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Old January 26 2012, 02:04 PM   #76
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Re: What are your current computer's specs?

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Plus, as ares93 already said... if the authorities want your information for whatever reason, your security measures mean squat and they get access to it.
With physical storage, the risk of this is reduced, and you can likely erase the content in a hurry if you want to.
And I don't ascribe to the premise that 'you're innocent if you have nothing to hide'.
That's a load of garbage meant to erode people's privacy. I'm sorry, but even if I'm 'innocent', that doesn't give the 'authorities' the right to have access to my data at their leisure.
I have two drives with electromagnets mounted above them. Theoretically that should erase the drives when i activate them. Or when the wrong fingerprint or password is used more than three times. All in all, i consider my system quite safe. Then again, if someone gains access to my computer, they can control pretty much anything in my flat and in the workshop i share with my mates. If my car wasn't scrapped, they could start it as well with a push of a button.

Call me paranoid, but considering the damage that can be done, I'd rather err on the side of caution.
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Old January 29 2012, 11:21 AM   #77
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Re: What are your current computer's specs?

Pfft! Check these out:

CPU: 486 DX2 66 MHz
RAM: Yes
HDD: Enough to store 4 MP3s!
Cooling: I think the fan broke in about 1998.
PSU: Hamster on wheel.
Graphics: Not really.
Motherboard: Dusty.
Case: 90s beige.
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Old April 20 2012, 12:27 AM   #78
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Win7 Ultimate Edition
Dual Core Intel 2.3ghz
3GB of PC6400 RAM
500GB HD
Multi Drive DVD-CD Burner
24 bit Soundblaster HD card
New 1GB DDR3 Gigabyte graphics card.
New 32" Hitachi Ultrathin LED monitor
New 400 Watt power supply
New Dual-Band N Router(NOt in the pictures)
New wireless Logitech Mk320 keyboard and Mouse(Not in the pictures)
2.1 AL Speakers



So there have been quite a few changes:

1. Win7 Ultimate Edition..discovered my processor supported 64 bit!!!! Who knew! Upgraded to Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit....so I could...upgrade the RAM from 3 GB to 4.5GB PC6400. Actually took out a 512mb and put in a 2GB stick. Did a clean install, never had a PC run so fast!!
Dual Core Intel 2.3ghz-Same
500GB HD-Same, but I found out it runs at 7200rpm
Multi Drive DVD-CD Burner-Same
24 bit Soundblaster HD card
New 1GB DDR3 Gigabyte HD6570 graphics card-Same, but that was brand new. This card is the overclocked edition.
New 32" Hitachi Ultrathin LED monitor. Love this thing!
400 Watt power supply
New Dual-Band N Router(Not in the pictures)-Now in the picture to the right of the tower.
New wireless Logitech Mk320 keyboard and Mouse(Not in the pictures)-Now in the pics
Brand new Cyber Acoustics 32 watt speakers...they have an aux jack for my mp3 player and bass control right on the LED lit control pad.
The old printer died on me so I have a brand new Canon printer.



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Old April 20 2012, 12:02 PM   #79
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Re: What are your current computer's specs?

CPU: Intel i5-2500K overclocked to 4ghz cooled with a Prolimatech Genesis cooler. Used to have liquid cooling until about 4 weeks ago when I switched back to air cooling for convenience reasons. The temps are still fine even setting all fans to minimum with the fan controller.
MB: ASrock Fatal1ty P67 Pro
RAM: 16GB gskill ripjaw x
video: AMD HD 7870
2x 120gb Vertex 3 SSD
and a couple of normal hdd's.

Everything in CM Stacker case. I've even built the pc myself. I'm such a nerd.

I also love my IPS-panel screen (reasonably big) which totally owns TN-panels for photo work.
Using a Roccat Isku keyboard (very happy with it) and a Roccat Kone+ as my rodent.
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Old April 20 2012, 12:34 PM   #80
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Re: What are your current computer's specs?

^That's quite the setup.

I'm sure the Roccat Isku is nice and all, but at that price why not go mechanical? (loving my new Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth Edition)
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Old April 20 2012, 02:26 PM   #81
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Desktop (Hewlett-Packard)
Model: HPE-112y
Processor: AMD Phenom II X4 925 2.80 GHz
RAM: 8 GB
Video card: ATI Radeon HD 5570
Monitor: Acer X233H 23" Widescreen HD LCD
TV tuner: Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250
920 GB HDD
Blu-Ray Disc drive; DVD-RW/CD-RW drive
Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit


Laptop - MacBook Air
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Old April 20 2012, 02:49 PM   #82
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^That's quite the setup.

I'm sure the Roccat Isku is nice and all, but at that price why not go mechanical? (loving my new Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Stealth Edition)
I considered that. The BlackWidow was an option but I'm not going to buy Razer products again. The built quality has disappointed me greatly in the past.

