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HP Workstation

The goal of this machine to experiment with mid-range video editing and/or be a monster Virtual Machine Server. It was refurbished, from PC Server Parts Certified Refurbished. It kept going in and out of stock. It arrived in a big … Continue reading

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Dell 3020 SFF

The goal of this machine was to buy a complete (monitor included) machine for less than $300, taxes and shipping included. It was refurbished, from Blair Technology, “on sale” from $480. It arrived in a big box that contained two … Continue reading

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Video Card Relative Benchmarks

Name Bench mark CUDA cores Tensor cores Notes RTX 3070 21,926 5888 384 $500 release price 2020/oct, sold out still in 2021/nov RTX 2080 18,685 RTX 2070 16,239 2560 320 $500 current 2021/may GTX 1080 14,800 GTX 970 9,639 RADEON 570 … Continue reading

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