[geeks] Advice on buying a new Mac
Charles Shannon Hendrix
shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Nov 13 22:22:24 CST 2006
Mon, 13 Nov 2006 @ 22:11 -0500, Patrick Giagnocavo said:
> No, if you mean "will it pull data off the disk as fast". Reason is
Mostly I mean just getting closer, though I didn't say that.
> 1. they optimize for ruggedness and low power consumption
> 2. the physical drive platter is smaller, thus, even though rotating at
> the same speed, the swept area (whatever the technical term is) is less
> than a larger platter.
Well, that's true. Still, should do better that what comes with it.
It's too bad they couldn't have crammed a full size drive in there.
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