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exeter17 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:59 PM

Re: Microsoft Surface

the S2 can come with 8.1 it lacks HDMI out and IIR it only has 1 USB. Save for the 3, it will be worth it

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exeter17 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:07 PM

Re: Building a Gaming Computer

Show me a $119 Mac anything that can compare. Oh right, you can't.

Thu Jun 26

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exeter17 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:21 PM

Re: Building a Gaming Computer

http://www.pcworld.com/article/248828/how_to_setup_intel_sma...

That looks pretty promising.


Phil, I can write to [more]

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exeter17 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:17 PM

Re: Building a Gaming Computer


Or just buy the Momentus Hybrid, which has been around a really long time. It doesn't come in any non-SATA interface, and works with its own internal drives rather than just any two existing drives, but otherwise sounds identical (except it
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exeter17 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:11 PM

Re: Building a Gaming Computer

Actually Apple stole that idea fro the Windows world. What you are speaking of is a "hybrid drive" I had one, 32GB SSD and 320 GB spinning rust

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exeter17 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:09 PM

Re: Building a Gaming Computer

Honestly,

I'd spend 750 on a business class machine with 8.1 and plan on replacing it in 6 years. I'd stick the other 750 in the bank.

We actually use 12 year old Dell GX280s at work and with 2GB RAM they sorta run 8.1 and Office [more]

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exeter17 replied to the Help with this STUPID computer! board. 11:04 PM

Re: Was Windows 8 a Mistake?

It was slower than XP, needed 2-3 times the hardware to run, double buffered on board video meant a 128MB video card required 256MB of main RAM to run.

I found WIndows 7 on my 32 bit machines with 2 GB that ran XP to be faster. Those same XP [more]

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