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desktop replacement

Generally refers to a laptop that has the speed, storage and usability of a desktop computer. It implies a large screen and tactile keyboard, although such external peripherals may be plugged into a portable computer of any size. See laptop.
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Thin and lights, on the other hand, combine aspects of both the desktop replacement and the ultraportable.
The TravelMate 600 series has all he power of a desktop replacement in a lightweight, ultra-slim machine.
Gateway's Solo line includes four standard notebook models from the all-in-one Solo 2500 system; the thin Solo 5150 notebook, ideal for presentations on the road; the 9100 for a desktop replacement machine; and the 3100 full-featured lightweight system for frequent travelers.
To make the T4800CT a true desktop replacement, a 150-pin bus connector allows access to an optional Desk Station IV docking station that provides "one touch" connectivity to two full-size expansion slots, a 5-1/4-inch drive bay and interfaces for peripherals like a CD-ROM, video capture board and external keyboard.
What the 17-inch gaming machine can do well, is be a legitimate desktop replacement, that can be moved around from place to place if needed.
Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., has completely redesigned its line of all-purpose performance laptops the ultra-slim 15.6-inch Satellite S55, desktop replacement 17.3-inch Satellite S75 and highly mobile 14-inch Satellite E45.
It is an ideal desktop replacement for those who enjoy touch.
The SpaceBook is a mobile workstation and a desktop replacement solution for business and personal use.
Satellite C670 / C670D is the ideal 'desktop replacement laptop' for users who primarily work and play at home and who do not see mobility as a key requirement, it stated.
Eurocom will deploy OCZ's premium performance and high capacity solid state drives to deliver best-in-class desktop replacement, mobile workstations, and mobile servers for broad market segments, including graphic design, government, and military.
Their product line-up includes notebooks in four different categories - Premium Thin & Light, Mobile Optimum, Business, Desktop Replacement, and also the Netbook segment.
That makes it more 'mobile' than a laptop and the architecture is designed to be a desktop replacement unit, therefore it's supposed to be leagues ahead of your pocket PC, PDA or smartphone.