The areal density of these new drives is twice that of my current 7k100, so unless there is some massive flaw in the seek performance of this drive, it should smoke my current setup. This and a T7200 will be the last upgrades for my e1705.
Dell laptops have issues with recognizing both cores even on the latest kernels, so that's a problem. Video drivers aren't exactly easy, but they aren't that hard. Intel wireless is NOT supported at all currently.
Originally Posted by skane
I just received an E1705 with the XGA+ display. It's the worst LCD screen I've ever seen... almost looks defective (maybe it is).
When I first got it, for the first 3 - 5 minutes...
Check out my thread there. The fix with the "LidBehavior" worked for me.
Caveat: You're editing the registry. Make sure EVERY instance of LidBehavior is changed,...