Re: NVDA running on a budget laptop


Kevin Cussick
 

Hi, I do not have that machine any more but interested in the discussion.

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.
Gene
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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.
> Gene
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> *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:*nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Jeff
> Samco
>  > *Sent:* May 15, 2021 6:20 PM
> > *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io
>  > *Subject:* [nvda] NVDA running on a budget laptop
>  >
>  > I am looking to purchase a second, low cost and compact laptop for
some
>  > 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
like
>  > 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
(HD),
> > 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
>  >
>  >
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