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Default 02-27-2017, 09:10 PM

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Originally Posted by minitom View Post
I can second that windows 10 runs well on the mini's. I find that once it starts up and virus checks (defender) it settles down to around 4% CPU with about 40% memory use (2GB). I am a realist and use the mini for one at a time things. Using opera my browsing experience is good. I can also watch media using kodi.

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One other thing I like about the mini 9 related to the SSD, is the ability to have SSD's setup with different operating systems as well as a backup. I can swap the harddrive in a few minutes.
another good lightweight antivirus is 360 total security. (uses at maximum 25% ram so about 500mb)

and this is when running a full scan.

i also have removed all stock apps that are removable, which prevents many background tasks
https://www.howtogeek.com/224798/how...einstall-them/
you have to manually remove each app.

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this might be something to look into:
http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/31/14...ndows-10-cloud

since win10 cloud could be a lightweight alternative to windows 10 HP


dell mini 910
supertalent dual wide ssd 128GB
2GB ddr2 400mhz ram
Realtek RTL8188SU
(not the 3G version)
hdd cooler as extra cooling

Last edited by darknessblade; 02-27-2017 at 10:06 PM.
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