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Old 11-21-2013, 09:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Looking to purchase a couple laptops. Will be running multiple VM's at once. Any suggestions as to what to go with? Or would a desktop purchase be more suitable? I know I have to take in consideration for RAM and if it is upgradable.
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I can tell you straight up a desktop would be more suitable for simultaneously running VM's.
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Ok, thank you, I will look into it. I've always leaned towards having a desktop for personal reasons, just would like to have something accessible on the go. I have an external hard drive and use that frequently as well. If you shop online for tech gadgets, what sites do you recommend?
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If you shop online for tech gadgets, what sites do you recommend?
Newegg & Amazon are my main two. But I've purchased from smaller sites when the prices are right.
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Ok, just seeing where you shop at. I've gone to tigerdirect, jr, and I've vaguely browsed the newegg website and amazon is wonderful of course!
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I would highly encourage you (and your wallet) to build your own PC when the time comes. Just look at any number of threads here that show what a lot of the benefits are. The one reason (or 2 sub-reasons) would be it would be cheaper overall, *or* you'd get better equipment for your money (compared to pre-manufacturered).
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