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Review: SimplyMEPIS 6.5 64 bit

I am reviewing the 64-bit version on my AMD Athlon 64 x2 system that I built myself. This machine includes 2GB of RAM, 160GB and 200GB SATA drives, and most importantly an Nvidia GeForce 7800GT 256MB
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This release of MEPIS 6.5 is a great piece of work, although I was disappointed that it nixed Windows XP (though I can probably still fix that) and unless I specify my monitor resolution before booting the live CD it was a slight hassle to go about getting my resolution right. I’m sure that if I had chose it to begin with that bit of trouble would’ve never happened, but I didn’t want to re-install just to set the display resolution. The test I got with RC 1 was really only the beginning and I’m glad I came back to try the final release out again but with a full install. The MEPIS team has done a really good job once again.

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