What hardware are you using?

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Probably not quite on topic. XLR8 was a company in the 90s that made processor accelerators for PPC Macs. They were a highly regarded engineering outfit with first rate cards. I wonder if there is a relationship, does not seem too likely, but who knows. The name is sort of unique.
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I doubt it, although who knows. This is a drive by PNY, XLR8 is the model line for it (it's the high performance of the PNY offerings).
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It could have been anything that caused PNY to use the XLR8 moniker, even though wove's story is coincidental.
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Yeah, I looked some more and it is fairly common moniker. It's a fillipeno boy's band. It is a high performance car shop in Fresno, and exercise place in New York. So I guess maybe you could add some improved performance to the 'vette as well as to the computer.
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Not surprising. At any rate, if someone needs a performance drive that doesn't break the bank, I'm willing to say the PNY XLR8 is a fine purchase.
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Just bought a Team Group EX2 1tb 2.5 ssd as a backup drive for %74.
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Just got the drive in so Ill post back when I get some benchmarks.
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I BELIEVE for now I'm done with buying upgrades. Of course, I've said that before and been proven wrong by my spotting something shiny...
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OOOOOh shiny new stuff count me in. I try and cut back, but I am an addict and after a bit of withdrawal, I succumb and start looking at baubles all over again.
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Not done upgrading just yet. A friend of mine is trying to sell his Alienware R10 to me and Im giving it a test run to see if Im interested.
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