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Other What machines have you got, and what do you use them for?

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by MNC Fear, 10 Dec 2009.

  1. MNC Fear

    MNC Fear Banned

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    I did this thread some time ago and its time for an update

    good to see what all members have and what they do with them
     
  2. 13eightyfour

    13eightyfour Formerly Titanium Angel

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    mine used to be in my sig but:
    Main:
    i5 750, GD65, 4Gb Ripjaws (blue), BFG GTX275 OC2, Corsair HX520, Hitachi 500gb, Sammy F2 1TB, Wrapped in a Cosmos S.

    HTPC:
    E5200+Corsair H50, Gigabyte P43, 4Gb Corsair XMS, ATi 4550 (Passive), BeQuiet 350W, WD 80Gb Blue, 2xSammy F2 1TB, Housed in a Antec Fusion MAX.

    Thats the main of it really, There are some old comps in the house but they arent used, and i cant remember the specs.
     
  3. DaTLiTe

    DaTLiTe What's a Dremel?

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    Mine is in my sig..... use it mainly for gaming and when money allows folding
     
  4. LithiumDesign

    LithiumDesign 3dsMax User

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    Mine is in my sig, unbuilt until christmas day - parents rules :p. I will use it for photoshop, minor 3d work, minor gaming and general use.
     
  5. Picarro

    Picarro What's a Dremel?

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    Ohh boy.

    My main is

    Phenom X3 2,3 Ghz, 4 gigs of OCZ 1066mhz, 1x640gb F1, 1x250gb IDE, 1x1tb F1, HD4850 1gb in a Raven RV01

    School lappy

    Sony VAIO Sz780 Premium, 2,5ghz C2D, Geforce 8400m, 13,3" 1280x800, 250gigs of hdd, and 4 gigs of memory.

    Brothers gamer computer

    2 identical HP 7555, both with P4 3,4ghz, 9600gt, and 250gigs of hdd, and 2 gigs of memory.

    Dads

    HP Business lappy 12,1"

    Moms

    Lenovo business lappy 11,1"

    Family

    Really old Zepto, but still runs WoW smoothly :D

    and then a crapload of other computers in the basement.
     
  6. smc8788

    smc8788 Multimodder

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    As of tomorrow...

    i5 750/Titan Fenrir/Asus P7P55D/4GB G. Skill Ripjaws 1600MHz C7/GTX 275/1TB F3/Corsair HX650/Fractal Design Define R2/Win 7 HP 64-bit/Dell 2209WA.

    Using it for pretty much everything - gaming :), work :( (MS Office and a few other apps like Corel Draw), music/films, and a bit of photo editing.
     
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  7. tk421

    tk421 Idiot.

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    i am actually down to 2 machines right now (outside of work) ...

    desktop -
    e7400 @ 3.5
    msi p43 neo3
    4gb ddr2 800
    4850 /512
    tons of hard drive space
    win7 x64 ultimate

    gaming, surfing, burning, dragging across living room to hook to tv for movie night ...

    tablet:
    IBM x41t
    1.5ghz pmob ulv
    1.5gb ddr2 (512 soldered, 1gb in slot)
    win7 x32 rc ... needs to be reloaded.

    light surfing, 3 year old art projects (want stylus! want stylus! ... guess you have to know her to get it), ebook reading w/ MS reader.

    soon to be HTPC: (i got most of the parts, just not the time)
    p4d 521
    4gb ddr2 800
    old evga 650i board
    some kinda cheapo vid card with native hdmi (looking at 4350's really)
    as much hard drive as i can scrounge up (probably end up with a tb storage and a 3 or 4 80gb stripe array for frequent files)

    probably going to frankenstien a case together out of my old pc71 in the closet (mobo tray, psu bracket, drive cages) and a 650w psu i have from a dead dell precision 670 workstation.
    i just need to see how much $$ i have left after x-mas shopping this weekend.
     
  8. Singularity

    Singularity ******* Operator from Hell

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    ooooooh, crap, this'll be a somewhat long-ish list :D

    My main rig is in my sig:
    Q6600 being clocked up and down, currently at 3.24GHz (tho, need to get the voltages right),
    a Gigabyte EP45-UD3R
    2*2GB G.Skill RAM, 800MHz@CL4
    Sapphire HD4850 (dual slot cooler. less noisy, but the memory cooling is shyte)
    5 hard drives, totalling about 1.6 TB
    An old, and hopefully soon to be replaced EuroCASE 550W PSU is powering it
    All crammed into a modded Xilence X1 case - reverse ATX midi-case, since my computer sits on my left, next to the wall - I added a 120mm fan on top to keep the GFX from frying.
    Windows 7 RC (tho' an MSDNAA licence of win 7 professional is gonna go there when the RC expires)
    Samsung SM2232BW

    Does just about anything I throw at it, currently games, day-to-day use, multimedia, any uni work...

