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Post by André » Mon Aug 01, 2005 2:42 am

Check out my new computer. I just bought all the parts and they should arrive either late this week or early next week. It was only $1400.

------just bought-------
Case: ThermalTake Shark (Black)
Motherboard: DFI Lanparty UT nF4 Ultra-D
Processor: AMD Athalon 64 3200+
Ram: 1024 MB OCZ Gold DDR 400 (PC3200)
Video Card: nVidia Geforce 6800GT
Sound: Realtek ALC850 (onboard)
Cooling: Koolance Exos-2 (Black)

------already have------
Hard Drive: WD 180GB
Monitor: ViewSonic G90mb
OS Windows XP Professional


------old computer------ (huge upgrade)
Processor: Intel Celeron 1GHz
Ram: Generic Brand 384 MB
Video Card: Onbard POS
Sound: Onboard POS (connector doesn't even work half the time)

Edit: Added old computer specs and links to new parts.
Edit2: Added cooling.
Last edited by André on Mon Aug 01, 2005 3:43 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Post by Sergei » Mon Aug 01, 2005 4:06 am

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Post by André » Mon Aug 01, 2005 4:46 am

Yea. I'll finally not have a computer that is 3 years behind. The one I have now is a 1GHz Celeron with 384 MD Ram. It's a big upgrade.
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NetBook:
ASUS Eee PC 1000HE || 1.66 GHz Atom N280 || 2 GiB DDR2 667 || 320 GiB HDD

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Post by TomServo » Mon Aug 01, 2005 12:54 pm

*decides he better not list the computer specs for the servers donated to a foundation he is a board member of*

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Post by André » Mon Aug 01, 2005 3:41 pm

Well, I just got the tracking numbers for most of the items. Those items should arrive on Thursday, August 4. The case and cooling hasn't been packaged and set to FedEx yet.
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Post by bigC » Mon Aug 01, 2005 6:39 pm

Thats going to be nice Doc. You gotta install a copy of Half-Life 2 on that baby :lol: ...great game.

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Post by André » Mon Aug 01, 2005 6:56 pm

I don't have any money left for games at this moment but as soon as I do I'll get a few games.
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Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.7GHz || 8GiBs DDR2 800 @ 435MHz || Asus P5E
112 GiB SSD || 931 GiB HDD || 2x ATI 5770 in CrossfireX || Picture

NetBook:
ASUS Eee PC 1000HE || 1.66 GHz Atom N280 || 2 GiB DDR2 667 || 320 GiB HDD

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Intel E5200 @ 2.632 GHz || 4 GiB DDR2 800 @ 421 MHz || Foxconn G31MXP-K
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Post by SweetLou » Tue Aug 02, 2005 1:54 am

_DrDrrae_ wrote:Yea. I'll finally not have a computer that is 3 years behind. The one I have now is a 1GHz Celeron with 384 MD Ram. It's a big upgrade.
I'll take it! Sounds great for my home server.
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Post by André » Tue Aug 02, 2005 2:21 am

Nah, my grandfather is getting it. It's better than the one he has now.
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Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.7GHz || 8GiBs DDR2 800 @ 435MHz || Asus P5E
112 GiB SSD || 931 GiB HDD || 2x ATI 5770 in CrossfireX || Picture

NetBook:
ASUS Eee PC 1000HE || 1.66 GHz Atom N280 || 2 GiB DDR2 667 || 320 GiB HDD

NAS:
Intel E5200 @ 2.632 GHz || 4 GiB DDR2 800 @ 421 MHz || Foxconn G31MXP-K
5.45 TiB RAID 6

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Post by Sergei » Tue Aug 02, 2005 2:58 am

I like that case. Not seen it before.
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Post by André » Tue Aug 02, 2005 3:02 am

I liked it too. It's nothing too fancy but it get's the job done.
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Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.7GHz || 8GiBs DDR2 800 @ 435MHz || Asus P5E
112 GiB SSD || 931 GiB HDD || 2x ATI 5770 in CrossfireX || Picture

NetBook:
ASUS Eee PC 1000HE || 1.66 GHz Atom N280 || 2 GiB DDR2 667 || 320 GiB HDD

