quiet computers was: MacQuarium Goes Intel...

Joseph S. Barrera III joe at barrera.org
Thu Dec 4 12:16:10 PST 2003


Justin Mason wrote:

>  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?

I don't find to be a problem... then again I'm not often pounding
on the disk a lot. And I have a GB of RAM so I'm not paging
and a lot of stuff stays cached.

- Joe



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