I need a new computer, one that I can use for C# and ASP.NET develoment. Over in the Mac world, choosing a new computer — like so many other Mac things — is easy. If you want a laptop there are basicly six choices. Good, Better and Best, as Sears used to say.
In the PC realm though… well, that’s another matter. First you need to choose a processor, and there’s no shortage there from which to choose. Unlike ‘the good old days,’ you can’t even just assume that a higher model number is ‘better’ or faster, Intel warns that “The processor number is not a measurement of performance.”
Then come the more mundane questions — which of the vendors offer the processor I want with the size (and resolution) screen I want? Memory and hard disk drive are easy, get the biggest available (checking
I think I’m close to pulling the trigger; Toshiba has a Satellite L350 that can be customized “in 8-10 business days” for me. But wait, what’s this “Satellite Pro” series….?