[Qgis-user] [Off-Topic]Tips on buying a new laptop

percy langa percylanga at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 05:39:53 EDT 2011


On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 10:54 AM, Andreas Neumann <a.neumann at carto.net>wrote:

> I would mainly make sure you have enough RAM and an OS that can benefit of
> the additional RAM. I would recommend at least 4GB RAM, better 8.
>
> Linux 64bit should be able to use the additional RAM, the Win32 QGIS cannot
> use more than 2 or 3GB. As far as I know there is no 64bit Windows version
> available.
>

Thanks Andreas,

I think Win 7 has a 64bit version (will check though).

I would love to dual-boot win laptop with linux (and, hopefully, this does
not affect the dealer's and manufacture's warranty). Naturally, I would wipe
win, install linux and VMs :)

Cheers!
Percy
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