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Gateway P-6831FX
5.3* out of 10

Gateway P-6831FX

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Overall 9
9.0

Gateway P-6831FX Review

LAPTOP Magazine
3 March 2008
  • Excerpt: At first glance, the Gateway P-6831FX looks almost exactly like the P-171XL FX Edition. But at half the price, it's a solid option for gamers on a tighter budget, without sacrificing the graphics power needed to play some of today's latest games.
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Overall 7
7.0

Review: Gateway P-6831FX

Wired
29 February 2008
  • Excerpt: Pricey gaming laptops are great for bragging rights. Of course, some of us also have bills to pay and beer to buy. Gateway’s solution for the penny-pinching gamer set is the P-6831 FX. The concept behind this nine-pound behemoth is simple: maximum flash for minimum cash.
  • Pros: Great value given the price. HDMI out means big-screen gaming. Extra storage options via eSATA and mini-FireWire ports. Large, sturdy keyboard includes numeric pad. Storage space aplenty with 250-GB hard drive. Speakers produce loud stereo sound. Integrated Bluetooth.
  • Cons: Uh … why is there a dialup jack on a gaming rig? Copper colored print on keys is impossible to see in the dark. No high-def optical options. Media control buttons are mushy. Piano finish is a fingerprint magnet. Power adapter port has trouble keeping cord secure. Standard battery protrudes like a...
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