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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



 
Generalexpandability on branded systems Pin
theoldfool25-Jul-22 2:50
professionaltheoldfool25-Jul-22 2:50 
GeneralFuture proofing at reasonable budget Pin
den2k8824-Jul-22 22:34
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Daniel Pfeffer24-Jul-22 22:54
professionalDaniel Pfeffer24-Jul-22 22:54 
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den2k8824-Jul-22 23:09
professionalden2k8824-Jul-22 23:09 
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Daniel Pfeffer24-Jul-22 23:58
professionalDaniel Pfeffer24-Jul-22 23:58 
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Member 1507871625-Jul-22 5:40
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Dan Neely28-Jul-22 4:37
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Erik Burd25-Jul-22 8:45
professionalErik Burd25-Jul-22 8:45 
I keep a portable (5TB) hard drive around for items that don't need (or only need to access occasionally) to be on my main machine to save space.
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den2k8825-Jul-22 22:17
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trønderen26-Jul-22 7:20
trønderen26-Jul-22 7:20 
GeneralWe all know what it's about... Pin
Sander Rossel24-Jul-22 22:16
professionalSander Rossel24-Jul-22 22:16 
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dandy7225-Jul-22 12:45
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Sander Rossel25-Jul-22 21:59
professionalSander Rossel25-Jul-22 21:59 
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dandy7226-Jul-22 3:51
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Sander Rossel26-Jul-22 23:29
professionalSander Rossel26-Jul-22 23:29 
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trønderen27-Jul-22 5:52
trønderen27-Jul-22 5:52 
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dandy7227-Jul-22 8:14
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trønderen27-Jul-22 12:07
trønderen27-Jul-22 12:07 
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Dan Neely28-Jul-22 4:45
Dan Neely28-Jul-22 4:45 

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