November 23, 2012, 09:50:41 pm
Just to add in this section for people that are looking for notebooks. I purchased a Samsung Series 7, I have been very happy with this box at a 1/4 of the price. The reviews were quite good or better than the leading Toshiba or the Alienware. The best part is that its under an inch thick.
Warranty Terms - Parts 1 year
Warranty Terms - Labor 1 year
Height 1 inches
Width 15.9 inches
Depth 10.3 inches
Weight 6.3 pounds
Processor Brand IntelÂ®
Processor IntelÂ® 3rd Generation Coreâ„¢ i7
Battery Type 8-cell lithium-polymer
Screen Size (Measured Diagonally) 17.3"
Cache Memory 6MB
System Memory (RAM) 8GB
Type of Memory (RAM) DDR3
Computer Hard Drive Size 1TB
Optical Drive Double-layer DVDÂ±RW/CD-RW
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M
Video Memory 2GB DDR5
Built-in Webcam Yes
Networking Built-in Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector) Ability to connect to other devices on a network using Ethernet, Wi-Fi (wireless; 802.11), Bluetooth, etc.
Wireless Networking Wireless-A+B+G+N
Audio HD Audio; SoundAlive
PCMCIA Slots None Slots in notebook computers that accept credit-card-size upgrade cards. Type I is used mostly for memory, Type II for modem, fax and network cards, and Type III for hard drives.
USB 2.0 Ports 2 USB 3.0; 2 USB 2.0 Ports that allow high-speed (up to 480 Mbps) data transfer between compatible devices.
IEEE 1394 FireWire Ports None (Also known as FireWire, Apple Computer's trademarked name for IEEE 1394.) High-speed connection that supports data transfer rates of up to 400 Mbps or 800 Mbps (depending on port version).
Parallel Ports None Older and relatively slower interface most commonly used to connect a PC to a printer.
Game Ports None Jacks for connecting video game controllers.
Laptop Weight Standard (more than 5.5 lbs.)
Battery Life Not available
Pointing Device Scroll slope, flat-type touchpad
HDMI Output Yes
Blu-ray Player No