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#3780 - 01/16/05 01:14 PM Post your PC Specs...
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I sometimes wonder what the actual standards are rather than having spec's shoved down my throat by PC manufacturers...

I'm mildly curious about everyone's PC spec's (plus links if possible).

This thread is exempt from our "if it's dead leave it alone" rule ...


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#3781 - 01/16/05 01:14 PM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Brand: Self Built
Computer Name: Stargate
Est. Cost: $3000

Monitor: ViewSonic VX900 19" LCD Monitor
Case: Aspire X-Super Alien w/500w Power Supply
Video Card: ATI Radeon 9600 256MB 8x AGP (cooling done by the Zalman ZM80D-HP with the optional fan
Floppy: Sony 1.44MB 3.5Inch Floppy Disk Drive
RAM: 4GB PDP DDR400 (each with a Vantec Copper Heat Spreader )
Hard Disk: 6x * Seagate 400GB 7200RPM EIDE
Processor: AMD Athlon XP 3200+ (Barton)
Motherboard: Soyo SY-KT880 Dragon 2 with a Thermaltake Slim Volcano 10+

OS: Undecided at this point, machine is still in production. I believe I'm going to end up with WinXP.

Case Badge: Baby Alien
Cooling: 6x Turbo Cool blue LED fan's which are connected to a Enermax 6 fan adjuster , I'm also using rounded cables for all drives. Additionally I also use Arctic Silver 5 as my thermal grease on everything.
Mod's: Front Side temperature readout, ultra bright blue LED's for HDD/Power light, 4 cold cathode UV lights.

* I'm hoping that the Hitachi 500GB disk drives come out prior to completion of this machine.
** I try to purchase all of the items I can from NewEgg as there is no matching quality and the quick shipping doesn't hurt much either.


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#3782 - 01/22/05 10:11 PM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Brand- Bult by me
Name- shantbox
Est. Cost - embarassing

Monitor1- NEC MultiSync FP1350 22"
Monitor2- Dell 17"
Case - raidmax
Video Card- Radeon 9600 128mb AGP 8x
Floppy - nuff said
RAM - 512mb X 2 Geil pc3200
Hard Disk - western digital 80gig special edition IDE
Processor- AMD 2800+ Barton 2.08 ghz, 512kb cache
Motherboard- Albatron KX600, Generic Heatsink

AND

Averatec AV5500-EA1 laptop,
1.8 ghz, 256mb ram, 40 gig hd, wireless G, 6.8 pounds


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#3783 - 01/23/05 03:26 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Lol, how much is "embarasing"? I have to ask...

Also, how's the 22" NEC working out? I have a tossup to choose from but I think the 19" viewsonic should be sufficient...


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#3784 - 01/23/05 07:47 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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embarrassing is-
$250 -for original crappy computer that i got some of the parts from.
$150 - new video card
$700 -for new case, motherboard, processor, hard drive, RAM
$90 -DELL monitor
$145 -22" NEC monitor
$90 - another stick of RAM
$50 - video capture card (forgot to mention)
$30 - 5.1 surround sound card
=$1270 big ones

also, the 22" is sweet, its kinda fuzzy, but i like to run it at 1800X1440 and the 17" at 1600X1200. i got my 22" used from a local shop who was having a sale. it kinda makes games look crappy at 800X600, but as long as you can pump it higher, its glorious.


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#3785 - 01/23/05 09:29 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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lol, my pc is going to be at minimum $2000, when i get all the hd's and everything completed it'll be well ovr $4000


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#3786 - 01/23/05 05:37 PM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Dell Latitude 100L laptop
2.8 GHZ
512 ram
15 screen
CD-RW/DVD
builtin wireless/ether

$1,000

the real price of this is around $1,400 i believe, but I got it on a pretty nice discount through my school.


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#3787 - 01/23/05 10:51 PM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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oh and the averatec laptop cost me $680


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#3788 - 01/24/05 12:16 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Brand: Dell Inspiron 4150
Computer Name: Lappy
Est. Cost: $1800

Monitor: 14" LCD
Case: Standard Inspiron 4150 Case
Video Card: ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 (64MB)
Floppy: Standard POS 3.5" floppy drive that ships with any dell.
RAM: 256MB (I specifically requested 1 256MB stick but they decided without my approval to give me 2 128mb sticks)
Hard Disk: 40GB 5400 RPM
Processor: Intel P4 1.6GHz
Nic: Built in 10/100, Linksys WPC54GS 802.11GS

OS: WinXP Professional SP2


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#3789 - 01/24/05 06:00 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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My box is pretty low end, but I'll post the specs anyway :

Intel P4 1.8 Ghz
QDI PlatiniX 2D Motherboard
512MB DDRAM
AOpen GeForce3 Ti200 128 DDRAM
60GB Seagate Barracuda 7200 RPM + 20 GB Quantum Fireball Plus AS20 7200 RPM
LG GSA-4040B Multi DVD Writer
Sony Trinitron Multiscan 200ES 17"
Standard ATX MidTower Case

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#3790 - 01/25/05 09:09 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Quote:
Originally posted by Gizmo:
RAM: 4GB PDP DDR400 (each with a Vantec Copper Heat Spreader )
I found some GEIL for about the same price, Dual Channel vs Single (yes i understand that you don't have to get ram that's TESTED for dual data if you buy exactly the same ram, but by compairing the prices and brand names it works out). The ram also has it's own copper heatsink anyway (actually I think it may be aluminum)...

I'll get a link later.