    Right next to it, behind my screen, is my server
    The old E6300 Core 2 Duo (1.86 GHz Cheesecake)
    Intel DP965LT mobo
    2*1 GB of 667MHz Kingston Value ram (don't need more or faster)
    Sapphire HD4350, just because I need A graphics card :D
    80 GB Seagate 7200.9 Single-platter drive for boot,
    1 TB WD Caviar Green and 1 TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 (replacement drive after my brother's suffered the firmware of death) for storage
    All powered by a 520W OCZ ModXStream PSU (yay for modular PSUs!), and stuffed into a CoolerMaster Centurion 540-something case, dampened by my brother.
    Running Ubuntu 9.04 (can't be arsed restarting it to upgrade - current uptime is 60 days, after a power loss in my street)

    Used as a file server and general quiet surfing computer when I don't want to bother starting up the main rig.

    Notebook, also in my sig, is a Thinkpad R500
    Used for surfing, being carried around, uni work, watching movies in bed :D

    I also have an Axiomtek industrial machine (completely silent, fanless, running FreeNAS and acting as my torrent box);
    a Cobalt Qube/Cube 2700 (the original one - 200 MHz MIPS CPU, some ram, outfitted with a 6 GB hard drive - currently not doing anything, but will probably become an SSH server)
    The Compact Mess box, running naked right next to my arm, trying to gather enough attention to be finished :D (running Mac OS X 10.5.2, just because I can :D)

    Other than that, the house also has my brother's machine (SFF case, notebook CPU in a gigabyte board) used for just about anything he does; my father's notebook; an MSI Wind 10" shared between brother and dad; My old notebook, a 12" MSI rebrand, acting as the village bicycle; and somewhere there's also an old Powermac 1400CS or something like that, not completely sure of the name :D
     
  9. Invictus.

    Invictus. Minimodder

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    Main rig -
    AMD Phenom II x3 720 BE oc'd, Gigabyte mobo, 4GB ram, GTX275, OCZ StealthXstream 600W, 320GB HDD and a Coolermaster 330 elite case.. With windows 7 Ultimate x64.

    I use it for gaming, Photoshop, 3DS max 2010 work etc. oh and internet browsing

    Family rig

    AMD Athlon X2 64 3200+ (i think), not sure on mobo, 512mb ram, ATI 9200 256mb, 400w PSU, 100 GB HDD and a old old case with windows xp

    Used for word and internet browsing
     
  10. barndoor101

    barndoor101 Bring back the demote thread!

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    look at the sig.
     
  11. fingerbob69

    fingerbob69 Minimodder

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    Arriving v.soon...

    Antec902
    i7 920 D0 step o/c 3.6ghz
    Peak 4890 x2gb DDDR5 with AC cooler
    Asus P6Tse
    Cosair 6gb @1600mhz DDR3
    Noctura AK-947
    Thermaltake Evo Blu 750w
    Seagate 500gb HHD x2 (no RAID)
    Win7 x64bit
    Dell 2209wa

    Gaming, net, occasional home office.

    A Mac book and a really crap Esystems on Vista... which the youngest is happy with. That will no doubt change! :eyebrow:
     
  12. Synay

    Synay What's a Dremel?

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    Motherboard: Asus Maximus II Gene
    CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9400 (stock 2.66 Ghz for few days more)
    RAM: OCZ DDR2 6400 Platinum 2GB (will change to Corsair Dominator GT 4GB DDR2 8500 1066Mhz)
    HDD: Western Digital 1TB Black
    PSU: Corsair HX 850W Modular
    Case: Antec P183 mini Gun Metal black
    Cooling: Corsair H50 with Scythe Gentle Typhoon 1450RPM fan
    Windows 7 64-bit
    GPU: just messed up my GTS 250, couple of days away from getting Asus GTX 285 Matrix
    All coupled with an Asus VH242H 24" screen.

    Use it mainly for folding and gaming, internet browsing and anything else really.
     
  13. Modsbywoz

    Modsbywoz Multimodder

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    erm, bit embarrasing tbh, sold my q6600 about 3 months back, and been running on this since,

    Pentium D 2.8
    1gb Ram (god knows what it is)
    GeForce 210 512mb gfx card ( i have a spare 4870 lying around, but it's dual slot so wont fit in dell. Typical.
    2x 200gb HDD's (cant stripe them and nothing mission critical to mirror)
    Dell E520 case
    Dell W2208 (the one with the webcam)
    Ms Vista 32bit.

    Usage:

    Surfing, Music, Films, Web Development, runs an IIS server.

    Im currently trying to make up my mind over Amd Phenom II build, or i5 build for the new year as this will become a HTPC. Want to see what SSD's are like in the new year too.
     
