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Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« on: January 29, 2003, 03:34:35 pm »
I just snagged a Gigabit Ethernet from Dallmann.  It pretty much rocks.
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2003, 04:20:08 pm »
Picked me up 256MB Kingston DDR PC2700
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2003, 05:53:42 pm »
My last upgrade was a Radeon 9700, although i think its almost power supply time, that old 300w of mine is starting to sound kinnda weak
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2003, 03:57:47 pm »
Well once again thanks to Zeus and D-man i have now in progress a server for these lan parties and for home   which includes a 1800+ amd the ecs k7s5a mobo and 256 megs ram but only a 10 gig hard drive have to save up some money for a new bigger one lol now to set up this file redirect like Zeus has on his  hint hint  
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2003, 04:11:28 pm »
I just got a second monitor.  This has been wayy overdue for me as a second monitor really makes programming easier.  I had a second monitor a while ago but I gave it to my sister.  It will be good to be back on dual screens.

P.S. Seeker.  We'll haveta get some Linux and Apache action goin on that rig of yours so you can start serving it up at lan parties.
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2003, 04:32:06 pm »
I didn't buy this, but seeker gave me a 128MB stick of PC133 he had laying around, and I'm going to stick that in my UT2003 Linux server.

Thanks man!
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2003, 01:59:26 pm »
I am now the proud owner (so far) of a Epox 8K9A2+ mobo, as well as 512MB of PC2700, and a TBred 1800+.

So far, I currently have this combo overclocked to 1.9GHz, and she's running smooth as cream as 31°C core.  I haven't upped the voltage at all. . . yet. . .

I'm lovin' it!! ;D
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2003, 07:55:28 am »
well i sold some stuff and was able to get a eheim 1250 seems to go ok..... heh
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #8 on: February 16, 2003, 02:02:51 pm »
I've pretty much been going crazy on the upgrade action. . . yeah . . . I have a retail ATi 9700Pro.  It seems to work a little bit better than my old card. . .

Many thanks to Xena and her patience with me. . . ;)
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2003, 12:52:25 am »
I had one of my not-so-trusty-it-seems Maxtor 20GB drives from my RAID 0 array go down on me.  I RMA'd the faulty drive, but the new drive will be a totally different spec, (ATA 133, different seek time etc.) so to keep get my RAID 0 working like it should, I picked up a couple of 40GB WDATA100 8MB cache drives.

My drive index in SiSoft Sandra is up 33% above what it was with my Maxtor drives, so I'm pretty happy with that.
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #10 on: March 05, 2003, 05:18:05 am »
I just ordered an Athlon 2700+ Thouroghbred, and a Vantec Aeroflow.  Any of you guys ever used/heard much about the cooler or chip?  Its going on an A7N8X Asus board, also I know Zeus has an 1800+ T-Bred, any tips on overclocking as well?
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #11 on: March 06, 2003, 01:20:42 am »
I just snagged a new CD-Rom (sorta), it has an DMatrix LCD that displays CD Text.  It came with a 2003 Dodge Grand Caravan Sport.

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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #12 on: March 07, 2003, 10:52:02 am »
Well I got my Athlon XP2700+ and a Vantec Aeroflow HSF, the Aeroflow is very quiet and seems to be keeping things cool while OC'n .  Plus the 2700+ is quite good too.  I've got it at 180 FSB so far, and still stable with no need for voltage adjustments.  I give both a thumbs up.   :D
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #13 on: March 13, 2003, 08:56:29 am »
I slapped in another 512 DDR 333 ram, my 256 was getting lonely, and I have actually noticed a difference, 256 is about the minimum that XP runs on well, but the more you have the better it seems to run
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Re: Perpetual Hardware Thread (post new gear)
« Reply #14 on: March 24, 2003, 02:55:54 pm »
I snagged a Palm m500 partly for farming stuffs (we bought software for the palm but didn't have one), but also for some personal stuffs.

I've overclocked it by 100% and it seemed to handle that ok.  I won't be overclocking it regularly as I can't figure out how to make a waterblock small enough to cool the proc.
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