Gateway T-6836 review: Gateway T-6836

Gateway backs the T-6836 with an industry-standard one-year parts-and-labor warranty, with 24-7 phone support during the warranty period. The company's Web site includes the expected driver downloads and FAQs, as well as the opportunity to send e-mail to a technician. Every T series laptop also comes preloaded with Gateway's BigFix diagnostic software.

Multimedia multitasking test (in seconds)
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Gateway T-6836
1,117 
Dell Inspiron 1525-122B
1,176 
Toshiba Satellite A305D-S6848
1,350 
HP Pavilion dv6915nr
1,508 

Adobe Photoshop CS3 image-processing test (in seconds)
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Dell Inspiron 1525-122B
231 
Toshiba Satellite A305D-S6848
289 
HP Pavilion dv6915nr
289 

Apple iTunes encoding test (in seconds)
(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Dell Inspiron 1525-122B
205 
HP Pavilion dv6915nr
223 
Toshiba Satellite A305D-S6848
224 

Video playback battery drain test (in minutes)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
HP Pavilion dv6915nr
148 
Toshiba Satellite A305D-S6848
145 
Dell Inspiron 1525-122B
135 

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Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5750; 3072MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 250GB Western Digital 5,400rpm.


Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile TL-60; 3072MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 64MB Nvidia GeForce Go 7150M; 200GB Seagate 5,400rpm.

Gateway T-6836
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1 (64-bit); 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5750; 4098MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 250GB Western Digital 5,400rpm .


Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5750; 3072MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 250GB Western Digital 5,400rpm.


Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz AMD Turion 64 X2 Mobile TL-60; 3072MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB ATI Radeon X1250; 200GB Fujitsu 5,400rpm.


Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5550; 3072MB DDR SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 965GM Express; 250GB Seagate 5,400rpm.

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    Gateway T-6836

    Part Number: T-6836 Released: Jun 29, 2008
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    Quick Specifications See All

    • Release date Jun 29, 2008
    • Resolution 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )
    • Installed Size 4 GB
    • Color pacific blue
    • Weight 5.7 lbs
    • Optical Drive DVD±RW (±R DL) / DVD-RAM
    • Graphics Processor Intel GMA X3100
    • CPU Intel Core 2 Duo T5750 / 2 GHz