Hi, I do not have that machine any more but interested in the discussion.
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On 18/05/2021 22:10, Gene wrote:
I don’t know why. As I recall, another person reported a good experience with the machine. If I am wrong, I hope a correction will be made. If there were two different reports, I don’t know what accounts for the difference.
*From:* Kevin Cussick via groups.io <mailto:email@example.com>
*Sent:* Tuesday, May 18, 2021 4:07 PM
*To:* firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>
*Subject:* Re: [nvda] NVDA running on a budget laptop
I used it for very basic tasks email and not much more. it still choked!
I am not sure think vocaliser was used, and espeak and still choked.
On 16/05/2021 22:22, Gene wrote:
> Too slow for what and what were you using for a synthesizer? If you
> were using computer intensive voices as opposed to something like
> Eloquence or E-speak, the machine may have been unresponsive to the
> point of annoyance. If you were using Eloquence or E-speak, it may not
> have been. I’m not saying anything about the machine; I have no opinion
> of it. But I think that if people make such comments, they should state
> what they used the machine for and what synthesizer they were using with
> which screen-reader.
> -----Original Message-----
> *From:* Kevin Cussick via groups.io
> *Sent:* Sunday, May 16, 2021 3:43 PM
> *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>
> *Subject:* Re: [nvda] NVDA running on a budget laptop
> I had this machine and threw it in the bin! just to slow.
> On 16/05/2021 01:46, Monte Single wrote:
> > If you could even move up to a low end icore 3 or 5 processor, the
> > difference would be noticeable.
> > In a machine like you describe, and if I had only one choice, I would
> > go for a better processor instead of more ram.
> > *From:*firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> *On Behalf Of *Jeff
> > *Sent:* May 15, 2021 6:20 PM
> > *To:* firstname.lastname@example.org
> > *Subject:* [nvda] NVDA running on a budget laptop
> > I am looking to purchase a second, low cost and compact laptop for
> > upcoming travelling. I only expect to be running NVDA, basic web
> > browsing, email using MS Outlook and simple word processing. I don't
> > know how much MVDA uses in terms of processing resources and would
> > some advice. I am considering the following laptop:
> > HP Stream Pro 11 G5, Celeron N4000 / 1.1 GHz, Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
> > National Academic, 4 GB RAM, 128 GB EMMC, 11.6" Display 1366 X 768
> > UHD Graphics 600, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth - Kbd: US - 5VD62UT#ABA
> > Does anyone know if this configuration will perform well enough or
> > should I move up to another level of processor?
> > Thanks for any input.
> > Jeff