  14. Sh0cKeR

    Sh0cKeR a=2(s-ut)/t²

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    I have quite a few systems so brace yourself:
    Sig Rig : Mainly gaming, as in my favourites at the moment ( Dragon Age,GTA IV, Crysis Warhead/Wars, Moviebattles II a Jedi Knight Jedi Academy modification, Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer). Bit of Video encoding here and there for xfire aswell as to stream to my ipod with a readynas.

    Secondary rig :
    Q6600 G0 @ 3.4GHz
    Ga x48T DQ6
    4Gb Corsair Dominator 1866MHz kit
    9800GX2/GTX 275
    Antec 900
    Dell 2408WFP

    Not actually mine, but it gets its use when I run my inhouse LAN tournament with a few friends from 6th form.

    Tertiary Rig (Lanbox/ home theatre) :
    Q6600 3.2GHz
    Gigabyte P45 M-ATX
    4Gb Corsair Platinum 1066MHz
    Sapphire HD 4870 1GB
    Thermaltake lanbox with touch screen drive bay monitor

    Use this for movies and whatever I need on a TV, but once again it gets a good work out on my LAN gaming.

    'Spare' rig:
    Qx9770 @ 3.6GHz
    GA-X48T-DQ6
    4Gb Corsair Dominator 1866MHz
    BFG GTX 280 OCX
    Antec 900

    Was originally my main system for a good few years but in the end I did a completely new build this August. However I kept it running by banging in an F3 Drive and installing windows again. Its a good contender over my lanbox for lan gaming.

    I think i'm quite mad right now after listing that!
     
  15. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    Once all the parts are finally working: Gigabyte P43 mobo, E5200 (oc'd to 3ghz probably), Scythe Kama Angle, CM Storm Scout with two 120mm Scythe Slipstreams in the window, 8600GTS while the 9600GT is getting RMA'd, 4x1GB DDR2-1066 (something HyperX), about 1.5TB total hdds, mostly Seagate. Will run Vista HP 64 until I get the cash for Win7.

    My laptop is an Eee PC 4G Surf with 2GBs of RAM. It doesn't quite run stable at 900mhz, it hits 890ish mhz stable, which is weird.. I usually underclock it to around 400mhz as all I do on it is surf Bit, Wikipedia and Facebook.. Its running Android 1.6 X86 right now, but it's usually Windows XP heavily nLited.
     
  16. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    Once all the parts are finally working: Gigabyte P43 mobo, E5200 (oc'd to 3ghz probably), Scythe Kama Angle, CM Storm Scout with two 120mm Scythe Slipstreams in the window, 8600GTS while the 9600GT is getting RMA'd, 4x1GB DDR2-1066 (something HyperX), about 1.5TB total hdds, mostly Seagate. Will run Vista HP 64 until I get the cash for Win7. Corsair 400CX PSU.

    My laptop is an Eee PC 4G Surf with 2GBs of RAM. It doesn't quite run stable at 900mhz, it hits 890ish mhz stable, which is weird.. I usually underclock it to around 400mhz as all I do on it is surf Bit, Wikipedia and Facebook.. Its running Android 1.6 X86 right now, but it's usually Windows XP heavily nLited.
     
  17. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    In sig.

    Although now I run both my LCD1970NX and my LCD1860NX.
     
  18. Gareth24

    Gareth24 Folding = vdubs

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    Gigabyte GA-MA770T-UD3P
    AMD Phenom II x4 955 BE @ Stock 3.2Ghz for now
    Scythe Mugen 2 cooler
    Corsair HX650W
    4GB Corsair TwinX XMS3 1333Mhz
    1TB F3 HDD
    GTX260
    Antec 900
    Win7-64bit

    Used for folding, gaming, surfing and work.
     
  19. PAULWARDEN

    PAULWARDEN What's a Dremel?

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    My rig is used for mix of light gaming, video and picture editing and general surfing.

    Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3
    AMD 940 oc 3.4
    4GB 800 mhz ram
    Optiarc DVD RW
    Maxtor 320GB hard drive
    GTS 250 1Gig gpu
    Antec 900
    Hiper 580 psu
    XP pro SP3
     
  20. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN Modder

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    I have 4 devices on my network right now.

    Desktop: EX58-UD5, i7 920 D0, 6GB 1600Mhz DDR3, 8600GT (sad i know), Tagan 480W EasyCon, 500GB Western Digital SATAII HD, Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
    Server: Dell GX270 running a Ventrillo server on XP Pro SP3.
    Laptop: Lenovo IdeaPad G550L, Windows 7 Home Premium
    Xbox 360 non-HDMI Pro streaming music and video from the desktop.

    And of course about 3 PCs worth of old parts waiting to be sold....
     

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