"Superb notebook!"on by Genghis288
Pros Everything it offers
Cons None at all
Summary The screen on this notebook is easily one of the BEST I've seen. It is easily readable and a joy to view. The keyboard is easy to type on and I love having the numeric keypad. For a 17" screen it offers excellent battery life. With the NVidia 6800 video card every game I've tried playing on this system ran smoothly. Even with the large screen I find it pretty easy to lug around. The system is truly fast and responsive and I don't ever feel that it is slow to do anything. The wireless adapter hooked right up and I get great speeds when surfing wirelessly. Overall I truly love using this notebook for both work and play. It definitely draws a lot of attention when used in public places.
Pros Ease of use when working with video/Audio sotware and web building due to the built in numeric key pad. The screen is also very clear and the size makes it very easy to see what your doing with detail
Cons The moble life on its own power isn't what I was expecting at all, not sure if I got a bad Cell or what but I am only getting 2hours of solid work time on it.
Summary Over all its a great laptop if you need serious moble power. I have a Power MAC aswell and it can't even touch to rendering power of the Gateway, and yes this was tested using the same video footage with simple fade in/out's then encoded to MPEG2. The NX850XL did the job in a quarter of the MAC's time
Pros Speed, weight is better then I would have thought. Screen is very nice at WXGA and better at WSXGA.
Cons If 12 cell battery is added, the back looks a little uneven, since the battery sticks out. Ultrabright screen add's glare in well lighted rooms.
Summary Very nice laptop, I work at Gateway and have had over 10 Gateway's, a few latops as well. The system is very quick, and the pro's and con's cover it. Overall it's a very good system. The only thing to watch out for is to not cover the bottom and side of the system. The video card vents through the side or the bottom. If they are both covered the card will overheat and shut down the system without warning.
Pros Gorgeous Screen, Performance, Battery Life, Number Pad
Cons Average Speakers
Summary This notebook is finally getting the attention that it deserves. I have used it for several months now and am very happy with it. I am a power user but also rip CDs, play DVD movies and the occasional game. It works great and for the price, I have not seen anything else that can touch it. The screen is absolutely phenomenal - viewing old digital pictures is like seeing them for the first time again. The wireless hooks up without a hitch and the range is great.
"DELL GOOD BYE!"on by GATEWAY1111
Pros AWSOM GATEWAY
Cons NON NOTHING BAD ABOUT THIS GATEWAY
Summary GOOD BYE TO DELL AS NUMBER 1 HELLO TO GATEWAY AS NUMBER 1.