Hi, I just started school and I need a laptop. I would only be doing some things like downloading (torrents mainly), surfing the web, listening to music etc.
I found this at my local staples for $ 700. It looks good to me, but is there anything I shuold know? It is a Toshiba.
# 2.0GHz Intel® Core™ Duo Processor T2450 (533MHz FSB, L1 Cache 32KB/32KB, L2 Cache 2MB)
# 1GB (2x 512MB) 667MHz DDR2 SDRAM, expandable to 4GB
# 160GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive
# Built-in 8x DVD Super-Multi Double Layer Drive
# 15.4" Wide XGA TFT with TruBrite™ Native LCD Panel (1280 x 800)
# Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset with up to 256MB shared video memory
# Integrated 1.3MP Web Camera for Video over IP
# Integrated microphone for Voice over IP
# Intel Wireless LAN (802.11a/g)
# 10/100 integrated Ethernet LAN
# V.92 56K Data/Fax Modem
# Ports: 5-in-1 Bridge Media Adaptor (SD Card, xD picture card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Multi Media Card), 4 USB 2.0, RJ11, RJ45, IEEE 1394, external microphone port, headphone port, RGB, S-Video Out
# Microsoft® Windows® Vista Home Premium, Bilingual
# Software Included: Norton Internet Security™ 2007 (90 day trial version); Microsoft Office 2007 (60 day trial version)
# Dimensions: 362mmW x 267.8mmD x 39.3mmH
# Weight: 2.72kg (6lbs).