Most Popular Laptops for November 2007

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Each month we compile data for the number of times a particular notebook is viewed on this sites product pages to get an idea for what mainstream consumers are looking at and thinking about buying. Interestingly in November the lowly Dell Vostro 1000 rocketed up the charts as people gained interest when the model dropped to $399 in price.

Dell Dell Vostro 1500

1. Dell Vostro 1500 (Previously #1) – The Dell Vostro 1500 is much like the Inspiron 1520 — it has a 15.4" display, the same build and for the most part the same port configuration. However, it is aimed at business users and is therefore all black in its looks. You can also configure it with Windows XP. The Vostro 1500 comes with the latest Intel Santa Rosa platform.

Buy the Vostro 1500 direct from Dell

Dell Dell Vostro 1000 Notebook Computer (Mobile Turion 64 X2 TL56 1.80GHz//1GB)  

2. Dell Vostro 1000 (new to top ten) – The Dell Vostro 1000 is the cheapest laptop offering from Dell. It’s a 15.4"widescreen budget notebook made entirely of plastic and equipped with a basic AMD Sempron or Turion processor. There’s not much power to this notebook, but it can be had for cheap, recently seen as low as $399.

Buy the Vostro 1000 direct from Dell

Lenovo ThinkPad T60

3. Lenovo ThinkPad T61 (Previously #2) – The ThinkPad T61 was released in May of 2007 and is still holding strong on the most popular charts. The T61 sports the Intel Santa Rosa (Centrino Duo) platform and improves upon the popular T60 by offering an even sturdier build and extra port options.

Buy the ThinkPad T61 direct from Lenovo

Sony VAIO SZ

4. Sony VAIO SZ (Previously #3) – Performance in a small package, that sums up the Sony VAIO SZ. The bright glossy 13.3" display is powered by dedicated graphics and the Intel Santa Rosa platform for an extra performance boost. Sony recently released the VAIO SZ6 series.

Buy the Sony VAIO SZ direct from Sony

m1330

5. Dell XPS M1330 (Previously #4) – The XPS M1330 stays solid on the charts at #5 for the month. The M1330 is a 13.3" portable notebook with the Intel Santa Rosa processor, Nvidia 8400M graphics and slick looks. The M1330 is available in red, black and white color lid options.

Buy the XPS M1330 direct from Dell

6. Toshiba Satellite A200 (previously #7) – The Satellite A200 / A205 series is a 15.4" screen mainstream offering from Toshiba. It has Core 2 Duo inside and ATI dedicated graphics is configurable with this notebook.

Buy the Toshiba A200 direct from Toshiba

1520

7. Dell Inspiron 1520 (Previously #5) – Dell announced the Inspiron 1520 at the end of June and since then the Inspiron 1520 has been tearing up the charts. This Dell mainstream 15.4" has the Intel Santa Rosa platform on board and comes in 8-different color selections. As usual, it can be configured to your heart’s delight.

Buy the Inspiron 1520 direct from Dell

dv6000t

8. HP Pavilion dv6500t (Previously #6) – The HP dv6500t is a 15.4" widescreen display laptop that has the latest Intel Santa Rosa platform. It offers a very nice imprint finish glossy design and comes with a very reasonable price tag, starting at about $1,000 with some configurations.

Buy the HP dv6500t direct from HP

Sony Sony VAIO FZ180E/B - Core 2 Duo T7300 2 GHz - 15.4  

9. Sony VAIO FZ (back in top ten)The Sony VAO FZ is a stylish 15.4" widescreen release from Sony that has the Intel Santa Rosa platform on board. The VAIO FZ can come configured with dedicated Nvidia graphics, a Blu-Ray drive and HDMI port.

