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Re: what do u run

Post by bicostp » Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:53 pm

Since you asked...

Desktop:
Gigabyte EP45-UD3L motherboard
Intel Core 2 Quad 9550 (2.83 ghz, 12 MB L2 cache)
4 GB DDR2 800 (OCZ? I forget.)
DVD+-RW DL (Samsung? Lite-On? I don't know, it was free.)
EVGA GeForce 260 Core 216 800-something MB
Hard drives: WD 80 gb SATA boot, Samsung 250 gb IDE storage, Maxtor SATA 200 gb Steam/pagefile, WD 1 TB USB MyBook storage
Acer H233H monitor (it was on sale), Dell 19" 1280x1024 secondary (it was free with bad capacitors. Simple fix)
Windows 7 Enterprise
Antec 300

Beater Laptop / "Netbook"
Toshiba Portege 7200 CTe
650 mhz P3 mobile
Trident CyberBlade e4 4 MB graphics
384 MB RAM (max)
10 gb HD
2 GB CompactFlash card in a PCMCIA adapter
10/100 PCMCIA LAN
Cisco Aironet 350 PCMCIA 802.11b
Original dock w/ LAN, DVD-ROM, floppy, NTSC out, etc
Windows 2000 SP4
Runs Half-Life at 800x600 just fine :mrgreen:
Two original batteries, about 1 hour out of each. (Not bad considering they're over 10 years old)

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Re: what do u run

Post by kibble » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:19 pm

My main computer is:
ASUS K8N-DL mobo
Dual-dual-core Opteron 270 @ 2.0Ghz (so it's a quad core, built it before dual core's were even popular!) :mrgreen:
6GB PC3200 ECC registered RAM, (4GB for the main processor, 2GB for the second)
Nvidia 8800 GTS, 640MB video, with Koolance water block, pump and radiator.
Aegia PhysX 100 card (mostly useless)
Soundblaster Audigy 2 Platinum card
80GB, 120GB, 200GB, 320GB and 1TB hard drives.
Samsung 16X SATA DVD burner
40X CD drive
L.I.S 2 Auto Fan controller
Powered by a 600W SilverStone modular power supply
Currently running XP64.
Coming Soon: Kibble's L'Ectroshop (parts and stuff FS)

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Re: what do u run

Post by Frizo » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:20 pm

"Main" Latop: Use this for about everything. Running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
"Test" Latop: Use for testing/playing old OS's (And Beta ones too!)
Projects at the moment:
The FrizNES (Portable NES) *ON HOLD, Need a new NES*

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Re: what do u run

Post by vskid » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:25 pm

Desktop
Migrus mini-ITX board
1.5GHz VIA C7
1GB RAM
40GB 2.5" HDD
XP Pro
Housed in this case
It spends its time chugging away at MilkyWay@home, being a print server, and running old games.

Laptop
Sony VAIO R505EL
1.13GHz P3
640MB RAM
20GB HDD
no battery
XP Pro
Only cost $30, plus another $20 for a 512MB stick of RAM. Would cost $30-40 for a battery, I might end up getting one.
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Re: what do u run

Post by kibble » Tue Mar 02, 2010 5:47 pm

catsaiyan wrote:you have a 80 120 200 320 and 1 tb hdd in one computer?
LOL yeah, all internal, not USB.
Coming Soon: Kibble's L'Ectroshop (parts and stuff FS)

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Re: what do u run

Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:53 pm

How often does one of these threads pop up? :lol:

Main desktop:
Antec P182 case
Seasonic 550W PSU
Asus P5Q mobo
Intel E5200 2.5Ghz
OCZ 2x2GB DDR2 800mhz RAM
Gigabyte fanless Nvidia 9600GT 512MB w/slight stock overclock
an extra 10/100 PCI network controller
ATI analog TV tuner card from the stone age
Western Digital 500GB SATA hard drive - boot drive
Seagate 1TB SATA 7200.11 hard drive (yes, the one with the firmware glitch; had it replaced once already)
Western Digital SATA 1TB Caviar Black hard drive
LG DVD+/-RW drive
LiteOn 4x BD-ROM drive
integrated memory card readers/floppy drive for the lulz
Primary OS: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (MSDN :D )
Secondary OS: Windows XP Professional
Acer H213H 21.5" 1920x1080 LCD monitor
Logtech X-240 2.1 speakers
some cheapy MS mouse and cheapy Logitech keyboard

