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Puppy Linux is no Runt

Puppy Linux version 5.7.1 (Precise Puppy) worked well on the old Dell Dimension from 1998. It’s compact enough to run entirely on the old system’s 384 MB of RAM, doesn’t require installation, and instantly makes it much easier to work with USB media that the system wasn’t designed for. 31 more words


PC and Army of Two

That’s right! I have managed to get my hands on a Dell Dimension C521 for nothing! I am well and truly a genious! It will need a LOT of upgrading before I can start gaming with it as only has the onboard graphics and only 512MB of RAM not to mention the puny power supply, it will cost me at least £150 to get it to a mediocre state, but i can expect to pay up to £300 – £400 overall to get it up to scratch with the latest consoles :p The best thing about it is that i get to play Phantasy star online again! 122 more words

What To Do With My Old Dell Dimension 8400

About eight or nine years ago i bought a Dell Dimension 8400, it was my first major buy in the PC world and it did me proud for 6 years until I built my first custom gaming rig. 180 more words

Computers & Internet

The Importance of Imperfection : Wherein We Learn How to Upgrade a Computer

On Saturday, I added more RAM to my lumbering Dell Dimension desktop thereby rescuing it from the imminent destruction of my frustrated fantasies.

Although I am quite comfortable using computers, I really don’t like to open their neat little covers and even peek inside. 613 more words

Dell Dimension XPS T700r Intel Pentium III & Windows 7 Beta Upgrade Advisor

On the 5th of July, Microsoft made its Windows 7 upgrade adviser beta available on line through their download website. Like the predecessors, the program will detect components and settings and recommend which version of Windows 7 that your computer would run on based on its specifications. 409 more words

Computers, Technology And The Internet

A Look at the Highs and Lows of My Blog for 2008

As is customary during this time of year, we all have a tendency to look back at what 2008 had in store for us and look ahead to 2009.  694 more words