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Notebook of week 35


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Something I've been wanting to do for sometime, a Notebook of wothyness to write about on a regular basis.

First up is the sager NP5165, not as powerful as the NP8160 with GTX560M, but $260 cheaper.

This I think is a good all round machine capable of games and still have good battery life.

I really like the full HD (1080p) LED screen, full size keyboard, USB 3,0 and it's only 2.6kg

Also really like the option to replace the Optical drive (I hardly use mine these days) for a HDD caddy to have dual HDDs

The base price of US$939 is a bit basic, i would get an i7 CPU and 8GB of RAM adding $80 and $60 respectively.

Feel free for your thoughts while I look for next weeks Notebook.

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Sager NP5165 Specifications: Processor

Intel® Core™ i5-2410M Processor (2.30GHz), 3MB L3 Cache, FCPGA10/Socket G2

Intel® Core™ i5-2520M Processor (2.50GHz), 3MB L3 Cache, FCPGA10/Socket G2

Intel® Core™ i7-2630QM Processor (2.00GHz), 6MB L3 Cache, FCPGA10/Socket G2

Intel® Core™ i7-2720QM Processor (2.20GHz), 6MB L3 Cache, FCPGA10/Socket G2

Intel® Core™ i7-2820QM Processor (2.30GHz), 8MB L3 Cache, FCPGA10/Socket G2

Core Logic

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Chipset HM65

Memory

Supports Dual Channel DDR3

Two 204Pin SODIMM sockets, support for DDR3 1333MHz(Real operation frequency depends on FSB of processor)

Expandable up to 8GB, depends on 2GB/4GB SODIMM module (32 bit OS editons have a memory limitation of 2.8GB. Other hardware or application limitations may further prevent use of all installed memory. Windows 7 64bit is required for memory configurations of 4GB and above.)

BIOS

32MB SPI Flash ROM BIOS

Display

15.6" (16:9) Full HD (1920x1080) LED-Backlit Display with Super Clear Glare Type Screen

15.6" (16:9) Full HD (1920x1080) LED-BackLit Display featuring 95% NTSC Color Gamut in Matte Finished or Super Clear Glare Type Screen

Graphics Processor

NVIDIA® GeForce™ GT 555M GPU

  • 2GB GDDR3 Video RAM
  • Microsoft® DirectX® 11 Compatible
  • NVIDIA® PhysX® Technology
  • NVIDIA® CUDA™ Technology
  • NVIDIA® Optimus™ Technology
  • HDMI 1.4
  • Support HDCP

Intel® GMA HD

  • Intel® Quick Sync Video
  • Performance gains (in excess of 2X) with Sandy Bridge GT2 graphics
  • Microsoft® DirectX® 10 Compatible
  • Intel® Clear Video HD Technology / Intel®HD Graphics
  • Stereoscopic 3D Blu-ray

Storage

1 Detachable 2.5" 9.5mm (H) SATA Hard Disk Drive

1 12.7mm (H) Optical Drive Bay, SATA Interface,

Interchangeable with DVD±R/RW Combo drive, Blu-ray/DVD±R/RW Combo Drive

Audio System

High Definition audio interface

S/PDIF Digital output

1 Built-in Microphone

2 Built-in Speakers

3D stereo enhanced with THX Sound System

Pointing Device

Integrated Touchpad with Multi-gesture and Scrolling function

Keyboard

Full sized isolated keyboard with Numeric Key Pad & Windows Hot keys

Three instant buttons for WLAN on/off, Mute, CCD Camera on/off

Independent GPU button, support UMA and Optimus mode

I/O Ports

1 HDMI output Port

1 CRT output Port

2 USB 3.0 Ports

2 USB 2.0 Ports

1 eSATA Port

1 Headphone Jack

1 Microphone Jack

1 S/PDIF output Jack

1 RJ-45 LAN (10/100/1000Mbps)

Slots

3-in-1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/MS/MS Pro/MS Duo/SD/Mini-SD/SDHC/SDXC)

1 MiniCard Slot for WLAN module

Communication

Built-in Gigabit Ethernet LAN

Integrated 802.11 b/g/n wireless LAN + Bluetooth™ V3.0 + HS Combo half mini card module or

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6230 - 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN + Bluetooth Combo half mini card module or

Intel® Centrino® Ultimate-N 6300 - 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN half mini card module or

Bigfoot Networks Killer™ Wireless-N 1103 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN half mini card module

Security

Kensington® Lock

Integrated Fingerprint Reader

Power System

1 Removable 6 cell smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 62.16Wh

Full Range AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, 120W AC Adapter, DC output 19V, 2.15A

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OK, how would you install applications or games without the optical drive? HP notebooks have come with an extra HDD drive bay for the past four - five years, and have optical dirves as well. Just wondering, seems like most people use their DVD-ROM or BlueRay drive on a regular basis.

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OK, how would you install applications or games without the optical drive? HP notebooks have come with an extra HDD drive bay for the past four - five years, and have optical dirves as well. Just wondering, seems like most people use their DVD-ROM or BlueRay drive on a regular basis.

There is an Optical Drive bay in the lappy, you would configure it at purchase to have one.

Possibly have the ODD and the caddy to also replace it with a HDD once you have installed what you needed.

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