[clug] Can anyone suggest some place/shop to buy a laptop?

Randall Crook rcrook at vtown.com.au
Thu Nov 8 13:06:44 GMT 2007

Andrew Loughhead wrote:
> Randall Crook wrote:
>> I bought a HP Compaq 6715b from harris technology for 1500.
>> Has a dual core 2.2Ghz Turion 64 in it.. Runs really well with Kubuntu
>> amd64 (Gutsy) I did install the binary ATI driver for it to get the
>> performance out of the graphics but the non-free version from the repos
>> worked ok.
> Back when Turions first came out I looked into getting a laptop with
> one, an MSI.  I was finally put off by a review describing it as
> noisy.  Care to volunteer an opinion on noisiness of your HP?
It seems quite quiet to me.... there is a bit of fan noise when she
heats up.. but its not off putting to me.. Mind you I have an old "Bar
Fridge" Digital server in the same room so it could be drowning out the
the lappys noise.;) No, she is quiet enough.


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