I want to get some stickers for my laptop.
Stickers are so cool! But I want to get a new laptop.... XD
I like my laptops on the nude, pretty as they were made. But then, Thinkpads and EliteBooks are soooo good looking, lol.
Love them. Typing this as most of my fediverse content, on my oh-so-lovely HP EliteBook. Best computer in the house.
Full Aluminum, military-spec chassis design. And it's years old but kicks the ass of most new models.
I see. Depending on where you are, you might be able to get some great deals on off-lease hardware.
here in my region, I can get Business class IT gear for quite low prices - people use t for 3 years, then get new lease and new gear.
Big names and loaded, well built machines. Not consumer grade, those came with full 3 years warranty to start with. And yet, now they are cheap -- too many of them around.
Great for buyers.
Honest to God. That is including sales tax -- it was $225 CAD before tax, free shipping. And it came perfect, packaged so well.
I wanted to send one overseas to a friend, and the quotes I got, shipping only were about $350 CAD. So, impossible to justify.
I am telling you about this kind of deal because many people don't know about them. In the USA there's even more. In Europe it could be more expensive, but it's such a lovely place to live that I wouldn't mind paying the extra costs.
I would shop on that site or similar ones, there are few companies in Toronto operating this kid of thing. You can't beat the price or quality of their offerings, althought we could get lucky with Kijiji.
I got 3 Dell PowerServers from there, unbelievable price, I just had to buy all 3. Too cheap to pass.
Those are rack mount, RAID disks with hot swapping if needed, dual Xeon processors and loads of slots for ram. They are a bit noisy and suck some electricity so not for casual play, they are sever class, IT machinery.
The Thinkpad T500 I mentioned is an older model, but I love the design and couldn;t resist the price either. It's running well and the rubberized black coating is so cool.
Mine is similar to the first one in the list. This company is legit, I have purchased from them before.
I like to see competition, many years ago I built and sold systems and offered all kids of alternatives as a lower cost option. Then AMD started to get crappier in rating their processors close to the max possible performance, while Intel ones were usually rated at less, and could be pushed if desired.
This is a long time ago, so things have changed, 20 years or so. But I have been mostly on Intel systems, a few older machines still here (I hate scrapping them) have Athlon 64 processors.
Used is the best way to buy them -- but get it from the off-lease stream, like I mentioned.
Look at some of those --> https://www.wintroniccomputers.com/1762-0/refurbished/notebook-workstations/lenovo
Gotta be something radical, to make sense, imo.
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