Microsoft apps and 'proper' windows apps use the http.sys kernel driver for processing incoming packages on port 80 - that is they don't grab it. Real problem is Apache, Skype and the like, that use direct access.
Can't get any video acceleration from the built in video on intel G33, so I'm looking at PCI-E cards for my HTPC. Radeon 2600 seems the best choice, but can't find any info if there is a difference between the Pro and XT versions. I'd prefer Pro as it works at lower frequency and voltage, but...
Thx guys, I'll give Microfly MX6 a try.
I have a display with native 1280x1024 and display properties in Vista 32bit don`t allow to set higher resolution. But 1680x1050 should not be a problem.
Anyway G35+ICH9 boards must arrive very soon you'd better wait for them.
I'll have a look at those.
I'd prefer a case with PSU. Mobo + CPU + a sound card + HD + DVD + USB flash driver/camera should have consumption in the range 150-250W. I've heard most PSUs reach maximum efficiency with 50% load, so a 400W unit will be perfect. And the less noise the better so...
Just got a Gigabyte GA-G33M-S2H(http://www.tomshardware.com/2007/07/31/can_microatx_boards_do_the_job/page6.html)
and a Q6600 G0 BOX. Now looking for a small and silent case for them, can you recomend one? Does the box cooler fit in small cases?