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The 8gb of ram is because I do run memory intensive things. When I am sitting down testing and developing stuff at school at least I need to run remote desktop for dev server then have a monitor running in the background and then have other things running... Don't want to have to deal with running out. LOL

The processor because of the cache from 3M to 4M and the .3GHz faster turbo mode at the same TDP...! I rather have the 1% faster one...I might not always see the difference but hey it is my money...

Thanks for the screen idea DNytAftr! +rep...

The potential to last extra years without bogging down is a plus I think. Also the fact that if you want to run this little laptop on a HDTV through HDMI out is a plus. I like the form factor, don't need to carry around a bulky 15-17" laptop...

Johnny you are really have nothing nice to say don't say anything at all...and stop trolling you have 8gb of ram on your m11x!!! I knew 8gb was alittle overkill but hey atleast I didn't get the 16gb option like a stupid noob.

*EDIT:*

The core i7 comes with the gt540m with 2gb vram. If I went i5 only get 1gb vram!!

lol I have 16GB of ram, since when do they have 8GB SO-DIMM's

also 2gb of vram for 720p..
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lol I have 16GB of ram, since when do they have 8GB SO-DIMM's

also 2gb of vram for 720p...
Yeah.... you wouldn't see half of that 1GB being used in 90% of games out there. Crysis is the only game, at 1366x768, that I see my ram go up to 980MB usage.
     
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Well was doing my daily review of if the order has shipped yet, and I think I might be getting it around June 1st because they have reprocessed my order and then pushed the delivery back a week and some change, from May 13th to May 23rd!! I am still patient about the delivery but they should have taken pre-orders than actually releasing in April because no one will get theirs without atleast a month of waiting!! Kind of sucks but ohh well....
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Hope you get some cooler, because of someone who play minecraft which own M11x. Pulling heat to yours leg also room if isolated.
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Hope you get some cooler, because of someone who play minecraft which own M11x. Pulling heat to yours leg also room if isolated.
Force Vsync in the nvidia control panel to tame minecraft
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Force Vsync in the nvidia control panel to tame minecraft
That is one nice example for that. However... =/
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So I just remembered about SSDs and source based Linux distro's like Gentoo where you have to compile your fetched packages in source and then build them against your make.conf (detailed overall architecture and use flags) that compiling or even having most of your directories on the SSD will be nuke it fast. So having 8GB of RAM really helps with creating a temporary file system out of a designated size of RAM where the compiling can happen, thus no nuking the SSD with alot of writes/reads.

The problem still insists of needing to have a HDD where most of the changes occur and then just symlink them into the SSD. I don't mind but I doubt I will want to be carrying around a small HDD that is partly linux partitions and then partly file storage for videos etc... This now makes me wonder if I would need 128GB SSD or if I should think about getting something smaller that is better cost efficient.
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Niceee I loved my M11xR2. And about the SSD, you won't see much power savings from it. I literally didn't notice any difference (in battery life) after switching to a 120GB Phoenix Pro SSD. Most 5400RPM notebook drives sip on power as is
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Well was doing my daily review of if the order has shipped yet, and I think I might be getting it around June 1st because they have reprocessed my order and then pushed the delivery back a week and some change, from May 13th to May 23rd!! I am still patient about the delivery but they should have taken pre-orders than actually releasing in April because no one will get theirs without atleast a month of waiting!! Kind of sucks but ohh well....
I just got an email this morning saying my M14x was shipped and I should be recieving it today
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I just got an email this morning saying my M14x was shipped and I should be recieving it today
Congratz! I on the other hand am pissed....they still have me in pre-production status with a 5/23/2011 projected delivery date. Makes me wish I would have just gone with M14x...

The big thing holding me back was the size and the battery life. I have a somewhat high-end gaming machine I need something small that can tackle somewhat having fun, but also have hp for some development stuff.
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