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What are your Mac/PC specs?

It is well known fact, that you don't need a workstation with quantum computing superpowers to be a developer.

I work on an average machine too, which I use for like 4-5 years already. Here is the extract from the manufacturer:

MSI GS70 2PE Stealth Pro:

  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ (Clock Speed: 2.5GHz, Max Turbo Frequency: 3.5GHz)
  • 2x128GB SSD MSATA HDD (RAID)
  • 1TB 5400RPM 2.5" HDD
  • NVIDIA Geforce GTX 870M 3GB
  • 17.3" Full HD (1920x1080) LED Anti-Glare

What are your computer specs? ๐Ÿ’ป

Share them in the comments below! ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Michael J. Ryan

I'm spoiled... I was until later 2019 on an i7-4790k for about 5 years. I then went to a 3950X (since passed to my daughter) and now an R9-5950X with an RTX 3080 and 128GB ram, 2TB Samsung 980 pro... My laptop is an M1 Macbook Air (16gb/1tb).

I'll probably be using what I have now for 4+ years, similar to the 4790k (about 5 years).

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thomasskk

What do you do with 128gb ram ?

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Michael J. Ryan

I'm regularly over 45gb with databases and application stacks while developing. Also wanting to run some ai video upscaling on older content.

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Madza Author

Thanks for the insight ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ’ฏ

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Gary Bell

Just got myself a Lenovo P14S AMD Gen 2. It has a ryzen 7, 32GB RAM, 512GB SSD and a 4k screen. Currently running Fedora

I ordered it in the sale and saved about 20% so it was cheap compared to others I was looking at. I plan on keeping it for 4+ years.

Previously I had an Asus Zenbook with an i5 and 8GB RAM. Doing anything remotely intensive would lock the system up. The battery was also really iffy (wouldn't always charge)

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Madza Author

Seems like a great setup, thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ™โค

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Alvison Hunter Arnuero | Front-End Web Developer • Edited

This is what I use, pal

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Madza Author

Thanks for the share ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘
Also, how do you like Big Sur? ๐Ÿ‘€

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Alvison Hunter Arnuero | Front-End Web Developer

Not bad, lol.... but not much of a difference as usual, buddy!

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Madza Author

Haha, awesome, thanks ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘

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Rachit Khurana

Mine is a pretty low end PC, (almost 5 years old now)

CPU: Intel Pentium 3rd Gen (G2020) Clock speed: 2.9 GHz
RAM: 4gb
Storage: 240GB SSD
Graphics: None
OS: Ubuntu 20.04 + KDE environment

Only I know how this thing is still a little usable.
The ssd & linux are the only things keeping it alive

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Madza Author

Thanks for the input ๐Ÿ™โค

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Cahyo Wicaksono

MacBook pro 2015 retina display, still good for daily activity and for basic video editing

Usually I use for writing code using Visual Studio Code to build website or mobile app using react native

The main issue just the storage is too small, but I can use micro SD for it

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Madza Author

Awesome, thanks ๐Ÿ™โค

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Nicat Quliyev

My laptop has 16gb ram, 1tb patriot ssd ryzen7 3700 and gtx1650 4gb
Macbook pro has 16gb 512ssd internal graphics and i5 8th
Enough for soft/mobile and web development

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Madza Author

Thanks for the share ๐Ÿ™โค

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Madza Author

Thanks for the input ๐Ÿ™โค

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Insidious

Mine is like seriously old lmao
CPU: Intel Core i3 2350m
GPU: Intel HD 3000 or 4000 idk
RAM: 4GB 1866mhz
HDD: WD 500GB 5400rpm SATA 6Gb/s
SSD: no ;-;

It still runs Windows 10 lmao

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Madza Author

Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ™โค

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brandon_wallace

CPU: Intel Celeron 2957U @1.4GHz
RAM: 8GB
HDD: 32GB M.2 SSD
OS: Linux 64bit

Linux runs great on this hardware.

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Madza Author

Thanks for the input ๐Ÿ™โค

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NiCK ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Lenovo G470 with 4gb RAM, 256mb ssd, i3 with Linux Mint Cinnamon.. Enough for almost all my needs

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Madza Author

Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ™โค

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Siddharth Chaudhary

I can code on this lol

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Madza Author

Well... Technically, it is possible on phone, too ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