Originally Posted by Mossiac
But why not go for Windows 7? Keeps things a little more updated.
Definitely worth the upgrade to 7 from XP, but your right to get rid of Windows 8. Most people transfer fine from XP to 7, but from XP/Vista/7 nearly everyone gets confused at some point about Win8.
Windows 7 licenses are easy to come buy, even i sell them. Retail stores don't anymore due to Microsoft telling them off.
If its a POS computer the HDD's probably going to be a 5900RPM or slower, so if your 500GB is faster id keep it, unless your dying for space.
If you decide not take the 1TB, your right its a huge amount of storage, partition it, and set up regular backups, this way if anything goes wrong, and you get the dreaded 'my pcs broke' phone call, a repair should only take minutes.
More time to drink tea and eat biscuits.
Intel Core i5 2500K /-\ 32Gb 1600mhz RAM /-\ Asus P8Z68/GEN 3
2x 256Gb Crucial M4 /-\ Crossfire XFX HD Radeon 7950 Black DD
Sound blaster Z /-\ yourpcperfect.com /-\ Windows 7 Pro