Large amount of memory sufficient for memory intensive applications
Uses conventional harddrive. Higher power consumption, lower shock resistance and longer startup time compared to solid state drive(SSD).
Battery life is unknown.
Advanced GPU sufficient for latest, most demanding games fluently at medium detail settings at HD resolution
GPU is not suitable for most demanding games (Assassin's creed, Black Ops 2, etc) at high detail settings and HD resolution
17.3" screen suitable as desktop replacement and gaming; not ideal for portability
Economy display with resolution of 1600 x 900; screen space sufficient for most purposes but less than ideal for graphics design, programming etc
Built in CD/DVD drive; allows watching movies and software installation from CD/DVD
Integrated webcam for video chatting
|Basic Specs||2.53 GHz Intel Core2 Duo mobile P8700|
6 GB RAM
8.8 lbs; 17.3" display; 1600 x 900 resolution
500 GB hard drive
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
1600 x 900
|Camera||Built-in 1.3MP webcam - Makes it easy to chat online with family and friends.|
8.8 lbs overall weight
11.77" x 16.40" x 1.75"
Multiformat DVDRW/CD-RW with double-layer support - Records up to 8.5GB of data or 4 hours of video using compatible DVD+R DL media.
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