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Cat Scratch

reply to dragon

Re: Your System - September/October 2012

I liked the first system so much that I built another one almost just like it. »Re: Your System - September/October 2012

Dropped one of the WD 2Tb HDDs
Added ASUS BW-12B1ST Blu-Ray Burner »www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ··· 27135252
Added Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D Fatal1ty Professional 5.1 Channels 24-bit 96KHz PCI Express x1 Interface Sound Card »www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ··· 29102042
Added Logitech Z906 500W 5.1 Speakers »www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ··· 36121050

Another great month for Newegg

Caveat Emptor
Earth Orbit
Case: Cooler Master HAF 922
Mobo: EVGA x58 SLI Mobo
CPU: i7 920 2.66 GHz quad-core w/HT
CPU cooler: Corsair H-100 Integrated Water Loop
Memory: 24GB GSkill DDR3 1333
Boot Drive: OCZ Vertex 2 120 GB SSD
Storage: 1.5 TB RAID 0 (2x WD Caviar Black 750GB 7200RPM)
NAS: 1500GB Raid 1 (2x 1500GB WD Greens)
Optical Drive: LG DVDRW Litescribe
GPU: Sapphire Vapor-X Radeon 7970 3GB
PSU: Corsair Professional 750W PSU Modular
OS: Windows 7 Professional 64 bit
Mouse: Razer Naga Molten
Keyboard: Microsoft X6 (still trucking!)
Monitor 1: AURIA EQ276W 27" IPS LED 2560 x 1440
Monitor 2: Apple Cinema Display 20" LCD 1680 x 1050
Headphones: Logitech G930 Wireless 7.1 surround
Speakers: Klipsch Promedia 2.1 speakers

Been too long since I've updated. I dropped the OC on my processor a long time ago and haven't had a chance to work it back up with the stability I want. That's on the (long) to-do list, right after I hang curtains all over the house for the wife.

My RAID 0 failed, and WD was kind enough to replace my two 640 GB HDDs (only one was bad) with two 750 GB HDDs. They are also Caviar Blacks, with 64 MB cache, and SATA 3 as well.

I snatched up a gorgeous 27" IPS monitor from Microcenter for a great price. These are as good as the $1000+ Dell ones for about a third as much.

I upgraded my GPU from an Nvidia GTX 580 1.5 GB to a Radeon 7970 3GB because my new monitor was bottle-necked by the lack of vram.

Also got the headphones at some point, and the speakers are some of the best you can get for a PC.
If we lose this freedom of ours, history will record with the greatest astonishment, those who had the most to lose, did the least to prevent its happening.