Holy grail of Laptops:Sager 8790(Prescott+M9700)

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Holy grail of Laptops:Sager 8790(Prescott+M9700)

Postby kpothuwila » Thu Nov 13, 2003 8:48 pm

I never though notebook gpu's will come to the standard of 9700np, but they will in Jan 2004.

http://sagerforums.com/showthread.php?t=9961

Battery life won't be more than 2 hours but who will buy a uber laptop like this if they're concerend about battery life. Also it's heavy as well. But who cares, for all the specs it has to be.

Here are the specs.

Processor
Intel® Pentium® 4 2.4/2.5/2.6/2.8/3/3.2GHz (800FSB) w/HT
Intel® Pentium® 4 3.2/3.4/3.6GHz (Prescott)

Core Logic
Intel® 865PE chipset + ICH5

Memory
Dual Channel DDR 266/333/400 (2 DIMM required for Dual channel mode)
256MB 400MHz DDR SDRAM Expandable to 2048MB
512KB / 1024KB On-die L2 Cache

Bios
4MB Flash ROM BIOS

Disk Storage
- Hard Disk Drive
PCI Local Bus Interface
2 Detachable 2.5” 9.5mm Hard Disk Drive
Supports Ultra DMA HDD for High Speed Access
- Hardware Raid-0 or Raid-1 with Primary-HDD + 2nd-HDD bay
- Built-in 7-in-1 Card Reader

Display
17” WXGA TFT 1440x900
256MB DDR Video Memory
AGP 8X
ATi Mobility™ Radeon™ 9700 (M11)
Dual-View Display Capability
CRT Resolution up to 2048x1536x16M
Built-in TV-Tuner with Multi-Function Remote

DVD or CD-ROM Drive
Detachable 24X CD-ROM
Interchangeable with 8X DVD-ROM, 24X CD-R/10X CD-RW, DVD/CD-RW, DVD-R/RW Combo drive
ATAPI Interface

Audio System
AC’97 2.2 compliant interface
Built-in 6ch output Sound System (for 6 external speakers without Ext. decoder)
S/PDIF Digital output(5.1 CH) for DVD content
1 Built-in Microphone
4 Built-in Speakers

PCMCIA Slot
PCMCIA 3.0 Standard Compliant
1 Type II PCMCIA Slot

Pointing Device
Integrated Touchpad With Scroll Up/Down key

Keyboard
Full Sized Keyboard with Numeric Keypad
Windows 95 2 Hot keys
Integrated with Hot Keys for LCD Brightness, Suspend, Panel/CRT Display
3 Hot Keys for E-Mail, Web Browser. And AP-Key

Interface
Infrared Communication, FIR, SIR and ASK Compliant
1 16c550 Compatible Serial Port
1 Parallel Port, with ECP/EPP Support
1 External Keyboard Port
1 DVI Port
3 USB 2.0 Ports
3 Audio Jacks
Mic-in & S/PDIF-out or Center & Sub
Line-in or Real Left & Right
Front Left & Right
1 RJ-45 LAN (10/100/1000Mbps)
1 RJ-11 Modem
1 IEEE 1394 Fire Wire (4pin)
1 S-video TV-Out
1 S-video Video-in

Power System
1 Lithium-Ion Battery
Full Range Auto-Switching 100V/240V AC Adapter

Power Management
System Management Mode (SMM)
Suspend to HDD / DRAM
Full features of SMI Power Management, Doze, Sleep, Suspend/Resume Mode

Physical Characteristic
15.4 “ (W) x 11” (D) x 1.65” (H)
8.6 lbs Without Battery

Standard Options
Enhanced built-in Digital Camera
Internal 802.11g Wireless LAN mini-PCI interface
Internal Bluetooth Module mini-USB interface

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Postby drexor69 » Fri Nov 14, 2003 9:15 am

I wouldn't count on getting anything with a Prescott in it till at least Feb...

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Postby kpothuwila » Fri Nov 14, 2003 9:59 am

I care about the M9700, not the Prescott, normal P4 3.2 should be alright

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Postby Apoptosis » Fri Nov 14, 2003 10:19 am

Wonder how much power the mobile prescott will drink up. I actually have not heard about battery life with it yet. Anyone??

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Postby kpothuwila » Sat Nov 15, 2003 8:30 pm

Would it be 100W, nice round number for a mobile cpu.

No...I'm joking, have to be less than that otherwise there won't be any battery life, just run off DC


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