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I'm looking at this Acer http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834215119

Comes with a DVD and bigger screen.
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There are also 14" and 15" TLX models if you don't like the small screen. Both of them have DVD drives.

OT though, this thread is about the awesomeness that is the 13" model biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by reflex99;14536385 
set up throttlestop

multi set to 20 max, so it shouldn't turbo itself into a hole anymore

jl5tfS.png

Could you use the disable turbo option instead to keep it at 2.3ghz?

I'm thinking about whether I should go through the trouble of opening it all up thinking.gif. It seems more complicated than when I took apart an older dell lappy. tongue.gif
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for me, I think the combinabtion of removing the mesh, and throttlestop will be enough. if not, then I will consider opening it all the way. but yea, it takes a lot of disassembly to redo the paste ..
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jlEru6.jpg

bye bye restrictive mesh!
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post #46 of 67
Quote:
Originally Posted by reflex99;14547528 
jlEru6.jpg

bye bye restrictive mesh!

Hey, i'm going to pick this laptop up right now actually (im in the car) and I was wondering how hard it was to remove the mesh. Is it something a beginner could do?

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post #47 of 67
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The mesh is literally held in there with some sort of soft adhesive. As you can see in the pic, i didn't have to mangle the mesh, for the most part they are still intact. You need to be a bit careful that you don't rip the silver foil underneath though.

Just use your nails and pull it up.

For me it was difficult because i cut my nails yesterday, but if you have decently long nails, it should work fine.
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Updated to 280.26 drivers, now dirt3 runs perfect
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How are temps without the mesh.
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post #50 of 67
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seem to be a good 5-7c cooler.

people report about 15c lower when doing both TIM replacement and mesh, so i think that is about where i should be.
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