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This sounds kind of sad. I cannot think about this right now. I am too emotional about the thought of someone only having a netbook.

I think you should apply with Dell Financial Services and get an M11X 12 months same as cash.

I just sold my M15X and it played almost everything very well!

That Acer is really nice too. I am typing on an Acer right now and staring at about 15 dead pixel lines accross my LCD. That is the bad side of Acer.
 
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post #12 of 23
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Yup, I only have a netbook at the moment.

Anyway, there are many reasons why I'm considering not going back to a desktop. There's financial reasons (smaller future power bills, not constantly buying new parts, etc), there's usage reasons (I didn't really use my desktop for gaming (still played something from time to time, but I was just chatting and web surfing most of the time)), there's the obvious portability reasons.
post #13 of 23
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This sounds kind of sad. I cannot think about this right now. I am too emotional about the thought of someone only having a netbook.

I think you should apply with Dell Financial Services and get an M11X 12 months same as cash.

I just sold my M15X and it played almost everything very well!

That Acer is really nice too. I am typing on an Acer right now and staring at about 15 dead pixel lines accross my LCD. That is the bad side of Acer.
Acer are probably the worst. The memory they used in my M5201 was garbage to say the least, caused a gazillion errors, and put a massive slob of thermal paste on my CPU that it constantly overheated. If I knew what I know now back then, I would've made them take it back.
    
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I replaced a dead cpu and faulty memory in this thing. Now I have dead pixels all over the place.

However, some people have better luck.
 
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post #15 of 23
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If I have to replace the screen some day, oh well.
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I would grab it. I agree with your reasoning. Who needs a bulky, beefy, web-browser. I am not sure you even need something like that. Maybe a nice 8 hour battery charge with some decent graphics and ultra low power consumption would be more ideal.
 
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post #17 of 23
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I still WANT to play some games of course, but yeah, if you can find something like that, please share.
post #18 of 23
I would just get what he said. It just has the power of a notebook that is 500+ more in cost. I looked pretty extensively and none of the other laptops really stacked up for power at that price point.

I looked at other like Toshiba, Lenovo, and the only thing I found that would get you more was M11X used on eBay.
Edited by BWG - 3/25/11 at 6:44am
 
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post #19 of 23
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Alright. Looks like I'll be going with the Acer unless I or someone else find something better. Thanks.
post #20 of 23
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What $10 gift card?
I thought you were being stupid, because when i posted it, there was an offer to get a free $10 giftcard to newegg after you bought the laptop. In just rechecked and it's gone :/ oh well.
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