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Poll Results: Which laptop should I get?

 
  • 50% (22)
    Lenovo ThinkPad X120e
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    HP Pavilion dm1z (with AMD Fusion)
  • 6% (3)
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post #41 of 58
Tell us how it goes! I'm interested to see how these new fusion apus are like from real world experiences and not just synthetic benchmarks.
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post #42 of 58
I just said that.
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I just said that.
Oh...I uh.......was just reinforcing that sentiment.
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You might want to update your thread with new MSI Wind included ;-)

http://www.msi.com/product/nb/U270.html#/?div=Overview
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post #45 of 58
Thread Starter 
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Enjoy your HP. How much did you buy it for?

I found this thread because I'm thinking of buying the Lenovo, in particular because of the 10% coupon currently available, which means that it's possible to buy the model with 6 cells and E-350 for $440. Still costs more than the HP, but I care about small and light, and the Lenovo is a bit smaller and lighter than the HP even with the 6 cell battery and certainly with the 3 cell (which should be good enough for my use most of the time). And I like the trackpoint.
I got it for $460 after taxes and with a $30 off coupon (props/+rep to LOL_Wut_Axel for that). The trackpoint was also one of the things I wanted to have in a laptop, but I just couldn't stretch my budget (~$550) for the X120e. If you can get it for that cheap, I'd go for it! Lenovo is a really good brand from what I understand.

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Well now the Lenovo does look more appealing with that coupon and 6-cell but 2gig mem. I guess the trick is to start baseline and upgrade cpu for $40. I'm still debating if the form factor at 11.6" is that more functional than my old 9", slow, battery hogging Acer Aspire One. It's useful for bedtime surfing and watching the hour-glass but most office apps are a bit hard to use on that screen.
I completely understand this. My last laptop was a 15.4", so I'm wondering if this new 11.6" will be hard to adjust to. Hopefully it won't be, because then I'd have major buyer's remorse... I'll be doing a review of my dm1z as soon as I get it, so stay tuned.

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You might want to update your thread with new MSI Wind included ;-)

http://www.msi.com/product/nb/U270.html#/?div=Overview
Oh! Nice find! I'm not sure how to update the poll, but I've already bought the dm1z anyway. If you show me how to add it to the poll, I'll add it so that anyone who looks at this thread in the future can be aware of that option too!
 
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post #46 of 58
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Well now the Lenovo does look more appealing with that coupon and 6-cell but 2gig mem. I guess the trick is to start baseline and upgrade cpu for $40. I'm still debating if the form factor at 11.6" is that more functional than my old 9", slow, battery hogging Acer Aspire One. It's useful for bedtime surfing and watching the hour-glass but most office apps are a bit hard to use on that screen.
IMHO, it'll be much more functional considering you'll be going from
an eye-straining, impossible 1024x600 resolution ---> 1366x768 matte screen, plus a more comfortable keyboard.

The first gen netbooks were really only made to check email and read online articles. (Smartphones)
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Tell us how it goes! I'm interested to see how these new fusion apus are like from real world experiences and not just synthetic benchmarks.


MobileTechReview's in-depth test of the HP DM1z w/ games, youtube, HD trailers, etc.
    
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Oh! Nice find! I'm not sure how to update the poll, but I've already bought the dm1z anyway. If you show me how to add it to the poll, I'll add it so that anyone who looks at this thread in the future can be aware of that option too!
Not sure if possible, sorry :-)
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I've tried every way I could think of. I discovered how to edit the name of the thread though. Accidentally double clicked the area containing the title.
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I've tried every way I could think of. I discovered how to edit the name of the thread though. Accidentally double clicked the area containing the title.
you can't edit polls
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