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Find your local auction clearing house. For example, mgs.net.au has a PC auction once a month and there are always dozens of these boxes...
07/02/2020 - 16:26
For an ordinary home user, the best thing is to set up your Android phone into WiFi hot spot mode, then just connect your laptop to your...
03/01/2020 - 00:40
Macs in schools is about 20% ignorance and 80% ego of the school administrators. They offer absolutely zero educational benefit and zero...
03/01/2020 - 00:38
Short answer - very. This i5 CPU is excellent. The AMD A6 is going to be at best about a third as powerful. Steer clear of everything AMD...
26/12/2019 - 12:28
Do not buy these. They are garbage. I have at least ten of these and half of the lids have broken through general use.
01/12/2019 - 22:56
I think it would help if you highlight which products are on sale.
29/11/2019 - 16:11
Unless you have a suitable GPU lying around, Optiplex boxes at this price point have been effectively surpassed by Techfast and their Ryzen...
27/11/2019 - 19:07
It probably means a Win7 OEM licence but these were (and still are) all able to be upgraded for free to Win10 legitimately.
15/11/2019 - 09:51
Anyone else noticed that they always release a block size shrinkage or regular retail price increase with a half price sale?
04/11/2019 - 23:33
I'd never buy an Acer laptop. Their reputation is not good.
31/10/2019 - 15:48
Running. Jumping. Lifting heavy things. Teslac. It's alright for me, man.
22/09/2019 - 10:01
The prices on the gen 6 and gen 7 laptops are pretty ordinary, given that they're refurbs, may not have user-replaceable batteries, and...
06/09/2019 - 22:54
Dell i5 $250 1050 GPU $150 - if you can find one in low profile The Techfast deal is just $90 more for brand new parts under warranty.
29/08/2019 - 13:59
Hacking together a budget gaming box from one of these i5 refurbs will cost almost as much as a new PC if you're not prepared to scrounge...
29/08/2019 - 13:49
By the time you buy a GPU, you've spent $400 on one of these. For not much more you can get a new computer from Techfast. 18 months ago...
23/08/2019 - 20:47
Does the coupon work on the beefier configuration? https://h20386.www2.hp.com/AustraliaStore/Merch/Product.aspx?id=4LG40PAR&opt=&sel=NTB
30/07/2019 - 16:12
Wait, they abolished 2-section fares? When did that happen?
25/06/2019 - 14:28
Desktop PCs aren't great for studies - portability is important, and the advantage of a laptop is that it's got a built-in UPS making you...
13/06/2019 - 15:57
You could play a mean game of minesweeper on it, if you don't mind a bit of lag.
12/06/2019 - 14:56
Nobody asked what you thought of the script writing.
09/06/2019 - 16:22
The best you can fit without making creative case modifications is a 1050 Ti PCIe low profile card. I'm using one of these boxes at this...
07/06/2019 - 23:26
There is, but you'd have to be prepared to find something second hand or refurb. If you buy quality, nothing more than two years old, and...
02/06/2019 - 22:33
I bought a Philips 32" Full HD monitor to use as a living room TV for exactly that reason. Full HD 32" TVs are hard to find.
28/05/2019 - 23:06
This is where the refurb shops buy these machines in Adelaide: https://www.mgs.net.au/auction/preliminarylisting.html?a=8344 Your state...
16/05/2019 - 00:39
Acer are consistently the worst, most unreliable, most disappointing computers. For a hundred bucks, these would be worth the risk as a...
12/05/2019 - 14:17
You have to be careful because a power cage or squat rack is a piece of safety equipment - you have to have confidence it will bear the...
11/04/2019 - 18:51
I bought a set for ten bucks from Catch about ten years ago, they're awesome for something so small and USB powered. Can't find anything...
29/03/2019 - 14:44
USB powered is better. It means they're a portable audio solution for your phone/tablet if you've got a mobile power bank.
08/02/2019 - 23:41
As Bouw3r said. Download your laptop drivers to a flash drive and take the opportunity to do a clean install.
17/01/2019 - 14:30
Bought it, eaten it, would not recommend. The texture is good for two dollar icecream, so I would imagine that the vanilla is fine, but the...
08/01/2019 - 23:18