unRAID server (in progress :lol: ):
crap case with zero fans (soon to be upgraded to likely an Antec 300)
crap 300W PSU stolen from a dead emachines PC (will be upgraded soon too)
some old junky mobo that can't boot off USB
Intel Pentium 4 at about 2.5Ghz
2x512MB DDR RAM
Geforce4 MX 440 64MB AGP video card
10/100/1000 PCI card
Seagate 7200.9 500GB IDE hard drive (soon to be joined by new PCI SATA card and my two 1.5TB Western Digital Green drives that have been lying around and been very lonely since I picked them up on Black Friday for $90/ea)
some random DVD-ROM drive
broken CD-RW drive of some sort
broken FDD
running unRAID 4.5.1 Basic, booted from a free USB flash drive, after initially booting from CD (man was that fun to set up :roll: )

old laptop (and for sale if you want it! :lol: ):
Fujitsu Lifebook B2610
10.2" 1024x768 LCD
Intel Pentium III-M 800Mhz
256MB RAM (maxed out! :( )
Hitachi 30GB IDE hard drive
D-Link WNA-1330 802.11b/g PCMCIA card
Windows XP Home
battery that lasts just over an hour

netbook:
Acer Aspire One D250
10" 1024x600 LCD
Intel Atom 1.6Ghz CPU
1GB DDR2 RAM
160GB hard drive
XP Home
battery that lasts ~6 hours

my mac that I never use (but it was free):
PowerBook G3
14" 1024x768 LCD
400Mhz G3
320MB RAM
6GB hdd
OSX 10.4 Tiger
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Re: what do u run

Post by Morp » Thu Mar 04, 2010 2:15 pm

Main computer:
Thermaltake V9.
EX58-UD5.
Intel Core i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz(Quad)
6GB OCZ Platinum XTC DDR3 1600MHz.
ATI Radeon HD 4800 1.00 GB video.
Corsair TX 950W PSU.
Hiyatek HY-CR-713(Fan controller)
Sony NEC Optiarc DVD burner AD-7240S.
VelociRaptor 150GB, Samsung 300GB hard drives(gonna buy 1TB hard drive soon)
Running Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.

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Re: what do u run

Post by Shangri-lai » Thu Mar 04, 2010 9:17 pm

Desktop:
Asus M3178-EH Motherboard
AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core Processor @ 2.70 GHz
Nvidia 9500GT 1GB
2GB DDR2 800Mhz RAM
LG DVD-RW
Generic Black Card Reader
160GB SATA HDD
500GB External HDD
LG Flatron W1942T 19" LCD Monitor DVI
Vivo 42" Plasma TV running on DVI to HDMI cable
G15 Gaming Keyboard
World of Warcraft Official MMO Gaming Mouse
Windows 7 Ultimate

Netbook:
Acer Aspire One AO531-h
10.1" 1024x600 LCD
Intel Atom @ 1.6 GHz
1GB RAM
160GB HDD
4 Port USB Hub
Microsoft Keyboard and Mouse
Windows XP Pro
Soon to come: AOC 936SW 18.5in Widescreen LCD Monitor
Then making a docking station for the netbook

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Re: what do u run

Post by tom61 » Fri Mar 05, 2010 2:21 pm

Desktop:
AMD Phenom II x3 710 2.6Ghz
2x2GB DDR2-1066 (dual channel)
Biostar ta790gx 128M Socket AM2+ motherboard (latency killed DDR3 performance when I put the system together, so I went with this over an AM3 board)
512MB MSI GeForce GTS 250
60GB IDE, 160GB IDE and 250GB SATA drives. (I'm thinking of replacing all of these with a nice fast single-platter 500GB)
LG daul layer DVD+-RW burner (SATA)
BFG 550W Power Supply
Sigma Zen blue case (I'm tired of all the black cases)
22" Dell 1080p LCD
Cheap blue Logitech speakers
IBM Ultranav II keyboard/trackpoint/trackpad
Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 2.0
Running Ubuntu 9.04 currently. I'll probably upgrade after snagging a new HD.

MythTV media center(SDTV):
Sempron 3000+
1GB DDR400 RAM
80GB IDE HD (will be regulated to OS storage once I get it working fully)
FIC Ice-Cube case/motherboard/power supply bundle
TView 99 analog tuner
Geforce4 TI 4200 video card
Loads of overheating and software troubles.

