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Twinhead Durabook D14RY

Specifications

Twinhead Durabook D14RYNotebook: Twinhead Durabook D14RY
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T7600
Graphics Adapter: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950 128 MB
Display: 14.1 inch, 4:3, 1024x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 60%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 80%, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Twinhead Durabook D14RY

70% Twinhead Durabook D14RY
Source: Laptop Mag English
Once you start looking at semi-rugged notebooks, you typically have to start accepting some major tradeoffs, usually in the way of components, performance, and especially price. The Twinhead Durabook D14RY, however, demolishes that stereotype, offering a good array of features and respectable performance for a reasonable price of $2,099. This semi-rugged Vista notebook offers a design that can take a beating and a price that's hundreds less than the competition.
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3.5 von 5, Display gut, Mobilität gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80%
70% Twinhead Durabook D14RY
Source: Laptop Mag English
Once you start looking at semi-rugged notebooks, you typically have to start accepting some major tradeoffs, usually in the way of components, performance, and especially price. The Twinhead Durabook D14RY, however, demolishes that stereotype, offering a good array of features and respectable performance for a reasonable price of $2,099. This semi-rugged Vista notebook offers a design that can take a beating and a price that's hundreds less than the competition.
eher kurz gehaltener Test; online abrufbar

3.5 von 5, Display gut, Mobilität gut
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2007
Rating: Total score: 70% display: 80% mobility: 80%
Can We Break a Durabook?
Source: Tom's Guide English
Twinhead, maker of the Durabook, has certainly put together a rugged notebook with the D14RY. They claim that the magnesium alloy used in the Durabook's chassis is 20 times stronger than plastic. Reality is that Durabook isn't the only notebook with some sort of Magnesium alloy, HP is among those that has been using the material in its notebooks. The extra shock protection on the corners' of the Durabook and around the CPU, RAM, hard drive and DVD drive allowed the notebook to survive Ben Meyer's and Shelton Romhanyi's assault (see video) but there are other 'rugged' tests that we didn't subject the Durabook D14RY too.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

Leistung mäßig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/30/2007
performance: 60%
Can We Break a Durabook?
Source: Tom's Guide English
Twinhead, maker of the Durabook, has certainly put together a rugged notebook with the D14RY. They claim that the magnesium alloy used in the Durabook's chassis is 20 times stronger than plastic. Reality is that Durabook isn't the only notebook with some sort of Magnesium alloy, HP is among those that has been using the material in its notebooks. The extra shock protection on the corners' of the Durabook and around the CPU, RAM, hard drive and DVD drive allowed the notebook to survive Ben Meyer's and Shelton Romhanyi's assault (see video) but there are other 'rugged' tests that we didn't subject the Durabook D14RY too.
ausführlicher Test mit Geräteaufbau und Testwerten und Bildern; online abrufbar

Leistung mäßig
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/30/2007
performance: 60%

Comment

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950: Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 is an integrated (onboard) graphic chip on Mobile Intel 945GM chipset. It is a faster clocked version of the GMA 900 and supports no hardware T&L (Transform & Lightning) accelleration (which is required for some games).

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 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.


T7600:

The Core 2 Duo T7600 is a Merom based Core 2 Duo with 4MB Level 2 Cache. It is positioned in the middle class (in 2009) and performs on par with a modern P7550 or Turion II Ultra M660.

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


14.1":

This display size represents a treshold between the small sizes of subnotebooks and ultrabooks and the standard-sizes of office- and multimedia laptops on the other hand. Laptops with that size are somewhat rare, nowadays.

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


2.3 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Twinhead: About 20 years ago Twinhead started as an OEM manufacturer of laptops. Twinhead notebook reviews are rare as well as the global market share.


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.

Reviews and price comparison on Twinhead Laptops at Ciao

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Advent Quantum Q100
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Celeron M 900
ASRock F14
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Celeron Dual-Core T1400
Twinhead Durabook S14Y
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core 2 Duo T7200
Samsung X11-Pro Baviall
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2600
Samsung X11
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2300
LG T1
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo L2400
Asus A8F
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Solo T1300
Acer Aspire 4710
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Pentium Dual Core T2080
Acer TravelMate 2484WXMi
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Celeron M 440
Toshiba Satellite M100
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2300
Lenovo ThinkPad Z61t
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2500
Acer TravelMate 3273WXMi
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core 2 Duo T5500
Acer TravelMate 2482NWXMi
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Celeron M 430
Acer TravelMate 2480
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Celeron M 430
Samsung X11-Pro Bugomi
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core 2 Duo T5500
HP Pavilion dv2000t
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2300
LG T1-DGBG
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2400
LG T1-3DGAG
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo L2400
HP Compaq nc6400
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2400
Dell Latitude D620
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2300
Dell Inspiron 640m
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2300

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Dell Latitude ATG D620
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core 2 Duo T7200, 3.1 kg
Fujitsu-Siemens Lifebook S7110
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core Duo T2400, 1.8 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Asus UL50AT
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core 2 Duo SU7300, 15.6", 2.6 kg
Averatec N3440
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Pentium Dual Core T3400, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Advent Roma 3000
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Pentium Dual Core T4300, 15.6", 2.9 kg
Averatec N3400
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Pentium Dual Core T3400, 13.3", 1.5 kg
MSI VR630
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Mobile Sempron SI-40, 16.0", 2.6 kg
HP Pavilion dv6-1230us
Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 950, Core 2 Duo T6500, 15.6", 3.5 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-01-14)