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Upgrading an Old Laptop with an SSD: performance?

April 23, 2010

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Upgrading an Old Laptop with an SSD: performance?

By upgrading an old laptop or desktop using a Solid State Drive (SSD) from an HDD, what performance improvements can you expect? This article outlines my experience upgrading a four year old Dell 640m with an A-RAM Pro 120GB SSD, the result of which was a snappier machine -measured to be 3-4 times faster across the board. Definitely a worthwhile upgrade.

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Plane Crashes and Shark Attacks Still Unlikely

June 5, 2009

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Plane Crashes and Shark Attacks Still Unlikely

Despite the tragic loss of 228 lives on an Air France Airbus A330 plane with 228 people on board disappeared over the Atlantic on Monday on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, air travel is still the safest mode of transport. Like shark attacks, aviation accidents make ‘good’ news.  This is a shame […]

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“Paper Engineering”

November 5, 2008

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Madness!

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New Car Door

September 4, 2008

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Concept Not more low riders! www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAtkoje4-…

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9/11 Impact Analysis

May 16, 2008

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This about the highest fidelity visual analysis (using finite element) of the 9/11 impact – plane #1 youtube.com/watch?v=8vmIGGKvIms&f…

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30 Second Awareness Test

April 27, 2008

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http://www.dothetest.c… (thx Adam!)

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Australian Petrol Prices

April 27, 2008

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USA, Stop your Whining! Gas* is about $US5.75 a gallon here in Australia .. but that doesn’t stop us from buying and exporting a record number of V8s cars to the US (http://tinyurl.com/2sg7ec). I’m not suggesting that this is sustainable, just that at $Us3.50 a gallon, US residents can cope with a few more fuel […]

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