3/14/2023: The incredible $300 PC


This $300 PC does it all

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Back in early February, I impulse-bought a tiny, inexpensive desktop PC for research purposes. I didn’t expect it to change my entire computing setup.

But here I am a month later, using the $300 Beelink SER5 Mini PC as my daily workhorse, powering a pair of 1440p desktop monitors and smoothly handling any productivity task I’ve thrown at it. This little computer has been so delightful to use that I’ve relegated my full-sized desktop tower PC to the basement television, where it’s now serving exclusively as a gaming rig.

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