[clug] Cheap(ish) laptops in Canberra?

George at Clug Clug at goproject.info
Wed Feb 13 12:49:27 UTC 2019


You said "My prior lappie was an i7 with 16GB ram and 2x 1TB hds", but
what was the video card, what drivers did you use?

 I had issues with the internal Video Card (GeForce GTX 860M). Even in
Windows, it was not good enough to run GW2 or Ark Survival Evolved
without lag.

Have you tried SSD drives?  I have found SSD drives provide an


17.3" Gigabyte P27G Core i7 4810MQ, 8GB, 1TB HDD, 128GB SSD, NVIDIA
GeForce GTX 860M 2GB, Win 8.1

On Wednesday, 13-02-2019 at 21:04 Richard Meyer via linux wrote:

Thank you - I am hoping to get something that can accommodate both
Linux and my gaming habits. 

My prior lappie was an i7 with 16GB ram and 2x 1TB hds

Now that it has crapped its nappy, I hope to get more for less .... as
we tend to.

On Wed, 2019-02-13 at 17:19 +1100, Bryan Kilgallin via linux wrote:
> Richard:
> > 
> > Hi all, my old faithful laptop decided to die.
> > 
> > I need a replacement - obviously Linux-friendly.
> > 
> > Anybody know of a place in Cambra where I can get a laptop without
> > being totally ripped off?
> Julie Grantham-Lawrence
> Canberra City Care Tech Shed
> techshed at canberracitycare.org
> 02-61968630
> -- 
> members.iinet.net.au/~kilgallin/
Richard Meyer

As the ghost of a sceptic, I tend to stay pretty quiet.

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