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You should be able to get a higher score. I used Ntune and it worked fine for me
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you should be able to get a higher score. I used ntune and it worked fine for me

how do u use ntune? Is it all automatic?
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Hey all,

I've been reading this thread and it has a lot of great info. The reason I started reading it is that I found a 6860 on craigslist for $925. It's practically brand new--the guy has to sell it to pay bills. Does this sound like a good deal?

Thanks for helping a n00b.
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You shouldn't spend that much, I got my 6864 from Bestbuy for 850 I think.
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You shouldn't spend that much, I got my 6864 from Bestbuy for 850 I think.
That's the sort of thing I keep reading about, but I can't find the equivalent (with 17" screen and keypad) at Best Buy or anywhere else for something not approaching $1500.
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The one with the 17" is the 7811 I believe, that one is worth about 1200. But I think both the 7811 and 6864 (and their equivalent non-fx versions) are discontinued now until the next line up comes out soon.
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I was wondering the motherboard in these laptops can only handle 800 on fsb so the fastest cpu upgrade would have to be with 800 fsb so this would not work http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819111006 but this one would be fastest i could go with http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16819111001 and ram would stay same ?
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How do you get the battery to warn you that is is low and about to cut off.

I never get a warning
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How do you get the battery to warn you that is is low and about to cut off.

I never get a warning
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Go to control panel>power options and somewhere in there you should be able to select warn on low battery.
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