$1625 for it shipped + ~$340 for the paint job. The unit itself was direct from ChemUSA and it was painted by *********. I got a pretty good deal on the laptop itself since I used to sell laptops so I still knew a couple people there. ...
I will probably have to wait till tommorow before I can get any pictures of it online. I just installed windows on it, and let me tell you it is screamingly fast.
I would rank the screen as "pretty good." It is on par...
A brand new candy apple red compal cl56 is sitting right next to me :-)
Lots of pictures and benchmarks soon.
1.7ghz Dothan (2mb Cache)
Radeon 9700 128mb
I have physically taken both apart.
Build quality is about equal, although I tend to favor the fit and finish of the 2050.
The 2050's screen is nice, but the 5680 wins in that dept.
It all depends on what you want to do because...
Originally Posted by Jatt
how hard was it to remove the palm rest??
It takes a couple minutes max - snap off the keyboard (it is held together by two pins along the top edge, then remove the plastic...
Originally Posted by aussie
Just as a late comer to this thread, I tried out a lot of External LCD monitors when I first got my 8890 - specifically those that supported the DVI connector.
Of all the models I...