View Full Version : Toshiba laptop 450
08-01-2000, 12:42 PM
Value America http://www.va.com has a Toshiba Satellite 1605CDS Notebook with AMD 450 Mhz, 32MB ram and 4.3GB drive and 56K modem with 12.1 " display for $999 and $100 rebate, Shipping is included.
08-01-2000, 01:02 PM
Too bad it's Dual Scan... No way I could ever use one of those (like acid flashbacks)
08-01-2000, 04:45 PM
Tell me about dual scan monitors, Are they junk?
08-01-2000, 05:36 PM
The display quality is noticeably inferior to Active Matrix. Forget about playing any games, doing graphic work, or just about anything other than word processing. Personally, I would much rather go for a slower processor and get an Active Matrix screen than a faster processor w/ dual scan.
08-01-2000, 06:11 PM
For the dualscan effect:
Either go to a used computer store/pawn shop in your area and tell them you want to see the best notebook they have or just drop a couple hits of acid and stare at your monitor...same effect.
08-01-2000, 06:35 PM
I stopped at BestBuy right after work. They have the same computer for the same deal. You are right. Really bland and dull screen!!Thanks. I was ready to buy this!
08-02-2000, 01:21 PM
I'd suggest Outpost.com, as they ship overnight free of charge and have a very loose return policy, 30 days with NO restocking fees (most places are 14 days with 15% restock fee, which on a $2k laptop will run $300!) Plus they'll send Airborne out to pick it up for $10. No probs with them ever, and good prices too. But yeah, avoid HPA, DSTN, Dual Scan.
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