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post #11 of 15
Take a look at this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16834200281
It fits all of your criteria but battery life. I'm not so sure about the battery life of this.
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post #12 of 15
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The x120e isn't in my favor. It's made out of plastic and isn't as good as the DM1z. Plus, I want a laptop, not a netbook.
i understand the laptop vs netbook, but you shouldn't believe that a DMz1 is anyway superior to a x120e. Its just not.
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I know they're about the same. I just wish that the X120e was made out of CF and had better battery life. If it had both, it would be worth the premium price. Otherwise, I can get a DM1z (less expensive w/ longer battery life) for less.
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I know they're about the same. I just wish that the X120e was made out of CF and had better battery life. If it had both, it would be worth the premium price. Otherwise, I can get a DM1z (less expensive w/ longer battery life) for less.
not sure where you looked but from i seen dmz1 is around 5 hrs while x120 is 6-7 hrs.

anyways it doesnt matter

quick question about what your looking for. What do you plan on using the laptop for. Your price range is going to be hard to meet for a nice powerhouse.

Me personally with your new build you more than likely will not use your lappy too much anyways, and you'll prob want to put more money into once your done.

Just a little FYI, ive been in your same shoes and ended up putting the money i thought i was going to spend on something else, right into my new pc
post #15 of 15
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I could do a mATX build. I'll just need some more money. Anyways, this will be mainly for internet. I would still use this one but my sister wants it and I'm going to need it while installing arch linux because I want to run it on the desktop. I could go for a netbook but the screen is small for me. I can't bring my main rig everywhere I go.
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