Re: New laptop hardware (particularly processor) questions?
Thank you so much!
Considering I don't even own a camcorder, I don't think I would get that BD-R burn option. I think that would be something for way way down in the future. I own a lot of blu ray movies, so BD play is a must for me.
So only 10 min less of power. That's not too bad. What I primarily use my computer for is webbrowsing, microsoft word, powerpoint, excel, Adobe Photoshop occasionally, uploading pictures from my digital camera, playing WMA & MP3s, streaming video, and DVDs/Bluray movie watching, occasional PC DVD gaming, running various computer apps like anti virus, etc.
For running on battery though, I just use it for those microsoft documents, webbrowsing, streaming video, music player, and occasional movie watching (hardly ever watch movies on battery power but bring powercord too when I do so I can recharge battery)
As for harddrive, at the bare min I'd get SATA 320GB at 7200 RPM. But I could upgrade for $20 more to SATA 400 GB 5400 RPM, and for $60 more to SATA 500 GB 5400 RPM or for $370 more to 120 GB Solid Sate Drive. I need much more than 120 GB, so thats a def no no. Would 5400 RPM reduce performance of my CPU much? Or is it much better to have the more memory?
The laptop I got, I didn't do as good research, but I can still return it, still got like teenish to 20ish amount of days to return. It said it had 320GB 7200 RPM, but on my computer it says 159 GB of 287 for local disk C. What would you pick for yourself? More memory or faster memory?
Also would a laptop with 18" screen use up more battery power than a 16" inch screen?
That's it. That's all I really need to know.