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Windows 7 on 1.2 ghz 1GB of ram or Linux Distro
Posted: 2015-03-13 19:38
I fried the motherboard on my old Dell C610 Latitude. I was able to salvage all other parts. I also had a Dell C600 Latitude which I replaced with another C610 motherboard. Now I have 2 C610 Latitudes. One runs at 1.2 ghz with 1gb ram and the other 1.0 ghz with 1gb ram. I will dual-boot Windows 98 Second Edition and Windows XP SP3 on the 1.0 board. I want to run Windows 7 on the 1.2 board. Will it run ok, or should I use a Linux distro? I don't have a lot of time atm to be experimenting. If not, because the boards are identical, I might just keep it as a dual-boot back up system. I've been buying hardware that has Win98 drivers so I can run it as long as possible.
Posted: 2015-03-13 22:08
Hm... 1GB, it won't work for 7. Windows 8.1 would work better I think. I run Windows Server 2012 R2 with 2GB all smooth.
Posted: 2015-03-15 02:31
Windows 7 is a dreadful experience with 1GB of RAM, even with 2 it is dreadful. 4 and more and it starts to become tolerable...
Posted: 2016-01-23 02:11
My Slackware Distro up and running
Posted: 2016-01-23 11:25
PROBLEMCHYLD wrote:My Slackware Distro...
Posted: 2016-01-30 15:35
Getting the most out this Distro
I will be triple booting 98 SE, Slackware and WinXP.
Love it, I think I'm going to buy a very high end system just to strip off Windows and add Slackware. Fuck you Microshit
Posted: 2016-01-31 01:55
Posted: 2017-02-12 23:08
These are the specs on my main comp. I bought this computer for $35 US dollars
I haven't maxed out the specs, but I couldn't pass it up.
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CPU op-mode(s): 32-bit, 64-bit
Byte Order: Little Endian
On-line CPU(s) list: 0,1
Thread(s) per core: 1
Core(s) per socket: 2
NUMA node(s): 1
Vendor ID: GenuineIntel
CPU family: 6
Model name: Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU T2310 @ 1.46GHz
CPU MHz: 1467.000
CPU max MHz: 1467.0000
CPU min MHz: 800.0000
L1d cache: 32K
L1i cache: 32K
L2 cache: 1024K
NUMA node0 CPU(s): 0,1
Flags: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx lm constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts aperfmperf pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl est tm2 ssse3 cx16 xtpr pdcm lahf_lm dtherm
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) (rev 03)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (secondary) (rev 03)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1d.1 USB controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
00:1d.2 USB controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 03)
00:1d.7 USB controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev f3)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801HM (ICH8M) LPC Interface Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801HM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) IDE Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801HM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA Controller [AHCI mode] (rev 03)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 03)
01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
02:01.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8100/8101L/8139 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter (rev 10)
[0:0:0:0] disk ATA Hitachi HTS54321 C44C /dev/sda
[3:0:0:0] cd/dvd Optiarc DVD RW AD-7560A DH10 /dev/sr0
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode)
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Posted: 2017-02-15 02:06
PROBLEMCHYLD wrote:...I bought this computer for $35 US dollars...
Wow! ...and wow for that nice looking system you have there!
Damn, I was away 3 days, family stuff, didn't even have Internet! Good to be back home again!
Posted: 2017-05-18 23:48
I like this one better