4 400 mAh
Battery Voltage 14.4 V 11.1V
WiFi Throughput 802.11agn –up to 200MB/s 802.11agn –up to 200MB/s
Wired Throughput GbE GbE
Bluetooth Yes Optional
Number of USB Ports 4 4
Firewire Yes Yes
Other Ports dual headphone, mic-in,expansion/dock, VGA, HDMI, eSATA, NTSC/ATSC video, 7.1 audio ports, Kensington lock mic-in, S/PDIF, headphone, coax TV, Kensington lock, battery connector
Fingerprint Sensor yes yes
ExpressCard Slot yes yes
Memory Card Slot yes yes
Web Cam yes yes
Dimensions WxDxH 18.7" x 13.4" x 2.3" 16.2" x 11.8" x 1.32"
Weight with battery—pounds 15.38 8.4
Weight Power brick –pounds 2.47 1.1
Operating System Windows Vista Ultimate Windows Vista Ultimate

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