Compaq Laptops

The Compaq was founded in February 1982 by Rod Canion, Jim Harris and Bill Murto, the trio senior managers from semiconductor manufacturer, the Texas Instruments. Their first venture capital came from Ben Rosen and Sevin-Rosen partners. Compaq- designing of the original Compaq PC was first planned out on a placemat by the founders while they were dining in a restaurant.

Compaq Models:

Compaq Evo : Compaq produced some of the first IBM PC compatible computers at a low-cost. The latest notebook PC’s of Compaq Corporation is Compaq Evo, it was made by both Compaq and Hewlett-Packard, after the merger in 2002. It is the synaptic dual-pointing-device setup with a touchpad and pointer-stick, both the pad and the stick are pleasant to use and easily adjustable using the preloaded driver software.

Compaq NC : The HP Compaq offers both exciting and practical laptops. This represents great value for a laptop with such high build quality and customer satisfaction. The Compaq NC is easy to carry as it weighs only 2.13 kg and measures about 26mm thin. It uses the Intel Pentium-M Centrino Processor and has a larger hard drive. This model comes with a faster wireless speed and has a smart 14.1″ screen.

Compaq Presario : The Compaq Presario notebook is designed with 2.8 GHz Intel Pentium 4 processor and 60 GB hard drive and 512 MB RAM for storing files and running multiple applications efficiently. It also contains DVD/CD-RW combo drive to perform a variety of application like backing up files on CD media, making audio mix CDs, accessing CD- or DVD-ROMs, or watching DVD movies on the 15.0-inch LCD screen. It features a built-in ATI MOBILITY RADEON 9000 IGP graphics card and integrated JBL Pro Performance speakers to take care of your multimedia needs.

Compaq Armada : The Compaq Armada is very small, 26.5cm*24cm, 20mm thin, and lightweight about 1500g with standard Li-Ion battery. An external floppy drive is included and you can get them by buying the additional docking station or by using a PCMCIA-CDROM. Compared to other notebooks, the Compaq is very well supported under Linux, all hardware is fairly standard and is easy to setup.