But unless youa#39;re buying a budget model, dona#39;t settle for anything less than a CD- R/RW drive. ... The smallest and lightest models may include neither, relying instead on external drives. ... less than four pounds, measure between 1 and 1.5 inches thick, and have 12.1-inch or smaller screens, no internal drives, and slower CPUs and hard drives (which draw less power). ... Theya#39;re heavier than smaller laptops, may include fixed drives, and typically offer the best value for tight budgets.
|Title||:||Home Office Computing Survival Guide, Second Edition|
|Publisher||:||CNET Networks Inc. - 2004-01-01|