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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Axman » Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:38 am UTC

taptap wrote:Wing, as far as I've read I agree and that is true. When Windows Home Server rolls out in 2008, my beta will expire and the only way I will be able to get it again is to purchase it alongside a WHS-Certified Microsoft Puck or an HP Home Server Computer. It will not be available to the retail market, or even to systembuilders. Only OEM manufactuers that build the system in accordance to Microsoft's Specifications to WHS.


What? No, you can buy it separately. Microsoft dropped that restriction before the public beta.

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby davean » Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:40 am UTC

Axman wrote:
taptap wrote:Wing, as far as I've read I agree and that is true. When Windows Home Server rolls out in 2008, my beta will expire and the only way I will be able to get it again is to purchase it alongside a WHS-Certified Microsoft Puck or an HP Home Server Computer. It will not be available to the retail market, or even to systembuilders. Only OEM manufactuers that build the system in accordance to Microsoft's Specifications to WHS.


What? No, you can buy it separately. Microsoft dropped that restriction before the public beta.


They really are desperate aren't they?

Good enough? Or is worse better?

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby taptap » Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:42 am UTC

LOL SRSLY? I'm gonna have to revert, with my tail between my legs, back to the Home Server Playground Site- I must have missed that information...

You're right axman, http://forums.microsoft.com/WindowsHome ... &SiteID=50 says that it will be available on newegg... sweet!

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby wing » Wed Jan 09, 2008 11:06 am UTC

Windows Home Server? That sounds... Delightfully craptacular.

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....... And it is. WTF? Maybe there's something I'm missing here.

Maybe I need to break out a box and install it and see WTF it's on about.

Also, I'm adding another system to the mess soon. Tentative name is celes. It's basically the chassis and drives from sabin with a shiny new motherboard and an Athlon64 x2 4000. And a Fanless 8500GT. And 2gb of RAM. It's for the kids because they've more or less ruined gau for dad.

It's going to fall in a new subnet as well... *.censor.auth.wingcorp.net which will add a relatively draconian web content filter and ADDITIONAL firewall - because my neice has been getting into trouble with shitheads on myspace (She's 12 and she wants to visit boys from myspace? Uhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.....) and my nephew seems to think porn is funny. I need to requisition yet another old model WRT-54G (or GL, or GS) to make that happen. Other "Special" features will include my patented one-touch instanuke restore (full auto Windows installer on a hard drive partition. It's HOT), a Linux "Service Partition", and full remote control/remote viewing capabilities.
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby taptap » Wed Jan 09, 2008 4:17 pm UTC

Basically,WHS is windows server 2003 small business edition reskinned to say "home server edition", adding features that simplifies networking for the home user. This system is especially useful when you live in a house chock full of computers and you want someone else to be in charge of running backups, installing automatic updates, running system optimizations, and (optional with windows live onecare) performing virus/spyware scans. Added benefits come that come with the OS is the "connector" cd, which sets up a network connection and file sharing settings specifically for your home network on other computers, and also you get your own internet domain for accessing your files on any computer anytime on the 'net. The server as well lets you push out restrictions on any computer you want with group policies. Also, it has the ability to run on a really old PC, i guess, since it's only out for hdd space and a fast network.

I doubt you can still get the beta, but don't quote me on it, I'm just figuring that since it was pushed out to a select group and it expires in march :(

I like your setup, wing- you have a shitload going on there!

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby wing » Fri Jan 11, 2008 11:33 pm UTC

Now adding:

celes.censor.auth.wingcorp.net
Kid's box
Known damage: CDRW drive's front bezel is a bit gunky, side door of case is a bit bent.
Operating system: Windows XP (Primary), Xubuntu 7.10 (Service), Acronis Restore Partition (Service)
Motherboard: MSI K9VGM-V mATX
CPU: AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ 65w.
RAM: 2GB DDR2
HDDs: 1 WD 80gb IDE
Optical: 1 Lite-On 52x CDRW
Floppy: Yes. And it's black.
Chassis: Chieftec MX-01BD. Oldschool.
Display: 1 Viewsonic E70fb 17" CRT
PSU: Coolermaster eXtreme Power 500w
Speakers: Creative Labs circa 1996 2.0
Video cards: 1 MSI GF8500GT 512mb Fanless

