ThinkPad T43p

For Fall 2005, the selected laptop computer is the IBM Thinkpad T43p with the following specifications, at a cost of $2,100 for the complete Mobile Computing Package:


Intel Pentium M Processor 760 at 2.0GHz
80GB 5400RPM internal hard drive
14.1" SXGA+ (1400x1050) TFT display
128MB ATI Mobility Fire V3200 video chipset
10/100/1000 on-board Ethernet and 56K modem
802.11a/b/g integrated wireless
CD Writer/DVD Writer
Full complement of ports (including: 2 USB 2.0, parallel, S-Video out, headphone, microphone)
UltraNav (touchpad/TrackPoint) pointing device
Fingerprint Reader
Lithium-ion battery (one-year warranty)
Three-year manufacturer's warranty
Three-year ThinkPad Protection (accidental damage)
Weighs less than 5 pounds

Pre-Installed Software*

Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Office Professional 2003
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Academic Professional
Maplesoft Maple (symbolic algebra program)
Mathworks Matlab
SolidWorks (a CAD package)
National Instruments LabView
Bentley Systems MicroStation
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Anti-virus software suite
IBM Rapid Restore
and more

* The software is pre-installed on the laptop computer. Right-to-use licenses are included but installation media, such as CDs, and manuals are not.






Also included:

Laptop security cable with lock
Ethernet cable
Kelty laptop carrying case (padded backpack shown above)