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Measurement.Blues
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Re: Upgrade from XP? LOL!
Measurement.Blues   6/24/2014 12:21:00 PM
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@Monkey

Windows 3.1! I love it. I'm sure there are some systems still runing DOS on green screens.

What kind of equipment are you running on Win 3.1?

Monkey_noise
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Upgrade from XP? LOL!
Monkey_noise   6/24/2014 12:14:46 PM
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We still have some equipment on Windows 3.1!! It's not networked though.

 

Measurement.Blues
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Time for a new PC
Measurement.Blues   6/24/2014 8:19:29 AM
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Everyone,

 

I need your help deciding on a new laptop. There are two options.

HP ProBook 450 G1 or Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431

HP
  • Includes license for Windows 8
  • 8 GB memory
  • 750GB hard drive, 5400 RPM
  • i5 processor
  • 15.6 in. screen
  • 1GB video memory
  • 2xUSB 3,0, 2xUSB 2.0

Lenovo
  • 7200 RPM hard drive
  • 14-inch screen may be small, but I'll use it a monitor all the time. It will likely never leave my desk.
  • 500 GB hard drive (size different irrelevant. All data on 1TB external drive
  • i7 processor
  • No microphone input, just a built-in mic but I'll likely never use it.
  • Video memory shared
  • 1xUSB 3,0, 2xUSB 2.0

 

The lenovo i7 processor might be faster,but will likely run hotter.

4 GB with an i7 runs well. I'm using a Lenovo with those specs right now. What does the additional 4GB in the HP buy me? But Lenovo video memory shared as where HP has 1GB.

Which brand do you think is more reliable?

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