This box is... Eerily quiet. It's kinda bugging me seeing it running, but not hearing much.
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby sethicus » Sat Jan 12, 2008 4:12 am UTC

wing wrote:Now adding:

celes.censor.auth.wingcorp.net
Kid's box
Known damage: CDRW drive's front bezel is a bit gunky, side door of case is a bit bent.
Operating system: Windows XP (Primary), Xubuntu 7.10 (Service), Acronis Restore Partition (Service)
Motherboard: MSI K9VGM-V mATX
CPU: AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ 65w.
RAM: 2GB DDR2
HDDs: 1 WD 80gb IDE
Optical: 1 Lite-On 52x CDRW
Floppy: Yes. And it's black.
Chassis: Chieftec MX-01BD. Oldschool.
Display: 1 Viewsonic E70fb 17" CRT
PSU: Coolermaster eXtreme Power 500w
Speakers: Creative Labs circa 1996 2.0
Video cards: 1 MSI GF8500GT 512mb Fanless

This box is... Eerily quiet. It's kinda bugging me seeing it running, but not hearing much.


I see that you have a domain setup, but what is with the celes.censor.auth?
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby wing » Sat Jan 12, 2008 6:01 am UTC

sethicus wrote:
wing wrote:Now adding:

celes.censor.auth.wingcorp.net
Kid's box
Known damage: CDRW drive's front bezel is a bit gunky, side door of case is a bit bent.
Operating system: Windows XP (Primary), Xubuntu 7.10 (Service), Acronis Restore Partition (Service)
Motherboard: MSI K9VGM-V mATX
CPU: AMD Athlon64 X2 4000+ 65w.
RAM: 2GB DDR2
HDDs: 1 WD 80gb IDE
Optical: 1 Lite-On 52x CDRW
Floppy: Yes. And it's black.
Chassis: Chieftec MX-01BD. Oldschool.
Display: 1 Viewsonic E70fb 17" CRT
PSU: Coolermaster eXtreme Power 500w
Speakers: Creative Labs circa 1996 2.0
Video cards: 1 MSI GF8500GT 512mb Fanless

This box is... Eerily quiet. It's kinda bugging me seeing it running, but not hearing much.


I see that you have a domain setup, but what is with the celes.censor.auth?

celes = hostname.
censor = Subnet behind Nazi web filter
auth = this site's logon domain.
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Eps » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:14 am UTC

wing wrote:This box is... Eerily quiet. It's kinda bugging me seeing it running, but not hearing much.

I get that with both my boxen now. Of course, you expect it with the Eee, being solid-state and all. But the PowerBook is just as quiet thanks to that awesome Seagate. I have to bend over and press my ear against the casing to hear any noise, and the fan never has to come on anymore. Win. I love Seagate.

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby wing » Mon Jan 21, 2008 1:56 am UTC

Striking gau from the registry due to the fact that it just let out the magic smoke in ABSOLUTELY SPECTACULAR fashion (it was still on fire when I got there).

Reactivating some old Spares hardware...

leo.auth.wingcorp.net
Dad's box
Known damage: Horrible noises coming from GPU fan.
Operating system: Windows XP (Primary), Xubuntu 7.10 (Service), Acronis Restore Partition (Service)
Motherboard: Asus A7N8X-Deluxe
CPU: AMD AthlonXP 1900+ with an Alpha 8045U (that's the ORIGINAL "huge brick of copper" heatsink... In those days we anodized our copper) on top of it.
RAM: 512mb DDR
HDDs: 1 WD 20gb IDE
Optical: 1 Lite-On 16x DVDROM
Floppy: No
Chassis: Unidentified piece of utter crap. It's actually a DESKTOP case.
Display: 1 Viewsonic E70fb 17" CRT
PSU: Oldskewl Enermax 350w
Speakers: Crap
Video cards: 1 PowerColor ATI Radeon 9600XT 128mb
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby hack124x768 » Mon Jan 21, 2008 2:17 am UTC

