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Guys im buying a P-6860 from the US, now obviously im going to need a power adapter for it so it plugs into the UK 3-pin socket.

However, seen as the US runs on 110V and the UK runs on 240V, can I use the stock adapter that comes with it still? Does it support being plugged in the uk sockets??

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Guys im buying a P-6860 from the US, now obviously im going to need a power adapter for it so it plugs into the UK 3-pin socket.

However, seen as the US runs on 110V and the UK runs on 240V, can I use the stock adapter that comes with it still? Does it support being plugged in the uk sockets??

Cheers
You will need adapter like this one US-EU-AU-to-UK-AC-POWER-PLUG-ADAPTER Hope it helps.

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post #1523 of 2331
The Gateway adapter provides 120W, I got rid of it right away in favor of using a Targus 180W adapter. The stock one has been known to get really hot and start buzzing, which isn't terribly reassuring.

The Targus APA05US is much more efficient as well and I can tell you that it takes from 100-240V AC so all you would need is an outlet adapter. Even my old Dell's power brick can use anywhere from 100-240V AC in so I'm guessing you'll be fine even with the stock brick.
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post #1524 of 2331
I will take that into account, but i was actually wondering how the us current is rated at 110V at the plug but the uk is rated 230v at the plug? Can I use the US transformer with a uk current? even if I do get a pin converter?

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Been looking all over for an answer maybe someone here can help. I have a p6860 and I'm thinking of installing a Mini PCIe SSD. Can we boot from it if installed? If not, can we at least allocate the page file to it? Would seem like a good cheap upgrade on speed.

These are what i'm talking about.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ue&Order=PRICE
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BTW, to answer your question Sgtbash, the stock adapter supports 240v outlets, and this isn't only from reading the adapter but I also used it last time I was in Ireland, Kuwait and Iraq, and they are all 240v.
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Thanks man, releives a bit of stress.
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Been looking all over for an answer maybe someone here can help. I have a p6860 and I'm thinking of installing a Mini PCIe SSD. Can we boot from it if installed? If not, can we at least allocate the page file to it? Would seem like a good cheap upgrade on speed.

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ue&Order=PRICE
You link doesn't work correctly. Check this out:

http://forum.notebookreview.com/show....php?p=5162254

Looks like you'd be better served with a SATA SSD
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post #1529 of 2331
Hello all, I'm new here. I was wondering if anyone here has had any experience with the gateway p-79 series laptops. I just found one online here in canada, and it looks great on paper, but I can't find any real info/reviews about it!
post #1530 of 2331
Hi guys, I currently have a P-6860FX with the stock specs, except for the processor (which I replaced with a C2D T9300). I am looking to upgrade the Hard Drive. I'm considering getting two of these in a RAID 0 setup.

Would this be a good price/performance setup? Would it drain battery life significantly by adding another drive?
Thanks!
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