HP Omnibook 6100

The latest incarnation of HP's classy corporate portable goes wireless

What's hot: The 6100 is capable of holding up to 1GB of RAM--twice as much as its predecessor, the Omnibook 6000. Equipped with a 1.13-GHz PIII-M processor, the 6100 turned in a PC WorldBench 4 score of 106, making it one of the fastest notebooks we've tested. The Omnibook also held its battery charge impressively well in our tests, considering how quickly fast processors tend to drain power. The 6100 ran for just 2 minutes shy of 4 hours, perhaps helped along by recent improvements Intel has made to its SpeedStep power management technology; SpeedStep can now dynamically adjust the PIII-M's voltage according to system demands.

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