[thelist] [OT] Tech break down needed...

Tris beertastic at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 05:51:57 CDT 2007

I thought as much, but I'll still have to carry around my protable
hard drive for movies on the train, and any other large scale app...
adn that'll have to be powered by my laptop...
Seems good if I'm just checking email or writing code etc.. but
rubbish for any 'heavier' apps...
Windoze must use several Gig to get started...
Hmm, time to change to Linux?

On 19/07/07, Jason Handby <jason.handby at corestar.co.uk> wrote:
> > I'm specing up a new laptop...
> > Dell are offering a 32Gb solid state drive as a hard drive option.
> > Can anyone tell me why I'd want this?
> > (I've got a 160Gb WEstern digital that's small and USB powered, so I
> > could carry that with me, but ) it strikes me as silly to limit the
> > laptop to 32Gb...
> >
> > What am I missing?
> Lighter? Faster? Lower power consumption hence longer battery life?
> J
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