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Computer profile: Numerramar

Name: Numerramar
At a glance: IBM ThinkPad A31p notebook computer, 1.7GHz Pentium 4 / 512Mb RAM / 60Gb HD / UXGA / CD-RW & DVD-ROM / 100mbps Ethernet / 802.11b WiFi / Bluetooth / Firewire
Etymology: Named after a ship of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth, as are most of my notebook computers (alluding to their mobility). Hence I have other notebooks named Vingilot and Hirilonde. Númerrámar means "West-Wings" and was the second ship build by Vëantur, grandfather of Anardil, later crowned Tar-Aldarion of Numenor.

Provenance

Date of acquisition: April, 2002
Source: Computer Discount Warehouse, Government (CDW-G), originally specced with IBM ThinkPad Sales
Original cost: $3300 (discounted from $3700)
Total cost to date, including upgrades: $3850

Specs

Brand and model: IBM ThinkPad A31p
Processor: 1.7GHz Pentium 4
Memory: 512Mb in 1 DIMM, replaced when defective
Hard disk: originally 60Gb, replaced when defective
Video card: 32Mb ATi Mobility FireGL 7800
Display: UXGA (1600x1200 maximum resolution)
Wired network hardware: on-board 100mbps Ethernet interface card
Wireless network: on-board 802.11b/g WiFi
Bluetooth: Yes
1394 Firewire: Yes
PCMCIA slots: 2
USB slots: 2 (back)
Optical media drive: combo CD-R/RW & DVD-ROM

Software

Current operating system: dual booting Ubuntu Linux 6.06 (Dapper Drake) and Windows 2000 Professional
Operating systems used: Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1, Windows 2000 Professional, Ubuntu Linux 6.06 (Dapper Drake)
Current number of applications: About 40
Typical commit charge during regular usage: 400-500Mb
Typical commit charge during peak usage: 700-800Mb

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