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I'm pretty sure the reviews on that said that it gives the screen a grainy look. I have a similar type of screen protector on my Archos, and it definitely adds a grain to the display. It isn't a deal breaker on a 5 inch screen that I primarily use for music, but I'm not so sure I would like it on my m11x which I use for hours a day and watch a fair bit of TV on. I haven't had any trouble with reflections on my screen, but the glossy finish highlights all the fingerprints and dust. I keep a bottle of anti-glare safe cleaner and a microfiber cloth nearby to keep that in check. However, it would be nice to clean it less often.
It does add a grainy look, there's not really a way around it.

I personaly prefer having it a bit grainy VS glossy.

My girlfriend bought a matte screen protector for her iPhone and she loved it, comparing to my iPhone it looks a bit washed out, but alone it looked amazing. Now I took her second screen protector and I strongly prefer the non-glossy non-fingerprints way rather than no grains (which is not so noticable)
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It does add a grainy look to it but after awhile you get used to it. Its not a perfect fix but its better than nothing.
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Screen protector came in today, m11x will be here tomorrow!
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Screen protector came in today, m11x will be here tomorrow!
Wasnt it supposed to be the other way around?
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Yep. The m11x was supposed to come 1/15 and the screenie 1/17. lol
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So, it doesn't show up well on camera, however the screen protector is well worth the $30 for the reduction in glare. It's not as good as a matte screen, but it is much better than nothing. Highly recommended!

P.S. I love this little machine! It's like having a netbook that doesn't suck. The keyboard is large enough to type comfortably too.
Edited by hermitmaster - 1/5/11 at 10:49pm
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That was ...a bit scary.
Overclocked my i7 from 132 (Stock for 1.2Ghz) to 158 last night. Couldn't get any higher. (Skipped 1.66 & started at 164 and went down) I decided tonight I might try 166 (Max) so I changed it to that but instead of continuing to boot it shut itself down.
Pressed Power button... Starts & Shuts Down
Pressed it again & it loaded so I went into Setup to change OC and found that it was disabled.
Good backup feature ...if it was a feature (Does every motherboard/CPU in desktops have that feature?)
Anyone know what the speed is now? (x.xxGhz)?
It gave a nice FPS boost in BFBC2
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So, it doesn't show up well on camera, however the screen protector is well worth the $30 for the reduction in glare. It's not as good as a matte screen, but it is much better than nothing. Highly recommended!

P.S. I love this little machine! It's like having a netbook that doesn't suck. The keyboard is large enough to type comfortably too.
Still waiting for pictures!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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That was ...a bit scary.
Overclocked my i7 from 132 (Stock for 1.2Ghz) to 158 last night. Couldn't get any higher. (Skipped 1.66 & started at 164 and went down) I decided tonight I might try 166 (Max) so I changed it to that but instead of continuing to boot it shut itself down.
Pressed Power button... Starts & Shuts Down
Pressed it again & it loaded so I went into Setup to change OC and found that it was disabled.
Good backup feature ...if it was a feature (Does every motherboard/CPU in desktops have that feature?)
Anyone know what the speed is now? (x.xxGhz)?
It gave a nice FPS boost in BFBC2
Well, if you hold the power button for 60 seconds (a bit less actually) you'll be reseting the BIOS; your overclock will go away along with it.
Desktops have that feature; it's actually saying:
"Overclocking failed, Press F1 to Enter BIOS or Press F2 to load default settings"
You can get CPU-z; it'll give you your speed
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Sorry, I've been busy with school. I'll post pictures soon though.
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