AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X: was $3,990 now $3,450 @ AmazonThe AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X is the most powerful CPU in AMD’s Threadripper line, with 64 cores, 128 threads, a 2.9 GHz base clock speed and up to a 4.3GHz max boost speed. Great for quick VFX and 3D model rendering as well as other CPU-intensive workloads, its lower price over competitors like the Xeon make it a great value. View Deal … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen Threadripper 3990X Is $540 off Launch Price
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Identity crisis HBO feels like an old-school network trying to figure out how to emulate Netflix. As a result, they don’t seem to have a strong grasp on who or what they are. Is HBO a channel that you subscribe to that you get through cable or satellite, or is it a streaming service that does on-demand delivery of original and contracted titles? Or is it HBO Max, which is everything that HBO is or was plus all this other content? Beyond that, does HBO Max replace HBO Now? Why is Now still in existence? And if subscribing to HBO through most cable subscribers grants you access to HBO Max, then why does HBO Go still exist? … [Read more...] about I’m not mad, HBO Max, I’m just disappointed
The XPS 17 sports four Thunderbolt 3 ports, a full-size SD card reader, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. It is a very well-connected modern machine, though there is no USB-A, as there has been in previous XPS laptops. Dell is kind enough to include a USB-C to USB-A 3.0 cable and HDMI dongle in the box, however. If you’re considering differences in ports when looking at the two laptops, there’s just one. The MacBook has four Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, as well as a headphone jack, but there is no SD card slot. That means you’ll need to dongle up with the MacBook. … [Read more...] about Dell XPS 17 vs. MacBook Pro 16-inch: Which big laptop reigns supreme?
However, that doesn’t make the Duet’s performance bad. Ultimately, I found it more than fast enough for the kinds of tasks I can imagine using it for — web browsing, making quick notes and edits using the Android version of Microsoft’s Office apps, and watching YouTube video and Netflix. It would make for an excellent device for kids, and could even work well bringing to college. Chrome OS really helps here by being so thin and light compared to Windows 10, but I’ll note that the Apple iPad is quite a bit more fluid than the Duet. … [Read more...] about Lenovo IdeaPad Duet review: Great Chrome tablet at nice price
Leesa Memorial Day Mattress Sale The Leesa Mattress company loves to give back, having donated over 36,000 mattresses to shelters and other organizations in need since they started, too, including their most recent donations to hospitals in need of beds in New York City. This year’s Memorial Day Sale deals for Leesa run through June 5, and include: $100 off a Studio by Leesa for $700 (was $800), $200 off a Leesa Original Mattress for $850 (was $1000), $300 off a Leesa Hybrid Mattress for $1425 (was $1700), and $400 off a Legend Mattress for $1,850 (was $2200). … [Read more...] about Best Memorial Day Mattress Sales 2020: Casper, Tempur-Pedic, Tuft & Needle