Cheap Gateway laptop
Gateway NV51B05u Review
If you're worried about your ecological footprint, there's a new cheap Gateway laptop that uses $3.14 a year worth of power. According to CNET, that's a tad behind the Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5130 but ahead of the HP Pavilion dm1-3005 and Lenovo ThinkPad X120e. Priced at $470, this cheap Gateway laptop tests out in the middle of the five-model pack for image-processing speed and iTunes encoding. It comes in deal last in the battery drain test for video playback, and fourth in multimedia multitasking speed. Is this a laptop you want to buy? Maybe, but do some research first (as in, read whichever reviews you can find).
"The Gateway NV51B05u ran for 3 hours and 51 minutes in our video playback battery drain test. That's decent for a budget laptop, but AMD's power-efficient Fusion platform has also raised our expectations, and this is the shortest-lived Fusion laptop to date. HP's dm1 and Lenovo's ThinkPad X120e both ran for about 90 minutes longer..."