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Since 1997, EDI has been a value-added provider of high quality computer components, systems, servers, and computing solutions. Headquartered in Norcross, Georgia, EDI maintains a presence throughout the eastern United States and many European markets.

At EDI, we recognize that business policies and practices that serve the technology community provide an important business advantage, both for us and our customers. As a prominent distributor of computer components and white-box systems, we affect the communities where we do business. As such, we build quality relationships with clients and develop strong vendor alliances. For us, there are multiple benefits – better financial returns, increased opportunities, more efficient operations, higher employee motivation, and improved goodwill between us, our vendors, and our customers. For our customers, there is a triple bottom line – more efficient service, increased selection, and smart savings.

Leveraging our strengths (accelerated delivery time, affordable pricing, assorted purchase options, and exceptional customer service), we plan to improve product accessibility and affordability, provide innovative solutions, and continuously improve our service and products. To achieve this goal, EDI pursues an individual relationship with each customer and tailors services to meet each customer’s specific needs. By contributing to the success of our customers, we hope to stimulate the use of technology throughout a variety of industry sectors, including schools, government institutions, and corporations.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

IMPORTANT - 7th Gen Intel and AMD CPU's will support Windows 10 ONLY

Intel has recently announced the new 7th Gen Core platform nicknamed Kaby Lake. Going forward from Kaby Lake the only OS that will be supported is Windows 10. If you have a customer that buys Kaby Lake hardware and tries to load Windows 7, IT WILL NOT WORK.

Kaby Lake CPUs will still drop into the current LGA1151 socket motherboards, but newer LGA1151 boards will use a new 200 series chipset with additional features. If a customer has a current board with a 6th Gen CPU and Windows 7, then decides to upgrade the CPU to a Gen 7 the OS will not boot. 

The upcoming Lenovo ThinkPad E570 is Kaby Lake; no downgrades to Windows 7. 

AMD's new "Zen" line of processors and chipsets are the same - Windows 10 ONLY.

More info @ PC World

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