Laptop Shootout 002 – Ivy Bridge Workstations

Hey everyone, I made a video about this, but if you just want to look at the data, here you go! If you want to get the excel datasheet, click here! Lenovo ThinkPad W530 Default CPU & GPU i7-3610QM(2.30GHz) 6MB Cache i7-3720QM(2.60GHz) 6MB Cache i7-3820QM(2.70GHz) 8MB Cache i7-3920XM (2.90GHz) 8MB Cache nVidia Quadro K1000 w/ 2GB RAM nVidia Quadro K2000 w/ 2GB RAM GPU is soldiered to motherboard HP EliteBook 8770W …

MacBook Pro 15″ Retina 2012 – Detailed eBay Pricing Guide

Heyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy (was drunk at this time) So we are checking out the Retina model this time. I don’t want to re-review this machine later. Arguably this is a 15″ ultrabook, but Apple does market this as their top end workstations. In this particular case they started out the new at the time MacBook with dedicated graphics. They improved the model for next year, the ‘early 2013’ and then the ‘late …

MacBook Pro 15″ Mid 2012 non-retina – Detailed eBay pricing guide

Time to review the MacBook Pro Mid 2012 (Unibody) and see how much this thing goes for… I’m doing this on an empty stomach, Chipotle doesn’t open til 10:30 and its 10AM. :O As per usual we steal learn all we need from everymac.com! These Macs can be configured by CPU, RAM, HDD/SSD, and has 3 display options. All units have the same  GPU, and this is the last MacBook Pro that was …

Dell Precision M6700 17″ Workstation – Detailed eBay Pricing Guide

The Dell Precision M6700. I personally think this thing looks boring, not a big fan of the keyboard… However the best about this machine is that the M6700 benefits from having a lot of compatibility with using Alienware GPUs! Some of these are painted orange, I think this is the Covet edition. Not much to say, I’m going for my third post, so lets go!!! M6700 – $230 – 450 …

HP EliteBook 8770W Detailed eBay Pricing Guide

I’ve yet to come across an HP 8770W, it is a massive machine, however I did get a 8760W for a bit and man that thing was awesome! Really like the build quality. I paid $260 for it from Arrow Direct for a ‘B-Grade” unit, which had one ding on the lid. Added 500GB HDD, 16GB RAM, sold it for $600. 🙂 This model has i5 and i7 dual core …

Lenovo ThinkPad W530 Detailed eBay Pricing Guide

Ah the Lenovo ThinkPad W530, the 15″ ThinkPad that some people hate because of the chicklet keyboard, you are able to install the old keyboard using a mod… This is probably the last ‘good’ W-Series ThinkPad, this was before the haslel touchpad. Lets check out the specs of this machine. Lenovo for some odd reason includes the T530/i in it too, so some of those low specs are probably not available …

Ivy Bridge Ultraportables + tablets (2012 – 2014)

This page is not done, but here’s what I have so far. Some of this data is from June 2016. Hello everyone looking for something portable? Computers in the 12 inch & below category is just that for you, there are notebooks, netbooks, tablets (slate & convertible) and even ultrabooks! We are gonna delve into some Android/iOS/WinRT machines too as its presumed that people get these sort of computers as an secondary or …

Ivy Bridge Big laptops – 15″, 16″, 17″, 18″ (2012 – 2014)

Almost complete! A few laptops will be updated once finished but this! Hey everyone! Other than the research I found for ‘best laptops of 2012’ or ‘best ivy bridge laptop’ I based rest of these sales from popular items sold on eBay that were Ivy Bridge and 15″ and up. Because of this, not all Ivy Bridge bigsize laptops are here, if you believe there was a model or specific …

Ivy Bridge 14″ & 13″ NoteBooks & UltraPortable Laptops (2012 – 2014)

Hello, the prices posted here reflect ‘research’ done from June 13th 2016 to June 28th 2016! 😛 If you are looking to spend $220 on a laptop, an Ivy Bridge laptop is the way to go! These laptops had started to been released in April 2012 and were the ‘tick’ part of Intel’s CPU models. Sandy Bridge was the new micro-architecture, which means Ivy Bridge is a die shrink which turns out …

Ivy Bridge – Subnotebooks, Netbooks & Tablets – 12″ and under (2012 – 2014)

This page is exactly like my blog post, it is added for better site navigation/management. Prices posted reflect June 2016 current rates. Hello everyone looking for something portable? Computers in the 12 inch & below category is just that for you, there are notebooks, netbooks, tablets (slate & convertible) and even ultrabooks! We are gonna delve into some Android/iOS/WinRT machines too as its presumed that people get these sort of …