Toshiba Portege 7020ct - Any good?

  Border View 12:23 16 Nov 04
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I have been looking at a second hand Toshiba Portege 7020ct and wondered if anyone in the Forum has experience of this laptop. I know it comes with an external CD rom and Floppy. Does this mean I can only copy to the floppy? Will I be able to play "simple" games on it?

I mainly need it as a second machine for word processing, surfing the net and family history.

Would welcome any comments please.

  TomJerry 12:44 16 Nov 04

all depend how much it costs.

it should play simple CD, what are specs?

tell us how much it will cost you then people can judge if it is a good deal or not

  Border View 13:12 16 Nov 04

Intel Pentium PII 366MHz Processor
192MB Ram
6.4GB Hard Drive
13.3" TFT
These Machine's Have Minor Cosmetic Markings
External Toshiba 24 speed CD Rom Drive
External Matching Toshiba 3.5" Floppy Disc Drive
Internal 56K Modem
Win98SE OEM
16 Bit Sound
2.5MB Graphics
USB Port
External Monitor Port
Free I/O Adapter
Ports On I/O
Parallel Port
Serial Port
PS2 Port
UK Keyboard
Track Stick Mouse
AC Adapter
1.87Kg Excluding External Components
300mm(w) x 252mm(h) x 27mm(d)
1 Year (RTB)Warranty On Machine
3 Month (RTB) Warranty On Battery

£316 including VAT

  anchor 14:24 16 Nov 04

Some users reviews here: Seem favourable.

click here

It seems to be about a 5 years old model. Probably about the price you might expect. A replacement battery would cost about £60.

  TomJerry 16:39 16 Nov 04

£499 new laptop:

CPU: AMD XP2600, 256MB DDR RAM, 40GB Hard Disk,DVD-ROM Drive/CD-ReWriter (Combo), 14" XGA TFT Screen click here

maybe someone can find cheaper one.

So 2nd hand is not really good value for money.

Are you a HE student?

  TomJerry 16:47 16 Nov 04

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£539.33 ACER Aspire 1355LC Athlon 2600+ 30GB DVD/CDRW 15TFT XPHome click here

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  TomJerry 19:11 16 Nov 04

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  Border View 22:20 16 Nov 04

Fantastic selection - many thanks. It looks like I shall go for a new one from e-buyer. Thank you for your time and trouble.

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