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Old 03-30-2005, 12:54 AM   #1
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The hardware thread

Im curious to find out what kind of computers you guys all have. What kind of hardware do you got? what are your avg FPS for some of the most common games? 3DMark scores? Pictures are always a plus
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:48 AM   #2
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AMD Athlon 64 3500+ 90nm
MSI K8N-Neo2 Platinum
2x512mb Corsair XMS DDR 400
256mb eVGA GeForce 6800 GT
Creative Soundblaster Audigy 2 ZS 7.1
Western Digital Raptor II 74GB 10,000RPM SATA HD
Thermaltake Tsunami Dream VA3000 Tower
Logitech MX-510 Gaming Mouse
Thermaltake GAMMA PAD Gaming Mouse Pad
Plextor PX-716A 16x DVD-R/RW/4x Dual Layer DVD+R
19" SAMSUNG SyncMaster 997DF-T/T DynaFlat CRT Monitor
cable 4mbps down/384kbps up

I'd say about 130-170fps depending on effects and action in HL2 on 1280x1024 with max details and 4x/8x and approx 11,500 in 3dmark03 with no overlocking.
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:52 AM   #3
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Old 03-30-2005, 06:12 AM   #4
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How much did that all cost?
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Old 03-30-2005, 12:05 PM   #5
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Shuttle SN95G5
AMD Athlon 64 3500+
2x1024mb Corsair XMS DDR 400
256mb ATI X800XT PE
Hitachi 250GB SATA HD
NEC Dual Layer DVD ReWriter
2 x 17" Hitachi CML174SXWB TFT monitors
Cable 2Mbps / 256 Kbps

3dmark 2005 score: http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dm05=661867
3DMark Score 5933 3DMarks
CPU Score 4442 CPUMarks

Not done a 2003 test yet
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Old 03-30-2005, 12:09 PM   #6
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This thread has already been done several times, but I'll leave this one open.
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Old 03-30-2005, 02:23 PM   #7
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This thread has already been done several times, but I'll leave this one open.
yay! Im special!
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Old 03-30-2005, 03:45 PM   #8
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cable 4mbps down/384kbps up
yay, I've got better cable than bob. But thats it. lol
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Old 03-30-2005, 04:10 PM   #9
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Currently:
- Athlon64 3200+ (S939, stock cooling and speeds)
- DFI Lanparty Ultra-D
- OCZ PC3200 Dual Channel VX ram at 2-2-2-8 (2x512mb)
- ATI Radeon 9250 (128mb, PCI)
- Audigy 2 ZS
- Western Digital 7200RPM ATA133 160GB
- Coolermaster Wavemaster (black)
- Blue Logitech MX510 mouse
- some plain old gel mouse pad
- LG DVD-RW
- 17" Samsung 710T LCD DVI (12ms response, wicked ass monitor!)
- I use both the Logitech Z5500's and some Plantronics Audio .90's for sound
- crappy DSL

As of next week (Monday?) I will be replacing my video card with an ATI X800xl ($400 canadian for an official ATI at NCIX btw), depending on cash, I may also be picking up a Zalman CNPS7700-ALCU

PS: Easily bested by Bob's monster
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Old 03-30-2005, 06:25 PM   #10
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How much did that all cost?
I got some of it for christmas and some of the parts came from my old PC.

All together I'd say the system is worth about $1850-2000 in raw parts depending on the market. After factoring in Manufactuers and Retail markups I'd says its worth about $3000 on the retail market.
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Old 03-31-2005, 05:25 AM   #11
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Time to start saving my pennies.
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