Main boxen:
2.8 GHZ p4
768 MB pc2100 ram
120GB hard drive
512MB Radeon x1300 video
Onboard sound, ethernet, etc.
Usually some form of debian


Old boxen
1.0GHZ (usually 1.2 to 1.4, it OC's nicely) Coppermine Celeron
768MB pc133 ram @ 100mhz (being nice to cpu right now, as it has a 100mhz fsb, but seems to run at 133)
40GB HD
Onboard sis630 video, sound, eth, etc.
Slackware 12

Laptop
2.8GHZ p4ish Celeron
512MB pc2700 ram
60GB HD
Onboard radeon 9000igp video, sound, eth, etc.
also usually some form of debian

Mythbox (no tuners)
650MHZ P3ish celeron
768MB ram
2x60GB HDs
Nvidia GeForce 4 64MB (through svideo to tv)
Sound blaster audigy gold
Dlink wireless card
Realtek eth
Running mythbuntu gutsy
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby wing » Mon Jan 21, 2008 3:05 am UTC

And scratch leo from the registry as well... Because apparently my A7N8X-Dlx went bad on the shelf. I need to build another $250 ghettoPC special. Gonna go with an nVidia 6100 chipset this time around instead of that useless Via crap.
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Postby GuitarFreak » Mon Jan 21, 2008 4:22 am UTC

Here's a new pic. Tried to tidy up the wires a bit more. The bottom isn't as clean as I'd like it, but it's the best I can do right now. Too many wires with the cathodes and stuff D:

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Also, got a new 500GB hdd, bumping up the total storage to 1.3TB

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby b.i.o » Sat Jan 26, 2008 11:58 pm UTC

Some pictures of my new arrangement:

This is a front view. The laptop is connected to pretty much everything visible except the CRT monitor, which is connected to my older desktop (which is hidden in a corner behind the desk).
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..and a side view, with my xkcd wall beginning to take shape in the background:
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(the pictures got cut off, you can right click->view image to see the rest of the image)

Pretty soon the desktop in back is going to be serving double duty as a router/synergy hub (so that everything can be plugged into that, rather than having 9 wires running into my laptop at all times, and also so I can use Linux on command), and possibly as a local TF2 server for my college network or just a general file server.

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Angstrom » Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:51 am UTC

Just got my MM UFO-Horizon completed. It's awfully nice having all the space =]

Moved away from water cooling, using a Thermalright Ultra120-eXtreme with a Sanyo Denki 1011 - that fan is like a jet engine!

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby b.i.o » Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:12 am UTC

Angstrom wrote:Just got my MM UFO-Horizon completed. It's awfully nice having all the space =]

Moved away from water cooling, using a Thermalright Ultra120-eXtreme with a Sanyo Denki 1011 - that fan is like a jet engine!


My laptop would like to give your computer a run for its money on the title of 'jet engine'. :P

It only sounds like one when I run the CPU at full for a few minutes, but it can get LOUD.

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby taptap » Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:44 pm UTC

hey silver, your alarm clock is fucking awesome!

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby westcydr » Sun Jan 27, 2008 8:28 pm UTC

I just have laptops:
1. Asus eeePc: The specs are already up here, except for some reason I cannot figure out yet, I put tinyXP on mine (will very likely go to something else soon)

2. HP Pavilion zx4600 (it was free)
512 Megs of RAM (64 for video)
Stock EVERYTHING
HD (20 Gig)
Win XP SP3 Beta
No working battery
External wireless adapter

3. Macbook Pro 15"
2.2 G Core2Duo
2 Gigs RAM
128 Meg Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT
120 Gig HD
Standard DL DVD burner
Runs Vista via Parallels, OS X 10.5

Sony 15 Inch LCD from antiquity, 36" Visio LCD monitor/HDTV, and a few external HD units, one I connect to the Mac, the other to the Airport router...I have a bunch of old macs hanging out, but none with net access as of right now..

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby b.i.o » Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:57 pm UTC

taptap wrote:hey silver, your alarm clock is fucking awesome!


Hahaha, thanks.

