quiet computers was: MacQuarium Goes Intel...

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Thu Dec 4 10:09:35 PST 2003


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Joseph S. Barrera III writes:
> I threw out all our boxes and now we're all using laptops.
> Four laptops (one for each person) + 1 as the file server
> with a couple of firewire disks attached for serving music.
> MUCH quieter. Quiet is good. Plus no more huge lead-filled
> monitors.

Last time I used a laptop as my main workstation, I found
myself really peeved about slow disks.   The caches and
RPM speeds of desktop HDs seem to be a lot better spec'd
than those in laptops.  How do you find this?

- --j.
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