The excellent Toshiba M35S456 is also being sold out on clearance so people are frustrated getting that also.

If you waited to order past the back to school period (July - September) you are at the period where many replacement models may not be out until closer to Christmas or in many cases even next year (when updated Pentium M chipset and specification -- Alviso or Sonoma) will be released (that will have faster memory than the current PC2700 and a new chipset to enhance the abilities of the currently released Dothan Pentium M CPU's.