I bought it because it was the cheapest one (at Target, or something), and it had a sticker on it with multicolored numbers. I thought it was just a marketing gimmick, but then I found out it was actually multicolored and I was happy :).


On a different note, WOW do I need a new set of speakers. Anyone have any cheaper (sub ~$50 2.1 suggestions)?

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby MotorToad » Mon Jan 28, 2008 1:18 am UTC

1.3 GHz AMD Duron.
Biostar M7MIA mobo.
256 Mb DDR RAM. (Anyone have any extra old RAM? XP is a mofo with 256 Mb!)
40 Gb hdd on long-term loan from a large gov't institution that is fully unaware of the loan.
20 Gb "back-up" hdd that has been released from this mortal coil.
Radeon 9000 video card that my roommate had spare.


Silver2Falcon wrote:On a different note, WOW do I need a new set of speakers. Anyone have any cheaper (sub ~$50 2.1 suggestions)?
I'm using an old Yamaha M-35 2/4 channel amp with gain control and some old Yamaha NS-635 (?) speakers. They're three-way speakers with 8" sealed woofers. IMO you'd be much better off hitting yard sales and thrift stores for old, used audio gear than buying "computer speakers." Any decent old receiver with decent speakers will blow those little box things away for sound quality.
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Mr. Beck » Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:01 am UTC

Goliath:
CPU: AMD X2 5200+
RAM: 2 GB Crucial 800MHz
MOBO: MSI K9N SLI Platinum
GFX: ATI Radeon x1950 PRO
HDD: ExcelStor Tech 160 GB (I keep a clean drive, so I don't need huge)
PSU: Black Steel 480 Watt
Case: Rosewill R5604-TBK
Sound: onboard
Cooling: stock

The stuff outside the box: (spoiler'd 'cause you probably don't care)
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Monitor: I-INC 19 inch 1440x900 LCD (iF191D)
Keyboard: Microsoft Digital Media Pro
Mouse: Gigaware Wireless Optical Mouse
Pad: SteelSeries 4D
Audio: Plantronics .Audio 770 (highly recommended)


I put a window into the case, which looks really cool. I was thinking that I might want to put in some cold cathodes and cable sleeving. Would this be a "smart" idea?
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby b.i.o » Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:11 am UTC

MotorToad wrote:I'm using an old Yamaha M-35 2/4 channel amp with gain control and some old Yamaha NS-635 (?) speakers. They're three-way speakers with 8" sealed woofers. IMO you'd be much better off hitting yard sales and thrift stores for old, used audio gear than buying "computer speakers." Any decent old receiver with decent speakers will blow those little box things away for sound quality.


Unfortunately, the size of my dorm room doesn't allow me to bring in anything too large :?.

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Materiality » Wed Jan 30, 2008 1:27 pm UTC

I have three.

Desktop:
CPU: Intel Pentium IV 3GHz with HYPERTHREADING!
RAM: 1GB of 500MHz Kingston.
GPU: Connect3D Radeon X800 Pro, 256MB
HDDs:
40GB Samsung
160GB Seagate
250GB External Lacie (Samsung)
500GB External Lacie (Seagate)
OSes: WinXP Pro, Ubuntu Linux

I've worked my total HDD space up little by little. :P

Server:
CPU: Intel Pentium III 666MHz
RAM: 160MB
GPU: SiS 300/305.
HDD: 20GB Seagate
OS: Ubuntu Linux Server

Old piece of crud:
CPU: Intel Celeron ???MHz. It should be 333MHz, but BIOS tells me it's 500MHz, at the same time complaining about the CPU being "unworkable". Go figure. The most important thing is that it works.
RAM: 192MB
GPU: GeForce 2 MX 32MB
HDDs:
4GB Quantum Fireball
4GB Fujitsu
OS: FreeDOS.

