[OS X TeX] New Laptop...
Ralph.Martin at cs.cardiff.ac.uk
Fri Jun 24 10:36:44 EDT 2011
On 24 Jun 2011, at 3:13:48PM, Herb wrote:
No, I can't afford an SSD!
Do whatever you can to put a cheap SSD in the machine. It makes a HUGE difference. E.g. when booting, spinning cogwheel with hard drive: 20 secs, with SSD: 3 seconds.
Indeed, very seriously, it may be a significantly better option to keep your old laptop (as long as 64 bit Intel) and spend the money on an SSD for it, than to buy a new laptop again with an HD.
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