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    How to Upgrade?

    I use Drive Image, an old utility I bought long time ago which works in WinXP.
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    Fresh Install

    I did an image right after a fresh install of XP and Office. I did not even use the system yet, so, there should be no crap.
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    Fresh Install

    I plan to buy add a new SSD to my PC to speed it up. Although my MB (P3E-WS) is only SATA-2 capable, I will probably buy the Crucial M4 with SATA-3. My question is will I have to reinstall Windows (XP) and all the applications? Last time I install Windows and MS Office, I made an image of...
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    How to Upgrade?

    I am surprised. I am pretty sure if I change my HDD to another "regular" HDD, I can use the backup image. Too bad. Last time right after I installed Window XP and MS Office, I made an image of C:.
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    How to Upgrade?

    This Crucial M4 must be a good SSD. Do I still have to reinstall everything? I was hoping that I can just take a full image backup of C: and restore it to the new SSD.
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    How to Upgrade?

    Thanks for the advices. I see this Adata SSD on sales in Canada Computer for $80. Adata S510 120GB 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s Solid Sate Drive (SSD), Read: 550MB/s Write: 510MB/s (AS510S3-120GM-C) I read that the read and write speeds of this Adata SSD is not too good but it should be OK to...
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    How to Upgrade?

    I must be away for too long. Even the internal hard drives are now SATA-3 now! You are right. If I have to build a new computer, the only part I can retian is the Corsair PSU. Probably the P182 case as well, I like this case a lot. How about the video card, 8800GTS-512? I am looking...
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    How to Upgrade?

    Anyone? Maybe my system is too old? If I upgrade to an i5 CPU and MB, what components can I retain from my current system?
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    How to Upgrade?

    My MB, Asus P5E-WS Pro, is only SATA-2 capable. This is why I asked if SATA-2 SSD will improve performance.
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    How to Upgrade?

    My current system is 4 years old, below are the major components: Antec P182 Asus P5E WS Pro (6 xSATA-2, 3 Gb/s ports) Intel Core2 Quad Q6600 (small OC to 2.8 MHz) OCZ 2P8004GK 4GK 2x2GB PC256 8800GTS 512 WD7500AAKS Corsair 620HX power supply AC Zalman CNPS9700NT The PC is working...
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    Suggestions for 24-inch LCD

    You are right. I may not need an IPS panel for my applications. Any suggestions for a good 24-inch TN panel? How about Dell G2410 ($279 CAN) or Dell ST2410 ($220 CAN)?
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    Suggestions for 24-inch LCD

    I plan to replace my current HP W2207h monitor with a bigger LCD. my applications are mostly browsing and office works. I went to my firend's house and I was impressed with his Dell 2407WFP. This Dell 2407 is a few years old so probably I will not be able to get one. Any suggestions of a...
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    TJ Max?

    But first we have to know the core temperatures! There is usually a 5C difference in the reported temperatures from Real Temp and Core Temp.
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    TJ Max?

    What is the real TJ max of a Q6600-G0? According to CoretTemp 0.97.1, this is 100C. According to Real Temp 2.24, this is 95C.
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    CPU Temp

    Anyone can help me with Q-Fan setting? Maybe I should have bought a 9700LED and controlled the fan speed manually.
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