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby und3rdark » Wed Jan 30, 2008 3:44 pm UTC

I have 3 main computers (2 Towers, 1 Laptop)

Tower 0:
CPU: Pentium D 625 Dual Core (3.0GHz)
RAM: 2048MB (1 DIMM Corsair and 1 DIMM PNY)
GPU: Nvidia GeForce 7950 512MB
HDD: "200GB" Western Digital
OS: WinXP Pro SP2

Tower 1:
CPU: Pentium 4 2.3GHz
RAM: 1024MB (4 DIMMs, unkown brands)
GPU: ATI Radeon 9600 256MB
HDD: "40GB" unknown brand
OS: Linux (Currently 2.6.23-r3)

Laptop 0:
BRAND: Lenovo ThinkPad T61
CPU: Core 2 Duo 2.0GHz
RAM: 2048 (2 DIMMs)
GPU: Nvidia Quadro NVS 140M 512MB
HDD: "120GB" Hitachi
OS: WinXP Pro SP2
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Postby Amnesiasoft » Wed Jan 30, 2008 4:31 pm UTC

A Laptop has joined the fray that is my desk. It's a Sony VAIO with an amazing 1GHz Athlon 4, 256MB of RAM, a graphics chip that doesn't exist on ATI's website (Mobility RAGE), and a whopping 15 minutes of battery life!

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby enk » Wed Jan 30, 2008 4:35 pm UTC

@ und3rdark:

If you want to remove those "unknown"s, HDTune and CPU-Z (for the RAM) will help you on Windows. Maybe hwinfo can help you on linux.
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby GuitarFreak » Tue Feb 19, 2008 10:06 pm UTC

Woo z-5500s! Got them today and they're fucking amazing. The box was heavy as hell though.

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10" sub FTW!

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby taptap » Wed Feb 20, 2008 6:33 am UTC

fucking nice, freak

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby tylerwylie » Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:03 am UTC

Here's mine.

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Postby Toeofdoom » Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:47 am UTC

GuitarFreak wrote:The box was heavy as hell though.


QFT

I moved 6 sets of them today.

:(

I'm wondering whether to but a set of them. My general rule is not to buy something over $100 unless it comes reccomended highly. Please tell me what you think, sound quality wise and such (also, how accurate are they? As in, does the bass drown out everything else or not?)
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby GuitarFreak » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:31 pm UTC

Toeofdoom wrote:
GuitarFreak wrote:The box was heavy as hell though.


QFT

I moved 6 sets of them today.

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I'm wondering whether to but a set of them. My general rule is not to buy something over $100 unless it comes reccomended highly. Please tell me what you think, sound quality wise and such (also, how accurate are they? As in, does the bass drown out everything else or not?)


You won't find better sounding speakers at this price. If you wanted something better, you'd probably end up paying $500+. You could make the bass drown everything out if you want by cranking it up, but it's pretty balanced. The sound is amazing, especially if you have a decent sound card. The "control center" as they call it lets you change the volume on the sub, center, and surround. Plus the volume panel on my sound card will let me control the volume on any of the speakers. The bass is amazing if you have a bass heavy song. I was listening to sharp dressed man by zz top and had the bass cranked up and whenever he hit the bass drum, this pen on my desk would move a little bit and by the end of the song, it fell off of my desk lol. The speakers are really loud to. I only have it at about 1/3 volume and I can still hear it pretty much anywhere upstairs in my house and if I crank it higher, I can hear it downstairs pretty well and even outside. By far the best set of speakers I've ever had. I highly recommend them. Well worth the money. You can get them here for about $20 less than newegg.
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Toeofdoom » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:39 pm UTC

Unfortunately, being in australia inevitably adds a fair bit to the cost of heavy things. Still, at the computer store I work at I can buy them for ~$350 AUD, which is... about $290 US? Costs near that for you with shipping too I'd guess.

Wait, $350 AUD is $320 US. USD is dropping like a ... well, like one of these speaker sets.
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Postby GuitarFreak » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:45 pm UTC

Toeofdoom wrote:Unfortunately, being in australia inevitably adds a fair bit to the cost of heavy things. Still, at the computer store I work at I can buy them for ~$350 AUD, which is... about $290 US? Costs near that for you with shipping too I'd guess.

Wait, $350 AUD is $320 US. USD is dropping like a ... well, like one of these speaker sets.


