Very good user reviews on Amazon
Sufficient processing power for multi-tasking, internet, music, movies, productivity(Word, Spreadsheets, etc), advanced photo and video editing, 3D graphics, virtualization software(parallels), file and harddrive encryption
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.
17.3" screen suitable as desktop replacement and gaming; not ideal for portability
Built in CD/DVD drive; allows watching movies and software installation from CD/DVD
No integrated webcam; will need separate webcam purchase for video chat (or camera information unavailable)
Processing power might not be sufficient for ultra high requirements such as running simulations
|Basic Specs||2.8 GHz Intel Core i5|
8 GB RAM
7.6 lbs; 17.3" display
500 GB hard drive
7.6 lbs overall weight
10.75" x 16.42" x 1.46"
USB Ports: 4
USB Ports: 4
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