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Rock Pegasus 330

£880 inc VAT

Manufacturer: Rock

Our Rating: We rate this 4 out of 5

A WorldBench 5 score of 83 suggests that the Rock is more than a dinky toy – for something this size, it's got impressive grunt.

Laptop vendors tend to stretch the truth a bit (well, quite a lot) when it comes to battery life measurements. Imagine our surprise, then, when we discovered that the battery of the Pegasus 330 actually lasted longer than the three-and-a-half hours Rock had claimed in its press release.

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The MobileMark 2002 test showed the cell to be good for four hours and nine minutes – a very impressive score. A 13.3in screen and weight of 2.2kg add to the appeal if you're looking for something to use on your travels. The price tag won't hurt, either.

A WorldBench 5 score of 83 suggests that the Rock is more than a dinky toy – for something this size, it's got impressive grunt. The graphics processor might not be much to shout about, but this isn't a gaming machine. The Pegasus has got plenty of processing power and storage space, and connectivity options are good: 802.11a/b/g, three USB 2.0 ports, one for LAN and a mini-FireWire dock. There's a slot that will read three types of memory card.

Rock Pegasus 330 Expert Verdict »

1.6GHz Intel T2300 dual-core processor
Windows XP Home
80GB hard drive
13.3in 1,280x768 TFT display
64MB onboard Intel graphics processor
8x/8x/8x/4x/4x/4x/4x (DVD-ROM/-R/+R/-R DL/+R DL/-RW/+RW) 24x/24x/24x (CD-ROM/-R/-RW) drive
802.11a/b/g facilities
3-year collect-and-return warranty
  • Build Quality: We give this item 8 of 10 for build quality
  • Features: We give this item 8 of 10 for features
  • Value for Money: We give this item 8 of 10 for value for money
  • Overall: We give this item 8 of 10 overall

It's small enough to be called ultraportable, but powerful enough to be considered an all-rounder. As long as you don't want to play games it'll do anything you want. We like the price.

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