I've been running Windows Home Server V1 (Server 2003) and WHS 2011 (Server 2008 R2) on AMD for several years.
I use ECC RAM and low-power 45w CPUs since they are basically file and backup servers. Everything has been and continues to be working fine.
Our TV handles Netflix, Amazon, and others on its own.
Our Windows 7 HTPC was basically a DVR. But since Comcast encrypted all channels and since we don't watch much broadcast/cable TV anymore, it gets very little use. Yeah, I could buy and install a Cablecard tuner, but what's the point...
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I'm running 12.6 on my desktop 7770. On my Asus 1215B with E-350, I was using 12.4. After reading your post, I installed 12.6.
The install went fine--no problems--device manager still reports HD6310 graphics. The only things updated, however, were the Catalyst install program, and the HD...
Many Antec cases are well-designed for quiet computing--good airflow pattern, low-noise fans, acoustic dampening in sidepanels. And, of course, the classic elastic suspension for hard drives in the Solo and related models.
Antec power supplies strike an excellent price/performance ratio in...
I'm also still running a 939 board--Asrock 939a785GMH, 4400+ X2, 4850, 4GB of DDR500, 30GB SSD boot drive, and Windows XP x64.
With the SSD, it seems as fast as my main rig for internet and office stuff. I mainly use it for a couple of older games that don't like Windows 7.