[plug] [OT] Acer Lappy

Senectus . senectus at gmail.com
Wed May 25 09:26:40 WST 2005

On 5/25/05, Leon Brooks <leon at cyberknights.com.au> wrote:
> On Tuesday 24 May 2005 23:47, Phillip wrote:
> > I think notebooks have not improved much in performance since 1ghz
> > simply because of the power restrictions that the latest cpu's impose
> > on the poor battery. When laptops start using hydrogen cells, there
> > should be three times the energy at bay allowing more room for
> > improvement.
> I'd rather run my laptop for 12-24 hours on a smarter CPU. It's not as if
> the CPU's normally pegged doing day-to-day stuff, is it? And if you're
> gaming, it's rare to also care about battery life.
> You might also find the airlines getting nervous about hydrogen cells
> aboard their expensive, sealed, passenger-packed toys.
Samsung just announced solid state flash drives for laptops by the end
of the year.. (only 16 gig though).
That should drop power requirements and increase speed substantially!

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