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Dell's latitude CSX laptop

By Gisela M. Pedroza

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Your hectic schedule can't afford the pesky hold-up causedby a sluggish notebook, can it? Dell's Latitude CSx'sPentium III 500MHz processor can keep up with the pace of yourbusiness. An entry-level 4.8GB hard drive can be upgraded to 6GB or12GB, and its 64MB RAM is expandable to 320MB. A 13.3 XGAActiveMatrix TFT screen offers a clear view even at 1,024 x 768resolution. Another feature that supports high-speed work habits: ahot-swappable battery lets you change the three-hour batterywithout shutting down. OpenManage Client software allows you toprotect your files from prying eyes by using a remote securitylockout feature that disables the floppy-disk drive and the serial,parallel and PS/2 ports. Two Stacked PC Card slots offer connectionto two Type I or II cards, or one Type III card. If you happen todrop it while scurrying from meeting to meeting, don't fret;its durable magnesium alloy case is designed to withstand roughhandling, and it all weighs just 4.4 pounds.


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