Back to the PC


Last July I built myself a quad core Windows 7 PC as described here and here. I thought it might be of some interest to reflect on the experience with the benefit of more time, and to cover off the improvement made since…

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Six things I learned researching my new Windows 7 PC build


As I blogged here, I have just finished building a new Windows 7 x64 PC based on the lovely Intel I5/750 with a Gigabyte GA-H55M-UD2H motherboard, Arctic Freezer Pro 7 Rev 2 cooler, 4 Gb RAM, 2x 500 GB WD discs and a Sapphire ATI HD 5670 graphics card all in an Asus TM-261 case.

Despite the things I learned from building it, I did get a lot right before I started assembling, so in the interests of balance…

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Ten things I learned building my Windows 7 PC


I have just finished building a new Windows 7 x64 PC based on the lovely Intel I5/750 with a Gigabyte GA-H55M-UD2H motherboard, Arctic Freezer Pro 7 Rev 2 cooler, 4 Gb RAM, 2x 500 GB WD discs and a Sapphire ATI HD 5670 graphics card all in an Asus TM-261 case. Despite a lot of research I still tripped up over a few things which I deemed worth capturing for posterity…

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