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by Shamgar
Sun Nov 02, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Advice on AMD 4850e build for Home Office & Multimedia
Replies: 7
Views: 4790

mattthemuppet, thanks for the local input. I went and bought the 4850e for $95 to avoid any sudden price rises (didn't get to see your post 'til Sunday). Wanted something that would do the job straight out of the box. Plus the 4850e has gained a somewhat iconic status in SPCR circles recently, so it...
by Shamgar
Fri Oct 31, 2008 9:12 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Windows 7 small review, link to article with screenshots
Replies: 0
Views: 683

Windows 7 small review, link to article with screenshots

For those interested, I found a review on a Windows 7 build. I use XP Pro SP2; have no real need to upgrade to Vista right now. Maybe I can skip Vista altogether and wait for Windows 7? Read the review here.
by Shamgar
Wed Oct 29, 2008 6:34 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Advice on AMD 4850e build for Home Office & Multimedia
Replies: 7
Views: 4790

protellect, thanks for your informative reply. I'll take your suggestions on board. What I've learnt is you don't need to spend bucketloads of money to get a good peforming reliable system anymore. But for office work, you have it right. Looks like you have done your homework, buy with confidence, a...
by Shamgar
Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: System Advice / Troubleshooting
Topic: Advice on AMD 4850e build for Home Office & Multimedia
Replies: 7
Views: 4790

Advice on AMD 4850e build for Home Office & Multimedia

I am looking to upgrade from my old AMD Duron/Nforce2 Ultra system to one that can handle newer hardware and software, AND, to lower my power usage and noise levels. While I would love to build a super fast all-rounder machine, I know that I will never need those high end features anyway. Also, I am...