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Default 09-28-2009, 07:25 PM

You can scale individual apps. Wonder how bad it would look as 75% scaled


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Default 09-28-2009, 07:29 PM

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I see that the Mini 10v has the same N270 CPU as the IdeaPad or MSI. So it all boils down the the 2GB that the IdeaPad has -- they seem to be about the same hardware-wise.

How hard is to add ram to the 10v ? Does it void the warranty (is it user serviceable ?).

Anyhow, generally I see that you are recommending the N270. Did anyone actually try to run XCode on these things ?
some people find it harder than others to remove/install memory in the 10v. i'll be doing said swap tonight granted i don't miss the UPS truck for the 3rd time!
no it does not void the warranty (unless you break something like tear a ribbon cable)

the reason i chose the 10v is the price ($210+tax w/ a 15% Dell Outlet coupon!) and allllll the help/info/experiences/etc i found on this site. there are tonnnnns of people succesfully running OS X on 10v's round here so i feel that even a newb like me will be able to get 10.6 running on my 10v too.
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Default 09-28-2009, 07:53 PM

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the reason i chose the 10v is the price ($210+tax w/ a 15% Dell Outlet coupon!)
Wow, I never realized it's that cheap in the US. In EU I have to pay over $400. Actually even on the Dell website the 10v is $299 so you got a good deal there.
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Default 09-29-2009, 01:25 AM

My quick thoughts to your original question:

Go for a 10v... the Mini 9 is just too small. And the 10v fills in for everything the 9 doesn't have, like a (almost) full sized keyboard, bigger screen, large hard drive, etc...


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