HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: Slipknot
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 12392

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 134
BOT: 4
Total: 138
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Forums
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Statistics
07: Forums
08: Forums
09: Photo Albums
10: Forums
11: Forums
12: Forums
13: Forums
14: Forums
15: Forums
16: Forums
17: Photo Albums
18: Photo Albums
19: Photo Albums
20: Photo Albums
21: Forums
22: Forums
23: Photo Albums
24: Forums
25: Forums
26: Forums
27: Forums
28: Forums
29: Forums
30: Forums
31: Forums
32: Forums
33: Photo Albums
34: Forums
35: Forums
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Forums
39: Forums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Your Account
43: Forums
44: Photo Albums
45: Statistics
46: Forums
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Forums
52: Forums
53: Forums
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: Forums
57: Forums
58: Photo Albums
59: Forums
60: Forums
61: Photo Albums
62: Forums
63: Forums
64: Home
65: Forums
66: Photo Albums
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Forums
70: Forums
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Forums
74: Forums
75: Forums
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Forums
79: Photo Albums
80: Forums
81: Your Account
82: Forums
83: Forums
84: Photo Albums
85: Forums
86: Forums
87: Forums
88: Forums
89: Forums
90: Forums
91: Forums
92: Forums
93: Your Account
94: Forums
95: Photo Albums
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Forums
99: Forums
100: Forums
101: Forums
102: Forums
103: Forums
104: Photo Albums
105: Photo Albums
106: Photo Albums
107: Forums
108: Photo Albums
109: Forums
110: Forums
111: Forums
112: Forums
113: Forums
114: Forums
115: Forums
116: Forums
117: Forums
118: Forums
119: Forums
120: Forums
121: Forums
122: Forums
123: Forums
124: News
125: Forums
126: Forums
127: Forums
128: Photo Albums
129: Forums
130: Photo Albums
131: Forums
132: Forums
133: Forums
134: Forums
  BOT:
01: Forums
02: Your Account
03: Your Account
04: Your Account

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 312
 Pictures: 2417
  · Views: 263037
  · Votes: 1273
  · Comments: 86
 

Support our Advertisers

Buiilding a new computer!
Discussions run-amok, innane banter it all goes here
Go to page 1, 2, 3  Next
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Spam-O-Rama

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Dimitri
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 25, 2005
Posts: 5906
Location: Southern Ontario

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:00 am    Post subject: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

So guys, I got off my butt and decided to build a new computer. Purchased a copy of Windows XP Pro 64-bit Edition. No Vista for me! Cool Very Happy Cool

The motherboard and XP are still on order though (ie they need to mail it to me) everything else I have at hand already.

The Technical specs:

AMD Phemon X3 8650 64-bit (Tri-Core) Processor.
Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H Micro-ATX Board.
Integrated ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 Graphics.
Corsair 4GB DDR2 800 RAM. (2 x 2GB sticks, leaving 2 slots free for more RAM)
SeaGate 250GB SATA2 HDD.
LG Dual Layer DVD-/+RW optical drive.

The non-tech specs:

Thermaltake Lanbox Black with Windows.
OCZ 600W StealthXStream Power Supply Unit.

All in all I think its going to be a decent system. What do you think ?? Confused

Dimitri

_________________
A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, ten thousand paths, with no people's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, fishing alone in the cold river snow.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Bushmaster
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Jun 12, 2005
Posts: 10199
Location: Ava, Missouri

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 11:06 am    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

It's all Canad...Aah...Greek to me.... Very Happy

_________________
I have one nerve left and yer standin' on it...

DEMOCRACY Two wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for lunch...
LIBERTY A well armed sheep contesting the outcome of the vote...
Back to top
View user's profile
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4350
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

Bushmaster, do you mean Greek or Geek? Wink

D, sounds good to me! Do you do much computer gaming?

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Dimitri
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 25, 2005
Posts: 5906
Location: Southern Ontario

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

Not really I don't do much gaming and the gaming I do is with older games for the most part, if I want to play a game I play on my PS2 or my brothers Xbox 360.

Actually going to save up for CAD and CAM software (will cut into my fun money and my outdoor money but still), and want to use this computer for that. Smile

Dimitri

_________________
A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, ten thousand paths, with no people's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, fishing alone in the cold river snow.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4350
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

D, learning CAD is an excellent idea! I've been looking at taking some classes in it myself. The cost of the software is a bit prohibitive unless you are using it alot for work. I mean, I could buy a decent rifle or more for that much $$$!

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Dimitri
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 25, 2005
Posts: 5906
Location: Southern Ontario

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 12:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

Could buy a couple decent rifles for the cost of a CAD program! Shocked

I learned CAD/CAM in college and want to mess around with it abit. Smile

Dimitri

_________________
A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, ten thousand paths, with no people's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, fishing alone in the cold river snow.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4350
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 4:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

Geez! I just checked the price for AutoCAD! $4,000 per copy?!?!?

