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First post, by Muz

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How do you guys handle of switching old and new PCs every time you use it?

Reply 1 of 3, by dionb

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New PC: upstairs in the office
Old PC: downstairs in the guest room

How to switch? Open door, walk upstairs 😉

And somewhat less facetious: I have multiple "old" PCs downstairs including a pretty recent (8th gen Intel Core platform) Linux machine for downloads and looking stuff up online etc. They're all hooked up to a KVM, except for video on the recent machine which has its own little 16" TFT (SGI 1600SW 😉 ) next to the CRT for the rest. Audio is mixed together with a Behringer Eurorack mixer, MIDI goes via a patchbay.

Reply 2 of 3, by clueless1

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I have a wide desk and they are side by side. I just slide my chair over, or sometimes just position it between them and lean my body towards the one I'm using. 😀 There is another retro PC on another desk in the same room that I seldom use. But it's only 10 feet away if I do want to use it.

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