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I finally did it! Yes!

28 October 2006
Posted in: Scratchpad, Tech | 6 Comments

I went and bought a new laptop! (And what were you thinking?!)

Okay, it’s not exactly state of the art. It’s a Toshiba. Celeron 1.6 Ghz, with a 128 MB ATI Radeon X200 graphics card and 1 Ghz RAM. Before any of you starts off on why I bought a Celeron, etc., etc…. well, I happen to like them!! Hmmph…

Well, the real reason is, I was severely constrained by my budget. I needed something that could run my games, therefore lots of RAM and a graphics card with pixel shader was essential.

Anyway, all that comes later. Right now I’m in the very painful process of installing all my programs and transferring data to the new computer. Of course, my backup CD-RW has chosen the right moment to conk out, creating a few minutes of panic…

Wish me luck, folks.

~PD

6 Responses

  1. NiklasBoy says:

    oooh! Fancy! I’ll trade you half a pack of cookies for it…. well, not chocolate chip cookies. Some kind that isn’t very very very good.

  2. Kat says:

    *squeals!* Congrats, Payal! That is very exciting. And, there’s nothing wrong with Celeron. 😛

    *bounces* Good luck!

  3. Payal says:

    *pets new lappy* So far so good. Plays Sims and Oblivion, though I have to turn Oblivion settings down for better performance.

    Me is happy –> :mrgreen:

  4. Laura says:

    I like acquiring new material objects! 😉

  5. alpana says:

    My thrifty Indian soul is cringing at the fact that you went and spent a bomb just so that you can play more games!!!
    If you bought it only for work, then of course you have my totally gartuitous approval. (If that makes any sense at all to you)

  6. Payal says:

    That’s the whole point… I did not spend a bomb! 😛

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