Originally Posted by jaad75
I placed similar thread on notebookreview.com and we have one more user who confirms the problem... I really think that it is common issue and I cannot understand how it is possible that people don't see it! I guess that it's one of the biggest issues of 8204 - it eliminates this notebook completely for really big group of potential users.
completely agree!! I was about to live with all the issues altogether with stuck pixel and buzzing. But this one was the biggest problem that made me return ven the fourth TM8204. It really sucks.
But - the reseller told me there was a guy who bought my returned unit and is superhappy with it. There are users and users. Tons of them do not care because it is not theirs (belows to companies), tons of them do not use it even for 1/5 of its capabilities and so never explore issues really, and tons of users do not know or do not come to the forums, other ton of them just hesitate to publish. Then there is the rest which everybody is pointing out to: see there are only those unsatisfied...and that is not true...
But - there is no ideal notebook. That is what I have learned and I gotta live with it. If you want an ideal computer, you gotta make your own setup. Not possible in notebook industry though...
back to the issue: I really did some research too and cant seem to see it on any other computers equiped with X1600. Quite interesting is that when running my nx9420 on batteries and setting up the 3D car stuff in Catalyst - I get some hardly audible buzz, but it is there. So X1600 (as well as all the ATIs cards!) definitely come with some luggage that nobody wants to talk officialy about! I am quite confident about this one.