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My “new” (i7-3rd Gen) Lenovo Thinkpad T530: 5lbs 8oz of exquisitely engineered metal, plastic, and Silicon! They really don’t build them like they used to. This one still has the pop-out cup holder!

I got a deal ($116) on ebay because the battery, HDD, and HDD caddy were missing. However, it did come with a genuine Lenovo 90W charging brick. I bought a new 6-cell battery (cheap Chinese knockoff), a caddy, and a 240GB SSD for it. I’ve still got less than $180 in it.

It’s got 1600x900 of glorious, 15" Nvidia graphics. No dead or hot pixels. Old Thinkpads are not known for having pretty panels, but the phone pictures really don’t do it justice. The keyboard is flawless. The touchpad has one shiny spot. No cracks, dings, or dents anywhere. Somebody scraped it a little trying to remove a sticker, but I think I can scrub it out with a Mr. Clean magic eraser.

I tried MX and Mint xfce first but they both disappointed me so I went with EOS xfce. Naturally it works & looks great. Purple and black look good together.
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Resolution 5120x1440@120Hz - if I go down to 3840x1080 resolution it is 240Hz - but I am no gamer - just a monkey coder - so I go with as much screen estate as possible.

And yes the book is a Bible - one of many I use for study.

The ‘writing on the wall’ is my daughter’s - I don’t know if she made it up or it is songs she liked when the room was occupied by her.

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Awesome, what’s the resolution? Is this the equivalent of two or three 16:9 monitors?

Resolution 5120x1440@120Hz - if I go down to 3840x1080 resolution it is 240Hz - but I am no gamer - just a monkey coder - so I go with as much screen estate as possible.

I’ve joined the mechanical keyboard gang with the Keychron K4

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I live!

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Snowflake dive watch from Chicago based Micro brand Alexander James.

College is killing me but at least I have Linux and this watch.

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Fil, falukorv, and Swedish snus.

This is my latest purchase. You asked, I replied. :joy:

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I decided to buy something heavy to cook something really heavy… :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:

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Might as well post the pic. Recently made the switch to AMD graphics. Here’s the card in it’s new home (RX6700xt Powercolor Hellhound).
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Both the Aufero laser engraver and the table it’s on. I only just got the laser set up, had a few hiccups when setting up a computer for it. I’d forgotten the nuisance of Dex on a system with two environments (LXQt & i3, need to sort out some appearance issues on the QT side). The table is an Ikea been when they made good stuff, while the laser is a simple 2W model (I think, it’s the AL2 LU2-2), basically only good for engraving.

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How big is the screen?

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Don’t have external pics, but it’s not that beautiful externally anyway. :smiley:

Dell G5 SE 5505 gaming laptop. Used, so got it cheap. Radeon RX-5600M discrete GPU in addition to the Vega 6 (7?) of the 4600H.

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Let’s see if I can keep it alive. :sweat_smile:

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My favourite gin :innocent:

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Nothing expensive, but bought some hard cases for my T14’s to make them a little prettier (I hate black). On the left (purple) is the T14 G2 AMD, on the right (pink) is the T14 G1 AMD.

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Luna, age 8 weeks, my new tailless Manx kitten adopted from a local shelter for the cost of vaccinations, ID chip, and spaying, which sure felt like a “purchase”. Most expensive free pet I’ve ever adopted. She eats like a starving coyote, plays like an insane wildcat, takes a long nap, then repeats. She has no fear of anything as far as I can tell.

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My beast approves of this attitude towards his younger brothers

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Don’t think of it as a purchase - think of it as a final ‘qualification’ for adoption - a means test and a show of commitment! Hope your curtains are strong… (and no raccoons around!)