Subject: Re: Anyone ever used a Compaq EVO laptop?
To: Lindgren, Jon <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: regional-nyc
Date: 06/02/2003 10:46:16
> Anybody here ever used a Compaq EVO laptop?  I finally have to grab one for
> a project here at work.  The thing is, I have to do .NET development on it
> (oi), so I'm looking for ~1GB, >XGA screen (XGA just won't do), and a decent
> size disk.  On top of that, I'm trying to avoid getting something which is
> 1.6" thick.
> There is a Compaq EVO 620, which can take up to 2GB of memory, a 1400x1050
> screen, and ends up at 1.2" thick at around 5.5lbs.  Sounds good, but I've
> never been in front of one.
> I haven't been able to find much else.  Even most of what I saw from IBM
> didn't impress me much.
> Anybody have any opinions?  I mean opinions relavant to my laptop query...

i've already given my two cents on laptops, but i always caution
people away from buying compaq.  maybe they're better now, but i
don't know.

compaq always sounds nice, but it never takes long for one to make me
feel frustrated.

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