1) Intel. Waiting for their new SSD's with sandybridge controller which will probably boost its performance!
2) Mainly a combitation of Price, Performance, Brand. With performance as nr. 1 and Price as nr. 2
I installed W7.
When i try to install the gpu driver from nvidia, only the nvidia HD audio driver shows in the installer and not the gpu driver!!
I have choosen Windows 7 64 bit so not wrong driver.
The gpu driver from acer is just...