[kwlug-disc] on the lookout for a high-end 1600x900 display laptop

Chris Bruner cbruner at quadro.net
Wed Jun 2 11:56:42 EDT 2010


I've had some luck at tigerdirect.ca

Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Jun 2010, Richard Weait wrote:
>
>   
>> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 8:51 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
>>     
>>>  i desperately need to upgrade my laptop at this point -- mostly for
>>> display resolution and horsepower.  i spend a lot of time editing and
>>> compiling and my current laptop is really dragging.
>>>       
>> I can't help you with the resolution to the resolution problem.
>>
>> Is the performance problem disk, cpu or memory, mostly?  I have a
>> neat get-out-of-jail-free if you are disk-bound.
>>     
>
>   no, not disk bound.  my current system has 4G RAM and when i'm
> compiling something like OE, there's very little disk activity.  it's
> all the CPU just grinding away.
>
>   i'm really miffed with myself that i didn't snap up the laptop at
> staples when i had the chance.
>
> rday
>
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