Gavin W. Burris on 3 Mar 2014 07:50:28 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] no frills computer advise

Hi, Keith.

I'm on my four generations of Linux HTPC, so far.  I am a DIY guy, but
try to focus my time on system software configuration, not warranty
parts return.  :)

I went from a noisy beige-box VA Linux system, to a mini System76 PC, to a
Shuttle XPC with AMD Black CPU and discrete ATI graphics, and now I'm
on an Asus EeeBox with Intel Atom and integrated Nvidia graphics.  

So I'm currently on the small and integrated kick.  This might be
something to consider:


On Fri 02/28/14 08:29AM -0500, Keith Brown wrote:
> hi,
> i am looking for a no frills desktop computer. I will be running Linux on
> it. I really like PowerSpec because of their warrant and location which is
> Microcenter near to Villanova.
> Are there any other brands similar to that?  Has anyone has expererience
> with Costo's *CyberPower?*
> I've had bad experience with building a PC from parts because so I want to
> avoid that and ofcourse I want to avoid a Mac (which my girlfriend insists
> I have)

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