Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
1828 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  #1133808 22-Sep-2014 15:51
Send private message

I've been looking at upgrading my 2 HDD RAID0 for a while now, I'd install my brand new copy of windows 8.1 pro on it 

as for the second give away I work nights as an security guard so keeping the phone charged up is always a good idea 

562 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #1134013 22-Sep-2014 19:09
Send private message

The SSD would be filled fairly rapidly with all the games that won't fit on my OS SSD drive which I end up not playing because of loading times on the old platters (yes this is very important).

 

The powerbank I would gift to the GF to keep in her handbag as her phone is only ever charged once it has already gone flat, not so good when out of range of a wall socket.

 
 
 
 


2174 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #1134017 22-Sep-2014 19:16
Send private message

Replace my existing laptop drive which would go into a caddy to replace the DVD drive.

My daughter is always running out of power during long days studying so she'd use the Power Bank.

Thanks for the entry.

327 posts

Ultimate Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #1134021 22-Sep-2014 19:37
Send private message

I'd love to put the SSD in my girlfriend's laptop. It's mechanical hard drive drives me crazy every time I try to use it. She just doesn't understand that there is a problem if it 'works fine':P

k14

618 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #1134022 22-Sep-2014 19:39
Send private message

Been meaning to buy a power brick for a while so this would be handy. Also a SSD for my desktop would be very nice.

309 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #1134037 22-Sep-2014 19:55
Send private message

The SSD would be really useful because my mum keeps complaining about how slow her computer is. An SSD would be a huge upgrade because everything would load so much faster and would be a good stopgap until I get a new PC and can pass down some parts.

The powerbank would be convenient because my current one is only 2800mAh which is not enough to charge my phone even once now that I've upgraded

961 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #1134041 22-Sep-2014 19:59
Send private message

I'm so in the market for a power bank right now. Travelling overseas and with the new crazy restrictions that mean devices need to be able to be powered on if required is worrying me. This will ensure I will have some juice on the go.




Procrastination eventually pays off.


 
 
 
 


1304 posts

Uber Geek


  #1134159 22-Sep-2014 23:15
Send private message

Please enter me in both or either. The SSD would make a very welcome change to an old HD that drives me nuts.
The powerbank would stop me worrying about travelling with multiple devices that may have to be powered on at borders and also be useful in situations like this last weekend when the power went out. 

696 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #1134249 23-Sep-2014 08:28
Send private message

WOuld love to win either.

The SSD to speed up my intolerably slow desktop computer. Having never used a computer with an SSD in it, my review would be from a complete newbies point of view :-).

The Power Bank would be useful for my aging S3 and its painfully short battery life. Be lucky to get through 6 hours before needing to look for a power point.





488 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  #1134363 23-Sep-2014 10:11
Send private message

I have travel in my near future and would find great use for either product. SSD would survive the manhandling of customs and baggage bounce of the trip and the travel bank means I don't have to worry about chargers and plug convertors.

Please, please, please.


47 posts

Geek


  #1134380 23-Sep-2014 10:29
Send private message

Extra SSD for my raid 0 setup and on the go with my M8 (2600mA) battery is too short for me. :(

175 posts

Master Geek


  #1134385 23-Sep-2014 10:39
Send private message

Id Be happy with both for all the same reasons as everyone beofe me has mentioned.

2611 posts

Uber Geek


  #1134390 23-Sep-2014 10:44
Send private message

Just a thought for their advertising potential here....

How about a GZ "Cost +5%" limited offer for all entrants in this competition. We DO represent the highest level of Tech purchase advisors, and personal Gadget Collectors here anyway don't we? The more of us they sell a quality product to, the higher their exposure will be exponentially... right?

2955 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #1134391 23-Sep-2014 10:44
Send private message

Cool! I love SSD's. I would use the SSD in the home server to run faster.... I am having trouble fitting Windows onto my current SSD:

256 MB Mini SD

The powerbank would come with me on trips.... Kids are always complaining of flat devices....




My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.


876 posts

Ultimate Geek


  #1134633 23-Sep-2014 15:28
Send private message

I would use the ssd in my laptop for a speed boost

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




News »

Freeview On Demand app launches on Sony Android TVs
Posted 6-Aug-2020 13:35


UFB hits more than one million connections
Posted 6-Aug-2020 09:42


D-Link A/NZ extends COVR Wi-Fi EasyMesh System series with new three-pack
Posted 4-Aug-2020 15:01


New Zealand software Rfider tracks coffee from Colombia all the way to New Zealand businesses
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:35


Logitech G launches Pro X Wireless gaming headset
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:21


Sony Alpha 7S III provides supreme imaging performance
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:11


Sony introduces first CFexpress Type A memory card
Posted 3-Aug-2020 10:05


Marsello acquires Goody consolidating online and in-store marketing position
Posted 30-Jul-2020 16:26


Fonterra first major customer for Microsoft's New Zealand datacentre
Posted 30-Jul-2020 08:07


Everything we learnt at the IBM Cloud Forum 2020
Posted 29-Jul-2020 14:45


Dropbox launches native HelloSign workflow and data residency in Australia
Posted 29-Jul-2020 12:48


Spark launches 5G in Palmerston North
Posted 29-Jul-2020 09:50


Lenovo brings speed and smarter features to new 5G mobile gaming phone
Posted 28-Jul-2020 22:00


Withings raises $60 million to enable bridge between patients and healthcare
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:51


QNAP integrates Catalyst Cloud Object Storage into Hybrid Backup solution
Posted 28-Jul-2020 21:40



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.