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Old 03-13-2007, 10:24 PM   #1
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What kind of laptop are you guys using to tune? I've been watching them on Ebay and I'm debating on what I really need.
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I have a 2ghz dual core duo that i just got but i know some of the guys use $50 specials running 300 mhz and 300 mb of ram and they work just fine.
Cheap FTW if it's going to stay in the car all the time.
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I've got next to no ram...on the one I just picked up, hopefully it will run MS.
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Old 03-14-2007, 05:11 AM   #4
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My old Toshiba Portege (Pentium 3 with 512MB RAM) works fine, but it doesn't have an in-built serial port so I have to use the USB conversion cable.
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I typically use a nearly new Dell Latitude for tuning cars here at the shop, but my home tuning computer is an old Panasonic Toughbook CF-27. Painfully slow, but it does run MegaTune with no trouble. As a general rule, if it can run Windows 95, it can run MegaTune.
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what type of ram is it, i think i got two sticks of 512 or 256 here.
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FWIW: I used a my Win95 (ascention 910) only drawback is no CD drive and only a 14K modem.. and the verizon DSL wouldn't fit on it...
But it runs my ZT-2, MS and both EMB's...
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Old IBM running pentium 2
& XPS M170....both run the AEM fine...the IBM's battery sucks
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it doesnt really matter, just get any XP laptop and you should be fine.
this is a very basic program.

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I got a Dell LS P3 at 400MHz with 256MB of RAM (incar PC), works like a charm for me.

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