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January 14, 1997updated 05 Sep 2016 1:04pm


By CBR Staff Writer

Back in the days when Compaq Computer Corp was born in 1982, the only kind of portable computer you could get was a luggable, it was with luggables that Compaq first got started (and how – zero to $111m revenue in its first year of trading) and it sounds as if with the Presario 3020, the company is going back to its roots. Costing $3,000, it has a 12.1 flat panel display with a curved speaker system taking up the whole front behind it, 166MHz Pentium with 24Gb memory plus 2Mb video memory, 2Gb disk and high-speed four-disk CD-ROM autochanger and a carrying handle – and it weighs in at 28 lbs.

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