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Gateway MD2614u

Specifications

Gateway MD2614uNotebook: Gateway MD2614u (MD Series)
Processor: AMD Turion X2 RM-72
Graphics Adapter: ATI Radeon HD 3200
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.2kg
Price: 600 euro
Sold in: Anglo-America
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 40%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Gateway MD2614u

70% Gateway MD2614u
Source: CNet English
Gateway's MD-series of laptops is aimed at consumers of digital media who also enjoy a good Web-surfing session, and possibly some productivity tasks. With the entry-level MD2614u, Gateway keeps the same case design, touch-sensitive media controls, and LCD as the excellent MD7801u, but popped in a less expensive and considerably less powerful 2.1GHz AMD Turion X2 RM-72, cut the hard drive storage in half, and ditched 1GB of memory. For an AMD-based laptop, the entry-level Gateway MD2614u provides adequate everyday performance with a handful of extras we'd expect from more expensive systems.
70, Mobilität 40
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/09/2009
Rating: Total score: 70% mobility: 40%

Comment

ATI Radeon HD 3200: Onboard (shared Memory) graphics chip (on RS780M chipset) based on the HD 2400 graphics core. It also features the UVD video engine to decode HD videos. Beware: Under Windows XP the HD 3200 may have no 2D accelleration because of a driver problem.

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.


AMD Turion X2: The Turion X2 (without 64) is based on the Turion X2 Ultra, but has only 1024 MB L2 Cache and is therefore slower (performance compareable to the old Turion 64 X2). Because of new parts from the K10 architecture, the CPU should be more energy efficient.


RM-72:

Griffin based entry-level dual core processor. The cores are still based on the old K8 architecture (memory controller is newer).

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


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. 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.


3.2 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.


Gateway: Gateway, Incorporated. is a computer hardware company based in California which develops, manufactures, supports, and markets a wide range of personal computers, computer monitors, servers, and computer accessories. AOL acquired Gateway.net, the online component of Gateway  Inc., in 1999. 2007, Acer completed its acquisition of Gateway for approximately US$710 million. The market share outside of the US market is rather low.

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70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


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

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Gateway NV5207u
Athlon X2 QL-65
» Acer Aspire 5534
Athlon 64 L110
» Gateway NV5214u
Athlon X2 QL-64
» Acer Aspire 5536-643G50Mn
Athlon X2 QL-64

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Asus X5DC-SX025V
Celeron 220, 2.5 kg
» Acer Aspire 5532-5535
Athlon 64 TF-20, 2.6 kg
» Asus K51AC-SX038V
Athlon X2 QL-65, 2.7 kg
» Acer Aspire 5517-1643
Athlon 64 X2 TK-42, 2.5 kg
» HP Compaq 615
Turion X2 RM-74, 2.5 kg
» HP ProBook 4515s
Turion X2 Ultra ZM-86, 2.6 kg
» Acer Aspire 5535
Athlon X2 QL-60, 2.7 kg
» HP Pavilion dv4-1155se
Turion X2 Ultra ZM-82, 2.3 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Acer eMachines G627-202G25Mi
Athlon 64 TF-20, 17.3", 3.3 kg
» MSI Wind U230-040
Athlon Neo X2 L335, 12.1", 1.5 kg
» HP Pavilion tx2500z
Turion X2 Ultra ZM-86, 12.1", 2.1 kg
» Acer Ferrari One 200-1799
Athlon 64 X2 TK-42, 11.6", 1.5 kg
» Acer Ferrari One 200-312G25n
Athlon X2 L310, 11.6", 1.5 kg
» Toshiba A505D-S6968
Turion X2 Ultra ZM-84, 16.0", 2.9 kg
» Toshiba Satellite T115D
Athlon Neo MV-40, 11.6", 1.6 kg
» Toshiba Satellite T135D-S1320
Athlon Neo MV-40, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Acer Ferrari 200-314G25i
Athlon X2 L310, 11.6", 1.5 kg
» Asus Eee PC 1201T
Athlon Neo MV-40, 12.1", 1.45 kg
» HP Pavilion dm3-1020ea
Athlon Neo X2 L335, 13.3", 2 kg
» Lenovo ThinkPad Edge NUE6WGE
Turion Neo X2 L625, 13.3", 1.8 kg
» MSI X430
Athlon Neo MV-40, 14.0", 1.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dm3-1130us
Athlon Neo X2 L335, 13.3", 1.9 kg
» Lenovo Thinkpad X100e - 2876-27G
Athlon Neo MV-40, 11.6", 1.47 kg
» Toshiba Satellite T135D-S1324
Turion Neo X2 L625, 13.3", 1.7 kg
Gateway MD2614u
Gateway MD2614u
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-03- 7 (Update: 2012-05-26)