[rescue] Transplanting a Sun Fire V210 motherboard - PSU requirements?`
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Wed Feb 27 19:21:07 CST 2013
----- Original Message -----
| From: "Phil Stracchino" <alaric at metrocast.net>
| To: rescue at sunhelp.org
| Sent: Wednesday, 27 February, 2013 8:12:28 PM
| Subject: Re: [rescue] Transplanting a Sun Fire V210 motherboard - PSU requirements?`
| On 02/27/13 18:08, Lionel Peterson wrote:
| > Windows 8 is fine, under the UI. In my general desktop usage Win 8
| > is as
| > 'snappy' as Win 7 on similar hardware, neither markedly faster or
| > slower. The
| > UI sucks. Badly.
| > Win 7, in my experience is a tiny bit better than WinXP on
| > identical hardware
| > by a tiny bit (dual core, 2-4 Gig RAM machine suggested).
| On hardware XP runs on, that may be a valid assessment. But what
| remaining hardware XP runs on is rapidly going the way of the dodo.
| (Let's not even bother talking about WinXP 64-bit. It sucked donkey
| My experience was that the Win7 UI layer needs a couple of
| fixes like ShellFolderFix and a little bit of quality time with a 2x4
| beat it into submission, and once that is done Win7 works very well,
| with the proviso that a number of important features (including the
| included backup program) are deliberately crippled in Home versions.
I still use NT 4. I avoid all modern windows issues and bloat. This does mean however that I am stuck with the bugs in NT 4. ;)
| Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 DoD#299792458 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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