Re: Best Laptop?
On 2000-11-16 03:32, email@example.com wrote:
>opinion time ;-)
>my current favorite machine is the thinkpad x20.
I have recently bought a T20 which I am totally satisfied with!
>nice points, imo:
> -hard disk is very easy to swap
> -built-in ethernet (mini-pci, so eth0 does not appear as a pcmcia device)
Does it do full-duplex 100baseT at full speed? IE Can 9.5MB/s be
transferred over it without taking heaps of CPU time?
> -c. 1.5 kg
> -2 usb ports -- no legacy ports (you can get a dock, replicator, or bay
> station for that stuff) -- even the floppy is usb
Which ?20 model do you have? Mine has a quite regular floppy disk. I would
be happier with USB though as the "reboot to switch between floppy and
> -three mouse buttons + non-trackpad (trackpads are my least favorite
> pointing device)
> -built-in external vga port
> -1 pc card slot and 1 cf slot
>my gripes (mostly minor) w/ it are:
> -the built-in modem is a winmodem(?) (i think the lucent
> binary module may work, but that goes against my principles)
> -pc cards and cf cards are hard to eject unless you have small
Agreed. The 600E I had before had much better card eject mechanism.
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