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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2002

    Averatec Notebook - Any good? My sister bought one

    My sister and her son went out to buy a laptop but they didn't do any research. It turns out she bought this laptop for $900. Or is it a notebook?

    I never heard of this brand before so I was kind of mad that she didn't do more research and check around for a better brand. The price is right but the brand? I fooled around with it and it works well. My sister's a realitor and she uses her PC alot and she needed a new one. Her old PC was from '98. One of those Toshiba's with a Pentium 233.

    Processor: P4 2.4AGhz
    Motherboard: Asus P4P-800-E Deluxe
    RAM: 2GB Crucial 2600? DDR 400
    Hard drive 1: Seagate 320GB SATA 7200
    Hard drive 2: Seagate 160GB SATA 7200
    Video card: Sapphire X1600 Pro 256mb DDR 2
    DVD Burner:Lite-On DVD 16x Burner
    Power supply:Enermax coolergiant EG485AX 480W
    Modem: Motorola surfboard 5120
    Case:Lian Li PC-65B
    Monitor: 19in Viewsonic LCD VX924
    Audio system: Bose companion 3
    OS: Windows Vista ultimate

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2000
    Lakewood, CO
    They seem average.
    Athlon 64 2800+
    1xWD 1200BB, 1xMaxtor 200GB SATA
    Asus K8N-E
    2x512MB Corsair XMS3200
    Klipsch Pro Media 2.1
    Radeon 9800 Pro, Dell 1801FP - WinTV Theater
    Sony CRX320E Combo Drive, Pioneer A04
    Microsoft Natural Keyboard Pro - Microsoft IntelliMouse Optical
    Win XP Pro SP2

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2000
    Memphis Tennessee
    It is extremely light, 4.1 pounds.

    Small screen, 12.1".

    Minimal software bundle.

    Still, it will be a major improvement over what she is using. Besides, the software from her Toshiba can be loaded on it. I feel sure they provided the software CD's in 98 with the laptop.

    I am in a similar situation. I have a Gateway mmx200 I want to replace. Perhaps this fall

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