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The laptop mentioned above runs a 7200rpm, it runs fine.
Nice! Only the cleanest of installs is even usable on the ones I have tried. Probably SMR vs CMR if I had to guess.
 
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Regarding my storage, I'm going full NVME.

I have four slots so I might as well fill them with fast storage. Begone spinning rust.
 
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When I need more storage in the near future it will be NVMe drives, got 5 M.2 slots on my motherboard, 2 occupied for now.
I already banned spinners... :D
 
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What brand sir?
Hitachi. It's an older drive but it still hums along.

Regarding my storage, I'm going full NVME.

I have four slots so I might as well fill them with fast storage. Begone spinning rust.
When I need more storage in the near future it will be NVMe drives, got 5 M.2 slots on my motherboard, 2 occupied for now.
I already banned spinners... :D
Good luck with that! You're not going to find SSDs with greater than 4TB of space for less than $700. HDD's might be slower, but they are MASSIVELY more spacious and much less costly.
 
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When I need more storage in the near future it will be NVMe drives, got 5 M.2 slots on my motherboard, 2 occupied for now.
I already banned spinners... :D
I'm offloading all my spinners and SATA SSDS to my younger siblings.

My current SN770 1TB OS Drive will be turned into a video and media drive when I can get my hands on a PCIE5.0 2TB main drive.
 
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For now using a PCIe 4.0 Samsung 980 Pro 1TB for OS.

Good luck with that! You're not going to find SSDs with greater than 4TB of space for less than $700.
I don't need tons of TB's.....At least not in the near future, most of my installed games are installed on SATA SSD's.
 
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Future NVMe drives might come with "coil whine"....Who knows lol, blistering screeming fast data transfers...:laugh:
 
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Why did I get update kb5020044 offered to download and install?

I read it's still an insiders update from last week.
I'm not any of that..
 
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Why did I get update kb5020044 offered to download and install?

I read it's still an insiders update from last week.
I'm not any of that..
Update previews are offered to all apparently.

I get those in a Windows 10 system at work that doesn't take Insider builds. Though I think they're not installed unless you manually approve them.
 
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Though I think they're not installed unless you manually approve them.
Correct but it didn't even say "preview"...

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Why did I get update kb5020044 offered to download and install?

I read it's still an insiders update from last week.
I'm not any of that..
So refuse.

Did you do something to lower the memory usage? I can't go below 30% no matter what I do. Not that it's really annoying per se, but if there is a known tweak or something, I'm all ears.
Nope, I just do my usual debloat lean & clean config. I do all of it post install.

Correct but it didn't even say "preview"...

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Yeah, just click that "X". It's not a security update and it's had a few problems.
 
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Finally.. the update adding task manager to right click on task bar menu came through the normal update channel for me..
Its the little things.. lol

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Finally.. the update adding task manager to right click on task bar menu came through the normal update channel for me..
Its the little things.. lol

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I still would have preferred if they kept all the window management items too.
 
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Finally.. the update adding task manager to right click on task bar menu came through the normal update channel for me..
Its the little things.. lol

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A couple more hundred updates and it's just as good and feature rich as W10. Reversed progress.
 
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From here on out I'd like to say WIN11 is king
 

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From here on out I'd like to say WIN11 is king

I'd have to agree, even though win10 wins in some benchmarks, for some reason at least to me win11 "feels" smoother.. subjective opinion i know.
 
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Nice to see Win 11 update today fixed the gaming performance issues. Got mine updated :D
 
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with the explorer patch (I just started using it again) and On my Windows Go "I don't think a Regular installment would make a difference anyway but" I'm getting full black on the taskbar when Apps are Maximized. I'm using a 4850 1GB on that system. Most of my systems are AMD GPUs
 
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