Gateway 8000 User Manual

Gateway 8000 User Manual


Gateway 8000 Series


Specifications are subject to change without notice or obligation.

Processor and Core Logic

Processor options

One Mobile Intel® Pentium® M CPU


To determine your notebook’s processor, click Start, My Computer,


then click View System Information. The processor is listed.

Processor packaging

Intel socketable u-FCPGA

Level 2 cache

2 MB


Intel 915PM


Intel ICH6-M

Processor side bus speed

400 or 533 MHz


Phoenix BIOS


512 KB Flash ROM with Boot Block Support


SMBIOS 2.3 support


Advanced Configuration and Power Interface 2.0 (ACPI 2.0)





Wired for Management 2.0 (WfM 2.0)

System memory



Memory type

400 or 533 MHz DDR2 RAM

Memory expansion options

Two 200-pin industry standard DDR2-SODIMM socket, user




2 GB maximum system memory

To determine your notebook’s memory, click Start, My Computer, then click View System Information. The memory is listed.



Graphics controller

ATI Mobility Radeon X700


2D hardware acceleration


3D rendering acceleration


High quality performance texture engine

Video memory

64 or 128 MB

LCD display panel

17.1-inch active matrix (TFT) LCD color display


Maximum panel resolution: 1680 × 1050


Maximum color depth: 32-bit (16.7 million colors)

LCD supported video modes




LCD maximum refresh rate

60 Hz


Brightness level selectable through FN keys (up, down)


Auto dim on battery and auto bright on AC power (selectable in




External video

Supports dual display and dual view

External CRT resolutions

Supports standard IBM VGA compatible modes


Maximum resolution: 1920 × 1440


Maximum color depth: 32-bit colors

External CRT maximum refresh rate

85 Hz at 1600 × 1200


75 Hz at 2048 × 1538




Sound support

Conexant SmartAMCi Audio Modem Codec (AMC) CX20468-31


AC’97 Revision 2.3 Compliant


NOTE: This notebook does not have an internal microphone or



Volume controls

Volume control keys on keyboard


Software control provided through Windows

Internal speakers

Stereo speakers built into the front of notebook


1.0 W maximum output for each channel

Internal microphone

Omni-directional, low impedance

Audio jacks

Stereo headphone output


Stereo microphone input



Modem features

Conexant SmartDAA CX20493-21AMCI 56K v.92 modem


Uses the RJ-11 jack on the back of the notebook


Supports Wake on Ring from S3 power mode

10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet interface

Integrated IEEE 802.3 (10/100/1000BASE-T) Gigabit Ethernet





Uses the RJ-45 jack on the back of the notebook


Supports Wake on LAN from S3 in battery mode and Wake on



LAN from S4 and S5 in AC mode

Wireless Ethernet interface features

Intel® PRO/Wireless IEEE 802.11b/g network card embedded in

(Factory installed option)


the notebook





Intel® PRO/Wireless IEEE 802.11a/b/g network card embedded in



the notebook


FN+F2 keyboard combination toggles wireless networking


Antenna: Uses factory-installed internal antenna assembly


Operating channels: 11 selectable channels


Security: 128 and 64 bit WEP encryption


Operating Frequency


2.4 GHz Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (IEEE 802.11b and



IEEE 802.11g)


5.0 GHz (IEEE 802.11a)


Maximum Data Rate


54 Mbps (IEEE802.11g and IEEE 802.11a)


11 Mbps (IEEE802.11b)

Input/Output (I/O)




U.S. English keyboard


Full-sized 84-keys


Full-sized 21-key keypad


19 mm × 19 mm key pitch


3.0 mm keystroke

Pointing device

Gateway EZ-Pad™ touchpad with vertical scroll


2-button design

Status indicators

AC power


Wireless Ethernet


Caps lock


Num lock


Hard drive access


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