I have owned one of these laptops for three years now, apart from a new 9 cell battery, there is nothing wrong with it.
Running windows XP pro, 120GB HDD, 2GB Ram.
For the price, you are getting a good amount of performance with a good level of build quality.
It will do almost everything that a modestly powerful desktop will do, it can play 720p quality video, graphics software, but don't expect it to do 1080p video editing, even my desktop struggles with that.
These are common machines for I.T. professionals and business users, because they are solid, reliable and powerful.
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