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How do you upgrade your tools of trade?

Survey period: 22 Feb 2016 to 29 Feb 2016

What do you do when your computer just doesn't cut it anymore?

I buy a new machine42337.53
I buy (or otherwise obtain) a second hand / refurbished machine343.02
I upgrade as much as I can19016.86
I upgrade the minimum necessary to get the performance I need16714.82
I try cleaning my machine (remove software, upgrade OS etc)14612.95
Nothing. I live with it464.08
Depends / None of the above12110.74

GeneralRe: Depends Pin
#realJSOP22-Feb-16 2:44
mve#realJSOP22-Feb-16 2:44 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
OriginalGriff22-Feb-16 2:59
mvaOriginalGriff22-Feb-16 2:59 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
  Forogar  22-Feb-16 6:39
professional  Forogar  22-Feb-16 6:39 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
W Balboos, GHB23-Feb-16 9:50
W Balboos, GHB23-Feb-16 9:50 
GeneralI buy a new machine Pin
Beginner Luck21-Feb-16 22:34
professionalBeginner Luck21-Feb-16 22:34 
GeneralWhen I upgrade, I do it all the way Pin
AlexCode21-Feb-16 22:16
professionalAlexCode21-Feb-16 22:16 
General2 phase upgrade Pin
Mike (Prof. Chuck)21-Feb-16 20:45
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)21-Feb-16 20:45 
GeneralI'm still building my own PC. Pin
Ryan Scott White21-Feb-16 19:39
professionalRyan Scott White21-Feb-16 19:39 
About every 4 years I build a new machine but usually keep a couple parts from the older system like a DVD or a case. (70-80% new machine though)

Also about every 2 years I reload from scratch to keep the OS fresh and fast.
GeneralRe: I'm still building my own PC. Pin
Scott Serl22-Feb-16 6:57
Scott Serl22-Feb-16 6:57 

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