Buy the FZ direct from Sony

Sony Sony VAIO CR240N/B - Core 2 Duo T7250 2 GHz - 14.1  

10. Sony VAIO CR (new to top ten) – The Sony VAIO CR is a 14.1" screen laptop released by Sony during the summer of 2007. It comes in multiple colors and is available with the Intel Core 2 Duo processor. The VAIO CR is both stylish and practically priced

Buy the VAIO CR direct from Sony

 

And here’s the rest of ‘em rounding out the top 20 most viewed and popular on NotebookReview.com for the month of November:

10. Dell Vostro 1400

11. Sony VAIO NR

12. Lenovo ThinkPad R61

13. Lenovo ThinkPad X61

14. Apple MacBook

15. Asus Eee PC

16. Toshiba Satellite X205

17. HP Pavilion dv9500t

18. Dell Inspiron 1420

19. Dell XPS M1530

20. Apple MacBook Pro

To see how the Top 10 Notebooks of October looked view this article. And remember, to get advice on which notebook to buy don’t just go with what’s popular, visit our What Notebook Should I Buy forum to ask what everyone else thinks you should buy based on your needs. Check out how the current standings for this weeks most popular notebooks looks.

Top 20 Threads for November

While we’re on the subject of top 20, to give an idea of what the hot topics were in the forums last month, here’s a list of the most viewed forum threads posted in November:

 

  1. Alienware M15x and M17x Notebooks with Nvidia 8800GTX Graphics Revealed (poster Chaz, posted 11/13/2007, 16,810 views, 175 replies)

  2. Alienware m17x and m15x Gaming Laptops Unveiled at NYC Event (poster Andrew, posted 11/19/2007, 15,265 views, 164 replies)

  3. "Official" Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Review and Discussion- by yours truly (poster The Forerunner, posted 11/6/2007, 13,561 views, 311 replies)

  4. Dell Announces XPS M1530 (poster JerryJ, posted 11/27/2007, 10,879 views, 89 replies)

  5. Asus Eee PC Tweak Guide (poster Kevin, posted 11/1/2007, 10,816 views, 76 replies)

  6. nVIDIA 8800M GTX (poster Justin@XoticPC, posted 11/19/2007, 8,036 views, 141 replies)

  7. ~Eee Owners Lounge~ (poster FlipTwisteR, posted 11/1/2007, 7,853 views, 95 replies)

  8. ** XPS M1330 A04 motherboard exchange thread ** (poster planet_vikram, posted 11/16/2007, 7,838 views, 205 replies)

  9. Sager 8800 Update (poster Justin@XoticPC, posted 11/27/2007, 7,753 views, 233 replies)

  10. F8SV: Games, photos and benchmark (poster GenTechPC, posted 11/16/2007, 7,732 views, 163 replies)

  11. **Official Dell XPS M1530 Owner’s Lounge** (poster sinstoic, posted 11/13/2007, 7,649 views, 95 replies)

  12. Need for Speed: ProStreet Demo (poster dcp, posted 11/2/2007, 7,201 views, 126 replies)

  13. Alienware M17X – first pictures (of outside and some insides) (poster Gophn, posted 11/15/2007, 7,145 views, 80 replies)

  14. 8800M GTX will be MXM-II (poster thelaptopguy, posted 11/15/2007, 6,211 views, 98 replies)

  15. Dell Inspiron $500 Off Coupon Code – DEAD (poster Deals, posted 11/9/2007, 6153 views, 83 replies)

  16. F8SV: Review & Benchmarks (poster EXcaliberPC, posted 11/19/2007, 6,054 views, 94 replies)

  17. Installing XP on Aspire 5315 which came with Vista (poster BigZZZ, posted 11/7/2007, 5,587 views, 16 replies)

  18. 5791 w/7950GTX Call of Duty 4 Problem… (poster jmorrissey3, posted 11/7/2007, 5,507 views, 18 replies)

  19. F8SA/F8SV Availability? (poster Swiper, posted 11/11/2007, 5,238 views, 117 replies)

  20. The Alienware "Secret Message" – Reveals new notebook names *SPOILER* (poster ThePhilosopher, posted 11/9/2007, 4,874 views, 101 replies)

The announcement of the Alienware m15x and m17x gaming laptops obviously created a lot of conversation last month!



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