Most Popular Notebooks for November 2006

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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. In November the HP dv6000t holds very steady at #1 and the two Apple MacBook notebooks climb back into the top 10.


dv6000t 1. HP Pavilion dv6000t (Previously #1) – The dv6000t is popular, and in a big way. No wonder though. Its 15.4" widescreen form factor is the most popular type and the dv6000t is widely available in stores. The cool design of the dv6000t with its imprint finish and offering of a powerful Core 2 Duo processor and Nvidia 7400 graphics card make this Vista capable notebook a nice choice for a multimedia home PC. HP dv6000t Reviews | HP dv6000t User Opinions
Sony VAIO SZ 2. 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 a Core Duo processor. Sony also introduced an SZ3 recently available with Core 2 Duo.  The SZ has been popular for a long time and is holding very strong. Sony VAIO SZ Reviews | Sony VAIO SZ User Opinions
Dell Inspiron e1505 3. Dell Inspiron e1505 / Inspiron 6400 (Previously #4) – The Inspiron e1505 has moved up a spot from last month. The Inspiron e1505, sold as the Inspiron 6400 through Dell business, is fully customizable and now includes the Core 2 Duo processor, a high resolution 15.4" display and several drive options. Dell has found a nice blend of performance and price with the e1505. Dell Inspiron e1505 Reviews | Dell Inspiron e1505 User Opinions
Lenovo ThinkPad T60 4. Lenovo ThinkPad T60 (Previously #6) – The ThinkPad T60 moves up a spot this month. The T60 is available with either a Core Duo or Core 2 Duo processor. It comes with either a 14" or 15" display, Lenovo just announced a widescreen version of the 15" T60. This thin and light is all about business, featuring one of the best keyboards in the industry, dual pointing devices and optional integrated WAN. Lenovo ThinkPad T60 Reviews | Lenovo ThinkPad T60 User Opinions

Acer Acer Aspire 5102WLMi - Turion 64 TL-50 1.6 GHz - 15.4


5. Acer Aspire 5102 (Previously #5) – The Acer Aspire 5102 is powered by theAMD Turion X2 dual core 64-bit processor.  The Aspire 5102 is a 15.4" widescreen notebook that can be had for a great price, around $900.  You get a 120GB hard drive, dual core processor, integrated web camera, 5-in-1 card reader and DVD Super Multi drive burner all for that price — amazing!  The 5102 is available in electronics retail stores everywhere. Acer Aspire 5102 Reviews | Acer Aspire 5102 User Opinions
Apple Apple MacBook Pro (1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo) 6. Apple MacBook Pro (Previously #18) – The MacBook Pro rocketed back into the top 10 this month. The MacBook Pro offers an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, ATI X1600 video card and DVI output. It has a 15.4" widescreen display and of course comes with the easy to use and pretty Mac OS X operating system. Apple MacBook Pro Reviews | Apple MacBook Pro User Opinions
7. Toshiba Satellite A105 (Previously #2) – The A105 is flexible in configuration and can be had for a cheap price of $520 with a Celeron processor. It’s a mainstream 15.4" screen notebook that’s by far the most popular size notebook for first-time notebook buyers.  The A105 can be configured with a Celeron, Core Solo, Core Duo, or Core 2 Duo processor — how about that for choice! Toshiba Satellite A105 Reviews | Toshiba Satellite A105 User Opinions
1501 8. Dell Inspiron 1501 (new to top 10) – The Inspiron 1501 was released last month by Dell and is the first AMD based notebook the company is selling. The 1501 features a 15.4" widescreen display and the option of a Sempron, Turion or Turion X2 processor. It’s a fairly basic and mainstream notebook, but the good price and dual core processor option means it has its merits Dell Inspiron 1501 Reviews | Dell Inspiron 1501 User Opinions
Apple MacBook 9.  Apple MacBook (previously #14) – The MacBook climbs back into the top 10 as Apple announced this month a bump up in specs to the Core 2 Duo processor.  Starting at just $1,099, choose MacBook in black or white, both with a brilliant, 13.3-inch glossy widescreen display. Nearly one inch thin, 5.2 pounds, 100% perfect for anyone who wants power in an affordable package. Apple MacBook Reviews | Apple MacBook User Opinions
dv6000z 10. HP Pavilion dv6000z (previously #9) – The dv6000z is the counterpart to the dv6000t except it has an AMD Turion X2 processor. So you get a 15.4" widescreen glossy display, cool looks and an AMD sticker instead of Intel on the outside of your notebook! HP dv6000z Reviews | HP dv6000z User Opinions

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

11. HP Pavilion dv9000t
12. Averatec 2300
13. Sony VAIO TX Series
14. HP Pavilion dv2000t
15. Sony VAIO FE
16. Sony VAIO C
17. Sony VAIO AR
18. Dell XPS M1210
19. HP Pavilion dv9000z
20. Lenovo (IBM) ThinkPad Z61m

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.



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