https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=u01AbiCn_Nw mental outlaw video:

hi everyone, i was planning on getting a new laptop cheaply for about 500ish but then i stumbled upon this near-totally modular laptop rhat starts out at above 1000 bucks. do you think the cheaper laptop in the long run is just a false economy and i should go for the framework or what? if you want to ask questions go ahead but im mainly concerned about the longterm financials (and how well it will keep up over time)

  • @tallwookie
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    327 months ago

    bought a refurbished 5 year old Thinkpad via Amazon for $150. put linux on it, no regrets

    • @themusicman
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      87 months ago

      Second hand ThinkPads are the way to go

      • @[email protected]
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        97 months ago

        A good general rule of thumb is to avoid the E and L series, and stick with the X, T or P series, or the X1 Carbons. Depending on your use case, choose one with the processor and display you want.

        I have a T460 with linux on it that I use for work and it has been rock solid even when I spilled coffee on it.

        • Liz
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          7 months ago

          I have an E560, I like it, but I’m not will versed enough to know why I shouldn’t. So why did I make a terrible decision? :P