Gateway NV79C17u 17 3-Inch Notebook - Velvet Blue LXWKH02003


What does the 18% ReviewGist Score mean?

Gateway NV79 is a not recommended buy as per the ReviewGist score of 18%. This is because even though the Gateway NV79 has garnered good reviews from most reviewers, it might not come with the latest specifications as it is a relatively very old model.

  • Good ratings from over 24 review sources with an average rating of 3.5 stars. Top review sources include stars),, stars) and stars).
  • Released 4 years 10 months ago (Jan 2010) which makes it one of the very old notebooks in the market.


Key Features
Display 17.3 in.
Hard Drive 320 GB, 5400 RPM
Installed Memory 4 GB (DDR3 SDRAM)
Mobile Technology Wi-Fi Certified
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Processor Intel Core i3 2.13 GHz
Laptop Type Mid-Size Laptop
Use Home Use
Processor Manufacturer Intel
Processor Speed 2.13 GHz
Processor Type Intel Core i3
Bus Speed 1066.0 MHz
Chipset Intel HM55 Express
Installed Cache Memory 3072.0 KB
Installed RAM 4096.0 MB
Max Supported RAM 4.0 GB
RAM Speed 1066.0 MHz
RAM Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive
Hard Drive Capacity 320.0 GB
Hard Drive Rotation Speed 5.0 RPM
Storage Controller Type SATA
CD / DVD Type Dual Layer DVD+/-RW,DVD-RAM
Display Max. Resolution 1280 x 1024
Display Size 17.3 in.
Display Tech LCD
External Video Resolution 1600 x 900
Installed Video Memory 128.0 MB
Audio Input Type Microphone
Audio Output Type Headphones, Sound card, Speaker(s), SPDIF out, Line Out
Operating System
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Platform PC
Technical Features
Expandability 1 x SD Card Slot, 1 x Memory Stick Card Slot, 1 x MMC Card Slot, 1 x Memory Stick PRO, 1 x xD Card Slot
Expansion Ports 4 x USB 2.0, VGA out, RJ-11 (modem), RJ-45 (NIC), HDMI
Input Method Touchpad
Security Features Kensington Lock Slot
Special Features Web Cam
Data Link Protocol Hi-Speed USB, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Networking Type Integrated Wireless LAN
Analog Modulation Protocol ITU V.92
Modem Type Internal Modem
Battery Run Time 3.0 Hours
Battery Technology Lithium ion
Depth 11.02 in.
Height 1.42 in.
Weight 7.4 lb.
Width 16.23 in.
Warranty 1.0 Year
Exterior Color Black
Family Line Gateway NV
Product ID 100520322
UPC 884483026661
ReviewGist ID 56433,100520322

Manufacturer Description

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
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