Winbook X530 (X series/model)

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Winbook X530
  • 1.6GHz Dothan Pentium-M 725
  • Intel 855GME
  • Graphics Driver: 6.14.10.3792
  • 1 x 512MB *unmarked* DDR PC2700
  • 8x DVD-ROM/24x CD-RW combo
  • 80GB Samsung 5400RPM Hard Drive (ATA100)
  • 12.1" WXGA display (native 1280 x 800)
  • Intel's 2200BG 802.11b/g WiFi card
  • Realtek 10/100 Ethernet
  • 6 cell battery (10.8V, 4.0AH, 43WH)

 

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General Performance: The Winstones
"Real World" Application Performance

Business Winstone 2004 from Veritest uses scripts to test the performance level of a computer in business related applications:

  • Microsoft Access 2002
  • Microsoft Excel 2002
  • Microsoft FrontPage 2002
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002
  • Microsoft Project 2002
  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Norton AntiVirus Professional Edition 2003
  • WinZip 8.1

Multimedia Content Creation Winstone 2004 from Veritest uses scripts to test the performance level of a computer in multimedia rich environment:

  • Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1
  • Adobe Premiere 6.5
  • Macromedia Director MX 9.0
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 6.1
  • Microsoft Windows Media™ Encoder 9 Version 9.00.00.2980
  • NewTek LightWave 3D 7.5b
  • Steinberg™ WaveLab™ 4.0f

Higher scores here indicate better performance. You can read more about Business Winstone 2004 on Veritest's FAQ page. You can also read more about Multimedia Content Creation Winstone 2004 on Veritest's FAQ page.

The Winbook X530's scores here are not exactly consistent with other scores from laptops based on the 855XX chipset series. They are actually a bit higher than expected.  We attribute the results to the X530's specific hardware configuration and drivers.

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