As I have stated, I was planning to have this notebook plugged into power for the most part, so battery life was not the biggest concern for me. For what I received I believe I got a great deal. We use cookies and other similar technologies Cookies to enhance your experience and to provide you with relevant content and ads. I also liked that the R comes with Bluetooth and Firewire, as this makes it more competitive with a Mac. I did not realize this at first, and thought I would simply have to deal with extra-wide games. Even if this laptop were more expensive, I would still recommend it.

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The GB hard drive that it comes with runs at only RPM which can be noticeable prrsario it is being accessed. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community.

This is not really much of an issue though, as I got a nice Kensington micro Bluetooth mouse. Like most LCD screens if you are not sitting in the right position the screen can appear dark.

As stated the notebook came with a 2. The stock components that came with this notebook were nice, but they were a little short of the standards I compaq presario r4000 in mind for heavy duty processing, so I upgraded just about all of the hardware to the maximum configuration available and ended up with compaq presario r4000 little monster:. By using our website, you are agreeing to the use of Cookies.

General windows work however as soon as the extra power is needed, it speeds up compaq presario r4000 meet any gaming or graphic intensive needs. The stock specs are I have found the battery life to be fairly decent, around 3 to 4 hours if only using basic productivity software with the screen dimmed. It weighs in at 7. Since last contemplating the purchase of a notebook a few years ago, I was pleasantly surprised to find that the general cost of notebooks has gone down considerably, while the performance has exponentially increased.

Contents of your shipment larger image Compaq presario r4000 I did not realize this at first, and thought I compaq presario r4000 simply have to deal with extra-wide games. Benchmarks I ran two main benchmark tests on the laptop. I decided to go with the cell as well as an additional battery for long trips.

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The laptop comes with a 1 year limited hardware warranty compaq presario r4000 1 year of free hardware technical support via the channels mentioned above. Adobe Photoshop Album 2. Back side view of Compaq R view larger image. So, if one is using the home-row for typing, the touchpad seems like it is slightly in the way.

This is a great feature for not only preserving much needed battery life, compaq presario r4000 keeps the laptop cooler and prolongs the life of the processor itself.

The AMD Powernow Technology definitely does help in this area as will decrease the clock speed according to battery charge level, helping you get the most out of whatever power you have left, but it does suck the juice down pretty quick. The only times it has come compaq presario r4000 play is if I am trying to show someone else something on the screen, if they are at a different viewing angle they will struggle to see until the screens angle is adjusted.

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Compaq was pretty efficient about utilizing the space they had to fit compaq presario r4000 as many peripheral options as prfsario. Visit our network of sites: We use cookies and other similar technologies Cookies to enhance your experience and to provide you with relevant content and ads. Things like the Windows key and function keys are reduced in size to fit in.

Secondly I ran the popular 3DMark05 software by futuremark. It took 52 seconds from pushing the power button to compaq presario r4000 the Windows XP logon screen.

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For those of you who crave raw data, here are some of the various benchmarks, comparable to another review of the R on NotebookReview. I recently arrived on the market for a new Notebook PC that would be able to make quick work of demanding graphic suites i. We use cookies and other similar technologies Cookies to enhance your experience and to provide you with relevant content and ads. So, after some dealing with the NewEgg customer service department over KingMax RAM terrible, by the wayI ended up going with Kingston and have had no problems compaq presario r4000.

That being said, compaq presario r4000 it is on, my right thumb tends to brush up against it. Though you can save a couple bucks and just go with the 54g TM