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

patrick pms at stoutstreet.com
Thu Jul 19 08:26:30 CDT 2007

Tris wrote:
> 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?

This may well be the future, but don't be the first person on the new 


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