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Hard Drive Storage
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ID: 1669 Upper Intermediate
Now that Moore's Law has gotten bored with desktop computers and moved on to smartphones, we don't often find ourselves replacing entire office computers. The amount of data we store is only increasing, though. In this lesson, learn how to discuss your needs for more hard drive storage.
Wed May 11 2011 | Dilu, John
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|to order goods
Xiǎo Dīng ，gōngsī zhǔnbèi dìnggòu yī pī xīn de diànnǎo shèbèi ，nǐ kàn kan nǐmen bùmén xūyào shénme ？
Xiao Ding, the company is going to order a new batch of computer equipment. Take a look and see what your department needs.
wǒmen bàngōng yòng de jīqì tài lǎo le ，shénme shíhou néng quánbù gēngxīn yīxià ā ？zánmen zuò de chǎnpǐn mùlù ，shùjù liàng dà ，cúnchǔ yāoqiú gāo 。mùqián zài yòng de diànnǎo yùnxíng qǐlái gǎnjué hěn chīlì a 。
Our office appliances are too old. When can we update them? Our inventory is huge and we have a lot of data. We require a lot of storage space. As of right now, there's a lot of strain on the computers.
wǒ shàngcì gēn lǎobǎn tí le 。tā shuō néng yòng de jiù xiān jiāngjiu zhe ，ránhòu yībùfēn yībùfēn de shēngjí 。nǐ yě zhīdào ，diànnǎo chǎnpǐn gēngxīn kuài ，xiànzài de zhǔliú pèizhì ，yòng ge yī liǎng nián jiù guòshí le 。gùdìng zīchǎn tóuzī zhè yī kuài ，lǎobǎn yīzhí qiā de bǐjiào jǐn ，yùsuàn bù duō 。
I brought it up with the boss last time. He said to deal with whatever we can use, and that we'll upgrade things in batches. As you know, computer products improve quickly. Whatever current specs there are, they're outdated within a year or two. When investing in fixed assets like this, the boss is pretty tight on the budget. There isn't much there.
nà wǒmen xiān shēnqǐng jǐ ge dà róngliàng yìngpán ba ，zhèxiē shì jíxū de 。
Then let's first apply for a few big harddrives. Those are urgent.
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