yeh, it's like there is a major shortage of options for cards in this class, which I find strange, as it would allow a perfect balance of performance and mobility.
yeh, i would love to hear more about the ecs.
This is really making me think twice about buying an 8104. So, do they not have next-day support, where they send a technician to your home/workplace? This is what I"m used to with Dell, and I'd want the same with Acer.
heat's not an issue for me. of course i've now read about problems some have had with high pitched buzzing, and poor service from acer. i'm sure no one is perfect, but this confirms what i've always thought of acer: poorer quality...
So, that Acer 8104 actually fits the bill nicely. One thing, I think there is a typo here at newegg.com:
It says the video RAM is shared? that must be wrong. The other listing...