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    So I get a Dell P4 system...

    So I get a Dell P4 system from a family friend who wants me to "fix" the computer. It's NetBurst in all its glory. It runs 32-bit WinXP Pro and absolutely littered with viruses malware. I don't have time for this shit, but because my folks insisted on helping them out I now can't back out of...
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    New i5 Ivy ThnkPad X230 for under $600

    http://www.laptopreviews.com/20-off-lenovo-thinkpad-x230-595-after-coupon-2012-12 Use the Lenovo B&N discount page https://shoplenovo.i2.com/SEUILibrary/controller/e/na/StdAffinityPortal/en_US/Lenovo:EnterStdAffinity?affinity=barnesnoblegold Configuration is cheaper via B&N Gold as well...
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    Kindle Fire HD for $159

    http://www.engadget.com/2012/12/10/amazon-$50-off-kindle-fire-hd89/ $50 off the models makes it a pretty damn good buy.
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    AMD's jaguar cores

    http://semiaccurate.com/2012/08/28/amd-let-the-new-cat-out-of-the-bag-with-the-jaguar-core/ Questions are still abound regarding the perf-per-watt it's able to offer, but providing a monumental AMD screwup, it's bound to be a good bump over Bobcat's perf-per-watt. This should bring some...
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    Samsung 500T // Clover Trail review

    http://hothardware.com/Reviews/Intel-Clovertrail-Atom-Z2760-Windows-8-Tablet-Performance-Preview/?page=1 So the old D525 13W netbook Atom performs roughly on par with this new Clover Trail at a much lower TDP. The efficiency improvements here by Intel have been fantastic, particularly...
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    So Lenovo has come upon an amazing idea

    http://www.laptopreviews.com/new-details-emerge-on-upcoming-lenovo-ideapad-y500-gaming-rig-2012-09 That sounds amazing. Frankly, it's about time we get to pick what GPU we want in a laptop. I'm hoping this trend takes off with other manufacturers and we see prices decrease across the board.
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    $570 Sony Vaio T Ultrabook after AC+MIR

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0080C225Q?tag=at055-20 $100 Amazon gift card available with this purchase $100 MIR to Sony Brings it down to $570. Great price, imo, especially if you want something that's lightweight and more powerful than a netbook. I don't particularly like Ultrabooks...
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    Does anyone know of any upcoming Trinity models?

    I'm looking for a ~4lbs portable laptop that's capable of some light gaming at med/low standard 1366x768 resolution. I'm looking to spend upwards of $700. Battery life is top a priority. I'd like to be able to use it for 6hrs without a charge. Ultrabook/Ultrathin or even sturdy plastic...
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    The 6930???

    http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/radeon-hd-6930.html It seems this may be the bargain of the year if enough of them hit the market and drop or stay relatively still in terms of price. Those are some very impressive numbers
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    shell shocker patriot pyro 120GB SataIII $110AR

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220603 If you don't have an SSD and don't mind waiting on rebates, this is an awesome deal. With the last firmware update these are much more reliable. I have a 90GB corsair I jumped on a month ago that shares the same controller and...
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    gigabyte issues recall on x79 2011 boards

    http://vr-zone.com/articles/gigabyte-issues-recall-notice-on-x79-ud3-ud5-g1.assassin-2-motherboards/14360.html It seems they have a propensity to start house fires. Cheap VRM generally equates to expensive cigarette lighters -- as MSI learned not too long ago -- but it appears that Gigabyte too...
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