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«... thank the gods that they have made you superior to those events which they have not placed within your own control, rendered you accountable for that only which is within you own control For what, then, have they made you responsible? For that which is alone in your own power—a right use of things as they appear.» Discourses of Epictetus Book I:12
I'm feeling positively ancient with my iPhone 6 (the smaller one that fits my 5 cases), but it still does everything I need. And I'm writing this on a Dell laptop that I bought over a decade ago, running Windows 7.
Honestly, I think I should consider therapy to see if they can cure my loss of desire to try bright and shiny things. Maybe there's a pill I could take. Do they make a Tryagra?
Btw. I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 7577 gaming notebook which (for a gaming notebook) was relatively inexpensive, and am very pleased with it so far. The older models seem to have had low quality screens, but this one has a newer IPS type Full HD screen.
Yeah, can buy expensive top end boxes for stuff but to a large degree the performance gains versus money you spend diminishes rapidly.
I have recording studio, dev and video production boxes running old Dell Precision T3500s with single Xeon 3.2 ghz processor that I bought refurbished for $250. Bumped them up to the max of 24 gig memory, added expensive video cards where needed, some SSDs for boot & scratch and they do a great job for far less than I'd pay for newer boxes with more horsepower.
I might get a little extra speed buying latest and greatest, but I'd be paying a heckuva lot more money. I'm big on best bang for the buck solutions.