[Durham] New motherboard and processor

andrew andrewglass3 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 09:45:43 UTC 2013

Hi Oli

Ill be using the system for general tasks, photoshop and possibly a few games - haven't played any for a long time.  oH ill be running some vm's too

You've just made me decide to go price up an i5 system now lol

Im going to buy a pi too for running an openvpn gateway for my network :P



On 6 Feb 2013, at 09:35, Oliver Burnett-Hall <olly at burnett-hall.co.uk> wrote:

> On 4 Feb 2013 07:56, "andrew" <andrewglass3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > My inner nerd says i7 lol what do you guys think?
> I can't give you any advice on different motherboards or processors (my knowledge of these is several years out of date), but what I strongly recommend I'd working out your budget first and making sure you stick to it.
> You'll always be able to spend a bit more to get something better, but if you go down that road that you'll end up with a system that's far more powerful and far more expensive than you need.
> Remember that for general computing you could probably get away with using a Raspberry Pi these days, so you shouldn't need to spend too much.
> - olly
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