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Posted by: opteron_user on March 11, 2004 02:27 AM
"firebrething 2.8GHZ Pentium 4"

Wow, that must be really fast (I am being sarcastic).

I know that this is a very high-end notebook computer, but in my opinion all current notebook computers are unbearably slow. I rarely use mine, but a few days ago, I was configuring and testing my dad's new notebook with a 3GHZ Pentium 4 and 2GB of RAM, and StarOffice took a unusable 2 seconds to load.

Any one planning to replace their desktop with a laptop or just use their notebook for anything more than some light web browsing should seriously reconsider.

I am used to at least two, very powerfull CPUs and no less than 8 GB of RAM, preferebly 12 and 16 GB, with applications loading instantly. I expect all of this in a desktop.

All of you in a few years will remember this comment and wonder how on earth you could have survived with only 1 GB of Ram or less than two, very powerfull CPUs or equivalent.

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