Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Apr 2013 21:16 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems AlienWare (so Dell) has just unveiled a gaming PC running Ubuntu and Steam, designed to be hooked up to a TV - essentially a Steambox. "With over 25 gaming titles available and more being added, users can access Steam For Linux to play online games, including your favorite titles like Team Fortress 2 and Serious Sam 3." Everything starts out small, but with Valve going full throttle with this, expect this library to grow.
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RE[6]: More like 100 or so
by delta0.delta0 on Sun 7th Apr 2013 11:52 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: More like 100 or so"
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you dont have to buy the $1000 model there are also i5 versions... It just makes your original point about the i3 moot.

No it doesn't I have a few hundred programs installed on my work PC. This is a myth from the Windows 2000 era.

Anecdotal evidence. It still doesn't change the fact that the registry gets bloated and causes a degradation in performance. Its not a myth, its a fact.

From Microsoft themselves:

Consider the following scenario:

You may discover that some of your registry hives are abnormally large or “bloated”. Registry hives that are in this state can cause various performance issues and errors in the system log.
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There can be many causes for this issue. Troubleshooting the actual cause can be a long and tedious process. In this scenario, you simply want to compress the registry hives to a normal state.

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A myth from windows 2000 era, are you sure ? Even Microsoft doesn't agree with you. The last update to that article was in 2011.

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