Here are the results with the 2.8 Prescott:
CPU Arithmetic Benchmark
Drystone ALU: 7485 MIPS
Whetstone FPU: 3190 MFLOPS
Whetstone iSSE2: 5833 MFLOPS
CPU Multi-Media Benchmark
Integer iSSE2: 19721 it/s
Float iSSE2: 25975...
Originally Posted by rruane
That's not true, i have a friend with a 9100, and we both ran the same version of sandra, he has the 2.8ghz northwood, and i have the same speed prescott. My scores beat his every...
The 9100 has a standard socket 478 so upgrading is fairly easy (took me about 20 minutes following directions on the Dell website).
It is cheaper to get the minumum RAM and buy upgrades from Newegg, etc.
The hard drive can be...
Originally Posted by lozza6
well in any case, some lapies, IBM and toshibas have the media keys on the outside, i think thats a nifty little trick, so can play music/skip and change with the lid...
Originally Posted by nootrak4
Im not sure but i dont think u can change the drives in the XPS/i9100. u have to stick with what ever u get. u can change on the fly like the i8600. if u want pictures to proof the...
Originally Posted by gobadgrs
The biggest downside to the 9100 is that it has no docking station Have any of you tried the USB 2.0 port replicator for the 9100? What do you think of it?
Anything that cheap is certainly a modified square wave inverter and I would be worried. I would look for a 120W DC-DC converter since you can't charge the battery without the Dell AC adapter anyway. The most it draws while not...