You can have dual monitor mode if you connect an external monitor and use the M1210 monitor as one screen. Otherwise, you can use the Matrox DualHead2Go. Here is the product page:
I've reassmbled mine a few times, mainly because of processor testing. There is no flex whatsoever and the notebook feels very sturdy. I didn't notice any flexing when I first received it, but there is definitely none now.
Originally Posted by kuripon
yes, i have to ... is it possible to add microcode by ourself?
Unfortunately, you cannot add microcode yourself. Hopefully your next BIOS update will fix the problem.
If you want MAXIMUM performance, go to your Screen Saver setttings -> Power Settings and change the setting from Laptop to Always On. This disable SpeedStepping and keep your processor running at full speed (max. multiplier). This will increase your overall performance. My benchmark scores have increased dramatically with this setting.
You can get a program called CPU-Z (Google is your friend) to monitor the current speed and voltage of your processor, among other...
Are you experiencing a lockup after installing just the OS CD, or is this after installing additional software? I've done about 4 fresh installs in the past week, 2 of my own and the others for my friends' new notebooks. I've also taken apart all of them and put Merom T7400ES CPUs. I'll try to help you as much as I can.
It seems like evertone is getting some leakage on their displays, nad I'm not an exception. I'm not that picky about it, so I'm just going to live with it. It looks fine most of the time, except for dark screens where the leakage is evident. Fortunately, I am not having any problems with any of the ports. I suggest that all of you check all your ports to make sure that everything is functioning fine.