haha oh yeah.
At the mo I got Max Payne2, Brothers in Arms, Doom3, HL2, AVP2, The Sims2 and Myth3. All games play well, some older games like Max Payne2 I play on max res 1680x1050 all high settings and runs very smooth.
If you live close to AJP or Evesham you can pick the machine up that will save you £45 on delivery. The 6600 GPU in the Z71V is a nice card. I get 2241 on 3dmark05 ,overclocked that is. The cards speeds slowest is x600>6600>x700....
I got the Z71V from AJP, you can pick it up for under £1000 with nice specs. Can config it. Was at first going for the Dell 9300 but the light grey plastic did not do it for me and Dell BS me around.
P.S. Evesham do the C510 exact same...
I feel you have judged your laptop wrongly due to it being faulty.
I have seen this laptop getting great reviews in the mags with only one mentioning the grainy screen (Sparkle) effect it gets on block colours. The screen for me is...
Ah yes steve digicam forums, I'm a proud member of that forum. Also:
Yes it will help, as you say the Z71V does not get very hot but a cooling mat will help keep it cool. I have noticed that after prolonged usage of the Z71V, above the power button near the Asus sticker tends to get warm/hot and heats up...
Found some info on this:
As long as it's in a well ventilated area, there's no danger. At least, no more danger than there would be if you left your desktop computer on all day. The danger to laptops is overheating. Because all the...