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My (almost) 3 year old gaming rig with pics!

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December 1, 2007 7:30:42 AM

I've just taken some pics of my gaming rig with my new 5 Mpix camera and thought I would share them here. I will have had my PC for 3 years in february. It has seen a few upgrades over this time, but it is still an old S939 / DX9 build, and probably one of the best around XD. Heres the pics, specs are in my sig.

With flash:

Dark Pics:

The 3 front speakers are behind the Curtains, the side ones I have on my walls :) 

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December 1, 2007 7:34:24 AM

Meh, my sig is a little weak. Heres the full specs:
AMD X2 4400 @ 2.6 Ghz

Asus A8R-MVP Deluxe S939

2 gig G.Skill 500 Mhz DDR

Ati X1900 XTX

Creative X-Fi Elite Profesional + Gigaworks 7.1 THK Speakers (£500 of sound)

Arctic AeroEngine 2 case - 14cm front intake fan, 2x 12cm side fans, 12cm exhaust fan all hooked up to a fan controller

Tagan 580 watt Modular PSU

Sony X-Black 19" TFT monitor - 12ms response time (Teh sux now), 1000:1 contrast Ratio, 450 cd/m2 brightness.

Razor Diamondback + Exactmat (mouse)

Saitek Eclipse (Keyboard)

December 1, 2007 8:47:22 AM

it's still a decent rig bro :) 
i just built a new rig, will post pictures when my camera returns from the reparation service :fou: 
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December 1, 2007 9:51:44 AM

my rig is about 3 years old :
this is the original setup-

amd 64 s939 3000+
asus A8N-E
xfx 6600gt 256mb
transcend 512x2 ddr400
sony dru720a-dvd writer
samsung 80gb pata
seagate 120gb pata
some zebronics cabinet+400watts psu
my 4year old philips 107e5 17inch crt(the only remnant of my first build in mid 2004 when i made the biggest mistake and got myself a pentium 4 prescott)

this is what's left of it now-
AMD OPTERON 175 dual core @ 2.2ghz(Stock-crysis loves stock settings.dunno why!)
Asus A8N-E
Transcend 2x1gb=2gb ddr400
galaxy 8800GT 512mb(stock settings here)
Coolermaster cavalier
coolermaster extreme power duo 600watts psu
sony dru 810a
2xhitachi 160gb sata2=320gb
seagate 120gb pata-now my external drive
philips 107e5(its been more than 4years and still going strong!)
December 1, 2007 10:15:04 AM

Yea originally it had a 3000+, Asus A8N-SLI which kind of blew / buggered up, a 6800, onboard sound and budget ram. Im tempted to give it a Q6600 and 3870 XT upgrade, but I dont need to yet. I'll try and resist upgerading for 6-12 months, but believe me resisting it is sooo hard lol :p 

I want upgrades all the time :( 
December 1, 2007 10:46:32 AM

I am continually wanting to scrap my old celeron @ 2.2 and build a C2D.
It is so hard to resist the urge.
December 1, 2007 11:26:18 AM

I agree that you compy is still great my system isn't even a year old and its getting its butt kicked in newer games but it doesn't matter to me I play at 1024x768 with out AA and online i turn the the settings to make sure i get the best fps possible
December 1, 2007 11:41:50 AM

i guess its pointless upgrading the pc-everytime a new game /video card is let loose in the market -u feel cheated and then u feel sad about how underpowered ur 2 month old hardware is --its best to move on to consoles-the amount i paid for getting my 8800gt card-so that i could play crysis at max settings on my modest 17 inch monitor seems like a waste unless ea/crytek and nvidia do something about it @ 1024x768 without AF and most things set @ high i get about 35-40fps-could've bought a ps3/xbox360 for the same amount.
December 1, 2007 12:12:33 PM

yeah thats true i mean i got my card last year and its super crap now but fps is my concern not quality and i can live with turning down the settings to play so im going to ride out my card until a game doesn't support it any more then get a high end card. That shoul be in about 3 years untill then i have my 360 ;) 
December 1, 2007 3:14:26 PM

ComputerCustomizer said:
I am continually wanting to scrap my old celeron @ 2.2 and build a C2D.
It is so hard to resist the urge.

Celeron.... ewwwwwwww
December 1, 2007 3:48:33 PM

mine is only a year old.

Athlon X2 (s939) 4200+ @ 2.64ghz (with massive zalman)
Corsair 2gb kit
Nvidia 256mb 7600GS
Asus A8N-Sli Premium
M-Audio Audiophile 192
WD 500gb + 250gb + 80gb
December 1, 2007 4:33:16 PM

ComputerCustomizer said:
I am continually wanting to scrap my old celeron @ 2.2 and build a C2D.
It is so hard to resist the urge.

You can do a pin mod, just look at my signature. If you need more help on this just PM me