Modtech CIVIC Diamond 1615.R
- High performance, light
- No integrated card reader
A good notebook, backed up by a one-year, on-site, parts and labour warranty.
Price$ 2,495.00 (AUD)
This Diamond 1615.R has great performance and great features, such as single format (-) DVD writer, 802.11b/gwireless networking and a 128MB ATI Mobility Radeon 9700 graphics controller.
The powerful graphics chip drives a 15" display, which is capable of a maximum screen resolution of 1400 x 1050 pixels.
ModTech has coupled a 1.6GHz Intel Pentium M processor with 512MB of 333MHz PC2700 DDR SDRAM and used a 40GB 5400rpm hard disk.
This model is pretty well manufactured, with solid, smoothly finished case work. Room has been made for two USB 2.0 ports and single FireWire, parallel, S-Video TV-out, microphone and headphone connections. There isn't any kind of integrated card reader, but one Type II PC Card is supported.
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