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Muscovy
August 18th, 2009, 11:09 PM
I've been planning on getting a laptop for a while. I want to be able to play Garry's Mod (half-life 2), so I need a good laptop, but I refuse to use Windows when not gaming, so I want to be sure that I won't have hardware issues with Ubuntu.

Here's everything relavent.

* Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor T3400 (2.16GHz, 677MHz FSB, 1MB L2 Cache)

Operating System
* Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium 64-bit Edition

Memory
* Standard Memory: 2GB + 1GB DDR2 (800MHz)
* Maximum Memory: 4GB DDR2
* Expansion Modules: 1GB, 2GB DDR2

Hard Disk Drive
* 250GB (5400 RPM); Serial-ATA hard disk drive

Optical Drive
* DVD SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) drive supporting 11 formats
* Maximum speed and compatibility:
* Read: CD-ROM (24x), DVD-ROM (8x)
* Write: CD-R (24x), CD-RW (4x), DVD-R (Single Layer, (8x), DVD-R (Double Layer, (6x), DVD-RW (6x), DVD+R (Single Layer, (8x), DVD+R (Double Layer, (6x), DVD+RW (8x), DVD-RAM (5x)

Display System
* Type: TFT Active Matrix colour LCD display
* Size (diagonal): 14.1” Wide XGA TFT with TruBrite™
* Native LCD Panel Resolution: 1280x800x16.7 million colours

Graphics Controller
* Mobile Intel® GMA 4500MHD graphics - up to 1340MB
* dynamically allocated shared graphics memory with 3GB of
* system memory

Sound System
* Realtek ALC268-GR Software Sound, Intel High Definition
* Audio, built-in Harman Kardon stereo speakers

Communication
* V.92 56K Data/Fax Modem
* 10/100 integrated Ethernet LAN,
* Atheros Wireless LAN (802.11 bgn)
* Integrated VGA Web Camera for Video over IP
* Integrated microphone for Voice over IP


Expansion
* 2 memory slots – Slot 1 has 2GB. Slot 2 has 1GB. Zero free slots. Slots can be filled with 1GB, 2GB modules
* 1 Express Card Slot
* Ports: 5-in-1 Bridge Media Adaptor (SD, SDHC, xD picture, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Multi Media Card), 3 USB 2.0 w/ Sleep ‘n Charge capability, e-SATA, RJ 11, RJ45, IEEE1394, external microphone port, headphone port, S/P DIF, RGB, HDMI-CEC

BIOS
* TSETUP, ACPI, PnP, SM BIOS, PCI BIOS Support