I was wondering since you have a 8600, have you tried to run any AutoCAD software on your system yet? If yes how does it perform? Back ground info
See I am in the military and they are send me away to school for six months, well I do a lot more GIS work using Arc View(ESRI) software.
According to ESRI I should get the M60 with the following specs(Dell Precision Mobile Workstation M60 (Notebook) with Intel Pentium® M 1.7 GHz Processor,
Centrino Technology, 1 GB (2 DIMMs), 15.4" UltraSharp™ Wide Aspect WUXGA Display with
128 MB NVIDIA® Quadro™ FX Go1000 Video, 60 GB ATA-100 IDE (7200 rpm) Hard Drive, 8-24-24-24X DVD/CDRW Combo Drive, Integrated 56K Capable v.92 Modem and 10/100 Ethernet, TrueMobile™ 1450 Dual Band WLAN (802.11a/b/g, 54 Mbps) mini PCI Card, 1.44 MB Floppy,
I like these specs but, I would like to get them in the I8600. Another question for you how does the 128 MB NVIDIA® Quadro™ FX Go1000 Video card compare 128MB DDR ATI's MOBILITY® RADEON™ 9600 PROTURBO