Panasonic Toughbook CF-W8: Intel Core 2 Duo SU9300 CPU, 2GB DDR2, 160GB HD, DVDRW, 12.1" (1024 x 768) LCD, WiFi N, 3 Yr warranty, Win XP EXPIRED
Deal DetailsPromoted 02-11-2011 at 07:57 PM View Original Post
Panasonic is having a sale on it's Toughbook CF-W8. Apply coupon code TBW8F&F to drop price to $379 and $23 shipping. Thanks jmueller44 & manIneedAdeal
- Intel Core 2 Duo Processor SU9300
- 2GB DDR2
- 160GB hard drive (shock-mounted and removable
- DVD Super MULTI Drive with Dual Layer Support
- 12.1" 1024 x 768 XGA LCD
- Intel GS45 (GMA 4500MHD video controller)
- Intel Wireless WiFi Link 5100 Draft-N
- Bluetooth v.2.0 + EDR (Class 1)
- Lithium ion battery pack (10.8V, 5800mAh) - 6 Cells
- 3-year limited warranty, parts and labor
- Weight 3.0 lbs.
- Global Mobile Broadband Internet –Gobi Technology (EV-DO Rev. A., HSPA)
- Windows XP Pro SP2
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Why this notebooks lives up to its hype:
This commercial sucks this is a much better --> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uu2Ev4BrPc
Here are some test videos:
Monkey test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCFHVXd
More official test http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1_HuxV
I hope I'll get my to abuse
Some information to make any buyers feel better about their purchase, and perhaps justify to the wife The current model is the W9, and it is almost the same model, with a few tweaks - bigger hard drive, Windows 7, same proc w/ faster clockspeed, but most notably longer battery life. The W9 came out just under a year ago.
W9 Overview, Google Translate [google.com]
W9 Specs, Google Translate [google.com]
Translated W9 listing on Amazon JP [co.jp] That price is about $2300.
Translated W8 listing on Amazon JP, downgrade model [co.jp] That price is about $1400.
Global Mobile Broadband Internet –Gobi Technology (EV-DO Rev. A., HSPA) listed above as included is NOT included. It is listed as an option in the ordering process ($250) and has been reported as an option in emails from the vendor.
Please note that this model does NOT have Windows 7 x64 drivers. The Windows 7 x86 driver pack can be found Here [tpgweb2.net].
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