I finally received my 9860 on Tuesday and immediately pulled it out of the box and started getting it up to speed. Here's the basic specs of it:
Optical 1: DVD...
I don't know about a Backpack, but there's a couple of Targus cases that seem to work really well. There's one that I believe is a "City Messenger" (or something close to that) that has some nice features to it.
I ordered mine on 12/4 and received it yesterday. It took 10 days b/c of Sager sat on the order for about 3 days before actually beginning to process it so I imagine about a week once the order is placed.
Yeah, I guess after just purchasing a Sager 9860 I have to say that I'm with you on the heavy notebook thing. I just received it yesterday and all the extra weight is more than worth it after looking at the gorgeous 17" WSXGA...
First of all - when you get your 9860, make sure to follow the manual and install the drivers in order. Things tend not to work correctly on the 9860 if it's not done correctly.
Second - take a look at this...