That's unfortunately correct, the A8 series does not come in a barebone, we do allow for customization, but that may end up being more expensive. Email us and you can inquire for lower specs for a lower price (customization) if that is...
That's right, but you may want to look at the alternatives.
The ASUS V1JP, 15.4", X1700, T7200, Multi-bay and docking station (optional) plus a lot more.
Or the very popular ASUS G1, 15.4", Go 7700, T7200, gaming series...
Depends on how far you want to go with this question.
How about we change the question slightly to accomodate more answers.
What can you expect from this laptop? (Good and Bad)
- Great performance
- DVI Port
I would suggest a few things.
1) Go to your local Apple store and play with the Macbook Pro for a while, get a feel for it, you will definitely appreciate the experience you recieve while using something so unique.
Sure the MAC...
There are 2 ASUS Ensemble laptops that use the Go 7700 512mb and the performance does show, and quite nicely too.
14" WXGA+ (1440x900)
Core 2 Duo T7200 2.0Ghz
Go 7700 512mb
100GB @ 5400rpm
2 years ASUS...
Definately go with the Core 2 Duo, newer technology, 64bit processsing, plus the C2D is roughly 5-10% faster than the core duo.
On average most people get 2+ hours of battery life.
If you want more battery life, and more...
have a look at this thread here the G1P and V1J are compared.
In terms of quality the V1J is great than the G1P, which is greater than the A8js, however your looking at 3 laptops that are geared to 3 different people.
A8js more of...
Fristly why would you want to do that? the Turion is a great processor in itself, does everything that and Athlon can do plus gives more battery life and less heat.
From my understanding the Turion platform is not backwards...
That's the right, the first thing i went and looked at was the touchpad, and buttons, this looks like it is a W3J, so you definately got a good deal. And the webcam was definately a mistake in terms of description, not biggie in my...