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    Okay. $240 for an SSD and they can't include the screw? I mean, the package was enormous compared to the size of the drive, there was plenty of room there.

    FFS.

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    Thank you local hardware store. Got a 2mmx4mm screw and we're in business. I still can't believe how tiny this drive is.

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    Side note - I went to see if I could benchmark how the drive was doing and ended up using UserBenchmark (http://www.userbenchmark.com/). Drive's lookin' good, but it told me that my RAM was slow given my system configuration and offered some possible reasons, two of which turned out to be correct (I had them in the wrong slots for a two DIMM configuration and I hadn't enabled XMP for them in the BIOS). Making those changes saw a significant improvement in RAM speed.

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    So, I moved, once again. I now live in Bologna.
    In the end of September I left from Siracusa with only my Sony smartphone and an old Samsung 7" tablet... it has been dreadful to not have a PC to use.
    So in December I bought a refurbished HP Elitebook Folio 9470m (i5, 8gb ram, 180gb SSD, GPS, 3G sim slot), the version with the 14" 1600x900 display, amazed how sturdy and solid it feels. Only spent 340 euro for it, with 1 year warranty from the shop I got it.
    It does everything well, although the display viewing angles are not that good and the Inte HD4000 integrated graphic card sucks.

    During spring I'll go back to Sicily for a week of holiday and I'll try to get back to Bologna with my desktop PC... meanwhile I did spend 200 euro on Amazon and got myself this: http://eu.aoc.com/en/products/i2769vm
    I'm loving the IPS panel.

    EDIT: I was thinking to upgrade the Elitebook ram to 16gb but maybe I'll wait to bring up here my desktop and first upgrade its ram to 16gb, instead.
    Last edited by Blerpa; Today at 08:38 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blerpa View Post
    So, I moved, once again. I now live in Bologna.
    Not really related to your post, but I still hope to come visit with you one day. Looks like our next chance to get to Europe for vacation won't be till 2020.

    Unless we move there, of course.

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