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On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 12:04 PM, Evelyn Lee Barney
<evbarney -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:
> Since a lot of what I do is information design as much as writing, and I
> often have more than one memory hog program up at a time - I'm building
> a new system this fall. My current 17 inch LCD - which does not render
> color as well as I'd like - will become the "side" monitor for my
> program & tool icons - and I will add a medium-sized (20-22 inch or so)
> wide screen LCD monitor with good color resolution that can be
> calibrated to actually design on. My current system will become back-up
> storage (It has a reliable 180 gig hard drive, and is certainly fast
> enough to be a good ghost server). My son (yes, we are a family of
> geeks - sometimes it's a bit scary) recommends a very fast external hard
> drive for work related storage only. It's a good idea, we'll see what
> the budget will allow. The thing is, I'm also gong to need more desk
> surface realestate!
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