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i was under the impression that S3 has mixed solid capacitors and those electro...whatever capacitors.. instead of ALL solid capacitors in DS3. i was told that DS3 would have 5 years-ish more life span thatn S3, with S3 should last a good 4-5 years itself already.

considering ill upgrade to kentsfield after 2 years, and 3 years after that ill just upgrade to good new mobo that supports that time's CPU + 1 year CPU in future.. so i dont plan to stick with S3 for more than 6 years.
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