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  1. mtosev

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    nice laptop for 350usd
     
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    thank you

    all though too must plastic for my taste, might sell it soon :)

    first i will try a little overclocking though, if i can
     
  3. FreedomEclipse

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    RIGHT - Im back again, after scouring the net for millions of reviews, 100 cups of coffee and the odd porno clip.

    I have reviewed my options then reviewed them again n again n again n again *sips coffee* n again n again n again AND I in all my elite awesomeness have come up with something thats a cross between a netbook and a laptop which costs a little more then what i was originally willing to pay, but for the extra money spent I get a lot more in terms of performance since being able to view HD videos was a critical must-have feature for me. SO!!! in light of that and the 100 cups of coffee and the millions of reviews and 'top 10' polls. I have come up with these....

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_ThinkPad_X100e_996906.html

    http://www.saveonlaptops.co.uk/Lenovo_ThinkPad_X100E_910103.html

    THEY are BOTH the same model of laptop - the ONLY thing that differs between them is the processor - I can pay £350 for the DUAL CORE or £344 for the SINGLE CORE.

    Obviously - the dual core will eat up a little more power then the single core. but from what i heard the difference between the 2 is only 5 watts.

    Please advise
     
  4. kurosagi01

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    I would spend the extra £7 for the dual core and the 320GB HDD space.
     
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    oh yeah, I didnt realise the other one had a bigger hard drive :3

    Ermmm no worries anyway - I'l probably part out my old laptop so i can buy 4Gb of ram
     
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    Well i would still say get the dual core since single core is poo on laptops.
     
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    well. my mums going back to Hong Kong next month -ive sent an email to a few relatives to see if they can find out how much it costs to replace a laptop screen, if its cheap then i could just be replacing the screen on my old one and get a brand new laptop later on
     
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    Acer Aspire AS1410

    Intel Celeron SU2300 1.2GHz
    3GB DDR2
    WD Caviar Blue 160GB
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64
     
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    Dudes i have a question, and i thought here be best to ask this but how good is the NVIDIA GeForce GT330M with 1GB compared to lets say a 5650 from ATi?
     
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    looks "okay" but a bit expensive imo

    what site in aussie is the best for hardware and computers?

    and is 1500$ the max for a laptop?

    and what is it going to be used for?
     
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    It is a bit expensive, its for a customer and im only looking for one that has good enough GPU to be able to play most games OK on.

    I get stuff through a supplier just gotta find one that they have in stock and that one^ they have instock.
     
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    @the res the laptop it has you/the customer should be able to play most if not any games at medium to high settings imo
     
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    small update on whats going on...

    my cousin is staying with us for a few months while he finishes off with his studies. he bought a really basic 13.3" laptop for around £400 but he said after the course was finished he'd probably give it to his sister because hes going to get a much better laptop in Hong Kong.

    So after much thinking I asked him if he was willing to sell the laptop to me instead of passing it on to his sister - so for the agreed price of £250 + me cooking him dinner I get:

    Intel Celerion SU2700
    4GB DDR2
    GMA 4500
    320Gb HDD
    Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

    so a bit of luck really. - the SU2700 uses the same socket as the T2300 in my busted laptop and I was thinking if it was possible to run the T2300 in place of the SU2700 without overheating issues - the T2300 has a max TDP of 31w where as the SU2700 has a max of 10TDP.

    since its only a GMA 4500, I wont be gaming with it.
     
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    Sign me up my laptop is in my system specs. Looks like the thread for me!
     
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    added :)
    Sounds like a good plan to me :) although should do some research first.
    LOL will do :) and yeah it does look like a thread for you.:laugh:
     
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    Anyone with the m17x or similar beastly lappy using either the cooler master u3 or sf-19? I have the u3 and am thinking of getting the sf-19. I like the mesh of the u3 so it doesn't constrict air flow to the lappy fans. But the sf-19 has 2 bigger fans that can help push more air. Only down side is they seem a little lower then the laptop fan placement. So it might constrict.

    Only reviews I find on the sf-19 they use a weak 15" lappy. That's not very helpful considering the cooler is made for gaming beasts.

    Anyone got any thoughts on this? I can only imagine a few deg's drop with the sf-19. I don't think the $$ tag is worth that. Considering I don't use usb 3.0 yet.
     
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    I agree! That skin looks fantastic. :toast:
     
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    Nice alienware, and I have the same laptop mouse as you, except mine is dark gray. :p

    I have a request to the clubhouse, has anyone here ever used Intel's Turbo Memory, specifically, the 2.0 version (Rosbson 2)?
    I know a store near me that is still selling this NAND cards and they've really lowered the price for the 4GB model.
    Ive read some reviews and tests, but there's a mix in opinions (good vs. bad and if it's worth it), but overall, for certain programs, it seems to be worth it...and since it's not expensive. :D
    Still I'd like to know if any of you have any experience with this tech.
    :toast:
     
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    Sorry for late reply JP,but i don't think anyone has used the intel turbo memory before =/
    And i was just wondering guys which would you say better a fujitsu 250GB which is 5400rpm can't remember the cache or a WD Scorpio blue 120gb 5400rpm and 8mb cache.
    Which would you say faster??
    The fujitsu is currently in my laptop.
     
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    Add ME!!

    Asus N61JQ-X1
    Core i7 1.6Ghz (2.8 on single core with hyper threading)
    4 gig ddr3 1066
    15.6" Lcd Backlit display 1366x768
    6 Cell LiOn battery ~ 2.5hrs runtime
    Dedicated ATI Mobilty hd 5730 1Gig Memory
    Win7 64bit
    7400 RPm 320gig HDD
    USB 3.0
    Altec Lansing speakers with SRS
    Zalman ZM-NC2000 notebook cooler
     

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