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jmmyz14

April 6th 2011 6:57 pm

Just got my X120e in the mail yesterday. Swapped out the hard drive with a 64GB SSD, added 2GB DDR3 RAM, and swapped the Fn and Ctrl key (BIOS option.

) This little machine is fantastic! Able to play light games (tested Torchlight) and flipping around between windows is quick and snappy.

Minor note, mine shipped with BIOS 1.10 so I flashed to 1.11. Supposedly it improves video performance. I tried fullscreen 1080p Youtube video and it choked up a bit, but 720p works just fine.

As others have noted, the fan hums along pretty regularly but it is not too distracting.

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sandblade

Was switching to SSD hard? What method did you use to do it as far as transferring the data from the old drive to the new?
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jmmyz14

I did not transfer the data, I did a clean install of Windows 7 and used the Product Key that was provided on the laptop itself.

Swapping the hard-drive itself was very easy. Just unscrew the back plate and there is a hard-drive cage to remove.
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Tlambert

How much better has the performance been with the SSD?
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