Monthly Archives: February 2010

As the computing world settles into four core..

Published on: Author: Mike Hall 1 Comment

.. I am just getting Dual Core. My venerable Biostar T6100-939 now sports an X2 4400 + in place of the single core 3500 + Installation It was a good time to clean out all of the dust collection areas inside the case, including the CPU fan and heatsink, which will remain the same as… Continue reading As the computing world settles into four core..

End of the line

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Windows 7 RC users will get notification around Feb 15th that usage of the RC will come to an end.. Details here.. http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2010/02/01/important-reminder-regarding-expiration-of-the-windows-7-rc.aspx Users of Windows 2000 should also be aware that support is coming to a very definite end. Without security updates of any kind, it will be increasingly difficult to maintain any level… Continue reading End of the line

Finally upgrading to Dual Core

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My main production machine will be getting an upgrade very soon There will be no new mainboard because my 939 Biostar is ok, but the CPU is a lowly AMD 64 3500+ and the computer has struggled with Vista and Windows 7 multi-tasking. Don’t get me wrong, it has performed incredibly well all things considered.… Continue reading Finally upgrading to Dual Core