[Gllug] Fwd: Advice for new machine.
j.roberts at stabilys.com
Wed Aug 24 15:19:16 UTC 2011
On 24/08/2011 15:20, Dylan wrote:
> MOTHERBOARD (inc processor and memory):
> I know practically nothing about current motherboards and processors, but
> since this is the basis of the system I'd like to get it right..
One word of possible advice: whichever and whatever processor/mb you
want to buy, I'd hold off for a month or so. The new AMD series is due
out then (it is hoped), and when it arrives all other prices will take
another dive downwards (I expect).
I am waiting to do a refresh myself until then.
Unless you have serious multitasking or gaming needs, just about any
midrange AMD or Intel processor will offer fine desktop performance.
If you have more info on what you are intending to use it for then
better advice would be possible...
Gllug mailing list - Gllug at gllug.org.uk
More information about the GLLUG