but there's usually a way-too-high premium attached. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]sup3rmark 3 points4 points5 points 4 years ago(0 children)kill it with fire. I'm on a pretty a'ight rig right now (AMD X6 1055T, 8GB DDR3-1600, 2 x 1 TB HDD, Radeon HD 6850)... That Pc is probably 10 yrs old. have a peek here
I'm reminded of my 36GB Raptor that was small when I purchased it, but nothing could touch it for performance. Once just about every computer was shipped with 2gb+ of RAM, it is no longer the universally best-value upgrade path it used to be a few years back. 4gb is generally Instead of combing the entire library (hard drive) for these books in order, individually looking for each one, the index would tell you what section each book is. A p3 or a p4? https://forums.techguy.org/threads/dell-dimension-4400-hard-drive-heavily-fragmented.304280/
More bang for my buck - get more ram?Many thanks,Any responses appreciated.Conz. Asus Xonar DX, or Asus Xonar DG. EDIT: Why is your mom using such old hardware..?
And unless I'm on a flash-heavy website, still does everything I need it to except the gaming. The avoids having a lot of drivers load and will usually result in a more complete defrag. HP Pavilion all-in-one: AMD A6-7410, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 23" IPS Touch screen, Windows 10 64-bit Top Conza88 Gerbil Topic Author Posts: 17 Joined: Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:17 pm I cleaned up my laptop of junk and updated it to SP2, and I wanted to do the same with my daughters computer, but I'm afraid to download any more updates
dforce-ssd gives an interesting perspective on SSD caching using the Z68 chipset that might be worth a read for you. Just avoid the really cheap cases to save yourself problems as time goes on. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]gdrag14 23 points24 points25 points 4 years ago(3 children)If I learned that my mom is able to do that, I'd high-five her. http://newwikipost.org/topic/oAsybPONmkjPbngmELoGfyGz6C3vp4ae/dell-dimension-4400-internet-problem.html Consequently, ext4, the successor to ext3, is planned to eventually include an online filesystem defragmentation utility Still, your basic point holds: it's rarely necessary to defrag non-windows file systems.
Are these more reliable than Intel? someone suggested to get her a windows 7 machine. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]PinkyThePig 0 points1 point2 points 4 years ago(0 children)Well standard hard drives (which this computer certainly has) perform best when they read in one straight line. Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.
Win7 has excellent RAID virtualization capability, and it's pretty damned easy to set up. you can try this out Gone back up with Corsair 650W, was feeling suss about other brands.Last issue I need to conquer is storage, OS set up etc. That existing 2TB external drive can be used until you run out of space; at that point go for a 2TB internal drive for added space in a few months or No, create an account now.
Don't need extra do I?- Monitor 23" - still looking for something with webcam and speaker included. navigate here In Windows (I think this started with XP), when you run out of RAM space, it's no longer the end of the world. Sure they're all in order, but the gains are moot since we no longer have FAT as a filesystem. Top riviera74 Gerbil Elite Posts: 895 Joined: Mon May 29, 2006 6:14 am Location: FM, FL, USA Contact: Contact riviera74 Website Re: The Hot Rod/Sweeter Spot Build Quote #2 Wed
wrs Old Rich, Dec 5, 2004 #2 Emtronics Joined: Jan 20, 2000 Messages: 2,984 Also, empty the temp folder(s). that seems like enough, no?Was thinking about may as well keeping this Dell monitor I have atm, 15" max 1280 x 1024... Of course due to how files are written to disk with OSX fragmentation is much less common than NTFS in the first place. http://transcoderesearch.com/dell-dimension/remove-hard-drive-dell-dimension-8100.html It is XP.
Pam pmriekert, Dec 5, 2004 #10 MFDnNC Joined: Sep 7, 2004 Messages: 49,014 You never said what OS, but 512 for W2K and XP works better. Is it your system drive or just a data drive? Thanks!
Always keep the filesystem less than 90% full. Audio-wise, are you currently plugging the PC into a receiver, or just the AUX phono inputs on a hifi? You could easily drop down to 500W, or even lower - those are measured at the wall (input), power supplies are rated by output wattage, if you can find a Corsair Though not sure if they could play alongside my two logitech speakers that are pretty quality.
Storage seems ok, 60gb SSD - put OS on here and other big programs, put rest on 1TB Spinpoint. - Graphics card too good? It's in a folder called Winsxs and increases dramatically as you install programs on the computer (either the HDDs or the SSD - and the folder generally never shrinks after deleting popular product lines MacBook Pro Systems iMac Systems OptiPlex Latitude ASUS Motherboards Inspiron Laptops/Notebooks MacBook Models ASUS Notebooks PowerEdge Mac Pro ProLiant Mac mini Models ProBook Giga-Byte Motherboards XPS popular models this contact form It is a Z68 exclusive.
permalinkembedsaveparent[–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 4 years ago(2 children)SDRAM? Oh, I imagine a rig like that, has 256 or at best 512meg of ram. It was well, fat and bloated, a single file was made up of blocks of fat and stored that way. I would take the MSI card, and if it does happen to die in that second year, I would just buy the latest hotness.
Does that contain min cache though? Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]axonxorz 20 points21 points22 points 4 years ago(13 children)In the P4 era, motherboards with integrated graphics were few and far-between. It is the same with addressing in physical storage.
You can get a decent multicore machine for a song nowadays. In terms of OSZ was thinking of going to 80GB Vertex IIE 2.5" Sata 2 (SSD) ($159), from 120GB Vertex 3 2.5" ($295) to save coin. permalinkembedsaveparent[–]xpingux 1 point2 points3 points 4 years ago(2 children)The fact that you have a page file, need space to hold system stuff that fluctuates (temp internet files, etc), means that 1% isn't nearly Are your AdAware/SPyBot definitions up to date and have you scanned recently You should be OK with 256, so I am suspecting scumware, run HiJack and post the log.Click to expand...
Top saeed.ua Gerbil Posts: 21 Joined: Fri Dec 05, 2008 1:03 pm Re: The Hot Rod/Sweeter Spot Build Quote #4 Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:42 am hi,if you go with