Surface Pro 8 Discussion Thread (October 2021)

Discussion in 'Microsoft' started by sonichedgehog360, Sep 22, 2021.

  1. excalibur1814

    excalibur1814 Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    I now have two on pre-order.

    My main question, to myself, is whether I give the 'MD' a machine with Windows 11, or Windows 10. It's the MD... with a brand new OS. Will have a think. To have 16Gb on a Surface pro is damn fantastic. (Yeah, I know, 32Gb would be nice, but we're not made of cash).

    Will be on the hunt for a 500Gb 2230 replacement, early next month.
     
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  2. weaktoss

    weaktoss Pen Pal - Newbie

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    The SP8 has me finally posting on this forum, after years of just lurking in the shadows. Hi everyone!

    Are they the same mid range SSDs as in previous SP/SPX units, or something newer? WD SN530 / Toshiba KBG something? Are you able to say what exact SSD was in your sample?
     
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  3. desertlap

    desertlap Pen Pro - Senior Member Senior Member

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    So, MS does multisource SSDs in their systems. But the sample we have 256GB is identical to the one in most of our Pro 7+ units. A WD SN530
     
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  4. Steve S

    Steve S Pen Pro - Senior Member Super Moderator

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    This might be a good opportunity for a Public Service Announcement to all you lurkers out there:

    weaktoss joined our site earlier today and was able to get an answer to his technical question from another member in about an hour. Membership definitely has its benefits!

    You could do worse than signing up to join us and, of course, it's free...!
     
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  5. dstrauss

    dstrauss Comic Relief Senior Member

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    Welcome aboard the crazy train and hopefully you'll catch the Surface Pro 8 express.
     
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  6. dstrauss

    dstrauss Comic Relief Senior Member

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    :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:

    I cannot recommend this forum any higher - the techno-brain power around here is amazing; everyone pitches in and helps; and you get unending comedy and entertainment...
     
  7. Bishop

    Bishop Keeper of Odd Knowledge Senior Member

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    Along with healthy doses of witticism, skepticism, realism and idealism.

    This is a NO CLICKBAIT ZONE
     
  8. JoeS

    JoeS I'm all ears Senior Member

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    One post in two years, that is some serious lurking! Looking forward to the next post in 2023! :)
     
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  9. yodamiked

    yodamiked Do or do not. There is no try.

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    And tech lust enableism (I’m making that a new word)
     
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  10. dstrauss

    dstrauss Comic Relief Senior Member

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    Nah - who would do that???:rolleyes:
     
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