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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?

OptionVotes% 
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: It depends on the money, but... Pin
Joan M22-Feb-16 6:23
professionalJoan M22-Feb-16 6:23 
GeneralRe: It depends on the money, but... Pin
Kirk 1038982123-Feb-16 4:44
Kirk 1038982123-Feb-16 4:44 
QuestionIf your upgrading, but not buying a new machine Pin
Slacker00721-Feb-16 23:05
professionalSlacker00721-Feb-16 23:05 
GeneralDepends Pin
OriginalGriff21-Feb-16 22:25
mveOriginalGriff21-Feb-16 22:25 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
Franc Morales21-Feb-16 23:36
Franc Morales21-Feb-16 23:36 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
#realJSOP22-Feb-16 1:44
professional#realJSOP22-Feb-16 1:44 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
OriginalGriff22-Feb-16 1:59
mveOriginalGriff22-Feb-16 1:59 
GeneralRe: Depends Pin
  Forogar  22-Feb-16 5:39
professional  Forogar  22-Feb-16 5:39 
I keep an old machine running XP just for PSP v9 (and some other things like supporting an old scanner that works great but is now "obsolete") because I got the Corel version on free trial, and then dumped it!

The XP machine hasn't been updated in a couple of years and yet manages to keep working very well - who would have thought it? (hint: I would). I don't connect to the interweb with that machine, just networked disk access. On that machine XP can live forever!
- I would love to change the world, but they won’t give me the source code.

GeneralRe: Depends Pin
W Balboos, GHB23-Feb-16 8:50
W Balboos, GHB23-Feb-16 8:50 
GeneralI buy a new machine Pin
Beginner Luck21-Feb-16 21:34
professionalBeginner Luck21-Feb-16 21:34 
GeneralWhen I upgrade, I do it all the way Pin
AlexCode21-Feb-16 21:16
professionalAlexCode21-Feb-16 21:16 
General2 phase upgrade Pin
Mike (Prof. Chuck)21-Feb-16 19:45
professionalMike (Prof. Chuck)21-Feb-16 19:45 
GeneralI'm still building my own PC. Pin
Ryan Scott White21-Feb-16 18:39
professionalRyan Scott White21-Feb-16 18:39 
GeneralRe: I'm still building my own PC. Pin
Scott Serl22-Feb-16 5:57
Scott Serl22-Feb-16 5:57 

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