Dad used AutoCAD for years in his architectural business and we used it in the R&D shops that I worked in.

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
ElyBoy
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Apr 04, 2006
Posts: 1541
Location: Forest Lake Minnesota

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 4:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

Hey Bushy,

Lets you and I start a post where English is spoken.
This language is too hard for me to understand. wtf wtf wtf

Eric

_________________
NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer
NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
DNR Certified Firearms Safety Instructor
NRA Life Member
Back to top
View user's profile
Dimitri
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 25, 2005
Posts: 5906
Location: Southern Ontario

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 7:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

Mike,

I'm going to be saving for Autodesk Inventor. Thats a 5,300$ program. Shocked

Dimitri

_________________
A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, ten thousand paths, with no people's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, fishing alone in the cold river snow.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Pumpkinslinger
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 22, 2007
Posts: 4350
Location: NC foothills

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 8:27 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

D, sorry, I'd just have to pass and buy the guns! Wink

_________________
Mike

"I ain't no better than anyone else, and there ain't no one better than me!" Ma Kettle

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Vince
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: May 25, 2005
Posts: 12851
Location: Brisbane AUSTRALIA

PostPosted: Sat Jun 28, 2008 9:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

Sounds like a pretty good system 'Mitri.

Why AMD instead of Intel mate? Only 260GB HDD....given that you are talking about going into CAD and CAM I would have thought that you would want a minimum of 1 TB HDD. The price between a 1 TB and the smaller GB HDD is very little here in Australia. At least you have gone for the Seagate HDD, I think they are the pick of the bunch on the market today.

I have a 160 GB WD Little Black Book external HDD which I use for backup. It is good to ghost the internal HDD onto....I ain't gonna loose data like I did once before. Food for thought there mate.

Cheers, Vince

_________________
Cheers, Vince Cheers

Illegitimi non carborundum
(Never let the bastards grind you down)

Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. Leave the rest to God.

"Nulla Si Fa Senza Volonta."
(Without Commitment, Nothing Gets Done)

Back to top
View user's profile AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger
Dimitri
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 25, 2005
Posts: 5906
Location: Southern Ontario

PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:15 am    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

Vince,

I'm a AMD kind of guy, don't ask why but I always refer and suggest people to go get AMD CPU's instead of Intels. Laughing

Although CAD/CAM save files can be large, especially when you do many of them. I do not want to keep them on a hard drive thats running all the time the computer is running.

The more the HDD runs the quicker it will die. So I bought a BlacX SATA Hard drive dock for data storage, to back up the files from the primary drive and delete them once copied over. Should be able to keep the "storage" drives going for a long long time this way.

Dimitri

_________________
A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, ten thousand paths, with no people's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, fishing alone in the cold river snow.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
Dimitri
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Nov 25, 2005
Posts: 5906
Location: Southern Ontario

PostPosted: Sun Jun 29, 2008 6:20 am    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

By the way a SeaGate 1TB drive is about 190$ or more, the HDD I bought was 50$ Laughing

All said and done, the computer cost me about 1000$ including taxes and the shipping I paid. As compared to the 2,500$ I spent on the last computer 5 years ago. Shocked

Dimitri

_________________
A thousand hills, but no birds in flight, ten thousand paths, with no people's tracks. A lonely boat, a straw-hatted old man, fishing alone in the cold river snow.
Back to top
View user's profile Visit poster's website Photo Gallery
atrox
Member
Member


Joined: Jun 05, 2008
Posts: 46
Location: Tucson, AZ

PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:18 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

Well i was about to say that you may want to look into a drop in GPU but i looked at the specs of that board and it seems pretty decent, especially for a micro. Im getting ready to build a comp myself. i will post up the specs later.
Back to top
View user's profile
atrox
Member
Member


Joined: Jun 05, 2008
Posts: 46
Location: Tucson, AZ

PostPosted: Wed Jul 02, 2008 2:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Buiilding a new computer! Reply with quote

MSI K9N SLI-F nForce 570LT ATX MOBO
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5200+ 2.7GHz
XFX PVT84JZAFG GeForce 8600GT 1GB 128-bit GPU
Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB RAM
Raidmax Smilodon Extreme Black Mid tower case
Western Digital 320GB HD
Rosewill Stallion Series 600W PSU

Stuff i have already:
DVD/CD drive
Razer Tarantula keyboard
Razer Diamondback mouse
CTL 17" LCD
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Spam-O-Rama
Page 1 of 3
All times are GMT - 7 Hours
Go to page 1, 2, 3  Next



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum


Advertisements
 


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by Dizfunkshunal :.