If it's raw power you're after in a laptop and don't mind having a strained shoulder or two, check out the Hi-Grade UltiNote AS8400 750MHz.
The only real drawback of all the functionality and power offered by Hi-Grade's UltiNote is that sometimes you feel as if you are carrying your desktop around with you.
This high-speed contender employs a feisty 750MHz Intel SpeedStep processor and 192Mb of SDRAM to put many more waif-like mobile models to shame. It also comes with all the bells and whistles you could want, including a DVD drive, a 10/100Mbit network port, a V.90 modem, USB power and a very clear 14.1 inch screen. There are also a pair of surprisingly clear speakers built discreetly into the front of Ultinote.
As for its looks, the Ultinote comes in a stylish two-tone silver design and comes with a classy leather carry case guaranteed to please executives.
Don't be fooled by the girth and mass of this notebook, however. The Hi-Grade UltiNote AS8400 750MHz packs a mean punch and is ideal for serious laptop users or those looking for a computer that can perform like a desktop and also be taken out of the office.
- Hi-Grade UltiNote AS8400-750
- Mobile Pentium III SpeedStep 750/500MHz
- 14.1in TFT LCD screen
- 12Gb hard drive
- 192Mb RAM
- Six-speed DVD/32-speed CD drive
- PCI Aureal 3D-effect sound card
- Ports: Serial, parallel, two USB, PS/2, infra-red
- Internal 56k modem
- £2,113 (inc VAT)
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