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  # 83189 21-Aug-2007 18:18
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Knew it was a anime, might see if i can find it.

And good job at removing notion but thats a whole other topic. Im not sure if the rating is good or not because i am not a vista expert. Newbie here >_<



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  # 83190 21-Aug-2007 18:22
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cbdkid: Vista Ultimate is installed on this PC.
Its a bit thicker than a P100 but I think its about the same weight as the P100.
The cdrom drive sounds a bit weird when it is reading, maybe something to do with hd dvd drive? Not sure how to describe the sound.

The cords and stuff are all over on the left side of the notebook which is a bit weird and the power cable looks like a ps/2 plug. The powerpack is huge too.

It comes with a Norton trial I think, it was on the desktop but I did not use it as I have TrendMicro already. Already deleted Norton.

Haven't installed any games yet still updating antivirus and installing more important stuff like msoffice. Have assignments due this Friday which I haven't even started lol.

The wallpaper in my background is from the anime Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion.

edit: it doesn't come with recovery dvd, you have to create them.


Well thats good news to the ears that Norton Is not Pre Installed because the first thing I would ove done is taken it out and installed my antivirus/firewall program BitDefender Internet Security V10 (Man its a beast of a program). But funny enough Its still not listed on the Toshiba NZ Web Site geesss whats taking them so long? And whats the official specs on the graphics card.

 
 
 
 


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  # 83192 21-Aug-2007 18:26
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Thanks for answering - what's up with no recovery DVD?  I am sure it doesn't cost them much money to produce one.  Oh well, we will have to create it ourselves.  You should do that before anything goes wrong (touch wood).


Does it run quietly?

Also, what is the maximum score you can get on the Vista rating?



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  # 83193 21-Aug-2007 18:30
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heavenly_wild: Thanks for answering - what's up with no recovery DVD?  I am sure it doesn't cost them much money to produce one.  Oh well, we will have to create it ourselves.  You should do that before anything goes wrong (touch wood).


Does it run quietly?

Also, what is the maximum score you can get on the Vista rating?


well according to the picture he has posted for the score its 4.8 (Maximum score is 6)
Now this recovery dvd?? I know what ya mean but all im interested in is does it come with any cd/dvds at all and what software is pre installed from factory?

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  # 83194 21-Aug-2007 18:32
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azza08:
heavenly_wild: Thanks for answering - what's up with no recovery DVD? I am sure it doesn't cost them much money to produce one. Oh well, we will have to create it ourselves. You should do that before anything goes wrong (touch wood).

Does it run quietly?

Also, what is the maximum score you can get on the Vista rating?


well according to the picture he has posted for the score its 4.8


Yep, it is 4.8.  So 5.0 is the max overall score?  How about the max scores for the other ratings, like processing, graphics, memory, etc?



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  # 83196 21-Aug-2007 18:35
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sorry i dont mean to be rude if it seams that way with previous posts.
From what I've been told a Maximum score is 6

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  # 83197 21-Aug-2007 18:38
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azza08: sorry i dont mean to be rude if it seams that way with previous posts.
From what I've been told a Maximum score is 6


Cool man, no worries.

Wow, I am surprised.  How can this beast of a machine not rate close to 6?  Oh well:) I don't think I have seen anyone scoring over 4.8.

 
 
 
 


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  # 83198 21-Aug-2007 18:39
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heavenly_wild:
azza08:
heavenly_wild: Thanks for answering - what's up with no recovery DVD? I am sure it doesn't cost them much money to produce one. Oh well, we will have to create it ourselves. You should do that before anything goes wrong (touch wood).

Does it run quietly?

Also, what is the maximum score you can get on the Vista rating?


well according to the picture he has posted for the score its 4.8


Yep, it is 4.8. So 5.0 is the max overall score? How about the max scores for the other ratings, like processing, graphics, memory, etc?


Aren't those other scores in this picture too?

http://img206.imageshack.us/my.php?image=sysperformvn6.jpg

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  # 83199 21-Aug-2007 18:41
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cbdkid:
heavenly_wild:
azza08:
heavenly_wild: Thanks for answering - what's up with no recovery DVD? I am sure it doesn't cost them much money to produce one. Oh well, we will have to create it ourselves. You should do that before anything goes wrong (touch wood).

Does it run quietly?

