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
Solid state drive provides quick startup, silent operation, faster response compared to conventional harddrive
Battery life is unknown.
15.6" screen provides good tradeoff between desktop replacement and portability
Weight of 9 lbs is heavier than average for this screen size
Built in CD/DVD drive; allows watching movies and software installation from CD/DVD
Integrated webcam for video chatting
Processing power might not be sufficient for ultra high requirements such as running simulations
2.7 GHz Intel Core i5
8 MB RAM
9 lbs; 15.6" display; 1600 x 900 resolution
180 GB solid state drive
1600 x 900
9 lbs overall weight
21.20" x 3.50" x 13.60"
A Core i5 processor is a great, mid-range priced processor for people who use their computers frequently and often multi task. Core i5’s offer enough performance to do stuff like video editing and gaming, and more than enough performance to do basic stuff like word processing, internet surfing, and email.Read full