Compaq M2305NR reliability and performance

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Circuit City has a 3 day sale 12/15/05 - 12/17/05 onthe following laptap.
Would appreciate any comments on it's reliability and performance. Thanks.

Compaq Presario Notebook PC (M2305NR)

Great for school and office: The AMD Mobile Sempron™ 2800+ processor
(1.6GHz) and 512MB of DDR memory provide the speed you need for your school
work and office projects. The 60GB hard drive gives you plenty of storage

Sharp display: BrightView and TFT active matrix technologies ensure that
this 15" XGA display will be bright, clear and sharp.

Enhanced wireless: Get more done with enhanced 802.11g/b wireless.
SpeedBooster™ technology reduces excess data transmission and substantially
increases wireless network performance.

Energy efficient: PowerNow! Technology provides up to three hours of battery
life with the standard 6-cell battery–and up to seven with the optional
12-cell battery (sold separately).

Graphics and sound: The ATI Radeon® Xpress 200M IGP graphics card and Altec
Lansing speakers will enrich your audio-visual experience.

Combo drive: The 24x DVD-ROM/CD-RW drive lets you back-up data, burn music
mixes or enjoy DVD movies.

Get connected: This notebook features two USB 2.0 ports, plus an S-Video
port for easy connections to your television.

Software bundle:
Microsoft® Windows® XP Home with SP2, Works, Money, MSN® Encarta® Plus and
Office (Student and Teacher Version) 60-day trial
Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® and PhotoShop® Album
Muvee™ autoProducer DVD Edition with Burning
Sonic® Digital Media Plus
InterVideo® WinDVD™
Apple® iTunes® and iTunes Music Store
Norton® Internet Security 2005 (with 60 days of live update)

Price after  $499.99

Re: Compaq M2305NR reliability and performance

I bought a similar one in August.
presario v 2311us
Every things ok except the case is very cheap and
flimsy.  Almost bends in half when you pick it up by
a corner.  It's enough of a flaw that I would not
buy a Compaq in the future.

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