Build and Design The RCA is packed full of power, but along with the power comes quite a hefty notebook. The memory card reader for me was a nice bonus and reads most of the common memory card formats. This issue makes the Linux installation more difficult than normal. Underside view with battery removed larger image. You can choose to power this notebook with an 8-cell or cell battery, so you might want to pick your processor first and then pick a power source accordingly or just go with the cell if you want to ensure maximum operating life. I have been using this laptop with Window 7 and dual booted Ubuntu
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Short battery life A bit heavy 7. Popular Guides Preparing your system for Linux. Also, I think the general design of the notebook is very well conceived in appearance, construction, and performance that any tech-savvy aficionado will appreciate. Compaq R front side view view larger image. May I know the type of Wireless standard that your Wigeless router supports?
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Wireless on Compaq R
R Front view larger image. Contents of your shipment larger image Cost: It tears through the large Photoshop filters with ease, burns a CD at 24x while watching a DVD or surfing the web and enables the user to have just about as many regular programs running simultaneously with cmopaq exception of demanding games and editing software as desired in normal conditions.
Even with the new Compaq MZ Turion model that is being offered, the R still has a better configuration. As soon as the router was set up the pre installed HP Wireless software immediately detected the access point and I was up and running in no time. The option was given to me by Futureshop to take up their 3 year insurance plan however I declined as it compaw very wireles. That being said, when it is on, my right thumb tends to brush up against it. The memory card reader for me was a nice bonus and reads most of the common memory card formats.
Laptop Drivers: Compaq Presario R Windows Xp Drivers
It can be used as a full desktop replacement notebook, which is one of the reasons I opted for it myself. The lows, mids, and highs frequencies are all audible and there is no distortion when the volume is all the way up, so for the most part their performance is pretty satisfactory. I have wireess using this laptop with Window 7 and dual booted Ubuntu The only thing I would change about the layout is to put the right-side fan on the left, and have the optical drive on the right side instead.
The screens are generally flawless in regards to dead pixels and if you order a custom model, chances are relatively good that they will ship you a product that has passed this type of inspection.
Compaq Presario R4000 Review (pics, specs)
Adobe Photoshop Album 2. I have played both Splinter Cell and Half-Life 2 on this laptop with ease, both however on medium settings. Wiki syntax is allowed: R Back view larger image. Build and Design The RCA is packed full of power, but along with the power comes quite a hefty notebook. My ethernet connection still works but the wireless doesn’t.
That being said, here is my final summary:. R Above view larger image. It could have been indented slightly to prevent this however this could have opened up more problems.
There is no built in microphone and an external one will need to be purchased if this is something you require. Plus, once you go wireless, it is really hard to go back to the anchor of a LAN cable and you can get good wireless routers for pretty cheap these days. So far, the worst thing about this notebook was the excruciating build time endured while waiting for it to arrive.
Edit this page Old revisions. Which may explain why Comqaq didn’t sell enough to avoid being bought out by HP. The orange light is on by the switch. The screen ocmpaq are also thick and sturdy which seems to go along with the overall theme of this newly-released and designed notebook.