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Well after about 6 hours of work I have things pretty well configured. My wife tried it out and did not complain so that is a good sign. I still have to reinstall my games but that is a major job so I'll wait until tomorrow.
Got rid of McAfee and installed my own security apps, reinstalled a bunch of FOSS programs, copied back my email config and all my data.
The new desktop is about the same cross sectional area but much shorter. It seems very cool and quiet. The HDD is a Seagate and the NVME is Kioxia (used to be Toshiba.)