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 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. 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.


2.7 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.


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


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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» Sony VAIO VGN-FZ21S
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Medion MD96520/MIM 2260
Core 2 Duo T5450
» Sony Vaio VGN-FZ21Z
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xi2428
Core 2 Duo T7700
» Medion MD96480
Core 2 Duo T5250
» Asus F3S
Core 2 Duo T7500
» Acer Aspire 5520G
Turion 64 X2 TL-64
» Samsung X65 Pro T7500 Begum
Core 2 Duo T7300
» Asus F3SV
Core 2 Duo T7500
» LG R500-UPRAG
Core 2 Duo T7300

Devices with the same GPU

» Belinea c.book 1700
Pentium Dual Core T4200, 17.0", 4 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9830us
Core 2 Duo T5550, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Packard Bell Easynote SB89
Core 2 Duo T8100, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Dell Vostro 1710
Core 2 Duo T8100, 17.1", 3.26 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9790ea
Core 2 Duo T9300, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Medion MD96595
Core 2 Duo T7250, 17.1", 3.5 kg
» Medion MD96420
Core 2 Duo T5250, 17.1", 3.3 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9694eg
Core 2 Duo T7500, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Xa2528
Turion 64 X2 TL-60, 17.1", 4 kg
» Medion MD96625
Core 2 Duo T5450, 17.1", 3.2 kg
» LG P300
Core 2 Duo T8300, 13.3", 1.7 kg
» Toshiba Satellite X205-SLi1
Core 2 Duo T7250, 17.1", 4.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9750us
Core 2 Duo T7250, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» HP Pavilion dv9595ea
Core 2 Duo T7500, 17.1", 3.6 kg
» Medion MIM2280 / MD96443
Core 2 Duo T7300, 17.1", 3.2 kg
» Acer Aspire 7520G
Turion 64 X2 TL-64, 17.1", 3.7 kg
» Asus V2S
Core 2 Duo T7300, 14.1", 2.45 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2008-03-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)