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Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook S7720

Specifications

Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook S7720Notebook: Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook S7720 (Lifebook S Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T9400
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD
Display: 14.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 1500 euro
Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 40%, performance: 60%, features: 80%, display: 70% mobility: 70%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 60%, emissions: 70%

Reviews for the Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook S7720

50% Fujitsu Siemens Lifebook S7720
Source: PC Pro English
Fujitsu Siemens' Lifebook 4 Life deal is something quite new for the IT industry. Invest in one of its Lifebook range of laptops and, every three years, the firm will give you a new one, absolutely free of charge. A standard-issue corporate laptop with suspect ergonomics and a price that's way too high.
3 von 6, Preis schlecht, Ergonomie mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 40% ergonomy: 50%

Foreign Reviews

Kompakte Kraftprotze
Source: c't - 2/09 German
Comparison, , Long, Date: 01/01/2009
Rating: performance: 60% features: 80% display: 70% mobility: 70% ergonomy: 70% emissions: 70%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 4500MHD: Onboard (shared Memory) GPU built in the GM45, GE45 and GS45 chipset (Montevina). Because of two more shaders and a higher core clock, much faster than the old GMA X3100. Still not advisable for gamers (DirectX 10 games not playable or only with very low settings). The integrated video processor is able to help decode HD videos (AVC/VC-2/MPEG2) , e.g., for a fluent Blu-Ray playback with slow CPUs.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Duo: This is the Core Duo and Core Solo successor with a longer pipeline and 5-20% more speed without more power consumption. As an addition to the Core Duo design there exists a fourth decoder, an amplified SSE-unit and an additional arithmetical logical unit (ALU).

The Core 2 Duo for laptops is identical to the desktop Core 2 Duo processors but the notebook-processors work with lower voltages (0.95 to 1188 Volt) and a lower Frontside bus clock (1066 vs 667 MHz). The performance of equally clocked notebooks is 20-25% lower than Desktop PCs because of the lower Frontside bus clock and the slower hard disks.


T9400:

The T9400 is a fast middle class dual core CPU for laptops and basically a Core 2 Duo P9500 with a higher TDP of 35 Watt.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.1": 14 inch display size is a mixture between the small formats of subnotebooks and the 15 inch standard display. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.6 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Fujitsu-Siemens: Fujitsu, founded 1935, is a Japanese company specializing in semiconductors, air conditioners, computers (supercomputers, personal computers, servers), telecommunications, and services, and is headquartered in Tokyo. Fujitsu employs around 160,000 people and has 500 subsidiary companies. The partnership with Siemens AG was established in 1999 in the form of Fujitsu Siemens Computers (FSC), one of Europe's largest IT hardware suppliers, and owned 50/50 by Fujitsu and Siemens. 2009, this cooperation was terminated, FSC ended to exist. In future, no laptops will be sold with the brand "Fujitsu-Siemens" but only "Fujitsu".

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50%: This average evaluation is exceptionally bad. There exist hardly any laptops, which are rated so negative.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-01- 1 (Update: 2012-05-26)