Making Hardware Choices | DLN Xtend 68

On this episode of DLN Xtend we discuss, how we pick our computer hardware.

Welcome to episode 68 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community from places like the DLN Discourse Forums, Telegram group, Discord server and more. We also take topics from other shows around the network to give our takes.

00:00 Introductions
12:29 Topic- Choosing Hardware
31:21 Host Related Interest
43:57 Wrap Up
45:05 Extras

Nate

  • Settling in to my new place.

Wendy

Matt

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Instructions on how to get a cheap GPU

As documented from recent experience.

  1. Find a jenk one on Ebay that has a random 80mm fan zip tied to the heatsink because the original fan burnt out.
  2. Wait for the listing to time out with no bidders beause the minimum bid was too high.
  3. Message the seller right after and ask if they’d consider a 25% lower price.
  4. Accept their offer of 20%.
  5. Buy it when they re-list with a buy it now.
  6. Keep the jenk 80mm fan as a momento of your victory.
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Oh my goodness! This is the best tip ever!!!