13.3" and 15" Envy X2 with... (drumroll) Synaptics!

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  1. JoeS

    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    klas Pen Pal - Newbie

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    Been using my 15" for a month or so. Screen sucks: pale and dim, build quailty sucks, wifi issue sucks. I've actually ended up upgrading wifi card on mine because it came with 1x1 by accident. Ended up breaking something when I removed the case, so now it's not flush. Just for the screen alone I wouldn't recommend it.
     
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    DanielNTX Scribbler - Standard Member

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    Does this system have TPM? I forgot to check.
     
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    Any actual user comparisons to Surface Pro 3?

     
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    No TPM was a deal breaker for me.
     
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  7. DanielNTX

    DanielNTX Scribbler - Standard Member

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    Virtual Security Cards and Bitlocker

    FYI... I added a TPM module to my HP MicroServer G8 for $5. So it's not too expensive to have on systems.
     
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    I remember this happening way back since HP/ Compaq days circa 2001/2003 on several Pavilion and NC series machines and probably a simple flaw in device drivers that they havent fixed. Way to get around, is disable Wireless/WiFi/ BT before sleep, enable when resume (Thats what I used to do and show a friend to do).

    Nice. Now all we need and hope is that we could Upgrade the RAM/ Memory to 16 Gb or above when we need/ want.

    Is this a stellar deal?

    I understand Bitlocker - What are VSC's and what would this achieve / enable for you?
     
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    VSC allows me to securely store my certs for authentication, identification and code signing. Otherwise I have to spend money on an expensive USB dongle from RSA/YubiKey/Aladdin with accompanying infrastructure.
     
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    ?? Anyone here who has played with both?
     

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