i dont think that the different between 1.83 & 2 would be that noticeable
maybe 5-10fps tops, but its more of an issue of the video card that comes w/ the laptop
as for the video res, 1280x800 isnt that low
but WXGA is...
does the i6000d use sata or pata?
from what i can find on dell's webpage; the i6000 is all listed using ata-100 hd (pata rather than sata)
but i just noticed that icdragon asked that rather than ziddey
hrm, i looked around iand...
topic like this and no poll !?
oh well, i really only shut down when im not just going from point A -> B (where time for A->B is less than most of a day) e.g. going from home to class
but when i am not going to be using it...
there are only 2 brands of 7200rpm laptop hd (2.5in) out there
hitachi (hgst) e7k60, 7k60, e7k100, & 7k100 models
the 7k60 being the older generation of 40/60gb 7200rpm models (cant remember if they had a 20gb model of this)
d800 w/ 1 regular 9cell and 1 bay (3 cell?)
2-3hr on 1 battery w/ medium LCD backlight
4-5hr on both batteries
got 2 AC jacks, but thats so i dont have to grab the one from home every day for school, work, etc
1.5 * physical memory
max = min (do dymanic size changing, as takes more time doing it on HD)
and try to put it @ end of drive (separate partition) that will be about 1/2 full
its prefered to make it FAT32, but as long as you arent...