Got a new laptop!

Just a short plug for the manufacturer of my new laptop. My current role required that I get a laptop, so I looked around for one. I had no clue what to go for – building desktops is easy, I know roughly what sort of spec to go for etc., but laptops is a whole … Continue reading Got a new laptop!


SSD Drive

So, I’ve installed the drive. Installation was fairly painless – it’s a small drive (2.5”) but came with a mounting bracket to fit into a 3.5” bay – easy. The drive itself is very quiet and is indeed quick – boots from cold in about 25 seconds, although this is a clean Win7 install which … Continue reading SSD Drive

SSD drive on the way

I ordered an SSD drive today (64gb); I plan on reinstalling my install of Windows 7 on the disk, along with Office and Visual Studio - plus maybe Starcraft 2 . Hopefully this should give me a nice bump in performance – I’ll report on how I get on with it…