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which one did u get shifty?
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Well folks...it looks like I am leaning more in the direction of the 6860 with an upgraded CPU. I do have another question though... it comes with windows vista home premium... is there any way to dual boot it with linux? I want to throw Fedora on it. Thanks again all!
Yea install Fedora and it should auto-install a boot loader that allows you to switch from Vista or Fedora on boot.
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which one did u get shifty?
Got me a 6860FX with T9300, 2x320gb HDD's, 4GB ram etc for $800

Only thing was that the keyboard is busted so I will need to buy a new one but still I think it was a great deal

What drivers are you guys using for the 8800m GTS? I was looking at this one as it's the latest one that shows support for the GTS

http://www.laptopvideo2go.com/drivers/vista64/177.81

Also... I installed a 4GB turbo memory module and I'm going to see if it help performance wise
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U ran 3dmark06 yet?
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U need the x7900 processor
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U need the x7900 processor
I need money
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Is it possible to change the GPU?
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Is it possible to change the GPU?
no it is soldered on.
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does anyone know where I can buy a Gateway P-7811 FX
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There is a few used on notebookreview.com but new they are only at bestbuy I believe
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