By Cisco Cheng  |  Posted 2004-05-26 Print this article Print

Hewlett-Packard Co., www.hp.com
$1,648 direct
Spec Data:
3.0-GHz Mobile Intel Pentium 4; 384MB DDR SDRAM; 60GB, 4,200-rpm hard drive; ATI Mobility Radeon 9000 (128MB); DVD+RW drive; 802.11g wireless; three USB 2.0 ports, one FireWire port; 5-in-1 memory card reader; 15.4-inch, 1280-by-800 WXGA display; 8.41-pound system weight (10.01-pound travel weight); Microsoft Windows XP Home.

Affordable multimedia solution. Very good wireless.
Mediocre performance and graphics.
Bottom Line:
The Compaq Presario R3000T is an average multimedia desktop replacement notebook with a very persuasive price.

The Compaq Presario R3000T is an attractively priced multimedia notebook, with a 15.4-inch wide-screen display, DVD burner, and other notable features and components. Unfortunately, we werent very... click here for full review

Cisco Cheng is PC MagazineÔÇÖs lead analyst for laptops and tablet PCs. He is responsible for benchmarking, reviewing, and evaluating all laptops and tablet PCs. Cisco started with PC Magazine in 1999 as a support technician, testing printers, PC components, networking equipment, and software. He became the lead analyst for the laptop team in 2003 and since has written numerous reviews, buyer guides, and feature stories for both PCMag.com and the print magazine.

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