Fujitsu Siemens Amilo M3438 – M4438 Review

Fujitsu Siemens Amilo M3438-M4438 laptopNotebook Review features an Fujitsu Siemens Amilo M3438 / M4438 review and writes:

“This notebook’s screen is a 1440 x 900 17″ WXGA LCD with extra bright coating. The colors are just great, very bright and the contrast offered is excellent. There were no dead pixels found on the screen.
The speakers, which consists of two regular front speakers and one subwoofer, are good enough without being anything spectacular. Basically I can say they’re loud enough to watch a DVD with a small group of friends gathered in a room (well, except if they’re the loud type of friends if you know what I mean!)

The 1.87 GHz Intel Pentium M Sonoma class processor is great and can handle the most demanding games (Doom 3, Battlefield 2, etc) with ease, and even HDTV clips in 1080p. I got the Fujitsu Siemens Amilo M3438 – M4438 laptop configured with 512MB of RAM instead of 1GB. As we all know, it is cheaper to upgrade the RAM yourself than having the retailer or manufacturer do it at the time of purchase. I plan to buy an additional 1GB.

The hard drive is a quite common 5400RPM 80GB one. I plan to buy one or two 7200RPM hard drives as this beast has a RAID controller! Having a RAID controller is a rather strange decision on a laptop though, you see that in servers usually. Following are the results from the HDtach program when run agains this 5400RPM hard drive”

Fujitsu Siemens Amilo M3438 – M4438 Review – Conclusion

Apart from the lack of Bluetooth, I’m still looking for things that should be improved. This is a great desktop replacement 17″ screen laptop, and if you want a Dell Inspiron 9300 equivalent, with a nicer design and for less money – well here it is!

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