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Re: Background .pcx files no longer work

Postby Brian K » Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:26 pm

DrTeeth wrote:

> The drives are SATA 3 so the next upgrade will support them (SATA 2
> presently). I just swap my MB and CPU come upgrade time. LOL.
> --

Unfortunately, don't get too excited. You won't notice the difference with SATA III and HDs. Even with SSDs, SATA III is only marginally faster in real life.
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Re: Background .pcx files no longer work

Postby Brian K » Sun Dec 02, 2012 5:10 pm

DrT,

Having your OS on a SSD is the "fastest" upgrade you can make to your computer. It leaves having extra RAM and new HDs for dead. On my old computer I copied OSs from the HD to the new SSD. I was then able to compare performance between the SSD OS and the HD OS. Chalk and cheese. My old computer has a SATA II motherboard.
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Re: Background .pcx files no longer work

Postby DrTeeth » Mon Dec 03, 2012 3:53 am

On Sun, 2 Dec 2012 16:10:03 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,
Brian K disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>Having your OS on a SSD is the "fastest" upgrade you can make to your computer.
They are not big enough or good enough value for me yet. Also, most
of what I do is not limited by HD speed. If I get one, I might be
spoilt and want more than one.
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Cheers

DrT
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Re: Background .pcx files no longer work

Postby Brian K » Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:05 pm

DrTeeth wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Dec 2012 16:10:03 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,

> They are not big enough or good enough value for me yet.

I disagree. I had about 10 OS on a 120 GB SSD and they are just over $100 now. Your OS will load in a third to a half of the time and apps will open much faster. Well worth having one.

Use more Xylocaine and buy one.
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Re: Background .pcx files no longer work

Postby DrTeeth » Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:59 pm

On Mon, 3 Dec 2012 11:05:44 PST, just as I was about to take a herb,
Brian K disturbed my reverie and wrote:

>Use more Xylocaine and buy one.
That's a plan ;-). Thanks for your recommendation...I'll look into it
when I replace this M/B + CPU. The integrated cards (network, sound
etc) have been dying one by one. Luckily PCI/PCI-E cards are dirt
cheap. Sadly, not many (if any) LGA1156 MBs left for sale.
--

Cheers

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