Blaise Alleyne

First new laptop in 10 years: ThinkPad T470

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I just ordered my first new laptop in 10 years...

In 2007, when I was 20, I got a ThinkPad T61, and my mom got a ThinkPad X60 (which became mine too a few years later). These two machines have lasted me 10 years, with RAM maxed out and in recent years SSD upgrades.

I've been looking at new machines for the past 4 years, but kept settling on upgrades or deciding to stick it out. But I just pulled the trigger and ordered a brand new fully-loaded ThinkPad T470.

Here's to hoping it lasts until 2027...

ps I'm keeping the T61 and X60 around

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