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#30543 - 07/14/02 03:48 AM Review: compaq presario 700 lappy  
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bought the compaq presario 700 laptop duron 1.0, 256 ram upgradable by 128 more, dvd, 20gb hd, etc. last night, today the battery won't hold a charge. tech support is nice and is sending a new one, even though after i got off the phone with them my old one started to charge, so we'll see. good price but a lil sketchy. i'll keep ya posted


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#30544 - 07/14/02 04:16 AM Re: Review: compaq presario 700 lappy  
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drool, beautiful...


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#30545 - 07/14/02 04:33 AM Re: Review: compaq presario 700 lappy  
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nice, other than the fact its a compaq, ha. My desktop is a compaq.... i stripped it and put in my own parts.. runs 100000x better. Compaq cant build a quality computer. Ive been through 2... they suck as ive found out.


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#30546 - 07/14/02 04:37 AM Re: Review: compaq presario 700 lappy  
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old specs:
750mhz AMD Athlon
64mb sdram
16mb vid
generic pos sound card
8x dvd (i think)
4x cd writer

Now:
750Mhz amd Athlon
512mb sdram
64MB AGP Radeon VIVO
SoundBlaster Live 5.1 + MP3
12x DVD
12x HP cd writer

works 10x better now


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#30547 - 07/14/02 04:38 AM Re: Review: compaq presario 700 lappy  
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did i mention it came with windows ME, hahahaha. Running win2k now.


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#30548 - 07/14/02 05:29 AM Re: Review: compaq presario 700 lappy  
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yep the video card on mine sucks for sure


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#30549 - 07/15/02 12:20 AM Re: Review: compaq presario 700 lappy  
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hey, thats not fair. Just cause u put better parts in it doesent mean it sucks. It just means you bought an outdated comp. In my experience, COMPAQs can take one hellz of a beating and still keep going. So show a little respect f00z.

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#30550 - 07/15/02 12:32 AM Re: Review: compaq presario 700 lappy  
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hmmm... my comp sure wasnt outdated when i got it, the parts just sucked wink


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#30551 - 07/15/02 12:34 AM Re: Review: compaq presario 700 lappy  
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sure compaq might have parts that last but they arent quality products thats for sure... i have an old Packard Bell from 1997 and it still runs fine... but the parts are [censored], they was [censored] when i got it and they still are [censored].


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