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When buying a new computer, how important are each of the following?

Survey period: 25 Jul 2022 to 1 Aug 2022

Obviously a dozen other things come into the equation, too, but let's keep the list manageable.
OptionResponses Avg  
Raw horse power7564.00
Enough RAM for what I need and more.7564.44
Disk storage. I need room7563.85
The GPUs are critical7563.15
AI processing power. TPUs, Neural engines, DLAs. I needs them.7562.18
It needs to run the OS of my choice7564.08



 
GeneralCost? Pin
MarcusCole683325-Jul-22 18:01
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MikeCO1026-Jul-22 5:31
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GeneralHardly Worth Upgrading Pin
snorkie25-Jul-22 3:11
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GeneralRe: Hardly Worth Upgrading Pin
enhzflep25-Jul-22 12:20
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MikeCO1026-Jul-22 4:07
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snorkie26-Jul-22 4:13
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Generalexpandability on branded systems Pin
theoldfool25-Jul-22 2:50
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GeneralFuture proofing at reasonable budget Pin
den2k8824-Jul-22 22:34
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I plan to improve the core (CPU, RAM, MoBo, PSU) every 5 years, the GPU every 2 or 3 (I game), peripherals (SSD, HDD) as needed. The whole setup should cost about 1000 - 1200 €.

So far the core lasted 6 years and counting, same for the GPU (1050 Ti, I am half blind so I play at 1080 and I have no shame in turning down the graphic setting to eke out some more years of usage). I spent a bit o peripherals since I understimated the SSD size at the beginning.
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Dan Neely28-Jul-22 4:37
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den2k8825-Jul-22 22:17
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trønderen26-Jul-22 7:20
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GeneralWe all know what it's about... Pin
Sander Rossel24-Jul-22 22:16
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dandy7225-Jul-22 12:45
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Sander Rossel25-Jul-22 21:59
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dandy7226-Jul-22 3:51
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Sander Rossel26-Jul-22 23:29
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trønderen27-Jul-22 5:52
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dandy7227-Jul-22 8:14
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trønderen27-Jul-22 12:07
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Dan Neely28-Jul-22 4:45
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