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Laptop Standards: CPU

In the previous article, I rambled about displays and GPUs. I’d like to talk about CPUs briefly. If you’re getting a new laptop, go for a hexa core or octa core. The current standard on laptops is quad core. Most of the laptops you’ll see around have a minimum of 4 cores. But this bar …

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Purchasing A Laptop: Considering My Requirements

I’ve wanted a laptop to replace my Lenovo S20-30 netbook for about 2 years now. During the first 2 years of the netbook, I kinda pushed myself to accept and deal with it. But then, I got tired of optimizing my OS to run on the netbook. Multitasking was a nightmare, and it was just …

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Apple M1: The Greatest Chip Of The Decade

The M1 is an ARM based SoC designed by Apple inspired by their ARM A14 chip. It has four high-performance Firestorm and four energy-efficient Icestorm cores. The Firestorm cores have 192 KB of L1 instruction cache and 128 KB of L1 data cache and share a 12 MB L2 cache. The Icestorm cores have a …

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My Lenovo Netbook Review

I have a Lenovo S20-30 netbook. Yep! It’s time for the grand reveal! When my HP laptop was dying, I asked someone to buy me a new laptop. At the time, Windows laptops with a touchscreen were a big hype so I really wanted one. And of course I wanted a bigger screen, faster CPU …

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