Hah. Well if you have the money, definitely get them. They're awesome :D
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Posi » Thu Feb 21, 2008 10:33 am UTC

My desktop:
Antec Sonata II
ASUS A8R-MVP
Opteron 165 @ 1.8GHz, it has visited 2.6 before
1x512MiB of Mushkin Redline RAM, and 2x1GiB of OCZ ram
ATI Radeon 1800XL, I wish I bought NVIDIA, I wish I bought NVIDIA
80 GB Seagate Barracuda
2x500 GB Seagate Barracuda
DLink DWL-520 Atheros based wifi
2.1 Altec Lansing speakers
19" Dell LCD (bottom of the line for Dell LCDs)
19" Daytek CRT
Logitech MX518
Logisys cheepo keyboard

OSes (in order of use):
Debian Sid amd64
Windows Vista x64
Gentoo Linux AMD64
Vista owns the 80GB hard drive, while Debian and Gentoo share the raid0ed 2x500GB disks.

Issues:
There is one bad sector on each of the 512MiB of RAM. I noticed this within a week after the incredibly short warranty expired. I saved up until I could get the OCz RAM. I noticed that Linux never had a problem with the bad RAM, and once Vista can out, it didn't either. So I've jammed it back in.
The left speaker is starting to fade. Continue reading and you will see why this disappoints me.

My lappy:
Dell Inspiron 1520
Intel Core 2 Duo @ 1.66GHz (IIRC)
1 GiB RAM
Intel GMA 965 (I was relieved at how nice not having to set it up is)
80GB hard disk.
Logitech VX Revolution

OS:
As it is my production machine, I run Debian Sid on it.

Issues:
None yet....

My sisters' speed demon:
HP Pavilion
AMD Athlon Thunderbird @ 1.2GHz
~420 MiB of Ram
40GiB HDD
Via integrated graphics
19" Viewtech CRT
Cheep Logitech keyboard
Cheepel Logitech mouse
HP 2.0 speakers.

OS:
Debian Etch

Issues:
Where do I start... I'm pretty sure sectors of all three differently sized sticks of ram are corrupt. The rear fan has a cusp thing to funnel air to the CPU which was designed to have a machine to insert it. So when I had to remove it to install some randomly found ram, I could only get two hinges in. Now its direction of blowing depends on its current fan speed. The mobo's onboard audio panel (for the IO shield) just randomly fell off one day. Luckily the controller is fine, and the case has jacks on the front. The speakers have both faded rather equally, but are still loader than the left speaker mentioned earlier. This is in spite of being 4 years older and having to survive my subwoofer killer phase (My cousin had just got some nice subs for his car and we liked to show off with overly bassy music. The HP speakers, where of course the guinea pigs).

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Mr. Beck » Fri Feb 22, 2008 10:26 pm UTC

GuitarFreak: is that the xkcd map of the internet on your wall? I also know that pic on your desktop, it is the win.

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby GuitarFreak » Sun Feb 24, 2008 11:24 pm UTC

Mr. Beck wrote:GuitarFreak: is that the xkcd map of the internet on your wall? I also know that pic on your desktop, it is the win.


Yup. I want a poster of it :(

I printed out about 20-30 comics that I loved and put them up on my one wall. Also, I have the map of online communities poster above the map of the internet. I wish there was a poster of the electromagnetic spectrum. That would be awesome.
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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Mr. Beck » Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:51 pm UTC

GuitarFreak: awesome.
If I am seeing correctly, the "online communities" map is huge! Did you go to Kinko's, or is someone selling them?

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby davean » Wed Feb 27, 2008 9:12 pm UTC

Mr. Beck wrote:GuitarFreak: awesome.
If I am seeing correctly, the "online communities" map is huge! Did you go to Kinko's, or is someone selling them?


We are, just go to the xkcd store.

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby Mr. Beck » Thu Feb 28, 2008 5:46 am UTC

Ahh, the store is back up!
Now you can buy both maps of the internet!

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Re: Post your computing setup

Postby GuitarFreak » Fri Feb 29, 2008 5:51 pm UTC

Mr. Beck wrote:Ahh, the store is back up!
Now you can buy both maps of the internet!


Yeah! I must get the map of the internet. I got the map of online communities from the store here and the stand back i'm going to try science shirt.
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