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Originally Posted by corky dorkelson View Post
If you could squeeze another 1gb of ram into it, it will run great. With the current amount of ram, it will run decent.
Not worth paying for it..


Basically I'm selling my desktop and buying a Laptop so I can use a decent computer at both places.. Unfortunately the Sandybridge issues have screwed with my plans so I'm stuck with this for a month or two.

I struggled to make the wanted to post to buy a $20 keyboard / mouse (I found some anyway, editing the post after this) but there is no way I'm putting out the cash for more RAM in this thing

I guess I'll try it tonight and see how it goes!
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post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by Drakenxile View Post
no it wont you need to have 2gb~ to run it without lag

but you can try my netbook 1.6ghz 2gb ram is running it with seemingly no lag
Don't talk silly Win 7 will run really well on that machine, iv had win 7 on old Pentium 4 (478) with 512mb RAM and it ran good on that

1GB is fine, 2GB will give it a little more head room.
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Happy to say half a day later I'm now posting from the Machine running Win7.

Super snappy (as much as sig rig, no doubt) and no issues so far.
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Not suprised. My school has lab full of old P4's running windows 7, and they do fine. If you were really having issues you could just disable aero and alot of the pretty stuff to increase performance.
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