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TOPRAM 64GB microSD microSDHC 64G microSDXC micro SD SDHC UHS-I Class 10 Card with USB 2.0 Card Reader
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Bought it to use in a 2-in-1, seems to work.

Cons: Haven't found any so far.

Kingston 4GB 204-Pin DDR3 SO-DIMM DDR3L 1600 (PC3L 12800) Laptop Memory Model KTD-L3CL/4G
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Cheap and compatible with the HP laptop I purchased at the same time.

Cons: Haven't found any.

HP Laptop 355 G2 AMD A8-Series A8-6410 (2.00 GHz) 4 GB Memory 500 GB HDD AMD Radeon R5 Series 15.6
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: It was cheap and still had internal DVD

Cons: HP is under the misguided impression people still use Windows. I own somewhere between half a dozen and a dozen machines. I keep one Windows partition around only because I haven't upgraded my glucose meter to a modern one with Linux software for data dumping. I keep that on whatever computer I'm using as my "travel" computer. This was to be my new "travel" computer but HP used ALL 4 primary partitions. This left me with the following options:
1) wipe the drive to install Mint 17
2) Nuke the recovery and HP tools partitions to install Linux
3) Use Virtualbox VM

I was pressed for time so I chose option 3. Even after upgrading to 500 Gig SSD and boosting RAM to 8Gig running inside of Virtualbox makes this machine run like a 286.

Other Thoughts: Cannot recommend this computer to anyone looking to use a modern OS unless they are willing to wipe it completely for installation.


Roland H.'s Profile

Display Name: Roland H.

Date Joined: 01/01/12

  • Reviews: 23
  • Helpfulness: 3
  • First Review: 11/28/12
  • Last Review: 09/12/15
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