• More laptop replacement planning…

    by  • 11/29/2004 • geek • 0 Comments

    I’ve come to the conclusion that these are my two primary options for a laptop to replace my aging Dell Inspiron 5000 (700MHz P3) system (no wireless, dead battery, and the system weighs about 200 pounds). I don’t really need to push the machine that hard, so I’m likely fine with the iBook… I need to actively begin saving, transfering cash into the ING savings account. Between that and the Pappal account I think I have a grand total of $200 … I’ll have to check on that, and setup a nice display here so that I have to see how much is left before I can order myself te replacement laptop.

    iBook 12″ 1.2 GHz

    • 768MB DDR266 SDRAM (256MB built-in & 512MB SO-DIMM)
    • 30GB Ultra ATA drive
    • Combo drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
    • AirPort Extreme Card
    • Bluetooth Module
    • Keyboard & Mac OS X – U.S. English
    • 12-inch TFT XGA display
    • 1.2GHz PowerPC G4
    • ATI Mobility Radeon 9200 w/ 32MB DDR video memory

    PowerBook 12″ 1.33GHz SuperDrive

    • 768MB DDR333 (256MB built-in + 512MB SO-DIMM)
    • 60GB Ultra ATA drive @ 4200rpm
    • SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
    • AirPort Extreme Card
    • Keyboard/Mac OS – U.S. English
    • 1.33GHz PowerPC G4
    • NVIDIA GeForce FX GO 5200 with 64MB DDR Video Memory
    • 12.1-inch TFT Display
    iBook 12″ 1.2GHz $1,624.00
    Powerbook 12″ 1.33GHz $2,819.00
    APP for iBook $389.00
    APP for PowerBook $539.00
    AirPort Express Base Station with AirTunes $179.00


    Total for iBook: $2192 (2498.88 with tax)
    Total for PowerBook: $3537

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