m700 or tx2510us

Discussion in 'What Tablet PC Should I Buy?' started by Mydixiwrecked00, May 14, 2009.

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  1. Mydixiwrecked00

    Mydixiwrecked00 Scribbler - Standard Member

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    General Questions.

    1. What is your budget? 1400

    2. Would you consider purchasing used/refurbished?new

    3. Do you prefer a Slate, Convertible or Ultra Mobile PC (UMPC)?convertible

    4. What size Tablet PC would you prefer?
    Small and light ~ 5" to 8.9"
    Compact ~ 10"
    Mainstream ~ 12.1"
    Large ~ 14"
    any
    5. Which country do you intent to purchase from?
    us
    6. Do you have any preferences to brand loyalty or dislikes?
    no
    7. How many hours battery life do you require?
    anything decent
    8. What will be the primary usage scenario of this tablet? (Email/Web Surfing/Drawing/Word Processing/Entertainment/Notetaking etc)
    lineart, web, office, plotter, cnc
    9. Do you have an OS preference?
    no
    10. What software and tasks do you intend to run? (Microsoft Office or other Word Processing Suite/Photoshop/3D Studio Max/Autocad etc)
    ofice, photoshop, robocad, corel,signlabs, flexisign
    10. Do you intend on playing Games? If so please list.



    Screen Specifics

    1. Do you prefer a standard or widescreen display?
    either
    2. What resolution do you prefer?
    XGA - 1024x768 ~ Large and easy to read text and graphic icons but you fit less on the screen.
    SXGA - 1400x1050 ~ Small text and graphic icons which require good vision but the gain is a much larger screen. (no longer available new, must look for used or refurbished machines)
    WXGA - 1280x768 ~ Wider viewing angle of XGA but ideal for viewing Spreadsheets and other programs that require desktop space. (Only resolution available in new tablets circa mid 2008)
    doesnt matter
    3. Do you require the screen to be readable in sunlight?
    See explanation below for guidance.
    would be nice, but not a deal breaker
    4. Do you prefer your display to be glossy or matte?
    either
    5. Do you require Touch? (Which one: passive or capacitive)
    See explanation below for guidance.
    yes either
    6. Do you require a Digitizer Pen ? (Which one: Wacom, Finepoint, or N-Trig Technology)
    See explanation below for guidance.
    WACOM
    7. Do you require pressure sensitivity?
    yes
    Component Specifics

    1. What size Hard Drive and Memory do you require? doesnt matter

    2. Do you require an Optical (CD/DVD) Drive to be built in? doesnt matter

    3. Do you require ability to add a second Battery or Hard Drive (Modular Bay technology)?
    doesnt matter

    Misc
    1. Other non specific items ~ please add other items you require not covered above?
    bluetooth , draft N wireless, webcam, mic, bioscaner
    2. Additional requests ~ anything other you wish to take into consideration


    i orderd the 2510 last week from compusa and like anything else ive ordered from them.. they messd up the order... so now im at a unique situation to change my mind and im tossing up the m700 and the 2510....my biggest concern is build quality... i know my previous toshiba laptops have lasted forever.( 10 years plus) my hp desktop only got about 5 years, with the keyboard and mouse dieing the first year. i konw that these are both well out of warenty rangesfor both and by todays standards a very long time to own electronics... would i be best with the toshiba or the hp. i know the build on the toshiba is better buyt is the performance of the hp that much better for the same price range. im sure the toshiba the factory warrenty wil be fine but i have a feeling i should probly purchase the 3year adp warenty if i go hp..
     
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    The M700 has a better processor (Intel runs faster and cooler) and better build quality. The only thing the HP really has going for it is the GPU, and even this contributes to it's increased heat output.
     
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    I would look into the 2730p instead of the tx2500
     
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    thanks for the replys. they had already shipped a 2510 before they called me and told me it would be here in the morning..... guess ill spend the differnece on insurance and a good fan.... any positives to the 2510 other then gpu?
     
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    It doesn't cost much?
     
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    Don't forget that you get a remote!
     
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