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Re: Laptops -dedicated to music only?

In a message dated 7/5/2007 12:59:45 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, craig@craigmccollough.com writes:
well, it doesn't quite work that way - the speed of the media being 
used does not actually match the speed of actual RAM. I wouldn't 
trust an audio application with ReadyBoost. It is a very cool idea, 
but no one should be misled in to thinking that it is the equivalent 
of adding more real RAM. And for systems with >1GB RAM there appears 
to be no significant performance increase whatsoever, AFAIK
Now, I readily admit that I may have been misinformed although the person I talked to was an engineer as I have ZERO idea about this sort of thing, but could I ask you to please back up what you are saying with some idea as to why this would not increase memory performance? Just so I/we could understand it a little better. It seems odd to me that what is being labeled "portable virtual RAM memory" would in no way contribute to 1 gig of onboard RAM.???????   

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