It's big and heavy but it is great. Battery life sucks but you'll understand
when you see the display on this one:
Just as fast as my desktop and worth every penny. Every time I use it in
public, people stop and say that it is the best (and biggest) screen they
have ever seen on a laptop.
Even if you use something less, look at Toshiba. Other suggestions:
Toshiba's Tru-Brite display is the best out there.
Savian "Bridging SAS and Microsoft Technologies"
From: SAS(r) Discussion [mailto:SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Rogerio
Sent: Friday, January 06, 2006 5:05 AM
Subject: Somewhat off-topic SAS-in-laptop
Hi SAS-in-laptop users.
Sorry for the somewhat off-topic but I've to decide on buying some
laptop that's going to be used mainly for statistical consulting (i.e.
statistical SAS analisys, presentations, webmail etc). I'm not going to
use it for games or videos, just work :-)
I've searched old SAS-L posts and the conclusions at then (2003) was:
- Compaq (bad repair services);
- AMD, Celeron;
- Centrino (heavy and suck batteries);
- Arm Computer;
- IBM (good repair services);
- Intel Pentium 4;
- Toshiba (good hardware reputation).
I'm going to use SAS for Windows, R and MS Office. Although SAS
will be used, it will be used for program adjustments, trial codes and
analysis with small datasets 'cause the main analysis will be made in my
Are those advices still good advices? Are there any others?
How about the relation RAM vs Clock vs HD to maximize performance?
Wich mobile technology? What video display? ...