[Sidefx-houdini-list] laptop

Louis Dunlevy ld at dneg.com
Thu Jan 10 05:17:23 EST 2008


Thanks for all the info everybody! It's very much appreciated indeed..

Louis

Dave Nunez wrote:
> Hey Louis, I purchased a precision m4300 6 months ago and is rock
> solid, and graphics are superb for both games and work.  I haven't had
> time to install linux on it yet but will soon.  I originally purchased
> an IBM t61
> and found it really slow to work with, so I returned it and got the
> dell.  No complaints what soever yet, I also purchased the extended 3
> year warranty which also covers drops.  One thing that I noticed
> though is that the battery life is not that good, and that can be
> attributed to the power hungry nvidia card it comes with.
>
> hth, -d
>
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> On Jan 9, 2008 10:03 AM, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Nope but when we travel it's the only laptop we take with us :)
>> Actually, she's keen to do some animation but doesn't have any time.
>>
>> On 09/01/2008, Adrian Lee <dryrainstudios at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> Peter - does your wife use houini too?
>>>
>>> On 08/01/2008, Peter Bowmar <pbowmar at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>       
>>>> I bought my wife a cheap HP laptop ($800 Canadian, 1GB Ram,
>>>> Athlon64Turion, 80 gb drive, Nvidia 6600 Go graphics) and it runs
>>>> Houdini perfectly under XP. Very lightweight, CPU stepdown option on
>>>> battery for long battery life etc. Very happy! Sorry don't remember
>>>> the model.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>
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