[TriLUG] AMD vs. Intel
ed at eh3.com
Mon Jul 31 22:23:32 EDT 2006
On Mon, 2006-07-31 at 16:12 -0400, Randy Barlow wrote:
> Ed Hill wrote:
> > 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.
> How does this affect your laptop battery life? Can you tell a difference?
Haven't seen much of a difference. But then I spend most of my time
plugged into an outlet so its not something I closely watch.
Edward H. Hill III, PhD
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