coastie65, on 31 January 2013 - 12:07 PM, said:
I built, then continued to tinker with this thing. I am happy with where I am at now and see no need to do another build at the moment. The Gateway Desktop with its 1st gen i7 ( 960 ) & EVGA 560Ti card is doing well. If you are still running something on a 775 socket then I would say it is time to consider and upgrade / build.
Even though it's built on a 775 board the media center is only a couple of years old and performing very well in its specialized function. However, I did start to look at an upgrade when I saw that AMD proc on a mini itx board, I just didn't know at the time how poorly it compared to what I was already running. So, I'm sitting tight right now, saving my allowance for the next project (whatever that may be