I promised an update on my (Thinkpad X200) laptop upgrade, so here it is. Hardware I swapped out the old miniscule 120 GB (!!!) hard drive with a new and shiny 1 TB drive. Moreover, I went and upgraded the ram in the laptop from a single PC3-10600 4GB board to two 4 GB PC-8500 boards. I also went ahead and replaced my delapidated keyboard (where the Super and / keys were broken) with a new keyboard.