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Found 8th Feb 2010
hi time to upgrade i think, as my laptops quicker than my pc

I use my pc in order for.

1.media sharing/file server/backup between Laptop, ps3, Phone (hd2)
2. Photo and Video Editing (hI RES DSLSR + 1080P HD VIDEO)
3. Printing
4. light gaming
5. downloading
6. surfing(mainly done on Laptop)

My current pc specs are

core2duo e4300 [email protected],
6gb ddr2 pc6400, 2x2gb and 2x1gb
nvidia 7800gtx,
gigabyte 965p DS4
Hiper 580w moduler psu
Zalaman tower cpu cooler
2x1.5tb F2 EG
2x1Tb F3
2x250gb 3.5" sata 1x wd2500aaks + 1x sp2504c
1x320gb external IDE

2x60gb 2.5" sata 1 2x momentus 5400.2
1x80gb ide 2.5" 1x mpo804h external photo backup
1x250gb 2.5" sata in esata usb exteranal with cady in pc

I also have a spare case and maybe psu(untested) which i would like to build a power efficient Home server if i have enough spares

Ps my laptop is xps m1530
320gb hd

which is a lot quicker than my desktop

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Err for what your doing why do you need to upgrade?

Maybe a windows re-install will spedd things up but for what your doing (bar photo editing) it's more than powerful enough!

What OS are you using? I presume 64 bit as you have 6gb ram?

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windows 7 atm just ordered a q6600 D0 from ocuk for 94.99

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its a new install of windows and its just not really up to photo/hd video editting!
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