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Old 06-14-2006, 02:14 AM   #21 (permalink)
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Make: Custon
year built/bought: 2005-2006
OS: XP home
CPU&core: Amd Opteron 148
CPU cooling: Zalman 9500
mobo: DFI ultra-d
RAM: G. Skill 2*1gb Extreme Series
Video card: eVGA 7800GT
VGA Cooling: stock
Sound Card: onboard
Optical Drive: Asus DVD/CD
Hard drive(s): 2*120gb SeaGates Barracudas in RAID0
floppy drive: 3.5 inch?
Case: Xion II
Case Fans: 2x120mm, 1x80mm
PSU: OCZ Powerstream 520W
Network card: a cheap one?
Monitor: Compaq S710 17" CRT
Speakers/Headphones: Logitech X-530s
keyboard: Cheap Compaq beige
Mouse: Logitech LX-7
Printer: none...
LED's: case fans and zalman, all blue

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Old 06-14-2006, 02:20 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Make: Custom
year built/bought: April 2006
OS: WinXP Pro
CPU&core: AMD Athlon X2 Dual Core (@2255mHz)
CPU cooling: Stock AMD Cooler
mobo: MSI K8N Neo4 Platinum
RAM: 2GB Team Group DDR400 (2.5-4-4-8)
Video card: Gainward Bliss 6800GS Goes Like **** (@510/1450)
VGA Cooling: Gainward VGA Cooler
Sound Card: MSI Cell 8 Channel Surround Sound
Optical Drive: Pioneer DVD+/-RW 16x Dual Layer
Hard drive(s): 200GB Seagate Barracuda
floppy drive: None
Case: Thermaltake Tsunami Dream
Case Fans: 2x Thermaltake silent 120mm's (exhaust and intake)
PSU: Taurus 430W, soon to be Thermaltake Toughpower 550W
Network card: Onboard + Belkin 802.11g PCI Card
Monitor: Dell E196FP 19" (@1280x1024)
Speakers/Headphones: JBL Creature II + Sennheiser PMX200
keyboard: Logitech S500
Mouse: Logitech S500
Printer: Canon i350
LED's: Built in exhaust Fan + PSU

There you go, that took longer than I thought it would! comments please!

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Old 06-14-2006, 02:35 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Make: Custom
year built/bought: 2006
OS: Windows XP Professional w/SP2
CPU&core: AMD Opteron 165 Denmark
CPU cooling: Swiftech Storm Rev.2 cpu block (water)
mobo: ASUS A8N32 SLI Deluxe
RAM: 1GB (2x512) OCZ Platinum DDR400
Video card: 2x eVGA 7900GTX EGS'
VGA Cooling: 2x MCW60 vga blocks w/ ramsinks (water)
Sound Card: Creative X-Fi XtremeMusic Platinum w/ I/O drive upgrade
Optical Drive: PLEXTOR 16X DVD-RW PX-716AL/SW
Hard drive(s): 1x WD Raptor X 150GB 10K rpm / 1x WD Caviar 500GB 7200 rpm
floppy drive: Generic
Case: MountainMods U2-UFO Black Powder Coat
Case Fans: 9x Yate Loon D12SL-12
PSU: PC Power & Cooling Turbo-Cool 1KW EPS12V
Network card: onboard Gigabit
Monitor: SONY SDM-P234/B 23" LCD
Speakers/Headphones: Logitech Z-5500 5.1 (upgrading to SH HD650 w/amp 'phones soon)
keyboard:Zboard "ultimate gaming keyboard" w/ multimedia keyset
Mouse: Razer Copperhead Chaos RZ01-050300-R1M1
Printer: none
LED's: 2x Sunbeam 12" UV / 3x Logisys 4" Green
[SIZE=\"1\"][COLOR=\"Red\"]Case:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] MountainMods U2-UFO[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]PSU:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] PCP&C 1kW EPS12V[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]Motherboard:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] ASUS P5NSLI[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Blue\"] (Yeah, I know!)[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]Processor:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] Retail Core 2 Duo X6800[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Blue\"] Week 26/B2[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]RAM:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] 2x1GB OCZ Platinum Rev.2 DDR2-800[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]VGA:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] 1x eVGA 7950GX2[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]Sound Card:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] SB X-Fi XM[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]HDD:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] 2x Raptor 150GB in RAID 0/1x 500GB WD Caviar[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]Optical:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] Plextor DVD-R DL PX-716AL[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]Speakers:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] Logitech z-5500[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Red\"]Fans:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] 9x YL D12SM-12[/COLOR]
[COLOR=\"Lime\"]Water-Cooling:[/COLOR][COLOR=\"Black\"] MCP355 w/AlphaCool top/PA120.3/AQX MP-05 SP LE/Silverprop Cyclone NexusSX chipset block[/COLOR]
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Old 06-14-2006, 02:52 AM   #24 (permalink)
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Make: Custom
year built/bought: 2006
OS: Windows XP Professional SP2
CPU&core: Athlon X2 4400+ 2.4GHz
CPU cooling: Stock
mobo: DFI Lanparty NF4 UT-D
RAM: G.Skill 2GB (2x1gig) Extreme Series
Video card: XFX 7600GT xXx Edition
VGA Cooling: stock
Sound Card: none
Optical Drive: Asus DVD Wrtier and Reader, black
Hard drive(s): Western digital 320gig sata 8mb buffer
floppy drive: sony black
Case: antec super lanboy
Case Fans: 120mm, 120mm blue led
PSU: enermax 535w whisperII
Network card: none
Monitor: philips 17" 8ms
Speakers/Headphones: plantronics with mic
keyboard: microsoft multimedia wireless
Mouse: microsoft multimedia wireless
Printer: some chunky laser one
LED's: two 10cm blue CCs, 120mm blue led fan
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Old 06-14-2006, 05:17 AM   #25 (permalink)
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Make: Custom
Year Built: Never stopped
OS: WIndows XP PRO
Power Supply: Coolmax "E-Z Wire" 600W
MotherBoard: ABIT AN8 SLi
CPU: Athlon 64 x2 4200+
CPU Cooling: Zalman 7700
RAM: Corsair XMS Plat series
Video Card: 7900 GT
VGA Cooling: Zalman VF 700
Hard Drive 1: 36GB Raptor (OS)
Hard Drive 2: 74GB Raptor (Games)
Hard Drive 3: 250GB Sata II (Storage)
Sound Card: Audigy2 ZS
Network card: 10/100/1000 On Board
Optical Drive 1: NEC DVD Burner
Optical Drive 2: Pioneer CD RW
Floppy Drive: NEC Black Floppy
Case: Raidmax Storm
Case Fans: 5 Cooler Master S84 (13db)
LED's: 2 CC (Blue)


