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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



 
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MikeCO1026-Jul-22 4:07
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To a point, that is true. But users don't expect to see a Lotus123 screen today. Sure, there are purists who would use it, but not much of a market. Anyone who has been doing this for a long time is "sloppier". Not in terms of bad coding, but life's a lot different than when you worked in a 32k (or less) space.

For web pages, I doubt many people are really paying attention. The CSS frameworks, scripts, and graphics add more weight than the real content does by far. But design a heavy content page for a client and expect to get beat up. Badly.

From my POV, the new boxes are a bit faster. Enough to warrant a new one? Nope, but I don't do game or video intensive stuff.
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