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the fx570M is a workstation card and is NOT build to run games. im pretty sure it will run CSS but it might not run any next gen games as well as a equivalent 8 series.
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the fx570M is a workstation card and is NOT build to run games. im pretty sure it will run CSS but it might not run any next gen games as well as a equivalent 8 series.
No, that is not true.

The 570M (or any other workstation card) is identical to a gaming card. The difference is the workstation cards come with different warranties / support / and have much more reliable drivers.
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No, that is not true.

The 570M (or any other workstation card) is identical to a gaming card. The difference is the workstation cards come with different warranties / support / and have much more reliable drivers.
so a good comparison would be an AMD X2 and an opty? .. as in one is a higher grade and tested more?
 
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so a good comparison would be an AMD X2 and an opty? .. as in one is a higher grade and tested more?
Yes. The Quadro FX 570M is guranteed to work (driver wise) and not fail. This is because it is a business notebook and people's job's rely on it working.
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Thinkpads are build for quality, performance, and reliability. They are not designed to be flashy. They are business nptebook, and thus are completely plain. Everyone in the business world understands the quality of a Thinkpad.
And to add to that, it'll stop a bullet , just letting you know how well built it really is.

My dad has a ThinkPad X21, several years old, and the battery still retains excellent battery life, and its light as a feather. It came from a business trash pile, the cover was fairly beat up, no dents or anything just paint scratching that isn't visible unless you look from an angle. Other than that it was in downright excellent condition, and this is coming from being thoroughly used in the business for several years.
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FINALY a laptop that is ALL black. I like!
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if i had that money i would invest in that, i hear the longevity of Lenovo's are great.
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No, that is not true.

The 570M (or any other workstation card) is identical to a gaming card. The difference is the workstation cards come with different warranties / support / and have much more reliable drivers.
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Yes. The Quadro FX 570M is guranteed to work (driver wise) and not fail. This is because it is a business notebook and people's job's rely on it working.
No I don't think that's quite correct. The Quadro has a different BIOS that tunes the card for visual quality over speed. It's a mix of drivers and the card itself.
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post #19 of 22
Can't wait! At work we have 3 year leases on our laptops, mine's up at the end of the year (T43), my co-workers have been getting T60's for their new ones, so I should be able to finagle one of these bad boys.
    
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Ill take 2 plox, one for SuSE Linux/Solaris 10 dual boot and one for Win XP ^.^b
    
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