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Dell780

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About Dell780

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    Veteran

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    C:\Program Files
  • Interests
    Computers (general), Microsoft Windows, Apple (iOS and macOS), Android

System

  • CPU
    Intel Core i5 5200u
  • Motherboard
    Hewlett-Packard
  • RAM
    8GB DDR3
  • GPU
    Intel HD 5500
  • Case
    HP Laptop
  • Storage
    1TB Crucial M500 (free)
  • PSU
    Charger
  • Display(s)
    1x Glossy 1366x768, External monitor
  • Cooling
    Integrated
  • Keyboard
    Built-in, Dell AT101, Apple Aluminum USB
  • Mouse
    Integrated, Logitech Anywhere MX
  • Sound
    Some Creative home theater system
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Professional, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

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  1.  

    check your in box please - urgent 

    1. PCGuy_5960

      PCGuy_5960

      w0t?

    2. mrzoltowski

      mrzoltowski

      huh?

  2. Dell780

    R3 2200G OR I3 7100

    Just get a basic 2200G system and you should be fine. Core 2 Duos are still more than fine for Office work when paired with an SSD, but I get what you mean.
  3. You don't have to reinstall, but it's best to do so.
  4. Dell780

    WTF is this?!

    Seems like you just have a borked Windows install. Make a flash drive and reinstall Windows.
  5. We'll need to know your budget and location (for currency). Ideally you should upgrade both.
  6. Dell780

    what would slow down a laptop ?

    It's been my experience that SSDs are the way to go.
  7. Dell780

    what would slow down a laptop ?

    Windows 10 and a mechanical drive = horrendously slow in my experience. Put an SSD in it and you should be good.
  8. Dell780

    So, strange idea for a NAS

    That's not a good idea. I don't think that adapter thing looks too good, and you're limiting yourself with bandwidth. No, it only has a USB 2.0 interface and 10/100 ethernet. Useless for a NAS in my opinion.
  9. Dell780

    Moving OS from HDD to SDD

    Just reinstall Windows on the SSD. You won't have to deal with bloatware then.
  10. Dell780

    What are scratch disks?

    It's something people dump footage or files onto to work from. SSDs are usually used as scratch disks to eliminate disk bottlenecks.
  11. Dell780

    Which Thinkpad?

    Don't forget about the touchpad. The X220 has a hilariously small touchpad. It does still have the TrackPoint though.
  12. Dell780

    Is RAID 0 SATA SSDs Still Risky?

    Using RAID 0 at all is risky. If one drive dies, all your data is gone. Just using an SSD doesn't change that. It's still RAID 0 and you'd still have to backup a lot more.
  13. You can use the video card just fine. As for Windows, you'll want to do a clean installation.
  14. Dell780

    Will it Run?

    Ye, that would work. There's no reason why it wouldn't.
  15. That's your issue. You only have a 10/100 capable router. Even if the client devices are 10/100/1000 capable, you're limited by your router.
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