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what laptop for tuning?

Old 10-13-2006, 06:40 PM
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i was wondering what specs laptop minimun would be "good" for to tune a car (ony for your own car)..

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Old 10-13-2006, 06:47 PM
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P2/P3 with 512 ram

anything that can run a basic model of XP efficiently and has one USB and one serial or two USB
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Old 10-13-2006, 07:14 PM
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i see. ok.. i was looking for one with 256Mb Ram but i think it's necessary it comes w 512 ...right?

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Old 10-13-2006, 07:24 PM
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I'm using a IBM Thinkpad R31, 1.1ghz celeron 256mb ram i believe. Works great ! I would even dare to use an old compaq armada
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I would even dare to use an old compaq armada

That's what i just got in the mail 3 day ago and it works great i also have two more a dell 2200 and a dell 8200 as well as my desktop

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Old 10-14-2006, 07:29 AM
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hehe i think if you use a laptop only for to tune your car.. with 256 MB would can work good, eh?
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Old 10-14-2006, 07:59 AM
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hehe i think if you use a laptop only for to tune your car.. with 256 MB would can work good, eh?
you would probably be fine
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Old 10-14-2006, 11:51 AM
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I've got an older Thinkpad, P3 600mghz, 256 ram, 2 USB ports. Does everything it needs to do, no complaints at all.
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Old 10-14-2006, 08:31 PM
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256 is good enough. Just run the most basic form of XP. Classic view, no smoothing ect.
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