Subject: Re: Anyone ever used a Compaq EVO laptop?
To: Lindgren, Jon <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: regional-nyc
Date: 06/02/2003 11:32:01
"Lindgren, Jon" <> writes:
> > I'm an IBM T series bigot, so if you don't like the IBMs you 
> > obviously wouldn't think my opinion was reasonable... :)
> No, no!  Please, bigot away.  I value your opinion - this will be my first
> laptop, so I'd much rather hear what you have to say.

Buy the best T series you can get.

> I've been thinking of a Compaq EVO 610c.  It's got a 2.4GHz p4, 1GB of
> memory, a 1400x1050 screen, wireless, ethernet, 2 card slots, 40GB drive,
> and room for 2 batteries.  It comes out to about 1.2" thick and 5.5lbs (more
> for the 2nd batter), which is not too bad.

The T series will give you nearly identical specs -- 1400x1050,
wireless, ethernet, two card slots, room for two batteries, whatever
processor and amount of memory you want, slightly less weight, etc. --
and every IBM I've owned has been a total dream to use.

I <heart> my Thinkpad.

Perry E. Metzger