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I just picked up a T8300 from ebay for $120 shipped after bing cash back. Should help make the 6860 a bit faster. Got a 7200rpm drive in there as well so should be nice.

Now I just need to sell the T5550 and it will be a pretty inexpensive upgrade.
post #1742 of 2327
Hey Guys I just Spent 1H and 30 mins Reading tru all the posts haha so much info!!
Laptop model: 6860 Fx
Anyways I need Some Advice , Can i upgrade the Ram to Increase the Windows Experince index from 4.9 ? i know 4Gb is the max. and wich is better cpu upgrade X9000 or a T9300?
Here is my Index scores now...
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Upgrading the CPU will increase the RAM rating too. This is a T8300 in my 6860fx. The 7.8 is because of my SSD upgrade.
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thanks WarlordOne! btw since you put in a ssd hd, do your programs start faster,speed increase? if you have itunes installed, how long does it take to start? thanks again
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Yes, all programs start faster. The system feels (and is) faster overall.

I don't have itunes but it doesn't really matter, everything starts fast.
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I got my T8300 today and I gotta say I am pretty impressed. So much faster then the POS T5550. Game play is sooo much smoother.

Anyways I dunno if CPU-Z is messing up or I got a special T8300 but mine is running at 2.5ghz

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I think its funny that my 6831 is a 2 year old laptop, that still outperforms mainstream laptops today. I have a feeling this will last me another 2 years

gateway really has a winner with the fx series.
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Originally Posted by burrbit View Post
I think its funny that my 6831 is a 2 year old laptop, that still outperforms mainstream laptops today. I have a feeling this will last me another 2 years

gateway really has a winner with the fx series.
Naw, I already have to resort to setting the BC2 graphic settings to Low...
    
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Naw, I already have to resort to setting the BC2 graphic settings to Low...
Poorly optimized game. It will run crysis on high if you can play at 20fps and tbh it's highly playable at that.
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