Hardware

BIOS “F6” for GA-M55S-S3

Already available since March 20th, I just recently decided to update my Gigabyte motherboard “GA-M55S-S3 (rev 1.0)” with the latest BIOS, which is by the time of writing version “F6”. And – HURRAY, HURRAY – I don’t need to boot Linux with the “noapic” kernel option anymore!! The guys from Gigabyte finally fixed it! So, …

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My Vista Experience, Pt. 2

Vista and current hardware should be no problem. But what about some more ancient piece of hardware? Before installing Vista I upgraded my motherboard’s BIOS to the latest version (which by the time of writing was “F5” for my Gigabyte “GA-M55S-S3”). I think that wouldn’t have been absolutely necessary but I also hoped getting rid …

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Back again!

I’m back – finally! I got a new computer (no, not for Christmas, bought the parts myself a few weeks ago and assembled it myself) and until now it works great. Hopefully it stays that way… The main specs are: Gigabyte GA-M55S-S3 (nForce5) motherboard AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200 (Dual Core) CPU Gainward BLISS 7600GT …

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My computer died…

Last week my computer died… I’m writing this using one of my old boxes. I don’t know what happened, it just left me with a small bang and died. I think there’s something wrong with power switch witch might have caused a short circuit. I’m now looking for a new computer. Just don’t know if …

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My computer

I got my computer about a year ago and assembled it myself. Though I like playing around with hardware from time to time, I’m always really glad when it’s all done – and working! So here’s what I have (only main specs): AMD Athlon64 3000 CPU (1,8 GHz) Asus Motherboard A8N-E (nForce4 chipset) XFX 7600GT …

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