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Suggestion for Quiet Laptop, Adjustable Bright Display??

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by spurkbik201, Dec 13, 2006.

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  1. spurkbik201

    spurkbik201 Thread Starter

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    Any brand/model# suggestions for a laptop from one you have bought and are using in the last six months yet being sold that is:
    - quiet, fan seldom kicks on, one that is not Core Duo which generates more heat.
    - since have the less than 20/20 vision, a display that can be adjusted to or something close to 1024 x 768, even if text is a little fuzzy adjusting from the machines native resolution. Also ideally a brighter display with text darker than fainter will too be helpful.
    - ideally around 15" display, but 2nd choice is around 14", and 3rd choice is around 17".
    - 1GB of memory (or better).
    Primarily the machine will be used for text such as internet browsing, email, Excel, Word, and not graphics.
    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. winbob

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    You should be able to find what you want at almost any Computer Store! If you use large fonts and "Cleartype" you should not have a readability problem at all.

    Native resolutions at or above 1024 x 768 are basically generic now, as is the availability of the 'Brightview' type of display.

    If you buy a machine with a 'mobile' designated processor, they should be quiet, since they are low power consumption by design (less heat).

    Go shopping, look and listen...that's the best way to get what you want...hands on!
     
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