Hi all, my wife's lappy is an old (2008) Dell Studio, Core 2 Duo @ around 2ghz with 3gb or ram.
I want to add an SSD to the Dell and install Windows 7 on it (I know the SSD will make a world of difference).
Anyone know how that would perform (I don't need to run Aero) with windows 7?
Conversely, I could apply the $100 I spent on the Intel SSD 180GB (I picked it up today but might return it) to a new laptop but the overall purchase price there would be at least $400-$500 more AND no SSD.
I'm also considering spending a bit more to get a 240Gb intel instead.
Any opinions on what I should do? Laptop is strictly for surfing, email, light productivity - no games, likely no heavy multimedia.
Thanks a bunch - hoping to make a decision before the black friday deals are through.
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With black friday deals upon us i'd take the money you'd spend upgrading to an SSD and put it towards a new machine. I'd say 4 years is a good run.
with keeping the ssd you could always put it into another machine. not like it has to be in the dell till the day it dies.