Sunday, February 21, 2010
I believe in standards. For computers, they're at: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ATX .
Why do I make my own? You can buy a computer that works as well for not much more.
All the name brands are proprietary (non-standard) design. Just wait till a repair or upgrade needs to be done!
More at www.engadget.com/2005/02/22/the-hp-bios-that-locks-non-wh...
Above picture Documents its looks after mounting in case, before it was populated.
Added next , an Intel i5 650 CPU, might be an overclocking beast.... www.fudzilla.com/content/view/16093/35/ ... easily managed to reach 4.6GHz phonestechnology.blogspot.com/2009/10/processor-core-i5-6...
Easily will take seven hard drives (SATA and PATA (ATA-1, 2, 3, IDE 133)), and 12
intel i7 960 quad @3.2GHz currently costs $589.99.
intel i5 650 dual @3.2GHz currently costs $189.99. (hyper-threaded, Intel claims up to a 30% performance improvement) Four logical processors.
More overclock at: www.pcgameshardware.com/aid,702446/Intel-Core-i3-and-Core...
Troubled by the size of Win 7, 16GB for 32bit, and 20GB for 64 bit. What ever happened to "MinWin" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MinWin
New find, List of Lists: http://lists.thedatalist.com/
All the Details of many versions of both MBR and OS Boot Records
"IMPORTANT: One of the first things that any PC user should do after setting up a new hard disk (or creating a new partition with a utility such as Partition Magic) is to make a copy of its MBR" ... from http://mirror.href.com/thestarman/asm/mbr/VistaMBR.htm
ps - just found an instructional site about changing a motherboard, so BAD that it has only 5% chance of working!
I find that Flickr makes a good place to keep notes, so the latest stuff is there ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/edhiker/ ) ...and the links are automatically hot.