[Arm-netbook] new development laptop needed, looking at dell xps 13 9350

Adam Van Ymeren adam.vany at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 18:21:54 GMT 2016

On Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:54 PM, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
<lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:
> On 12/6/16, Adam Van Ymeren <adam.vany at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 5:55 AM, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
>> <lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:
>>> *sigh* argh i can just feel that, after thinking it through, 16GB
>>> simply isn't going to be enough, long-term.
>> Just a thought, seeing as you are already in/near China, if you find a
>> suitable laptop that supports 32GB, maybe you could save some money by
>> buying such a laptop with the lowest amount memory they will sell you
>> and then buying the 32GB separately from some local supplier?  Maybe
>> you've made some connections that can hook you up?
>  this may come as a surprise but the actual amount of money saved is
> not that great.  it would appear that the zero-tariff trade deals with
> the US result in the costs being practically the same.

Interesting, good to know.  I was more thinking that the laptop
manufacturers would markup the price itself to increase their margins.
Last time I purchased a laptop I bought the SSD separately.

>  if i *did* find something that was reduced in cost significantly i
> would be immediately suspicious.
> l.
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