For those who expect their laptop to double as veritable stereo with receiver quality sound, the speakers that come installed on the R might be a little too quiet. Processor and Performance As stated the notebook came with a 2. Compaq R keyboard and touchpad view view larger image. The reason for the meager MB of memory is that most manufacturers tend to over-charge you for memory. Though you can save a couple bucks and just go with the 54g TM Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers.

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The disks provided are adequate for the average users needs, and prevents the need for calling up Customer Service if you are needing drivers or reinstalling windows.

This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure. I have been using this laptop with Window 7 and wire,ess booted Ubuntu Of course, this is with the maximum 2. Both the Ubuntu wirsless. I struggle to think of any complaints to bring up regarding this notebook.

High Speed 56k Modem Network Card: Short battery life A bit heavy 7. It fits in perfectly to my lifestyle and performs everything that I needed it for with ease. General windows work however as soon as the extra power is needed, it speeds up to meet any gaming or graphic intensive needs.

For what I received I believe I got a great deal. I even had to ask at one point whether this was live chat or an automated response system, and after all of that I verified what I needed to know with a phone call. R Above view larger image.

I also like that there is an on-off button for the wireless connection. Compaq was pretty efficient about utilizing the space they had to fit in as many peripheral options as possible.

It all comes together nicely, making a very good looking notebook. The RCA is packed full of power, but along with the power comes qireless a hefty notebook. It looks and feels like a tank and so far its been cool and quiet unlike the Presario V I used to own.

HP-Compaq Presario R [Linux Laptop Wiki]

Up until now I had always relied on Desktop Computers, apart from older notebooks supplied to me by work that I had used. It wirelexs has lived up to all of my expectations. Since last contemplating the purchase of a notebook a few years ago, I was pleasantly surprised to find that the general cost of notebooks has gone down considerably, while the performance has exponentially increased. This, along with only mb RAM iwreless meant that loading games can take a little bit longer than is hoped for, however these are two aspects that can easily be upgraded if required.

Compaq Presario R | Wireless Setup Guide

This is due to the fact that it is centered on the width of the laptop case, rather than being aligned with the spacebar. Speakers This notebook has two Altec Lansing speakers located at the very front. All-in-all, it has been very well conceived with maintenance and longevity in mind, but without skimping on performance. Just don’t install Video graphics at all if it is already working for you.

The AMD Powernow Technology definitely does help in this area as will decrease the clock r40000 according to battery charge level, helping you get the most out of whatever power you have left, but it does suck the juice down pretty quick Underside view with battery removed larger image Battery d4000 Relation to Laptop larger image Operating System and Software: Like most LCD screens if you are not sitting in the right position the screen can appear dark.

The screen has a maximum resolution of x However it is very well put together.

Compaq Presario R4000 Review (pics, specs)

Ccompaq expansion memory slot is easily accessible on the underside of the laptop, and the memory was fairly simple to install.

The only times it has come into play is if I aireless trying to show someone else something on the screen, if they are at a different viewing angle they will struggle to see until the screens angle is adjusted. This however is not where the software ends. Compaq R front side view view larger image. R Back view larger image.

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