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post #11 of 24
how would this thing keep cool with a desktop c2d overclocked 20%?
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post #12 of 24
I think the idea of being able to change all the parts in your laptop is pretty cool because it will last you a few years but, its too bad you won't be able to use this laptop for an hour w/o charging all the time.
post #13 of 24
Ya that's why it completly means desktop replacement, word for word, don't expect a desktop to remain powered an hour from a small battery. The only advantage of it is portability, but I still believe that it won't be upgradable as much as you guys may think, because for example the upgradable concept of MXMII Video Cards, I never found any of them for sale. Also, don't expect to go Quad-Core because according to them, it would provoke heat issues, so I mean, it's a great laptop, but don't expect to upgrade it too much.
    
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post #14 of 24
im probably gonna be getting one of these pretty soon. ive looked around at prices with an e6600, and its pretty nice, just about $1500
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post #15 of 24
$1500? No thanks.
    
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post #16 of 24
Whats the first thing I would do with that Asus C90? Take it apart and re-seat the HSF with Arctic Cooling MX-1.

I'm calling that companies start making after market HSF's for laptops.
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post #17 of 24
Well they just said asus would start offering upgrades, so does that mean asus will be selling mxm cards?
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post #18 of 24
Wow, I knew this would happen some day. A bit on the pricey side, but really, don't we pay for perfection?
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post #19 of 24
i would love to be able to build a laptop, like a Desktop,

lol, LATX mobo's (L for laptop)

but there would have to be IMMENSE standardization, you couldn't swap mobo's cause you'd have to cut holes for connections to fit, and every "case" would be a different depth.

it's such a monumental task that noone wants to do it, it's like trying to get companies/factories to stop global warming by making them use different tech's for things

a dream for now
    
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post #20 of 24
i just got my asus c90s last week. its rly nice!!! runs a lil on the warm side somtimes, but i wanted a gaming laptop so thats the price your gona pay. and forget about paying 1500, i got mine for 1388 on 1toppc.com.
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