Re: [CNET] Notebook Makers Prepare 1GHz Blitz

From: Bill Stoddard (
Date: Wed Mar 21 2001 - 10:32:16 PST

> Gregory Alan Bolcer <> wrote:
> >A gigahertz on the desktop is worth two on the road. Typically
> >it's so crippled with batterysavingcrap and other power
> >saving techniques that you'll never get anywhere near the
> >performance.
> The robustness requirements of laptop hard drives slow them down by a
> factor of two or three compared to desktop drives. Very sucky.
> Tony.

The slow S L O W hard drives is by far my biggest complaint with the laptops I


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