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Packard Bell EasyNote MB88

Specifications

Packard Bell EasyNote MB88Notebook: Packard Bell EasyNote MB88
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T5500
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS
Display: 15.4 inch, 16:10, 1280x800 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Price: 900 euro
Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: - %, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: 50%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Packard Bell EasyNote MB88

50% Packard Bell Easynote MB88-P-003
Source: PC Pro English
Packard Bell has tried to make a statement with its 'Limited Edition' EasyNote laptop. Clad in white plastic, there's a bright white light that slashes across the wrist-rest and it's available in a choice of three colours - Lime Green, Sunny Orange and Dark Chocolate - to brighten up the edges. An attempt at a 'trendy' laptop seriously backfires: garish looks and mediocre ergonomics hamper this Limited Edition model.
3 von 6, Ergonomie mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/11/2008
Rating: Total score: 50% ergonomy: 50%

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS: NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GS is the DirectX 10 capable successor of the GeForce Go 7600 / 7700 for laptops and technically a higher clocked 8400M GT. The performance is slightly above the 7600 / 7700 and, therefore, it can represent DirectX9 games fluently. For DirectX 10 effects, the power of the card is not sufficient.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics 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.


T5500:

Slow clocked dual core processor based on the Merom-2M core without virtualization functions.

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


15.4":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.7 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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.

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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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GeForce GT 330M, Pentium P6100, 14.0", 2.3 kg
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GeForce GT 420M, Core i3 370M, 15.6", 2.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-03-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)