NAS:
Intel E5200 @ 2.632 GHz || 4 GiB DDR2 800 @ 421 MHz || Foxconn G31MXP-K
5.45 TiB RAID 6

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Post by André » Tue Aug 02, 2005 7:00 pm

Everything except the waterblack for the CPU should be here thursday. The waterblock should be here by monday.
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Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.7GHz || 8GiBs DDR2 800 @ 435MHz || Asus P5E
112 GiB SSD || 931 GiB HDD || 2x ATI 5770 in CrossfireX || Picture

NetBook:
ASUS Eee PC 1000HE || 1.66 GHz Atom N280 || 2 GiB DDR2 667 || 320 GiB HDD

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Intel E5200 @ 2.632 GHz || 4 GiB DDR2 800 @ 421 MHz || Foxconn G31MXP-K
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Post by hornakapopolis » Tue Aug 02, 2005 7:03 pm

I meant to mention something before., so I'm sorry I'm a bit late.

Congrats on the new purchase, Doc. I have a feeling that Thursday will take forever getting here? ;)

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Post by André » Tue Aug 02, 2005 7:11 pm

You got that right. Thanks.
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Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.7GHz || 8GiBs DDR2 800 @ 435MHz || Asus P5E
112 GiB SSD || 931 GiB HDD || 2x ATI 5770 in CrossfireX || Picture

NetBook:
ASUS Eee PC 1000HE || 1.66 GHz Atom N280 || 2 GiB DDR2 667 || 320 GiB HDD

NAS:
Intel E5200 @ 2.632 GHz || 4 GiB DDR2 800 @ 421 MHz || Foxconn G31MXP-K
5.45 TiB RAID 6

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Post by André » Wed Aug 03, 2005 5:40 pm

Everything just arrived so guess what I will be doing. :wink:

Edit: Last post on old computer.
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Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.7GHz || 8GiBs DDR2 800 @ 435MHz || Asus P5E
112 GiB SSD || 931 GiB HDD || 2x ATI 5770 in CrossfireX || Picture

NetBook:
ASUS Eee PC 1000HE || 1.66 GHz Atom N280 || 2 GiB DDR2 667 || 320 GiB HDD

NAS:
Intel E5200 @ 2.632 GHz || 4 GiB DDR2 800 @ 421 MHz || Foxconn G31MXP-K
5.45 TiB RAID 6

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Post by André » Thu Aug 04, 2005 1:40 am

WooHoo, everything up and running. No, it didn't take eight hours to put together, I had band practice and stuff.

I had a few problems, one with the video card and one with connecting to the internet but installing the drivers helped, duh.
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Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.7GHz || 8GiBs DDR2 800 @ 435MHz || Asus P5E
112 GiB SSD || 931 GiB HDD || 2x ATI 5770 in CrossfireX || Picture

NetBook:
ASUS Eee PC 1000HE || 1.66 GHz Atom N280 || 2 GiB DDR2 667 || 320 GiB HDD

NAS:
Intel E5200 @ 2.632 GHz || 4 GiB DDR2 800 @ 421 MHz || Foxconn G31MXP-K
5.45 TiB RAID 6

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Post by vtel57 » Thu Aug 04, 2005 2:24 am

Everybody's getting new computers. I helped three friends set up their new systems this past week. I'm jealous. :(

I priced up my next project system... a dual AMD Opteron desktop server with a 1 Tera RAID set-up (RAID 0 w/ 5 200Gig Maxtor DiamondMax drives). Unfortunately, I just don't have the $10,000 to build this system right now. :(
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Post by André » Thu Aug 04, 2005 2:51 am

Awwe... that's alright. I'll spare you a dollar or so. :wink:

This thing is really zippy.
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Desktop:
Intel C2Q Q9550 @ 3.7GHz || 8GiBs DDR2 800 @ 435MHz || Asus P5E
112 GiB SSD || 931 GiB HDD || 2x ATI 5770 in CrossfireX || Picture

NetBook:
ASUS Eee PC 1000HE || 1.66 GHz Atom N280 || 2 GiB DDR2 667 || 320 GiB HDD

NAS:
Intel E5200 @ 2.632 GHz || 4 GiB DDR2 800 @ 421 MHz || Foxconn G31MXP-K
5.45 TiB RAID 6

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