The Q200E is a great little laptop that is generally available for about $449 at Best Buy. The Q200e and the other similar models sold elsewhere (X202E, S200E) are definitely one of the best touchscreen Windows 8 laptop options out there! Unfortunately, they are all shipped with a relatively slow hard drive and the RAM [...]
The X202E-DH31T is a very cool little laptop and for the price ($400-$500) it is definitely one of the best touchscreen options out there! Unfortunately, it is saddled with a relatively slow hard drive and the RAM is soldered in. Fortunately, you can now replace the slow hard drive with a fast SSD. See instructions [...]
Here is a step-by-step photo tutorial for upgrading the S200E to utilize a fast SSD! (I still need to update some of the captions and adjust the photo order, but here is the first draft) RATING NOTE: while this upgrade is a little more difficult than some others, the new SSD still resulted in a [...]
Go here : http://www.intel.com/support/feedback.htm?group=ssd#ssd official Intel support site. Enter the live chat option and they can lookup your warranty info for you online. Just make sure to have your drive’s model # and SA # ready!
New hardware! A couple exciting tidbits over at Weblogs.us: We have some cool new hardware upgrades Thanks to Kevin we will have some nice new SSDs on the way! Deciding on a SSD As for the SSDs, the top candidate so far is the Intel 520 Series Solid-State Drive in the 480GB capacity. Intel’s reliability and 5 [...]
Summary of article: If you mount the IPCop (or smoothwall) ISO via IPMI and then install, you are likely to get a boot error once you reboot and the ISO is unmounted. A workaround is to install via an actual DVD drive* (USB, SATA or IDE should all work) *you can remove the drive after [...]
My Inspiron 17R has no RAID option in the BIOS. I believe to access the Intel RAID settings it is necessary to have a mSATA drive installed (which I do not have installed at this time). When a mSATA drive is installed it seems that the acceleration option (mSATA SSD caching) may be enabled in [...]
The Dell Inspiron 17R SE (‘special edition’) laptop is a lovely machine. One of my favorite features is the two 2.5″ drive bays which are easily accessible: So far RAID is not initially an option in the BIOS, but I think there is a workaround available and will be posting that soon…