Originally Posted by JavaIsRobust
I just bought the Hitachi one. So far it seems nice and about on par as far as speed compared to my 80Gb 7200rpm Hitachi that came with my i9300.
Amazing, what you...
Thanks for all your input!
Originally Posted by odious_m
Also, most cases come with a mini-USB cable with 2 connectors in case you need to draw more power.
That's right. But in many notebooks, two...
I plan on bying a Hitachi Travelstar 5K160 160GB (HTS541616J9AT00) for my I9300.
For a while, I'll use the drive as an internal HDD, but when larger drives become available, I'll replace it again. I'd then like to use it as...
I too think those LEDs are controlled by BIOS, but only in part.
Look at that WiFi light, for example.
Some LAN drivers make it indicate traffic, others keep it on all the time.
This isn't a BIOS thing, then.
I also have two power bricks, one for home, the other one for mobile use.
But I have two 90watt bricks, as I will never do the GPU upgrade. I use the laptop for work, I never play games on it.
I have extended the power cord of one of...