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post #1 of 8
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Seems like a decent deal for $800.

Its got a bad resolution and graphics card but what really has me sold is its slimness. Its aesthetically-pleasing and its only 5.7 pounds.
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post #2 of 8
Doesnt seem like that bad of a deal for 800 big ones.
    
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Doesn't seem bad at all
    
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post #4 of 8
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I can't tell if it has switchable graphics or Optimus, though. It doesn't advertise it and people complain about battery life so I'm guessing not.

Low battery life would sort of counteract good portability.
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post #5 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Idra View Post
I can't tell if it has switchable graphics or Optimus, though. It doesn't advertise it and people complain about battery life so I'm guessing not.

Low battery life would sort of counteract good portability.
And underclocking was born
    
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id like to see the bios let you over/underclock that.
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post #7 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by Idra View Post
I can't tell if it has switchable graphics or Optimus, though. It doesn't advertise it and people complain about battery life so I'm guessing not.

Low battery life would sort of counteract good portability.
Not really. Low weight means you have less to carry around until you find a power plug. Sometimes it can get a bit annoying for me to have to carry around my laptop, which weighs 7 pounds, but I can live. It's not too much weight, and there's power plugs all over the campus, not to mention battery life is not extremely bad at just over 2 hours.
    
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by GlockZoR IV View Post
id like to see the bios let you over/underclock that.
Underclocking a GPU is pretty much universal
    
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