I figured the Isku works well with my beloved Kone+ because of the Roccat Talk technology.
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Old April 20 2012, 03:01 PM   #83
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Re: What are your current computer's specs?

Which one of the 53 machines should I list?

Ah yes..

IBM PC XT Model 5160
Intel 8088 4.7Mhz
640Kb RAM
Hercules Graphics card
Western Digital RLL Harddrive controller
Seagate ST-225 RLL Model 21Mb interesting drive it only has one platter instead of two like a normal ST-225
5.25" half height Floppy drive 360Kb
IBM 5151 radioactive green on black screen

The machine next to it is a Philips P 3105
Nec V 20 8 Mhz
786 K RAM
ATI CGA graphics card
Western Digital MFM Harddrive controller
Seagate ST-225 MFM drive 21Mb
3'5" 720Kb floppy drive
Switch amber monochrome MDA/CGA screen

At the time I made the picture the Philips was sending the content of its HDD to the IBM XT using Interlink/interserver and a parallel nul modem cable.

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Old April 20 2012, 03:12 PM   #84
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CPU: Intel i5-2500K overclocked to 4ghz cooled with a Prolimatech Genesis cooler. Used to have liquid cooling until about 4 weeks ago when I switched back to air cooling for convenience reasons. The temps are still fine even setting all fans to minimum with the fan controller.

RAM: 16GB gskill ripjaw x


Everything in CM Stacker case. I've even built the pc myself. I'm such a nerd.
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I don't think I'll ever need that much RAM.. but of course, I prob will.

I'm not a gamer, but I built my last two pcs, the last one in a gaming case, (which I still have) but for convenience I got the current HP tower. Of course nothing of the original interior is left now.

My next major upgrade is both an internal HDD and portable one.

I also upgraded my Comcast cable internet speed from 6 Mbps to 20Mbps d/l speed.

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Old April 20 2012, 03:13 PM   #85
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Re: What are your current computer's specs?

21 MB? Why would anyone need so much disk space? Everything worthwhile fits on 1 floppy.
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Old April 21 2012, 05:11 PM   #86
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CPU: 2 x 2.8 GHz Quad Core Xeon
Memory: 16 GB 667 DDR2
Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512 MB
Storage: 4 TB internal, tons more external.
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Old April 21 2012, 06:05 PM   #87
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Re: What are your current computer's specs?

^ Nice, impressive... what motherboard are you using that allows you 16gb of DDR2?



32gb Ram at 1600 mhz
3.42Ghz i7 Processor (Overclocked from 3.2)
256gb Internal SSD running at 6gbps
4 x 2tb internal HDD
Blu-ray Drive
2 x 24 inch HD Samsung Monitors
1 x 28 Samsung touch screen monitor (dunno why Windows registers is as a microsoft touch device?!?)
2 x Nvidia 9600 SLI 1gb dedicated graphics with HDMI Output

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Old April 21 2012, 08:37 PM   #88
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21 MB? Why would anyone need so much disk space? Everything worthwhile fits on 1 floppy.
Quite right! this little gem doesn't have a haddrive, its a IBM PS/2 Model 30 type 8530-005
Its a 8086 machine with an on-board MCGA graphics card, 640kb RAM and two 720K floppy drives, they don't build them like this anymore, never seen a cleaner machine..
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Old April 22 2012, 02:38 PM   #89
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I tried looking it up, only found the motherboard Apple's model number MA970LL/A. Its the early 2008 Mac Pro, I just realized that my Mac Pro is 4 years old.

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^ Nice, impressive... what motherboard are you using that allows you 16gb of DDR2?



32gb Ram at 1600 mhz
3.42Ghz i7 Processor (Overclocked from 3.2)
256gb Internal SSD running at 6gbps
4 x 2tb internal HDD
Blu-ray Drive
2 x 24 inch HD Samsung Monitors
1 x 28 Samsung touch screen monitor (dunno why Windows registers is as a microsoft touch device?!?)
2 x Nvidia 9600 SLI 1gb dedicated graphics with HDMI Output

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Old April 22 2012, 05:23 PM   #90
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Something more modern, main rig, build it myself.

Antec P-183 case.
Corsair 620 watt PSU, I like the modular cables, don't need to fit the ones not needed.
Gigabyte GA-MA790XT-UD4P mainboard
AMD Phenom II x4 955 Black Edition 3.2Ghz quad core.
Noctua NH-U12P CPU cooler
8Gb DDR3 RAM PC-8500
Sapphire VaporX ATI 5870 graphics card
2x Western Digital Caviar Black Harddisks 1Tb each.
TSSTcorp DVD writer
5x 120x120x25mm fan

OS: Win7 Ultimate with Classic Shell so it looks and behaves like Win2K for the most part.

Of course I have all kinds of pictures of my old machines online and none of the modern ones..
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