Monitor: Viewsonic 18" LCD
Speakers: Logitech Z-640
HeadPhones: SkullCandy (Bass amp'd)
Mouse: MS Optical
Keyboard: My Original HP kb from about 2 years ago
Printer: Epson CX3200
Modem: Netgear (DSL)
Router: Linksys wireless w/2 phone ports
Celluar Phone:
Celluar Phone Provider:
Video Camera:
MP3 Player:

Dell 4K S2817Q / Logitech Z-680 / Func MS3 Mouse / Corsair K70
NZXT Source 530 / i7-3770K / Corsair H100 / ASRock Z77 Extreme4 / SoundBlaster Recon3d
Samsung 850 PRO 512GB SSD/Seagate 1TB/2TB/WD 2TB
4x4GB Corsair Vengeance 2133 / PNY GTX 980 ti/ Seasonic M12II 850W
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Old 06-14-2006, 07:00 AM   #26 (permalink)
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My turn
year built/bought: 2003
OS: Win XP + SP2
CPU&core: P4 3.0GHz OCed to 3.4Ghz / Core : Prescott
CPU cooling: Gigabyte Rocket 3D Pro
mobo: Gigabyte GA-8IPE1000-G
RAM: Samsung DDR 400 256x2
Video card: HIS Hightech ATI Radeon 9250SE
VGA Cooling: Stock HS.
Sound Card: Onboard Realtek AC'97
Optical Drive: NEC DVD-RW
Hard drive(s): W.D. 80GB, not sure of what model.
floppy drive: None.
Case: Gigabyte 3D Aurora
Case Fans: x3 120MM Gigabyte super-silent fans.
Network card: OnBoard Gigabyte 10/100 Ethernet card.
Monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 753DFX
Speakers/Headphones: JVC surround reciver.
keyboard: Wireless Genius
Mouse: LG Something, not a fancy model.
Printer: None
LED's: x2 Red Cathodes + x4 blue LEDs on CPU Cooler and x3 Blue LEDs one on each case fan
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Old 06-14-2006, 07:16 AM   #27 (permalink)
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1st Build

Make: Custom
year built/bought: 2004
OS: Microsoft Windows XP Pirated Version
CPU&core: Intel Celeron 1.7Ghz
CPU cooling: stock HSF
mobo: ECS P4VMM8 Via Chipset
RAM: generic 512MB DDR333
Video card: Palit GeForce 2 MX400 64MB 64-Bit
VGA Cooling: stock
Sound Card: built in Realtek Soundcard
Optical Drive: generic 52X CD-ROM
Hard drive(s): 40GB Maxtor 5400RPM ATA
floppy drive: Mitsubishi Floppy Drive
Case: Neo ATX Case
Case Fans: 2 case fans
PSU: bundled in the case
Network card: n/a
Monitor: 15" AOC CRT Monitor White
Speakers/Headphones: BOKA Speakers with Sub
keyboard: Genius PS/2 Keyboard
Mouse: generic mouse
Printer: HP Deskjet 700 Series
LED's: none

