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For Sale – Nearly new POWERFUL! Dell G5 15″ i7, RTX 2070, 16GB RAM (32GB upgrade available), 512GB Nvme SSD

Super powerful gaming laptop. Bought for a job that never happened and just sitting about not being used. Has about 3 and half years of Onsite warranty attached to it too! (worth about £250)

i7-8750h
144Hz G-Sync screen!!
Nvidia RTX 2070 8GB
16 GB RAM (upgrade to 32GB for £100)
Super fast M2 NVME SSD 512GB
Extended 90WHr battery
Windows 10 Pro
Ports and connectivity: 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, HDMI 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) HDMI 2.0 Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC Ethernet lan Gigabit Ethernet Wi-Fi Bluetooth Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features: Fingerprint reader Web camera Microphone Speakers Security Lock slot

Any questions please ask. Comes boxed with power cable.

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Google Kubernetes Engine price change sparks discontent

An upcoming price change to Google Kubernetes Engine isn’t sitting well with some users of the managed container service, but analysts said Google’s move is well within reason.

As of June 6, Google will charge customers a cluster management fee of $0.10 per hour, regardless of the cluster’s size or topology. Each customer billing account will receive one free zonal cluster, and the new management fee doesn’t apply to clusters run as part of Anthos, Google’s cross-platform container orchestration service.

Along with the management fee, however, Google is also introducing a service-level agreement (SLA) for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). It promises 99.95% availability for regional clusters and 99.5% on zonal clusters, assuming they use a version from Google’s stable release channel, according to the price change announcement.

Google’s decision did not sit well with some users, who voiced complaints on social media.

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Container service pricing could remain in flux

Others disagreed. The planned fee for Google Kubernetes Engine is reasonable, said Gary Chen, an analyst at IDC. “The fact is that Kubernetes control plane management is getting more complex and Google is constantly improving it, so there is a lot of value-add there,” he said. “Plus, as more critical workloads get deployed on containers, service levels become important and that will take some effort and investment, so it’s not unreasonable to ask for a fee for enterprise-level SLAs.”

A longer-term solution for Google could be to offer a lower-cost or free tier for those who don’t need all the features or the SLA, Chen added. “I think we’ll definitely see that in cloud container pricing in the future,” he said. “More tiers, feature add-ons, etc., to satisfy all segments of the market.”

Google previously had a management fee of $0.15 per hour for large clusters but dropped it in November 2017. The price addition coming in June will bring GKE into parity with Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service; AWS cut the cluster management fee for EKS to $0.10 per hour in January, down from $0.20 per hour.

Kubernetes ecosystem
Managed services such as GKE fit into a continuum of technologies for managing containers

Although measured in pennies per hour, the cluster management fees amount to about $72 a month per cluster, a sum that can add up fast in larger implementations. The question Google Cloud customers must weigh now is whether the fee is worth it compared to other options.

Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service is one, as it doesn’t currently carry any cluster management fees. But customers would have to do a close comparison of what Azure charges for the compute resources supporting managed containers, as opposed to Google, AWS and other providers.

Another alternative would be to self-manage clusters, but that would require analysis of whether doing so would be desirable in terms of staff time and training.

Above all, Google would undoubtedly like more adoption of Anthos, which became generally available in April 2019. The platform encompasses a software stack much broader than GKE and is priced accordingly. Anthos is the company’s primary focus in its bid to gain market share against Azure and AWS and represents Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian’s intent to get more large enterprise customers aboard.

“The cloud wars are intense and revenue matters,” said Holger Mueller, an analyst at Constellation Research in Cupertino, Calif. The cluster management pricing could be viewed as some “gentle pressure” on customers to adopt Anthos, he added.

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For Sale – 32GB DDR3 / Itx bundle

Had these sitting in a drawer for a while now (circa 2 – 3 months) but never got round to using them. They are still retail sealed and obviously I will honour against DOA plus help with any warranty requirements.

Full details here:

4x8GB Sealed kits, totalling 32GB.

Asking £70 inc

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Itx bundle:

1x Socket 1150 ECS H81H3-TI2 (1.0) Thin ITX motherboard
1x Pentium G3258 anniversary edition cpu
1x Stock Intel Fan / Heatsink
1x 4GB DDR3 Ram Stick
1x Sealed i/o shield
1x sata power breakout cable
1x pcie wifi card
1x HP PSU brick
Win 10 pro 64bit license tied to mobo

Motherboard specs:

Asking £60 inc
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For Sale – Corsair HX1200 PSU

Selling a Corsair HX1200 that’s been sitting on the shelf for too long now. Bought in Nov 2017 from Scan so still has warranty remaining.

As new condition and only used for a month or so, with full box and papers etc.

Looking for £140 inc special delivery

Price and currency: 140
Delivery: Delivery cost is included within my country
Payment method: Cash or Bank Transfer
Location: Ingatestone, Essex
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Prefer goods collected?: I have no preference

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For Sale – 128GB Crucial M4 SSD

been sitting in storage for years and have no use for it, 0 errors on drive, see photo for scans

any questions just ask

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For Sale – 128GB Crucial M4 SSD

been sitting in storage for years and have no use for it, 0 errors on drive, see photo for scans

any questions just ask

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For Sale – Corsair HX1200

Selling a Corsair HX1200 that’s been sitting on the shelf for too long now. Bought in Nov 2017 from Scan so still has warranty remaining.

As new condition and only used for a month or so, with full box and papers etc.

Looking for £150 inc special delivery

Price and currency: 150
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For Sale – 128GB Crucial M4 SSD

been sitting in storage for years and have no use for it, 0 errors on drive, see photo for scans

any questions just ask

£

Price and currency: £23
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Payment method: PayPal, BT
Location: Glasgow
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For Sale – Corsair HX1200

Selling a Corsair HX1200 that’s been sitting on the shelf for too long now. Bought in Nov 2017 from Scan so still has warranty remaining.

As new condition and only used for a month or so, with full box and papers etc.

Looking for £150 inc special delivery

Price and currency: 150
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Location: Ingatestone, Essex.
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For Sale – 128GB Crucial M4 SSD

been sitting in storage for years and have no use for it, 0 errors on drive, see photo for scans

any questions just ask

£

Price and currency: £23
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Payment method: PayPal, BT
Location: Glasgow
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