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Old 19th February 2009, 09:26   #1546
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I think that's probably your Shift key giving problems...
Thought so during the initial days. But it is ruled out since I can clear the issue when I open and close the 'On Screen Keyboard' with no keyboard touch.

Anyone ... any idea
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Old 19th February 2009, 10:16   #1547
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look at Acer Aspire One and Asus 1000SH

What do each of these cost, and do they play CDs/DVDs?

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none will have a drive. But you can buy an external USB drive separately.
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What do you guys think about the MSI Wind?

I have to decide between this and the Acer Aspire One. The Wind costs 14.8K, while the latter, 17.4K.
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Wind is smaller and hence cheaper. Also the brand is not so strong. The product is good though.
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The product is good though
..better than the Aspire One?

BTW, its the MSI Wind U90.

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tough to say. I have frankly not seen both side by side.
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hows the Dell Inspiron 14"!!
opinions please!
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Old 22nd February 2009, 10:54   #1554
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the dell India has put up the new studio 15.which is better and lighter than the model it replaces.
i was just about to close the deal with studio 14 but now this has put me in a fix.

Dell Studio Laptop 15 Details
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Hi, I'm in a dilema right now. I wish to pick up a laptop but I do not know which to pick out of the 2 below:

HP DV5 - 1225
Processor: Intel Centrino 2 2.13GHz (Core 2 Duo)
RAM: 3 GB
Graphics: 512MB Dedicated (Nvidia 9200M GS)
HDD: 320GB
Cost: AED 3799

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HP DV5 - 1205
Processor: AMD Turion 64 x2 2.2Ghz
RAM: 2 GB
Graphics: 512MB Dedicated (ATI Mobility Radeon HD3450)
HDD: 160GB
Cost: AED 3295

The confusion arises when I look at the WEI rating for both the laptops.
The Centrino 2 has desktop graphics rating of 3.4 and the rest all are above 4.
The AMD scores higher than the Centrino 2 in terms of graphics rating (4.0), falls marginally short in HDD read frequency rating and is surprisingly at par for the rest inspite of lower RAM.

Is the Centrino 2 worth spending tha extra AED 500? Or will it be at par with the AMD? I read elsewhere that Nvidia has not yet tweaked its drivers for optimum performance on Vista. Is that a reason to worry?

Laptop gurus, please do advise.

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Hi, I'm in a dilema right now. I wish to pick up a laptop but I do not know which to pick out of the 2 below:

HP DV5 - 1225
Processor: Intel Centrino 2 2.13GHz (Core 2 Duo)
RAM: 3 GB
Graphics: 512MB Dedicated (Nvidia 9200M GS)
HDD: 320GB
Cost: AED 3799

or

HP DV5 - 1205
Processor: AMD Turion 64 x2 2.2Ghz
RAM: 2 GB
Graphics: 512MB Dedicated (ATI Mobility Radeon HD3450)
HDD: 160GB
Cost: AED 3295

The confusion arises when I look at the WEI rating for both the laptops.
The Centrino 2 has desktop graphics rating of 3.4 and the rest all are above 4.
The AMD scores higher than the Centrino 2 in terms of graphics rating (4.0), falls marginally short in HDD read frequency rating and is surprisingly at par for the rest inspite of lower RAM.

Is the Centrino 2 worth spending tha extra AED 500? Or will it be at par with the AMD? Laptop gurus, please do advise.
I bro has an Acer Turion with Vista Home and 32MB Nvidia I guess. Got for 26K with free HP laptop bag. Upgraded to 2GB now. Its good. 512MB dedicated should do great job.

For 500 extra you also get 160GB. I am not sure how those card score over each other though.
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my bet would not to go for AMD based now.!
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my bet would not to go for AMD based now.!
Any particular reason? I've read that the AMD + ATi Combination is really good for graphics related applications / games.
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Question: Is it possible to share dial broadband internet from laptop with a mobile phone.
do so?
Its an Acer extensa 4620 and a Nokia E71. At the moment neither of them recognize each other's Wlan. Which is really frustrating.
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Any particular reason? I've read that the AMD + ATi Combination is really good for graphics related applications / games.
AMD ATI and AMD nvidia. combination are great with very good performance.

But i have many lying around and the damn thing conks off just after its one year warranty. and guess what i am willing to buy the mobo and company is not providing me with it.

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Question: Is it possible to share dial broadband internet from laptop with a mobile phone.
do so?
Its an Acer extensa 4620 and a Nokia E71. At the moment neither of them recognize each other's Wlan. Which is really frustrating.
No you need to have a always on internet with wifi router. BTW which ISP are you using.
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