Is there a Microsoft sticker on it? These PCs look pretty cool.
Nope. No MS sticker. I have some pictures that will go along with the review. I have played with it quite a bit, installing software and even putting in my 500GB SATA that as in my windows server (easily got the drives mounted and I can read and write to them even though they are NTFS: http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_edgy_eft_ntfs_ntfs_3g
The only real cons I see right now are no PS2 ports (common anymore, oh well) and no IDE controler onboard. However, it does have 6 sata ports.
Now I just have to figure out how to get all of my data off this 250 GB IDE I have
Installing the nvidia drivers and re-running the xorg config did the trick. I have downloaded (but not yet configured) beryl. We shall see how it goes.
If this means anything, this machine, and Fiesty has ALMOST (no seriously, almost) convinced me to move away from Windows as my main day-to-day OS. It is close, so far XP still has me.