Windows® 7 Home Premium
Faster boot times, streamlined task management, security enhancements, advances in touch capability, and more ways to personalize your system. With Windows 7 Home Premium, it's even easier to network your components, share files, watch Internet TV and record those must-see shows or make your own movies from your favorite photos. Entertainment has never been cooler than with Windows Media Center. You can watch, pause, and record live programs, enjoy a variety of online entertainment, or take a break with your best music.
Hard Drive Capacity
A 320GB, 5,400RPM hard drive makes this notebook a strong performer for mobile tasks. It's got plenty of room for your operating system and leaves you lots of space for taking work on the road and those essential mobile creature comforts like your music, videos, and pictures.
AMD Radeon 6310
Ranks high in performance among basic integrated graphics processors. It easily handles HD multimedia delivering refined playback at 1080p and 720p.
High Definition Audio
You know that moment when you que up your your favorite MP3, and when the music starts it totally surrounds your senses because it's so clear and pure? Prepare to be awed by some serious high-quality sound; like hearing your tunes for the very first time.
10/100 Fast Ethernet Network
A highspeed pathway to send your data to other devices networked to your computer enabling you to share files and Internet access.
AMD Virtualization (AMD-V) Technology
Designed to facilitate users simultaneously running multiple operating systems while enabling responsive switching between each OS, AMD-V technology uses hardware extensions and memory management to provide a robust and scalable virtualization environment that streamlines resource usage for energy efficiency. IT also allows the virtual machine direct device access helping to increase security and integrity.
From an architecture perspective, AMD 64 allows multiple cores — each having its own L1 and L2 caches — to be totally integrated within a single processor. From a technology standpoint, AMD 64 doubles the number of processor registers giving you the benefit of running either 32-bit or 64-bit software applications.
Enhanced Virus Protection
Also called EVP, Enhanced Virus Protection works with Windows Vista or Windows
XP SP2 to help protect computers against malicious viruses, worms, and Trojan
horses that can wreak havoc with your system and your data.
EVP works by designating areas of system memory for data only, meaning code
may only be read from or written to but not executed. If your computer does
get a virus, this built-in security technology can help keep it contained to
a specific location and make it easier to remove it from system memory.
To explain it simply, MMX technology is an instruction set designed to improve handling of graphics, video, and audio and process them faster and more efficiently. In addition to enhancing performance, MMX technology can enable higher quality audio and better image color, quality, and clarity.
Easier than saying Streaming SIMD Extensions 3, SSE3 is a handy instruction set designed to boost a processors performance and energy efficiency.
Windows Live™ Essentials
Now have even more fun with Windows Live Essentials. With programs like Movie Maker you can be the creative director of your own media studio turning your videos and photos into memorable works of art complete with sound and special effects. Then share your artistic works with family and friends while you're chatting via Messenger. There's also programs for managing multiple e-mail accounts, parental controls, and even a program for creating a cool blog.