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Desktop Upgrade: 2021

Its been quite long since I last made any update to my Desktop at home. After a full year of working from home, I finally decided to make it more modern.

My old desktop was a decent workhorse outlined here.

After some thinking I decided to update my CPU to AMD Ryzen 5 3600, instead of another Intel one. Ever since leaving Intel my trust on their products have been going down at ever alarming rate!

Here is my upgraded configuration:

The main difference from my old desktop is in AMD CPU, WD NVMe SSD, Dell 4K Monitors and new Logitech MX Master Mouse.

In the next post, I will also add my guide to install Ubuntu on this machine using BTRFS and luks based full disk encryption.


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