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The reviews are good,and the E-350 notebooks are a good deal for their price,however Llano based notebooks are due out in about a week or so,and have a more powerful CPU and better graphics. I just hope they aren't going to cost alot more than the current AMD APU notebooks.
Llano is more of 15.6" range.
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Calling Lenovo now to order one, convinced my girlfriend that the only + of the MBA vs this one is the SSD and it does not justify a 500$ addition...
Thanks for your pictures/time/benchmarks

Do you play any kind of games? Like something super basic like Portal maybe?
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Yep, by the way if you are a student the discount is quite sizable.
Really? Where is this? The official website?
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Calling Lenovo now to order one, convinced my girlfriend that the only + of the MBA vs this one is the SSD and it does not justify a 500$ addition... smile.gif
Thanks for your pictures/time/benchmarks smile.gif

Do you play any kind of games? Like something super basic like Portal maybe?

Lenovo is not taking orders on them at the moment. When they did have them last week, there was a possible 14 day waiting period before they would even ship it. There is a big demand for them, it seems. If you can't wait, try some third party retailers online. I resorted to ebay to get mine this weekend.

The MBA is going to be lighter and thinner. Battery life may be better (not sure). Big whup... the x120e is built to last, has a matte screen, and great keyboard. Only thing anyone ever complains about is the screen quality/viewing angles/native resolution. That's it! Oh... and the "function" key on the keyboard, but don't worry. You can change function and Ctrl in the bios, and just pop them off the keyboard and switch them if it bothers you... I'll be doing that, BTW. biggrin.gif

Yes, it can game, too. biggrin.gif TF2, Portal 1 & 2 (I think), and probably any other source game. I've even seen RE5 and MW2 running on it. Do a YT search to see more.

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mW3bMeJtiSQ&feature=related[/ame]
    
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Calling Lenovo now to order one, convinced my girlfriend that the only + of the MBA vs this one is the SSD and it does not justify a 500$ addition...
Thanks for your pictures/time/benchmarks

Do you play any kind of games? Like something super basic like Portal maybe?
Lenovo estimated 28 days for it to ship, it arrived in 9. Keep that it mind. Yes, the MBA looks "nice" and has a cool factor, but as you said the SSD in no way justifies the higher price tag. Portal runs fine. Fn and Ctrl are switchable in the BIOS if you saw my video.
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Yeah, that's what the rep told me, he said to call back next week for it... seems like it's in high demand I understand that, such a great laptop!
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Lenovo estimated 28 days for it to ship, it arrived in 9. Keep that it mind. Yes, the MBA looks "nice" and has a cool factor, but as you said the SSD in no way justifies the higher price tag. Portal runs fine. Fn and Ctrl are switchable in the BIOS if you saw my video.
link to your vid please? didnt notice it in the OP.
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oh thats right i just wasnt able to watch it on my phone for some reason
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It's the same as the X100e... but better.

Lighter
Faster (Fusion!!!)
Longer battery life
Less heat
HDMI port
Cheaper


It basically reads like a wish list of everything I'd like fixed with my X100e. :/
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