[TriLUG] AMD vs. Intel
kevin at flanagannc.net
Mon Jul 31 19:07:06 EDT 2006
We buy Thinkpads at work for laptops, the newer ones are SATA as well.
Ed Hill wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-07-31 at 08:01 -0700, Christopher Blackmon wrote:
>> When running windows on my laptop.. if it becomes
>> slow/unresponsive due to anti-virus software running..
>> it's not the processor... it's the hard-drive that's
>> being the bottleneck. Due to the heat, laptop drives
>> still run rather slowly compared to desktop drives.
> I do a fair bit of IO-intensive work and am really thrilled with the
> Hitachi 100GB 7200rpm laptop drives. The advantage over the slower 5400
> or 4200rpm drives is significant [_very_ noticeable!] no matter what OS
> you use.
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