Are you using the same media that you've always used? Have you tried known good quality discs like Taiyo Yuden's? If you've changed media recently, it could just be that the drive doesn't like the stuff.
Originally Posted by usapatriot
wtf is a pointer?
It's good when you're typing, don't need to take ur hands off the keyboard. The ones with three buttons...
Originally Posted by LostSignal
I hear the only thing AMD is going to do to counter Conroe is go with a 4x4 setup...I remember when I first heard of AM2, it was in the form of socket m. Also it was like 1012 pins...
Originally Posted by MrEvil
You think that's bad, Thinkpads are considered the king of the Hill in terms of notebooks and they have by far the worst graphics options.
The Z61m and the T60 both have...
The A8Jm should have good build quality, but the W3J would be better.
If you don't want to lug around extra batteries and shut down/hibernate to swap them out, then the W3J with both primary and secondary optical bay batteries will...
A 4.5lb difference is pretty big, that range of difference could cover notebooks from 12" to 17" (4lb->8.5lb)! I'd definitely go with the CX7.
If you're only planning to get a 1 year (or even 90day) warranty, you can wait...