You should invest in an acoustically sealed door to your studio if you can afford it. If you have an air-conditioning unit it should be completely noiseless. It would be best if cool air could in pumped in so that the air conditioning unit is at a safe distance.Warranty. This is your call. I have blogged about Dell’s “CompleteCare” option that covers all repairs including the ones that are your fault. Warranty options can add several hundred dollars to the final tab. But laptop repairs are expensive; do you ordinarily self-insure? computer hardware has a nasty habit of dying within 30 days of warranty expiration – call it Murphy’s Law if you like.New laptop or workstation computers have to be in the plan this year. Perhaps there is a plan to replace a number of computers every year. Show what departments or employees will get new computers this year. Show how long they are in service and why the need to be replaced. Tell how long they are expected to last before being replaced. Show that new software might require new laptops or workstations. In many cases it makes sense to roll out new desktop hardware at the same time new software is introduced. It may make sense to replace the computer with new software on it then to upgrade just the software on an old computer.Getting a large hard drive is beneficial for nearly all gamers. Computer games at present are larger than ever do to cinematic clips, intensive graphics and audio files. Fortunately, hard drives are also becoming larger and larger. In addition, some hard drives can reach up to 2 terabytes per drive.As time went on, I would go out on deployments and trainings with my co-worker. He knew the software very well but couldn’t train well at all. It was boring and people rarely paid attention. I tried to learn the best I could, but eventually my friend got another job and left. I was now the only IT person and the only Project Server guy.