I am the possessor of one terabyte of memory and 4 gig of RAM in an Intel Core i3 Dell with Windows 7. Since I’ve done all the bits one does on a new machine for the last few hours the speed of the thing is a bit of an eye-opener. I know it’s empty. It doesn’t have 3000 plus 10 mb photos sitting on it. But I’ve just done a bit of photo editing just for the fun of it and holy moly it’s quick. It has the edit done as I’m making it. Size-wise, it’s about a briefcase, where the other was about an airplane case. And for the moment it’s causing a bit of confusion as there’s the feel of something missing from the environment. I could’ve bought Win8, but the reviews are extremely mixed about that OS so I decided to get the 7. And I got it with €90 off the tag. Granted it isn’t top of the range, but since I don’t play anything beyond a bit of chess or a solitaire now and again why on earth would I go for a tool used for gaming in HD. But it will run Lightroom when I get it and I can add another 4gig of RAM when I get the full Photoshop.
One of the things that really frosts me happened on my way into town this morning. I need to set a scene first. About 15 years ago something occurred on these islands. They at long last realized that driving with dipped lights in low light conditions would be a very good thing. The dawning, the true dawning wasn’t about the lights showing the way like at night but to show to others your position. Anywoos, this morning I was tailing a fool driving without lights. This gobshite simply didn’t cop on that EVERY car was lit and his was the only one without. I watched this guy like a hawk and not so long after he started cutting on corners. So on a straight stretch I put the hammers down and left the fool in my dust. Oh I forgot to mention, he was driving 15 MPH lower that the limit for the road and had generated a 20 car tailback.