For that price check out the Sony GRT290Z.
It has a better screen than the HP or the Sager, has a better DVD burner (DVD+-RW/CD-RW) and doesn't have shared video memory.
Make sure you look at the Fujitsu and Sony screens befor...
I didn't get it because the screen quality was poor. Due the amount of time I spend staring at my laptop I had to forsake Gateway and purchase a Sony GRT290.
I was happy with my Gateway 9300XL but it was time for something...
My Sony 16.1" XBright has a resolution of 1600x1200. I found the best sager screen was the same one used in older Sony's before the XBright, which means it isn't even close.
Link to XBright description on the Sony site. (Sucks...
After about 2 months of searching for a laptop I knew I wanted one that had the following.
New style MVA or XBright screen 16" or larger.
1GB of RAM
The screen became the most important...
I shouldn't have the problems you have encountered.
I ordered the GRT290z and ordered XP Pro with it. When I get it I will use the DVD+-RW drive to make 2 recovery DVDs. I will remove the second partition or if it serves a useful...
Hypersonic says they have high contrast screens. I send an email to their support staff asking for the following.
Response Time (ms)
I am not...