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M6500 hard drive caddy issue (three hard drives or SSDs)

For a few months now I have been using my M6500 with a 120GB SSD for the boot drive and two 750GB 2.5″ hard drives in RAID1 for my data drive. Unfortunately, the hard drive caddy that replaces the optical drive has never quite fit right… only today did I get around to contacting the manufacturer: Hello, I am writing in reference to this caddy that I ordered: http://www.newmodeus.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=269&zenid=a40e0509f6a549136fc1331174bebbea That 2nd hard drive caddy for my M6500 has never quite

ACPI\TOS620A Unknown Device driver download [solved]

Question. from Laptop Lover: Hello, I have a Toshiba Tecra R10 laptop and I recently installed Windows 7. Almost everything is good, however, after running Windows update I still have ONE unknown device in device manager. It is called ACPI/TOS620A and I do not know what it is or how to get it working. The only other info I have listed is 2&daba3ff&0.  Where can I find the correct driver? Answer. That is the hard drive shock protection feature of your

Dell M6500 USB 3.0 drivers download: Windows 7 x64 & 32-bit x86

Recently I purchased a Dell M6500 from the Dell Outlet for an astoundingly reasonable price. One of the nicest perks, which I did not expect, was that I received one of the upgraded M6500 systems with two USB 3.0 ports on the left hand side. They are the USB ports with blue on the inside connector portion. However,  Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Edition did not have the drivers for the NEC USB 3.0 controller. Download USB 3.0 Drivers for Dell

i5-470UM vs i3-380UM, differences? [SOLVED]

Question. Hello. I am looking at a new Dell Vostro V130. I see that they are now shipping with either of the following two Intel® Core™ Series Processors: i3-380UM (3M Cache,1.33GHz,800 MHz FSB) -or- i5-470UM (3M Cache, 1.33GHz, 800 MHz FSB) They are both already ULV (ultra low voltage) processors, so what is the difference?! Answer. Great question! Basically, the i5-470UM has turboboost enabled while the i3 does not. This means that the i5 CPU can dynamically overclock one of

List of AMD Fusion Brazos: Zacate/Ontario Notebooks and Motherboards

Update 2011.Sep.8th very nice new AMD systems from MSI and HP released, they may make for nice budget poor-man-ultrabooks 🙂 Newegg.com – MSI X Series X370-206US Notebook AMD Dual-Core Processor E-450(1.65GHz) 13.4″ 4GB Memory DDR3 500GB HDD 7200rpm AMD Radeon HD 6320http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834152288&nm_mc=AFC-C8Junction&cm_mmc=AFC-C8Junction-_-Notebooks-_-MSI-_-34152288&AID=10440897&PID=4095568&SID=Newegg.com – A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service… HP Pavilion dm1 refreshed: pricing, release date, pictures, and hands-on preview | This is

ACPI TOS6205 drivers for Windows [SOLVED]

Q. from Laptop Nut: Hello, I have a new laptop and that I did a clean install of Windows 7 on. I still have ONE unknown device called ACPI/TOS6205 do you know what driver I can download to fix it? A. That device is the bluetooth adapter for your laptop. You can download the correct driver here: (alternative dl [select your model]), ([download id=”1″ format=”1″]) Since you’re running 64 bit Windows 7, you’ll want the driver download version: 7.10.16  Windows XP x64 / Windows

Upgrading a Dell M4400: Dual Hard Drives, 2.8GHz CPU, 4GB RAM

UPDATE: new post with specific M4400 upgrade questions and tips as a result of questions from commenter David. NOTE: you can also view all the entries in this Q & A series… The Dell M4400 has been my laptop of choice for almost a year. For my birthday I upgraded it to 4GB RAM (from 3GB) and swapped out the P8600 CPU for a T9700. The P8600 is a 2.4GHz dual core chip (25W) with 3MB cache, the T9700 is