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Gotcha, I had figured since you mentioned an upgrade in your previous comment you were planning an upgrade currently. If you'd be upgrading solely for PCI passthrough, I'd wait a little bit yet.

When it comes to laptops I like to just buy the part I need from another laptop and just transplant it, then I get I have 2 laptops biggrin.gif

Though I do want ryzen, it will be solely for grun work, no gaming.
    
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When it comes to laptops I like to just buy the part I need from another laptop and just transplant it, then I get I have 2 laptops biggrin.gif

Though I do want ryzen, it will be solely for grun work, no gaming.

Ah yeah, I don't deal with laptops... too constricting! If something breaks, you're F'd! I game on Ryzen and it's fantastic. All of this "oh Ryzen isn't for gaming" is bull. The real-world breakdown is this: I get great framerates at 1440p with my R9 Fury and Ryzen 7 1700 at stock. People just want to p1ss and moan, it's the way of the internet.
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Speaking in generalities about laptops is false.

If something breaks you just replace it, if you bought BGA then thats your own problem lol
    
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Speaking in generalities about laptops is false.

If something breaks you just replace it, if you bought BGA then thats your own problem lol

I guess that's where we'll agree to disagree because I think laptops are fundamentally different than desktops. Which is fine, mobility does not factor in my computer or computer component purchasing decisions and I realize that I am now the minority. thumb.gif
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Well no, its just factually incorrect, as in reality reflects a differing statement. Its not something you can disagree with and still remain intellectually honest.

I dont mean to be blunt, but its a fact. If some part breaks, you can replace the part. Unless of course you bought into BGA, in which you only have yourself to blame. Even then however, there are still many parts of BGA that can still be replaced.
    
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Well no, its just factually incorrect, as in reality reflects a differing statement. Its not something you can disagree with and still remain intellectually honest.

I dont mean to be blunt, but its a fact. If some part breaks, you can replace the part. Unless of course you bought into BGA, in which you only have yourself to blame. Even then however, there are still many parts of BGA that can still be replaced.

I'm not saying you can't replace the part, perhaps that's what came across in my "you're F'd!" statement. There's no reason to get your hackles up and I don't need a lecture on intellectual honesty. I am speaking from my perspective, if I am speaking in generalities I will provide evidence of it.

I personally have neither the time nor the money to replace broken laptop parts, which was my original intent. I could have been more clear. Let me clarify: The relative complexity required to repair or swap parts out in a laptop makes it not worth my time or money and my lack of concern for mobility in my computing only makes it less worth it to me.

I think we can end this back-and-forth here, we're not contributing to this thread with this conversation.
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I can just read that as - laptops are foreign to me and I dont want to take the time to learn how to pick it up.

Which is entirely fine, but it doesnt make laptops complex, its just foreign to you smile.gif
    
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If you were to buy a video card today for gaming on linux.. what would it be? sub 600USD$.
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If you were to buy a video card today for gaming on linux.. what would it be? sub 600USD$.

If I were to buy a video card today for gaming, and the best possible performance was top priority, I would buy whatever Nvidia card I could afford.
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