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Is it worth it...

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by jimbonkers, 27 May 2006.

  1. jimbonkers

    Gangster

    Joined: 18 Mar 2006

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    Is it worth getting A 7200RPM in my notebook and getting 2gb of ram in my notebook for £300?
     
  2. basmic

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    The hard-drive, yes. You'll notice an increase in speed, when Windows and programs are loading.

    As for RAM. I would only put 1gb in, unless you intend to make it a gaming machine, or use Photoshop to edit large files.
     
  3. senorstealth

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    I agree the hard drive is worth it, but as said the 2gb of ram won't make a major difference, except for games, and even then you will be graphics card limited unless you have a very expensive laptop
     
  4. wsurfa

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    7200 is a good upgrade 2gb less so, unless you're using it to demo ERP software and need the database running at the same time as the apps