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Gateway 3018GZ AC Adapter

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the value for money. The portability is also appreciated, whereas the sound and energy efficiency get less positive views.

portability, value for money

screen, battery, performance, energy, sound

On average, users rate this product 63/100.

Review analysis

(Based on 7 reviews)

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Good intro to Laptops

 

This is my first computer. I love it. I upgraded the 256mb Ram chip to 1GB and it does way better. After daily use for just under 3 years, the screen has become wobbly on the pins it rotates up and down on. The newer laptops should have fixed this. I...

Wireless, compact

Mounting pins for Screen movement

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Low-cost machine with poor performance

 

I bought this computer in January of 2005 and within the first month two major problems: none of my USB ports would work and frequently, while tilting the screen, the backlight would go off and the only way to put it back on would be to jiggle the...

Compact design

Not so light as comparable models, weak

Consumer review by:

Good intro to Laptops

 

This is my first computer. I love it. I upgraded the 256mb Ram chip to 1GB and it does way better. After daily use for just under 3 years, the screen has become wobbly on the pins it rotates up and down on. The newer laptops should have fixed this. ......

Wireless, compact

Mounting pins for Screen movement

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Great style for the price

 

This laptop has a thin-and-light style at a chunkier notebook's price. I particularly like the wide screen, big hard drive, and RAM, a nice combination

The internal Broadcom 802.11g card is evidently notorious for being affected by inference. I had problems with it from the start. After consulting with Gateway tech support people (some more clueful than others) over the course of three days, I decided to

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Low-cost machine with poor performance

 

I bought this computer in January of 2005 and within the first month two major problems: none of my USB ports would work and frequently, while tilting the screen, the backlight would go off and the only way to put it back on would be to jiggle the...

Compact design

Not so light as comparable models, weak

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Satisfied First time Gateway owner

 

Great Price! I purchased mine last week 1/31/05 at Best Buy for only $849 (no tax). I paid less than $1000 OUT THE DOOR. no rebates that takes many months to finish. if ur looking for a basic laptop for school or general use, light weight, ultrabrite wide

the battery life is inconsistent and could be longer. the battery is pooly placed on the bottom and isnt that powerful. the latches/hinges makes me nervous. the monitor could me more supported (shaky a bit), scroll pad gets a bit fast at times, AC adapter

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good compact

 

great screen, large and bright Card reader cd burner/DVD combo Built-in wireless 90 days trial of Norton AV

Speakers are located under the laptop shared video memory

Product Specifications

Since its foundation, Gateway has been a consistent innovator in the PC industry, starting with a business model that provides maximum value to its customers. Gateway was the first PC manufacturer to bring to market such customer-focused concepts as integrated Internet services, a broad selection of peripherals and software, a personalized Internet portal and bundled Internet access with the purchase of most Gateway PCs.
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