I do hope they keep the 9300 form factor for these for a while longer--when my m1710 needs replacing, I'd really like to get something that is very comparable in size/weight/form factor, not to mention its docking station.
I was lucky w/ my i9300--I got it w/ stock 6800 go, and bought a 7800gtx from Dell for cheap, and had no problems with either.
I did get the 7900gtx replaced in my m1710 (w/ 7950), but the card wasn't really at fault; just had really...
+1 to rmclock
but I've never actually gotten nhc to function usefully.
So, what HDD performance settings are you talking about?
I know there's a setting in the bios for acoustic/bypass/performance or whatever..
Originally Posted by destruya
My next PC will be a desktop, though.
Just curious, why?
I got rid of my last desktop, which I never used, a little while ago...
Probably the only reason I'd replace my 1710...
Ahhh, I love reading these first-12-hours-and-so-in-love reports of laptops :-)
It's so nice to see someone really really really happy with something!
But, just wait until you discover a driver problem, or get a blue screen, or need to...
I seem to recall that it fit...mostly... under the seat in front of me in horrible horrible Delta coach.
It was great & quite roomy for other stuff, but there wasn't a good, dedicated place to keep the 130watt power supply (which I...
I doubt you've damaged your card; did you see artifacts though?
Yeah... I remember the first time I cleaned my vents out of lint and cat hair--I saw around a 20 degree drop!
How cool does it run without the vent being blocked? ;-)
This is awesome; thank you for posting your notes!
I made a bootable USB key a few years ago (or maybe several now, sigh) and then lost it & have never bothered to re-figure out how to make another one.
If you want an easy how-to...