what are you computer specs?

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Found 24th May 2008
ok, so i am very intrested to see who has a good set up and who is running that chepo sub £200 desktop from pc world. it's always amazed me how people can live with them! anyways without any further comments my system

Intel core 2 duo E6550 - overclocked to 2 X 3.1GHZ
4GB DDR2 ram (PC 5300 )
1.7 TB hard drive
dual nvidia 8800 GT 1GB each (2 GB sli graphics)
1,000 WATT corseir PSU
26" LCD moniter
bluray/HD dvd combo drive
dvd drive
media card drive
tv card
wifi a/b/g/pre-n/n
AND NEONS ;-)

what are yoyu computers???? (don't worry if you dont know all of what u have!)

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:whistling:quad core 6600
4 gb ram
nividia 8800 gt
500 gig

Original Poster

nice.... is their any improvment on quad for core? i didnt see it worth upgrading as nothing quad threads yet does it ?

AMD4400x2
2gb 6700
320+160gb SATA
8600GT passive 640/740
=£220

Screen Hanspree xv32"
=£280

Its quiet and crysis runs well at 720p with a bit of a .ini tweak.

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lol crysis mine loads it in 32 secs at very high 1440X900 and 2 X AA ;-) thats after and overclock though and water set to high (uses one hell of allot for no real difference)


the 8600 is a great little overclocker try getting some more out! when i had mine i got about a 60% overclock out of it (from orginal settings)

E6750,
PK5 BOARD,
4GB MEM 8500,
620 POWER SUPPLY,
512MB PNY 8800GT PCI-E 2.0, Mem 1800 MHz, GDDR3, GPU 600 MHz, Stream 112, 2x DL DVI-I
SAMSUNG DRIVES 500GB 400GB 300GB 160GB,
3NEC LABLEFLASH WRITERS,
ONE TO SEVEN DVD/CD DUPE CARD,
SHARKOON REBLE 9 TOWER,
42"PLASMA MONITOR:-D

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wow good rig.... if you can afford all that why not sli for liek anoth £100???

jackt010;2167190

wow good rig.... if you can afford all that why not sli for liek anoth … wow good rig.... if you can afford all that why not sli for liek anoth £100???


WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT AND HOW WOULD I SLI?

Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 Processor
speed 800
(2.2GHz, 800MHz FSB, 2MB Cache)
2GB Memory
500GB Hard Drive
DVD Re-Writer With LightScribe
256MB ATI Radeon HD 2400 PRO Graphics
15-In-1 Card Reader
Sound CardHD audio 5.1

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raptorcigs;2167198

WHAT IS IT ALL ABOUT AND HOW WOULD I SLI?



SLI - the joining of two Nvidia cards basicly....

pick up another nvidia card (same model etc) and use an sli bridge and pop it into anothier PCI-E X16 slot and away you go double power :-D

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snowtiger;2167232

Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 Processor speed 800(2.2GHz, 800MHz FSB, 2MB Cache) … Intel Core 2 Duo E4500 Processor speed 800(2.2GHz, 800MHz FSB, 2MB Cache) 2GB Memory 500GB Hard Drive DVD Re-Writer With LightScribe 256MB ATI Radeon HD 2400 PRO Graphics 15-In-1 Card Reader Sound CardHD audio 5.1



wow all good minus GFX but better than most.... people really do have good systmes on here!

Intel Celeron 2.5ghz
1gb Ram
80gb HDD
ATI Radeon 9550
17" TFT
DVDRW
Soundblasher Card

i dont use mine for games just for music & surfing the net. got my 360 for games

jackt010;2167278

wow all good minus GFX but better than most.... people really do have … wow all good minus GFX but better than most.... people really do have good systmes on here!


what is GFX ? :?

jackt010;2167274

SLI - the joining of two Nvidia cards basicly....pick up another nvidia … SLI - the joining of two Nvidia cards basicly....pick up another nvidia card (same model etc) and use an sli bridge and pop it into anothier PCI-E X16 slot and away you go double power :-D


THINK I NEED A NEW MOBO FOR THAT

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snowtiger;2167304

what is GFX ? :?



graphics card (when you type the word allot in other places etc this is the common shorting of it)


raptorcigs;2167311

THINK I NEED A NEW MOBO FOR THAT



lol you might but you can pick up an LSI mobo for £30 + sell your old one proberly for about the same on ebay or even here :thumbsup:

amstrad circa 1980's with 14.4k modem

Do I need a GFX card ? can you look at my full specs & tell me if I do & if so what one would you recommend ? thanks
currys.co.uk/mar…383
HP Pavilion slimline

jackt010;2167278

wow all good minus GFX but better than most.... people really do have … wow all good minus GFX but better than most.... people really do have good systmes on here!



lol except me, but i do have 5

Regarding raptors sli comments, some of the p5k boards can so double check, see if you have 2 pci-ex16 slots, required for sli and bios support if thats still req'd?

