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An article provided by BBC News paints a rather grim picture for Windows XP
consumers. It may seem that those still clinging to the fear that Windows 7 will eventually pan out to be another Windows Vista may have no choice but to take the upgrade plunge thanks to the evolution of the hard drive. This won't mean an early death of XP by any means, but more of a performance hit despite other system specs.
Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Self Built OS Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1 CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz Motherboard Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz Memory 8GB 1333Mhz DDR3 Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 Sound Card Realtek Monitor(s) Displays Acer Al1980, Screen Resolution 1360*768
Keyboard Alba USB Mouse IT Works Wireless USB PSU 750W Cooler Master Case Cooler Master Haf X Cooling Cooler Master Hyper TX3 Hard Drives 500GB SATA WBC
1TB WD Caviar Green
80GB IDE Samsung Internet Speed 12Mb/s Down 1.2 Mb/s Up
Logitech Driving Force EX - Force Feedback Motor Query So... Before anyone tells me to send it to Logitech for repairs, I should mention that there are none that I know of in my area, and I'm not willing to pay R300 (ZAR) postage to send a big box 600km away to get my wheel 'checked'. Other than that, it's already nearly 3 years old and way out of...
Hardware & Devices
Start > Windows doesn't search for files in other harddrives When I search for programs on the search function when you hit the windows button it only searches for files found on the same harddrive I installed Windows on (C: SSD 120GB).
I have all my other files, pictures games movies etc on my E and F harddrive.
However when I search for the names on the...
installing windows 7 over XP. 3 harddrives. will they ALL be formatted I have 3 harddrives the primary i dont care if its formatted, thats the one the OS goes on. the other 2 have all my movies on it (3tb total, 1tb and 2tb drive) will these 2 extra drives be formatted as well or untouched? If they are going to be formated can i just upplug them and plug back in...
Windows 7 doesn't give letters to two of my harddrives I have a computer with an ASUS A8N-SLI Premium motherboard, with 4 SATA II ports and 4 Silicon Image SATA_RAID ports. I am having trouble getting Windows 7 to acknowledge a pair of Seagate 80 GB ST380815AS ATA drives.
I recently bought Windows 7, and thought that as long as I was performing a...
Hardware & Devices
No upgrades from XP to Windows 7? You won't be able to upgrade from XP to Windows 7
"A lot of people who are skipping Vista but considering Windows 7, on the theory that it will be a greatly improved product, sort of a Vista R2.
If that’s your strategy, you probably need to be aware that, at least in the current not-a-beta...