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Re: Collecting rants

Yeah, good point actually. I mean we all think that X might happen in the future but we rarely look back if what we thought would happen at this point in time actually did happen. That reminds me: a friend's father was absolutely sure that GPUs would become as cheap as chocolate bars one day. Well …

Re: Collecting rants

Sometimes a seller would put in "rare" even if it's blatantly untrue lol. It's such a commonly abused word I makes me laugh rather than have a look at the item. Like a PlayStation listing with 'rare' in the description. Over 100 million were manufactured, and it's not even one of those audiophile- …

Re: Collecting rants

I blame alot of it personally on stuff being thrown away en mass during the ewaste incentives years ago. Prices are bad, yeah, but I don't think theyl ever get as bad as retro console gaming has started to reach. Atleast with retro PCs you can get games for cheap on GOG/Steam instead of having to …

Re: Apple is getting off Intel CPU’s ?

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Caluser2000 wrote on 2020-06-19, 02:05: Intel486dx33 wrote on 2020-06-17, 08:42: The iPad Pro cpu A12 is pretty powerful . Faster than an intel quad core i5. As usual your posts lack detail. What generation i5? And what exact benchmark?

Re: Modern hardware prices ?

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The people building new machines for home offices have work. The prices for 450-500W power supplies are way up. Why do you need a psu of that rating? I was always told modern systems are more energy efficient than older stuff. Most big brands don't make anything lower then 400-450W so you don't …

Re: Collecting rants

This hobby becomes a lot more affordable if you decide to become a seller yourself. This becomes a necessity if you're limited by space. Although the days of buying Voodoo 3 cards for $20 are gone (but not truly long gone), you can still buy up lots of cards on eBay for reasonable amounts. Keep the …

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