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Everything still pristine.
No registry/repository bloat.
Heckin' faster than the last one.
Still has that new car smell.
I love it.
My machine just came today. I don't like setting them up, mostly because installing Visual Studio is like waiting in the line at the DMV. The machine is not the fastest thing out there, but it's the fastest thing I've had by a considerable margin
AMD Ryzen 7 4750G
2TB HDD (to be replaced with SSD eventually)
Currently onboard video (I'm not a gamer but i might buy a used vid card)
Windows 10 is my host OS. I almost went with Win7 or a hypervisor. In the end, I didn't want to deal with it. I have a separate machine if i want linux.
I've been a dev for over 20 years. I worked for a real prick in the USA for a long time. But the worst job I had was my last one. I was working for a body shop who had no work for me for six months. So I started some side work. It was all Angular JS and C# back end. The team was a dev who was really quiet, and approved a lot of what I said but never backed me up, and a person who owned the company and told me what to do, but had NFI.
The company was riding on one contract, with a council who had a history of suing people who didn't deliver. My boss would agree to anything they asked for. As an example, we had to generate PDF documents and instead of doing a MVP, we went for gold, and worked for two months as they daily made changes she accepted. They had no planning they just coded madly. I tried to impliment agile and they just wouldn't do it. In the end we had a mutual parting of ways and I moved to Melbourne, where I got 4 job offers in 3 weeks. The job I moved to has been awesome, and I'm glad I was put on a path to end up here, but my God, they were useless.
A friend just pointed out that today we'll have (or had, by now) the time 21:21:21 of 21-01-2021 in the 21st century...
So I explained to her about the ing Gregorian, Chinese and Julian calendar (as examples), time zones (and that they're not all an hour apart), notations, leap years and seconds, standards AND HOW A COMPUTER CAN'T HANDLE ANY OF THEM!