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Advent 4211-B, upgrade the HD

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hi guys well I have my advent 4211-B here. I upgraded the Ram from 1GB to 2GB. and now I would like to put a larger capacity HDD into it. however I am away from power supply for long periods of time and atm i get about 7.5hours of battery life out of it. so basically I want a bigger HDD than this one. probably about 320-500GB. performance doesnt matter so much as the battery life. so any reccomendations?

here's my current benchmark from hd tune... lots of shortfall spikes.

I also have a hd I have got my eye on which is on ebay (ebay.co.uk, U.S. one may not find it?): 170411984461

would this affect my battery life at all? would it perform aswell or better/worse? I read this review: http://www.legitreviews.com/article/937/1/

but I'm not sure if it's trust worthy site. even though it's called legit reviews


thanks
LL
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hi, ok well also is it possible to get the original disc that comes with all the advent stuff on it. if you know what i mean like a factory install disc? reason I ask is that I may have wiped the hdd before putting windows 7 onto it. and deleted the existing windows XP bit. this is because I cant get the webcam to work without the drivers or the cyberlink program that came with it? or even just the copy of xp with the advent software with it. I have cd key on the bottom of the lappy.
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1TB SAMSUNG - 32MB cache windows 7 pro RTM. 30" Dell 3007 WFP 720W OCZ EVOSTREAM 
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