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AMD & NVIDIA: The Enemies Of Linux

I just can’t get a break from these dumbass computer hardware manufacturers and their stupid fuckups. One of the reasons I wanted a new laptop was to be able to run almost any Linux distro without any issues. But that doesn’t seem to be the case, does it? I’ve been waiting for several weeks for …

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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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