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Author: Michael via PLUG-discuss
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CC: Michael
Subject: Re: New computer.
Thanks Brian. The hard drive is actually only 5yo with 2 years of use.
What is a NVMe? What do you think about what I';m thinking about doing
with the NUC?

On Sat, Jul 18, 2020 at 3:29 AM Brian Cluff via PLUG-discuss
<> wrote:
> You'll need RAM too... didn't see that in the list.
> I would also make sure that you get a motherboard that has a place for
> at least 1 NVMe. Then I would recommend that you get at least one
> NVMe. It doesn't have to be huge, but if you can put at least your OS
> on the NVMe, it will make your whole machine feel 50 times faster than
> if you keep using a 10 year old hard drive.... Trust me, it will be
> worth every cent to get it.
> I would also recommend getting an AMD machine right now. You can get a
> whole lot more for your money right now with AMD.
> BTW What's the price range you are looking at spending?
> Brian Cluff
> On 7/17/20 11:11 PM, Michael via PLUG-discuss wrote:
> > I think I figured out what I want to do..... I'm going to buy a
> > chassis, motherboard, CPU, and power supply and then frankenstein the
> > hard drive, the wireless card, and the video card from the old machine
> > (got to do this as cheaply as I can). What else could I frankenstein?
> >
> > On Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 10:25 PM Michael <> wrote:
> >> Wellp, I am going to do something I never have done before..... I'm
> >> going to get a new computer. Well I think I'll have one put
> >> together.... I'll put it together. Where would go to get a chassis and
> >> motherboard then I'll put all of the other guts in. Is such an animal
> >> in existence?I thought of another NUC but they aren't like what they
> >> were. Should I wait until black Friday and get a windows machine in the sales?
> >>
> >> --
> >> :-)~MIKE~(-:
> >
> >
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