Software The software bundle reflects the budget nature of the GZ. The GZ has a reasonable weight of 7. Hopefully this helps you decide. Do you really want people who asked for your help to open up the box and see a scary Microsoft COA card and page manual? Discussion topics include hardware component and upgrades, ultrabooks , gaming laptops, Netbooks , and laptops accessories and much more.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. First of all, there is a metal skeleton inside the GZ. This was helpful 0. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Feedback If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

I think it would be smart of Gateway to offer an upgrade service like Dell.

Besides, in a world of commodity PCs that are made in anonymous Chinese factories, I think PC makers are happy to take any point of distinction that they can get. For the longest time you could not buy Gateways in Canada.

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I have always imagined these ads being particularly effective on people like my parents. I would have liked to gtaeway MB, but I guess compromises had to be made in order to hit a price point.


Gaming performance was also very good. I absolutely gatewaay the fact that you can pop the bottom off and upgrade the GZ. What is not to like? Why do huge PC manufacturers cough Sony, Toshiba dress their product boxes up like a bottle of malt liquor?

Back to Laptops forum 4 total posts. It looks good in natural light, but might cause a headache in an office environment. Hey, any marketing person that can convince people to associate highly toxic beige machines with lush natural vistas is doing their job.

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET’s great community. Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Please try again later. For example, the track pad is thankfully gimmick free — and it works well out of the box. I have to do a bit more research in this area, because I know that Gateway also offers a notebook based on this chassis that uses notebbook Go video card.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. The final performance measurement for the GZ is battery life. More is not always better. X only has 64 MB possibly bit video memory rather than bit Pros: Conclusion What is not to like? The software bundle is a jumbled mess in my opinion. Trademark Bavvo products are marketed tateway sold exclusively by Bavvo Electronics.


Gateway is making notebooks that really appeal 8501gz budget conscious gamers. This particular drive was split into two partitions. The balance of the spec is typical Centrino, no unpleasant surprises. Never let it be said that marketing is not valuable. The GZ will play any game that you throw at it.

A legion of AOL utilities were installed on the GZ, and there was an install disk in the box, and in case tateway somehow missed the AOL stuff installed and included in the box, the very first site you will see when opening Internet Explorer is an AOL page.

Free tools from Lavasoft and MS do a good job of keeping spyware at bay. Hopefully this helps you decide.