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#3791 - 01/25/05 05:15 PM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Canada eh
the brand is dell
pIII 933
384Mb pc133RAM
nvidia geforce 2 mx/400
and some more crappy stuff... can't remember right off.


So what? You wanna make something of it?

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#3792 - 01/25/05 05:36 PM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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I guess it wasn't Geil, guess I decided to go with the PQI 2GB Dual Channel Kit $359.99; the other choice is Geil 2GB Dual Channel Kit $355.50... The PQI had more reviews, but i may change my mind later.

Both come with copper heatspreaders (shims)


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#3793 - 01/26/05 04:43 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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#3794 - 01/26/05 08:29 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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well, wasn't that the most annoying thing i've read all day


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#3795 - 01/26/05 08:39 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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I concur, maybe there is a connection between mass marketing schemes iPods and Irish Bands.

All these U2 Zealots remind me of a girl I go to school with oddly enough.

For School I just run my Compaq Presario that I added a DVD Rom drive. I mostly use it to type up homework and stuff so I don't need all that much flash atm. Only got 200mb of ram but I can run OpenOffice and Gimp without any problems and still watch DVD's. I'd like a TV Tuner Card or something that I can use to hook my Laserdisc player into. For sound I have my comp hooked into my kick ass stereo system with Cambridge Soundworks speakers and I'm thinking about hooking my Police Scanner and my Shortwave radio to it.


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#3796 - 03/01/05 07:36 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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P4 3.0EGhz. (JET4 cooled)
512 Kingston Value RAM
GIGABYTE P4 TITAN 875P Motherboard
200GB SATA HDD
Antec SmartBlu 450W PSU
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200
Aerogate 2 Fan Controller
Antec 1000PLUSVIEW AMG (case)


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#3797 - 06/13/05 06:40 PM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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My PC isn't that fantasic apart from my graphics card.
Brand: Custom made ( I didn't make it)
Computer Name: Ultrafox
Est. Cost: $900

Monitor: 17" LCD
Graphics Card: Nvidia Geforce 6800 Ultra(512MB)
Floppy:
RAM: 312MB
Hard Disk: 40GB 5400 RPM
Processor: Athlon 64
OS: Win2k professional


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#3798 - 07/05/05 09:33 PM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Laptop:
Compaq Presario
14" widescreen TFT
64 bit AMD Turion 1.6ghz
512 DDR400
60 gig HDD
3 1/2 floppy
DVD burner
Radeon ATI PCI express 128MB graphics
$879.99 -tax

and i got an N-charge batt pack for it, says add 5-10 hours but lasted about 1-1.5 hours playing battlefeild 2.

Desktop:
self built
17" CRT
AMD AthlonXP 2800+ 32 bit
512mb DDR400 RAM
500mhz FSB
123gig PC3200 HDD
DVD Burner
CD Writer (seperate from DVD) - plays cd's from drive, not in windows, so uses no system resources
ATI Radeon 256mb 9200SE sapphire atlantis
650watt PSU with 3 fans
Trust 2:1 speaker set with sub woofer, not great... but at least i dont crap myself when playing Doom 3.

Cooling:
some double fanned graphics card cooler i got of friend, also copper cooler on mem stick
Black Case with Blue Neons/Xenons/Cold cathodes around hull, 120 mm fan on back, 2 40mm fans on front, 60mm on side panel (all with blue led's) and artic cpu fan.


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#3799 - 07/06/05 01:38 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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HP Desktop

CPU: AMD 2800+ 32bit
1gig ram
1 160gig Hard drive
1 200gig hard drive
light scribe dvd burner
GeForce gpx card

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#3800 - 07/06/05 05:21 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Specs on my DVR:
CPU: AMD Athlon XP 3200+
Memory: 2GB DDR400
OS: Window$ XP SP2
DVD: Dual Layer DVDRW
HD1: 400GB 7200RPM SATA
HD2: 400GB 7200RPM SATA
Video 1: Onboard (as it's not going to be used it doesn't matter)
Video 2: Hauppauge WinTV PVR-350 PCI


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#3801 - 09/17/05 01:17 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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My Work Machine

Brand: IBM
Model: ThinkCentre A50 8090-22U

Monitor: Acer AL1714cb 17" LCD
Case: Standard IBM PCI Ultra Small Form Factor (1x2)
Video Card: Intel Extreme Graphics 2
Floppy: MadDog Multimedia USB 3 1/2" Drive
RAM: 1GB Factory RAM
Hard Disk: 80GB 7200RPM EIDE[/URL]
Processor: Intel® Pentium® 4 3.0GHz (1MB), 800MHz FSB (with Hyper Threading)
Motherboard: Intel Chipset w/ Gigabit Ethernet
OS: Windows XP Professional SP2

Essentially a stock IBM, with a larger HD and RAM. I mainly use this station for development using Zend Studio and Rational Development Platform 6.

I'm looking to bump the HD and double the RAM at this rate. Rational 6 is a little harder on the machine.


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#3802 - 09/17/05 03:10 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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Ya know, I saw a pretty decent deal on 200gb maxtor drives (looking for stuff for my moms church):
Maxtor DiamondMax 10 6L200P0 200GB 7200 RPM IDE Ultra ATA133 Hard Drive - OEM - $85


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#3803 - 10/04/05 11:16 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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15" Apple PowerBook G4 1.25GHz
1.25GB RAM
80 GB 5400 RPM
SuperDrive
ATI Radeon 9600 64MB
OS: 10.4.2 (Tiger)


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#3804 - 10/04/05 11:46 AM Re: Post your PC Specs...
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I want a powerbook


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