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Old 12-06-2005, 09:45 AM   #1
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Default Alienware Sentia m3200 or Sony VAIO TX

Sentia: http://www.alienware.com/product_det...de=SKU-DEFAULT

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TX: http://www.sonystyle.com/is-bin/INTE...uters_TXSeries


Which would be better for a small, portable laptop that can run Adobe Creative Suite and Macromedia Studio?

I would also like to know if both are capable of running Homeworld 2 and Halo at minimum graphics at an adequate speed.

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Old 12-06-2005, 09:50 AM   #2
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well do you rly wanna pay 3000 ??? or would you wanna pay 1000 ?
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Let's just say money isn't the issue. In reality, it is, but please keep the price out of mind for the moment.
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whats this laptop for ?
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Default Re: Alienware Sentia m3200 or Sony VAIO TX

I stated in the first post. It's a mobile workstation with internet access and Microsoft Office for the basics.
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Default Re: Alienware Sentia m3200 or Sony VAIO TX

Well, if money is no issue, the Sony Viao all the way! It will be faster and has more RAM and more storage space, so how can you lose?
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Old 12-06-2005, 10:13 AM   #7
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ya or get the alienware and upgrade to be better then the vaio for cheaper
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What scares me is the harddrive on the TX. 60 GB 5400 RPM. Is 5400 unbearably slow?
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it is, you will notice a huge performance hit.
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What scares me is the harddrive on the TX. 60 GB 5400 RPM. Is 5400 unbearably slow?
it's slow, but it's the standart with laptops. I've never seen a laptop with 7200RPM hdd.
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