Mine Is A Bit Glichey Playing High Def On The Plasma I Use Vlc Player

I don't use my for games so it doesn't hold me back at all:

2x2.8GHx
2GB 667
512MB 8500GT
2 x 250GB HDD
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v254/mooshooes/newerestrating.jpg

edit: 22" Widescreen LCD

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snowtiger;2167364

Do I need a GFX card ? can you look at my full specs & tell me if I do & … Do I need a GFX card ? can you look at my full specs & tell me if I do & if so what one would you recommend ? thankshttp://www.currys.co.uk/martprd/store/cur_page.jsp?BV_SessionID=@@@@0135237719.1211618338@@@@&BV_EngineID=ccdcadeeehfdkkdcflgceggdhhmdfho.0&page=Product&fm=null&sm=null&tm=null&sku=754060&category_oid=-26383#productInformationSectionHP Pavilion slimline



it all depnds if you ever want to play back 1080P HD movies or play games if you do i would get a Nvidia 8600 for about £40 now or 8800320MB for about 70ish

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ctuk;2167443

I don't use my for games so it doesn't hold me back at all:2x2.8GHx2GB … I don't use my for games so it doesn't hold me back at all:2x2.8GHx2GB 667512MB 8500GT2 x 250GB HDD



thats quite good.....i get lowest of 5.5 out of 5.9 (thats the cpu) everything else is 5.9


but vista rating is pretty cack at best

sure we had this one the other day lol.

jackt010;2167477

it all depnds if you ever want to play back 1080P HD movies or play games … it all depnds if you ever want to play back 1080P HD movies or play games if you do i would get a Nvidia 8600 for about £40 now or 8800320MB for about 70ish


thanks :thumbsup: & 'happy Caturday'
http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2007/05/smoochies-muah.jpg

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Carley;2167527



lol a mac isnt a computer its like a leapfrog 'laptop' :w00t:

I have two Mac's:

15" MacBook Pro with 20" Dell UltraSharp 2007WFP LCD
http://img151.imageshack.us/img151/7179/picture6tf6.png

24" iMac
http://img186.imageshack.us/img186/7503/picture1ddfh5.png

Extras:
HD DVD drive
500GB External HD
32" Sony Bravia via DVI/HDMI for movie playback

Original Poster

macs are just wannabes they wanna be 'out' the windows

Not fair, they're still computers! I don't see anyone making comments about Brax's amstrad circa 1980's with 14.4k modem! At least mine has wireless!!! haha

E4500 @ 3.00Ghz
2GB Kingston Ram
MSI ATI HD3850 512mb
250GB HDD soon to be 500 in raid 0.

ZX Spectrum 128
128 KB RAM
three-channel audio.
MIDI compatibility.
RS-232 serial port
RGB monitor port
32 KB of ROM
http://ixnn.net/files/19.12.07/1.jpg
My pc rocks! http://www.kolobok.us/smiles/standart/dance3.gif

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lol well its more powerfull than a mac so your in the top league their ;-) ( NOT ) i think i have one of those in my loft somewhere along with a SNES

AMD Dual Core 64 4600+
3GB OCZ Platinum RAM 800MHz.
LightScribe DVD Writer
19" AG Neovo TFT
Creative I-Tigue L3450 Speakers
Nvidia 7900GS GFX
Enermax 380W PSU.
Abit KN9S Mobo.
Seagate 400GB SATA hard drive.

Pentium II 333mhz, 32 mb ram 4gb hard drive, onboard graphics, oh no that was my last laptop that I sold in February!

whats wrong with a chepo from pc world????
its like buying an mpv when all you need is a smart car!

jackt010;2167584

lol a mac isnt a computer its like a leapfrog 'laptop' :w00t:



Please don't insult leapfrog. I think leapfrog are better!:p:w00t:

This seems to be a " mines bigger than yours" thread.

Q6600 @ 3.0ghz
Asus P5K-E Wi-Fi mobo
4gb DDR2
10,000rpm 74gb Primary HDD
about 1tb of other HDD space
Geforce 8800GTS 512mb G92
Antec P180 case and OCZ 600w PSU

So stable it's unreal. Haven't seen a BSOD or a lock up in months and months and months..

SteveBrule;2168015

This seems to be a " mines bigger than yours" thread.



yeah you're right, heres my setup complete with pic of ]htpc1&2

The one on floor that won't fit in GF's "new" tv cabinet is htpc2 now redundant as i can't get her to send the new cabinet back lol




1 main workhorse
Intel D935@stock
2Gb Corsair-800 DDR2
2*80Gb SATA RAID 0, and 1 x 160Gb for storage
ASUS 1900XT Xfire edition 512Mb
Asrock Conroe-xfire esata board
Wrapped up in a nice coolermaster centurion 5 case with a quality (cant remember which) psu@500watt

2 HTPC-1
Amd Dual core@2.1(3800)Ghz, 2Gb DDR2 Corsair 533
Asrock Nforce630 Board Onboard everything inclu Gbe
1x 500Gb SATA HDD
Enlight media centre case moddded with FSP 300watt dual 12vrail psu
Hauppauge Dual DVB-T Freeeview card
50" 720p Plasma

3 HTPC-2
AMD 4400 Dual core,@2.3 underclocked
Asus Nforce 630 Board, Onboard everything
2Gb Kingston 533 DDR2
500Gb SATA
Hiper-media Slimline Case

4 Gaming server
Cheapie ecs via based mainboard
AMD Athlon XP 2400
1Gb SDRAM PC133
2x 80Gb IDE drives in RAID 0
very beat up old case with meridan 350watt psu
(running windows ME!!!!) lol will beat any modern machine to desktop!

5. Imaging machine and live AV checks
AMD 1ghz cpu, 512Mb pc133
40Gb Boot drive in hot swap bay
120Gb ide
Extra hot swap bay
1xCDRW
1xDVDRW
6bay full tower case with generic 350psu

I also have a spare AbIt fatality190 with a c2d 4300 and 1Gb 800DDR2 + 2x80Gb in RAID 0,,was in HTPC 1 but offered no benefit and has higher resale value so kept as spare

The above are accessed through a dual console 16port KVM connected to 2x19" TFT based consoles

AMD Athlon XP 2200+
1.5GB RAM
512MB 7600 GS OC

80GB HDD
250GB HDD
500GB HDD

And i play games on it :w00t:

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how????

solitaire and minesweeper :thumbsup:
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