Netbook:
EEE PC 900 20G
900MHz Celeron M
1GB DDR2
4GB highspeed SSD - OS drive
16GB SSD - storage
8GB SDHC card
Xandros Linux as it came from the factory, which I need to replace with something better, Ubuntu Netbook Remix on the SDHC.

If I listed parts and retro computers I have, this post would be really long, so I'm not gonna.

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Re: what do u run

Post by desertman123 » Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:32 pm

HP DV6110 Laptop
1.61ghz AMD Turion X2 Duo core processor
Nvidia Geforce Go 6150
320gb 5400rpm 8mb cache SATA HDD (upgraded from 80gb)
2gb of DDR2 667mhz RAM (from 1gb)
1280x800 15.4 LCD
Wireless G card
Windows 7 Pro

It's my battle station. Runs Half Life and Half Life 2 very well.
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Re: what do u run

Post by JimmyDean » Mon Mar 15, 2010 9:10 pm

dell dimension e510

3ghz p4 processor
something gigs of ram (have no idea, I think its like 1 gig)
50gb hdd
dvd-rom cd-burner drive
512 MB xfx nvidia graphics card

yeah, it kinda sucks to have this comp.... I need to upgrade soon.... :(
The video card is pretty good, though. :mrgreen:
mods completed:

NES overclock
Sega Genesis model 1 jap/eng switch

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Re: what do u run

Post by jdmlight » Tue Mar 16, 2010 1:17 am

Oh dear, this may take a while...
Mac Mini (2009) (Media hub (so it's my media server and I encode/rip/etc on it))
• 2.26GHz core 2 duo
• 2GB RAM
• 160GB hard drive
• NVIDIA 9400M
---> It's so boringly stock! I haven't voided the warranty on it yet. :shock:

Macbook Pro 15" (Late 2007) (laptop, which I use more as a desktop-replacement really)
• 2.2GHz core 2 duo
• 4GB RAM (which I added myself)
• 500GB hard drive (which I added myself, shh, don't tell Apple, this isn't supposed to be user-replaceable and I'm still under warranty!)
• NVIDIA 8600M GT
---> Some boring mods, nothing quite like my "coral red" (aka magenta aka pink) iBook...

The above two computers share my *awesome* 23" 2048x1152 Samsung monitor on a VESA arm. :D My dad is "borrowing" my 37" Samsung TV for the family room... :roll:

Hand-built PC (my server w00t)
• unRAID Server (which is great btw)
• Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P
• 4GB OCZ 1066MHz RAM
• 3.33GHz (overclocked) Core 2 Duo E7300
• ATI Radeon 4670 (to be sold and replaced with a NVIDIA GeForce2 MX400 64MB (thanks Duallies!))
• Antec 900
• Seasonic 550w 80+ PSU
• 1.5TB WD Green parity drive, 650GB Seagate IDE drive, 160GB Seagate SATA drive (I'll be adding a 1-2tb soon)
• Coming soon: custom hard drive carrier/front panel (will hold up to 15 hard drives!)
• Blue case lighting/fans, which I'm getting bored of, will probably change it to red
---> More mods than above computers, the custom hard drive carrier/front panel will be the biggest (I intend to do this after MGC, therefore after my NESp :wink: )

Oh yeah almost forgot:
iMac G3 Blueberry (my forum-posting/music-playing/googling-while-I'm-portablizing computer sitting on my bench)
• 550 MHz G4 (yeah you read that right, this was quite the difficult mod, the CPU was soldered in... :shock: )
• 512 MB RAM
• 80GB Seagate hard drive
• 15" Tube FTW!!
---> Begging for some case lighting...

And sadly...
iBook G3 500MHz (deceased :cry: I really liked this computer)
• 500MHz G3
• 256MB RAM
• 30GB hard drive
• 12" screen
• Consistent 4.5 hours battery life doing normal stuff (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Firefox, chat client, etc), consistent 2 hours doing something draining (playing a DVD, playing Starcraft, etc)
• "Coral Red" - aka magenta. Aside from the color, this paint job came out better than I imagined it would, which is saying something because I usually set my standards pretty high. The color grew on me though and I found I really did like it after a while... (at the risk of possible heterosexuality-questioning I'll admit that I had a matching painted Logitech VX Revolution and TI-84 Plus Silver...and flash drive...)
---> This was such a fun computer. It was so indestructible, and I bought it for $39 "broken" (it had a one-pixel-wide vertical line on the screen) without a battery. Since I paid so little for it, I had no problems modding the crap out of it...

I may be coming into possession of a MSI Nettop soon... :)
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