Well, the new job keeps getting better, and better. Today I got the “company laptop”. Which is a beautiful HP Pavillion zd8205us. For those of you that need more then “beautiful”, the ones that need black and white specifics here ya go…
HP Pavilion Notebook PC (ZD8205US)
Blazing fast: The Intel® Pentium® 4 processor 520 (2.8GHz) with Hyper-Threading Technology, a speedy 800MHz front side bus and 512MB of DDR2 SDRAM provide all of the power you need.
Beautiful display: The 17″ WSXGA+ High-Definition BrightView widescreen display offers a wide viewing angle so movies and graphics look beautiful from anywhere in the room.
Ready for multimedia: The powerful ATI® Mobility® Radeon™ X600 video card and 128MB of dedicated video DDR2 RAM can handle intense games and graphics. The 80GB hard drive lets you store big multimedia files.
Combo drive: The double-layer DVD+/-R/RW drive lets you record up to 8.5GB of information on just one double-layer disc. This versatile drive also writes to CD.
6-in-1 media reader: This card reader accepts Smart Media, xD™, MultiMediaCard, SD™ and Memory Stick®/PRO™ cards. Use the reader to share digital photos, video clips and files—instantly.
Enhanced wireless: Integrated 54g™ wireless with SpeedBooster and BroadRange support give your 802.11g connection up to 50% more range than competing technologies.
I stole that description from the Circuit City add for the laptop.
Hopefully, none of you Mac fans are still reading this long post, but I think I’m gonna throw my PowerBook up on craigslist and see how much money I can get for it. I can’t really justify having two laptops, and the wife wants nothing to do with a Mac.