Also, what is the maximum score you can get on the Vista rating?


well according to the picture he has posted for the score its 4.8


Yep, it is 4.8. So 5.0 is the max overall score? How about the max scores for the other ratings, like processing, graphics, memory, etc?


Aren't those other scores in this picture too?

http://img206.imageshack.us/my.php?image=sysperformvn6.jpg


Yes, but what are the MAX possible scores for processing, graphics, memory, etc? Anyway, according to Azza08, the max scores are 6.0 for each. All good.

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  # 83200 21-Aug-2007 19:04
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Still trying to figure out how to use all the utilities it comes with, the volume control is a bit weird, you can keep turning it non stop and I can't find anything to control the subwoofer yet. Not sure if Outlook 2007 does this but it keeps talking when new emails come in, duno how to turn it off could be vista ultimate.

edit: just noticed theres this intel turbo memory and intel matrix storage manager, never seen this before.

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  # 83201 21-Aug-2007 19:11
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cbdkid: Still trying to figure out how to use all the utilities it comes with, the volume control is a bit weird, you can keep turning it non stop and I can't find anything to control the subwoofer yet. Not sure if Outlook 2007 does this but it keeps talking when new emails come in, duno how to turn it off could be vista ultimate.

edit: just noticed theres this intel turbo memory and intel matrix storage manager, never seen this before.


Outlook 2007 keeps talking?  Hehe, what does it say?

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  # 83203 21-Aug-2007 19:28
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heavenly_wild:
cbdkid: Still trying to figure out how to use all the utilities it comes with, the volume control is a bit weird, you can keep turning it non stop and I can't find anything to control the subwoofer yet. Not sure if Outlook 2007 does this but it keeps talking when new emails come in, duno how to turn it off could be vista ultimate.

edit: just noticed theres this intel turbo memory and intel matrix storage manager, never seen this before.


Outlook 2007 keeps talking? Hehe, what does it say?


You have X new messages.
You have mail.

The speaker system is so good on this too. I don't know how to describe sound stuff though :(.

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  # 83204 21-Aug-2007 19:31
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cbdkid:
heavenly_wild:
cbdkid: Still trying to figure out how to use all the utilities it comes with, the volume control is a bit weird, you can keep turning it non stop and I can't find anything to control the subwoofer yet. Not sure if Outlook 2007 does this but it keeps talking when new emails come in, duno how to turn it off could be vista ultimate.

edit: just noticed theres this intel turbo memory and intel matrix storage manager, never seen this before.


Outlook 2007 keeps talking? Hehe, what does it say?


You have X new messages.
You have mail.

The speaker system is so good on this too. I don't know how to describe sound stuff though :(.


That's neat how it can say how many messages you have. I use 2007 on XP and it doesn't "talk" to me like that. Must be a Vista feature.

I am sure you can turn that off - should be in the options somewhere.

Is the notebook running quietly?  Does it get hot underneath?



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  # 83205 21-Aug-2007 19:31
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cbdkid: Still trying to figure out how to use all the utilities it comes with, the volume control is a bit weird, you can keep turning it non stop and I can't find anything to control the subwoofer yet. Not sure if Outlook 2007 does this but it keeps talking when new emails come in, duno how to turn it off could be vista ultimate.

edit: just noticed theres this intel turbo memory and intel matrix storage manager, never seen this before.


Intel Turbo Memory http://www.intel.com/design/flash/nand/turbomemory/index.htm see this

and informatiom about Intel Matrix Storage Manager http://www.intel.com/design/chipsets/matrixstorage_sb.htm

I hope this helps cos i wanna know all about this as well

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  # 83206 21-Aug-2007 19:54
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azza08:
cbdkid: Still trying to figure out how to use all the utilities it comes with, the volume control is a bit weird, you can keep turning it non stop and I can't find anything to control the subwoofer yet. Not sure if Outlook 2007 does this but it keeps talking when new emails come in, duno how to turn it off could be vista ultimate.

edit: just noticed theres this intel turbo memory and intel matrix storage manager, never seen this before.


Intel Turbo Memory http://www.intel.com/design/flash/nand/turbomemory/index.htm see this

and informatiom about Intel Matrix Storage Manager http://www.intel.com/design/chipsets/matrixstorage_sb.htm

I hope this helps cos i wanna know all about this as well


Wow, this is great.  This notebook really has all the latest hardware!

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