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Vizio CN15-A5 (Notebook) → Remarkable power in a beautifully portable profile, for work and play on the go (vizio.com)
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|Name||Vizio CN15-A5 (Notebook)|
|Processor||Intel Core i7-3610QM|
|Screen||15” at 1920×1080|
|HDD||1TB + 32GB Caching SSD|
|Graphics||Intel HD 4000 + NVidia Optimus GeForce 640M LE|
|Network||Realtek Gigabit Ethernet and Qualcomm Atheros AR5BWB222 w/ Bluetooth|
|HDD||Partial||Need to reformat SSD for use in Linux in someway. By default uses Intel Drive Acceleration in Windows|
|Optical Drive||Not Tested||Doesn't have one|
|Graphics Chip||Yes||Need to use bumbleebeed with Optimus|
|HDMI Port||Yes||Needs work to fix the audio over HDMI|
|Sound||Yes||Some issues with HDMI audio out|
|Headphone Jack||Yes||No issue.|
|Microphone Jack||Yes||No issue.|
|Touch Pad||Yes||No issue.|
Bumblebee is necessary for graphics as well as reformatting the SSD for use with MDRAID or as the root drive.
Used Gentoo, Sabayon, Ubuntu, Manjaro and Arch. All run near flawlessly with a little bit of work on the graphics card and reformatting the SSD.