the_termin8r
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Last seen 5 months ago.
Corsair
Force LE200 SSD 960GB - Average 2 years ago.
Solid State Drives

Nvidia
GTX 1050 (Mobile) - Liked 2 years ago.
Graphics Cards

Corsair
Vengeance SODIM DDR4 2400 C16 2x16GB - Liked 2 years ago.
Memory Kits

Intel
Core i5-7300HQ - Good 2 years ago.
Processors

— A very respectable and capable mobile CPU. I have no complaints about it, it does what it's supposed to and only starts to struggle with really heavy loads. Obviously it's no Xeon, but it's pretty good for what it is. Most of the time it idles at around 45-55C in my Dell XPS 15 9560.

Corsair
Force NVMe PCIe M.2 960GB - Average 2 years ago.
Solid State Drives

— Was initially very fast. My best bench was 255%, but it clocked a minimum of 240% with ease. A year of constant use later and it's struggling to crack 200%. The drive hasn't been abused, it's my boot and software drive. The laptop doesn't feel any slower or more sluggish during use, but I have noticed the UBM scores dropping significantly. There's a reason why the Samsungs cost £100 or more than the MP510. This isn't a bad SSD, but I expected better.

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-12600K $295Nvidia RTX 3070 $500Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-11600K $220Nvidia RTX 3060-Ti $400Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $52
Intel Core i7-11700K $300Nvidia RTX 3080 $700Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $183
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $74SanDisk Extreme 32GB $28
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $71G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $649SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $16
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