What hardware are you using?

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Re: What hardware are you using?

Post by tlmiller » Sun Mar 01, 2020 5:37 pm

Yeah, I've got an OEM 580, which means OEM design. Runs good, good performance, but not the best possible design.

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Re: What hardware are you using?

Post by crosscourt » Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:10 pm

I believe mines an OEM as well but even when playing Mech 5 its pretty quiet.
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Re: What hardware are you using?

Post by tlmiller » Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:25 pm

haven't been on my 7375 in a while. Using it today in Detroit Coney Grill having myself a burger and some CHEESY tots. :D

Debian on here is of course completely predictable and reliable, almost to the point of being boring. But despite the old version of plasma, I still love it.

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Post by crosscourt » Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:10 pm

Debian is definitely boring but yes very reliable.
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Re: What hardware are you using?

Post by crosscourt » Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:54 pm

I only use my laptops when Im not on my gaming pc. Ive completely moved over to the portable side with my E6420s and Chromebooks used the most.
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Re: What hardware are you using?

Post by tlmiller » Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:08 pm

I use my Chromebooks a LOT. Although generally don't take them to work as often if I need to pull out my personal laptop at work, I need something with a little more grunt than the Chromebooks (although the m7 one isn't bad).

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Post by crosscourt » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:15 am

Never thought I would be using a Chromebook as much as I do and its really nice when I need a fast connection when my other devices are busy.
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Re: What hardware are you using?

Post by tlmiller » Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:33 am

My reasoning is more because of how light they are. I often keep one beside my bed so that if I feel like laying down without actually going to bed, I can just grab the Chromebook and play some cards or something while laying in bed, without caving in my own chest with the laptop perched on it.

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Re: What hardware are you using?

Post by crosscourt » Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:11 am

The Chromebook never overheats even after sitting on top of me for 10 hours in bed. Its great for watching videos or anime. Its light and easy to use and the ability to run for so long on a charge plus the 1080P screen.
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Re: What hardware are you using?

Post by tlmiller » Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:27 pm

I honestly can't remember the last time I owned a laptop that DID get hot. Probably been close to 10 years now...

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