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Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300

Specifications

Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300Notebook: Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300
Processor: Intel Pentium Dual Core T2390
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100
Display: 12.1 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.6kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 66.75% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 83%, performance: 53%, features: 70%, display: 60% mobility: 40%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300

60% Review: Packard Bell Easynote BG45-U-300 notebook computer
Source: vnunet.com English
For the price, this notebook doesn’t do much to excite. The 12in widescreen may look impressive but the lack of power lets it down.
3 von 5, Display mäßig, Leistung schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/10/2008
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 40% display: 60%
67% Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300
Source: PC Pro English
An ultra-cheap ultraportable with more power than most netbooks, but battery life is a concern.
4 von 6, Preis sehr gut, Leistung gut, Mobilität schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/01/2008
Rating: Total score: 67% price: 90% performance: 80% mobility: 40%
70% Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300
Source: Techradar English
However, performance and battery life are basic and it will only suit those who need an ultraportable machine to use for short periods of the day.
3.5 von 5, Preis gut, Verarbeitung gut, Mobilität schlecht, Leistung schlecht
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/26/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% performance: 40% mobility: 40% workmanship: 80%
70% Packard Bell Easy Note BG45-U-300 review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Packard Bell Easy Note BG45-U-300 is a smart and superbly finished laptop that justifies the expense. Fast and sleek, it's up to desktop-level challenges yet can be lugged around easily.
(von 5): 3.5, Preis 4, Verarbeitung 4, Ausstattung 3.5
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/05/2008
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 80% features: 70% workmanship: 80%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) X3100 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on a Mobile Intel 965GM chipset. It is the successor of GMA 950 and features a fully programmable pipeline (supports Aero Glass fully and DirectX 10 with newest drivers). The peformance of the X3100 is clearly better than the GMA 950, still demanding modern games won't run fluently.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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


Intel Pentium Dual Core: The return of the name Pentium, though it is a Yonah core. In fact, it is a double Core processor with a very good relation of performance to current consumption.


T2390: Entry level dual-core processor based on the Merom core (and therefore with 64 Bit support). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


12.1": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Most netbooks have a tinier display. The advantage is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.6 kg: This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Packard Bell: Packard Bell is a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Acer. It is a name used by two different consumer electronics companies. The first was an American radio manufacturer founded in 1926, that later became a defense contractor and manufacturer of other consumer electronics, such as television sets. Teledyne acquired the business in 1978. In 1986, investors bought the name for a newly formed personal computer manufacturer. Originally the company produced discount computers in the US, later computers were produced for the European market. NEC took it over in the late 1990s. Acer acquired it in 2008. In spite of the similarity of their names, there has never been any corporate connection between the original or later Packard Bell and Hewlett Packard, or Bell System. Packard Bell is an international notebook manufacturer. Many years, the company focussed ruggedized laptops.

Packard Bell reviews


66.75%: 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.

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Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300
Packard Bell EasyNote BG45-U-300
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-08-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)