cheap laptop with 32G or 64G recommendations
jschiel at flowtools.net
Wed Nov 12 23:32:23 UTC 2014
On 11/12/2014 01:59 PM, Bacon Zombie wrote:
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> I'd say 60% of laptops at security conferences I've been to are
> Lenovo, 30% Apple and 10% Dell/other.
Not advocating either way just bringing up the nugget of info that I'm
> On 12 Nov 2014 20:35, "John Schiel" <jschiel at flowtools.net
> <mailto:jschiel at flowtools.net>> wrote:
> On 11/11/2014 05:54 PM, lobna gouda wrote:
> Thanks all for your reply, lenovo seems decent almost all the
> pc ( lenovo and hp) are decent with the 16G.somebody mentioned
> with 16g it is a bit slow; Keith here is saying the 32G he had
> no issue. i intend to buy my own memory just to save on the
> costi agree 64 will be sky expensive and cloud will do,
> then.By the way W530 is replaced by W540, donot see much
> benefit for my case.
> Be careful with Lenovo, some folks think it has a bad security
> reputation. Why? *shrug*, not sure but maybe because it's a
> Chinese company with ties to the PRC and IIRC, there was a BIOS flaw.
> Lobna Gouda
> Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:13:09 -0800
> From: blakangel at gmail.com <mailto:blakangel at gmail.com>
> To: nanog at nanog.org <mailto:nanog at nanog.org>
> Subject: Re: cheap laptop with 32G or 64G recommendations
> I have an almost two-year old Lenovo W530 with 32G ram.
> I've been happy
> with it. I don't find myself taking advantage of the ram
> (w/ VMWare
> Workstation) as much as I thought I would.
> Darden, Patrick wrote:
> If there is a cheap quad-core laptop with 64GB of ram
> and no huge downsides... then sign me up! I expect
> that will be the standard in 5 years, but right now
> that is a hoss.
> Izaac's suggestion of using the cloud is good, if you
> can do it. Cloud services have come a long way--fast
> and easy to set up complex environments. Great
> article comparing performance and costs:
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> <mailto:nanog-bounces at nanog.org>] On Behalf Of Izaac
> Sent: Monday, November 10, 2014 6:25 PM
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> Subject: [EXTERNAL]Re: cheap laptop with 32G or 64G
> On November 10, 2014 4:49:08 PM EST, lobna gouda
> <lobna_gouda at hotmail.com
> <mailto:lobna_gouda at hotmail.com>> wrote:
> Any recommendation, not looking for anything
> fantasy, my understanding
> it should be quardcore, with more than DIMM0 slot
> so each can have 8G.
> wind7-64bits to work. I want to use it as a server
> or practice logical
> "Cheap" and "64GiB of RAM" are incompatible concepts
> in laptops.
> There is no earthly reason you should need to carry a
> machine like that anyway. If for some reason you need
> something so equipped, get yourself a cloud instance
> and connect to it. That's how you save money.
> If you're stuck working in a completely isolated
> environment, then work it into the contract. That's
> the cost of being on an island.
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