linda wrote:Thanks for the suggestions, yogibear. I looked at the Asus and Lenono because I know those brands and you're right, they are expensive. I wouldn't mind so much spending the money, but not for such a small screen. Does lightweight have to equal extremely small screen? My Dell has a 15 inch screen and weighs 7 pounds. A 15 inch screen is fine, but I think if I go too much smaller it will feel like I am on my Ipad. And that 7 pounds has gotten too heavy for me: I want something lightweight.
I got the Asus UX32VD last summer. I agree that the 13.3" 1080P IPS display is gorgeous. My previous laptop had a disappointing TN panel.vandy wrote:I got a Asus UX32VD a month ago. Absolutely love it! What sold me on it was the 1080p IPS screen. I upgraded the ram to 10gb and swap the HDD with SSD.
DancinJack wrote:Why are we not talking about a T430 or T430s from the outlet? You can get a REALLY decent laptop for not very much. Heck, you could even get a new one from the regular lenovo site for a good price with an awesome keyboard, a good 1600x900 IPS screen, Intel Wi-fi, and lenovo durability.
edit: This search includes T420,420s,520,520s,430,430s, but all the same stuff above applies. Find the specs you want out of this and pull the trigger.
http://outlet.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/co ... criteria=1
JustAnEngineer wrote:$44 8 GiB PC3-12800 204-pin SODIMM Crucial CT3340957 (DDR3-1600, CAS 11, 1.35 V) laptop memory
$5 or $13 Torx T5 screwdriver
JustAnEngineer wrote: A permanently-installed 24 GB SSD provides caching. I'm still using the original storage arrangement because I'm waiting for prices on 0.5 TB SSDs to drop to a reasonable level.
JustAnEngineer wrote:The ultrabook is easy to carry around in its nylon pouch.
JustAnEngineer wrote:I paid $1310 at Newegg for mine when it was introduced.
JustAnEngineer wrote:The GeForce GT620M GPU isn't a powerhouse
linda wrote:The ram will help a lot im sure, i notice a lag in videos playing.
vandy wrote:linda wrote:The ram will help a lot im sure, i notice a lag in videos playing.
what player are you using? i use media player classic HC with LAV filters and MadVR. Playback is butter smooth with 1080p MKV files.
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