XorCist wrote:Thank you for the response. I think this question might be coming too soon, but would it be worth catching an Ivy Bridge on sale, or getting Haswell?
XorCist wrote:Also, going from AMD to Intel = wipe n reinstall windows? Or have we advanced enough where you can swap without starting over?
DPete27 wrote:XorCist wrote:Also, going from AMD to Intel = wipe n reinstall windows? Or have we advanced enough where you can swap without starting over?
Since you should be getting an SSD yes, you'll have to reinstall windows. IIRC, you'd have to reinstall anyway, even if you kept your current storage config.
XorCist wrote:Would I need a SSD for my windows drive, and another SSD for my games since they are both on seperate drives? Or do I get a bigger SSD and consolidate to 1 drive? Currently if I add the space that is used on both those 2 drives I sit at ~200GB
Airmantharp wrote:I'd be willing to bet he could get away with [not reformatting] it ...
XorCist wrote:I was looking at the computer my daughter currently uses, its an Athlon 64 X2 3800 with 2 gigs of ram, could I underclock that, and use that as a NAS?