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Old 12-27-2007, 02:41 AM   #11 (permalink)
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vista does run best on 2 gigs on up though for what their doin 1 gig will work, would actually recomend XP instead its more reliable. the build you have should work, though I would recomend using either a gigabyte or ASUS board instead those boards i havent heard good reviews about quality from. avoid them and ECS at all costs. . .

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Old 12-29-2007, 10:28 AM   #12 (permalink)
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If your folks are worried about the age of their components I'd strongly suggest buying a new hard drive. I personally wouldn't count on a 6 year old hard drive lasting much longer.

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