Win10 x64 and Sandy Bridge

Discussion in 'Operating Systems' started by Tazman2, Dec 6, 2017 at 8:20 PM.

  1. Tazman2

    Tazman2 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Specs in my sig. Will there be a driver issue!? Was looking to finally make the plunge on a SSD and dual boot for a bit and noticed some google posts about hardware/driver issues with Sandy Bridge!? If so whats the lowest I can go for specs? Or should I just upgrade soon? LOL :)
     
  2. BulletDust

    BulletDust [H]ardness Supreme

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    Running Windows 10 Professional on one of Intel's greatest processors here not a problem in the world!

    As individual platforms, Sandy Bridge and x58 rock.
     
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    pendragon1 [H]ardness Supreme

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    you shouldn't have any issues. I've got several older intel systems all running 10 pro without a hitch. I'm typing on a q965 based pos...
     
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  4. Tazman2

    Tazman2 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Thanks guys! Maybe I'll save some coin and just get a SSD and dual boot for a bit or something! :)
     
  5. BulletDust

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    An SSD is all you need for a blazing fast system.
     
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    With those system specs (specifically the memory) and an SSD, not only will you be able to run Windows 10 perfectly, but you'll be able to virtualize any other OS you may want to run.
     
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    Taking bets now on how hard BulletDust spooges his shorts once he's on an SSD...
     
  8. BulletDust

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    I've been running SSD's for years, I'm actually running an m.2 SSD on my x58 system and it's bootable.