It depends on what you want to do with the laptop.
I am a software developer and I have the following notebooks:
1) Sager 8600
2) Dell 8100
3) IBM Thinkpad A30P and A31P
4) Toshiba Tecra S1 (latest).
As far as quality goes, I...
My wife is a professional photographer and lives in Photoshop (7.x) currently.
She has yet to find a laptop screen she would work on (the contrast / color changes (view angle I believe)) drives her up the wall.
She uses her laptop...
It depends how you work!
I bought a Sager 8600 when it first came out. I used the computer as my maio computer from 11/2002 until a couple of weeks ago.
Things I liked:
1) Desktop performance (for the most part)
I have the following notebooks now:
The Thinkpads are definitely the BEST for
4) Build Quality
The T40P adds
I have had my 8600 drop from 30 percent to 3 percent several times.
That is why I mainly use my Thinkpad A31P when I am traveling (it has much better battery life, keyboard, and screen).
I just ordered a T40P with 2gigs of memory...
For photo editing, I would recommend using an external monitor if you get the 8700. The LCD on it suffers the problem most LCDs do (slight movement of head up/down, and the color contrast changes). The only LCD that I have seen which...
You were the other "guy" airport security was joking about <BG>!
I have the Sierra bag and just got back from a 3 week business trip. It contained:
1) 8600 with all options (power cord, external keyboard, etc).
I always recommend getting a the P in the Thinkpad series. The E used to be called the Economy line.
I don't understand the build quality though. For example, I always give my handmedowns to my daughter (10 year old). Her current...
I have a Sager 8600, an IBM Thinkpad A30P, IBM Thinkpad A31P, and a DELL 8100.
If you travel a lot on an airplane and plan on using your computer away from a power cord, I would recommend an IBM Thinkpad T30 or whatever comes after...