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Wild i
04-07-2003, 09:39 AM
Anybody ever hear of this notebook computer? It's supposed to be a collaboratin of Best Buy and HP. According to Best Buy, they're flying off the shelves.

Have I already asked this question?

SHEIK YERBOUTI
04-07-2003, 09:41 AM
I haven't heard of it, but if it's selling well, how much is it? It's about time notebooks became just a little more accessible in price.

GROOVE VICTIM
04-07-2003, 09:45 AM
This is not bad for a laptop:

VPR Matrix Laptop (http://www.vprmatrix.com/products_notebook_175B4.asp)


http://www.vprmatrix.com/images/pal_model170_130_130.jpg


Deceptively light. Packed with power.

The sturdy, lightweight magnesium case and translucent keyboard give the 175B4 a distinctive look that hints at the powerful features found within. Desktop-grade features like discreet video memory and hardware graphics acceleration, generous hard drive and memory and a powerful Intel ® Pentium ® 4-M mobile processor with SpeedStep technology make the 175B4 a fully capable desktop-replacement notebook.

The DVD/CD-RW combo drive lets you watch movies and burn CDs anywhere—whether you’re on the plane, in the office or on the road. Detail-oriented touches like the handy battery charge indicator lights and user-configurable buttons that streamline tasks like e-mail and Web browsing all contribute to the notebook’s impressive ease of use.

The 175B4 is fully expandable with VGA and S-video out connections (great for presentations or gaming), 2 USB ports, an IEEE 1394 (FireWire®) port for high-speed peripherals and a 10/100 network port. Whatever you use your notebook for, from design and digital photo to work and gaming, the 175B4 has everything you need in an astounding 5.4 lb. package.

[ April 07, 2003, 10:46 AM: Message edited by: GROOVE VICTIM ]