Hands On: Keeping a very old laptop useful with Linux


The New King of the Hill for Intel based PC’s . . .

 

Yes . . the new Intel I9 and AMD Ryzen CPU’s will push the consumer PC to new levels.   Much faster overall but requires new supporting hardware (compatible Mother-Boards, ddr4 ram,PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe, usb-3/usb-c & similar to make use of the new processors.).

In fact, these systems use mucho power and generate lot’s of heat . . so new liquid cooling systems are recommended and/or required.

All the above comes at a hefty price . . . so, these systems not for everyone (yet).

All about the New I9 & Stuff