My second build some parts are scavenged from my first build above

Make: custom
year built/bought: 2005
OS: Microsoft Windows 98 SE
CPU&core: Intel Pentium 4 2.66Ghz 533Mhz FSB Prescott
CPU cooling: stock
mobo: ASUS P5P800S i845 Chipset
RAM: 1x 512MB 1x 256MB DDR333
Video card: Inno3D GeForce FX5200 128MB 128bit
VGA Cooling: stock
Sound Card: built-in SoundMax Digital Audio
Optical Drive: ASUS 32x CD-RW, ASUS 16X DVD-ROM
Hard drive(s): 40GB Maxtor 5400RPM ATA
floppy drive: Mitsubishi Floppy Drive
Case: ACROSS ATX Casing
Case Fans: 2 case fans
PSU: Dynamo 400W PSU 20pin
Network card: Realtek Fast Ethernet
Monitor: 15" AOC CRT Monitor
Speakers/Headphones: X-Treme 2:1 Speakers, SOMIC headset with mic
keyboard: Genius Keyboard PS/2
Mouse: Logitech Optical Mouse
Printer: Canon Pixma iP1000
LED's: none..
AMD Athlon 64 3800+ Venice
MSI K8N Neo4-F
Palit Geforce 6200TC 256Mb
2x512Mb SS Corsair Value Select
160Gb Seagate SATA
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Old 06-14-2006, 08:29 AM   #28 (permalink)
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Make: Custom
Year Built: May 2006
OS: XP Prof
Power Supply: Antec TPII-550
MotherBoard: MSI K8N NEO4-F nForce4
CPU: AMD X2 3800+ Dual Core
CPU Cooling: Coolermaster Liquid Cooling
RAM: 2x1GB Corsair Value Select PC 3200
Video Card: eVGA 7900GT
VGA Cooling: Stock
Hard Drive 1: Western Digital 74GB Raptor (10000rpm)
Hard Drive 2: Western Digital 74GB Raptor (10000rpm)
Hard Drive 3: Raid0
Sound Card: Onboard
Network card: Onboard
Optical Drive 1: LG 16x Dual Layer DVD-R/RW
Optical Drive 2: Creative 8x DVD
Floppy Drive: None
Case: Aspire X-Navigator w/Temp, fan control and Window
Case Fans: 2 w/case, 2 w/liquid cooling
LED's: 4 blue LED's, cold cathode tube blue


Monitor: Samsung 50" DLP, Benq 20.1" widescreen
Speakers: Altec Lansing 5.1 surround
HeadPhones: Logitech w/mic
Mouse: Logitech MX518
Keyboard: Logitech
Printer: none
Modem: none
Router: generic
Celluar Phone: Razor
Celluar Phone Provider: Verizon
Camera: Sony DSC-T7
Video Camera: none
MP3 Player: none
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Old 06-14-2006, 09:07 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Make: Custom
year built/bought: Finished April 2006
OS: Windows XP Pro Corporate Edition
CPU&core: Opteron 146 Venus
CPU cooling: Stock HSF
mobo: Abit KN8 SLi
RAM: 2 GB G.Skill DDR 500
Video card: SLi'd 7900 GT's Soon to be 1 card
VGA Cooling: Stock HSF
Sound Card: Onboard
Optical Drive: Lite On DVD Recorded
Hard drive(s): WD 250 GB 16 MB Cache SATA
floppy drive: None
Case: Aerocool Spiral Galaxies
Case Fans: 3 (2 120 MM, 1 80MM)
PSU: Apire 520 Watt
Network card: Onboard
Monitor: emachins.... no model number
Speakers/Headphones: Logitech Z-5300-e
keyboard: Compaq
Mouse: Microsoft Optical
Printer: None
LED's: Just the one from my 80 mm case fan and psu
Current Build:
Intel 3770k @ 4.4 GHZ | Galaxy GTX 770 SLi | 16 GB G.Skill Sniper | ASrock z77 Extreme4
2xSamung 840pro 128GB in Raid | 2x1TB Seagate | Antec 750 Watt GamerSeries
Media Build:
Intel Core i3 3220 | Galaxy GTX 650 | 8 GB Corsair Vengeance | ASrock B75M | Samsung 840 120GB
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Old 06-14-2006, 11:00 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Make: Custom
Year Built: 2006
Power Supply: Enermax Liberty 620W
MotherBoard: Abit AN8 32X
CPU: AMD X2 4400+(sometimes at 2.6Ghz)
CPU Cooling: Gigabyte G-Power pro
RAM: 2GB Corsair XMS 3200C2PT
Video Card: BFG 7900GT
VGA Cooling: Stock
Hard Drive 1: Western Digital 250GB(16MB Cache model)
Hard Drive 2: None
Hard Drive 3: None
Sound Card: Onboard until I get My X-Fi
Network card: Onboard
Optical Drive 1: Lite-On Allinone DVD writer
Optical Drive 2:
Floppy Drive: Sony
Case: Thermaltake Shark
Case Fans: Stock LED One(s)
LED's: On mobo, CPU fan, and case fan


Monitor: Samsung Syncmaster 930BF
Speakers: Logitech Z-4
HeadPhones: Sennheiser PC160
Mouse: Logitech G5
Keyboard: Logitech G15
Printer: Some crap HP
Modem: Dlink DSL-G604T(or something like that)
Router: Dlink DSL-G604T(or something like that)

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