[LAU] New laptop - advice needed

Moshe Werner moshwe at gmail.com
Mon Aug 19 07:33:50 UTC 2013

Hi there

did you think about buying a laptop from a custom shop like PCAudiolabs or

also there is this thread

I am working on a macbook pro but pricewise it's not recommended if you
don't need OSX.

Good hunting

On Mon, Aug 19, 2013 at 9:28 AM, Atte André Jensen <atte at youmail.dk> wrote:

> Hi
> I'm replacing my lenovo X61s (dualcore 1.6Ghz) laptop, mostly due to a
> hard drive that's starting to fail and need some advice.
> I'm having problems finding something that has the right balance between
> specs and price *and* has firewire. This means I might have to replace my
> Edirol FA-66 with an USB based sound card. Will I be able to get low
> latancy (<10ms) and reliable performance from an USB sound card? Any
> suggestions for a sound card (minimum 4in (2 of these should be phantom
> power) + 4out) what will provide zero-latency monitoring and work
> out-of-the-box with linux?
> Right now I'm leaning towards a Lenovo IdeaPad U310 core i7, with 500GB HD
> + 24GB SSD, the idea would be to install the system on the SSD and have the
> data sit on the slower HD:
> http://laptops.dk/product_**info.php?cPath=203&products_**id=4875<http://laptops.dk/product_info.php?cPath=203&products_id=4875>
> Any reasons this would be a bad/good choice?
> --
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