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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #15 on: May 14, 2011, 10:59:02 am »
Your gonna need a faster CPU if you want a faster performance. 1.83Ghz is slow for todays standards. Though a dual core proc is fine so your good for now
Yea Duo CPU FTW 1.83 x 2 = 3.66GHz.Thats probably why I can run these games.Sheesh 30 frames with all them games in here!

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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #16 on: May 14, 2011, 11:23:55 am »
Try GTAIV/EFLC, Crysis, and CoD BO. Those would really make your PC work.
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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #17 on: May 14, 2011, 11:35:08 am »
Try GTAIV/EFLC, Crysis, and CoD BO. Those would really make your PC work.
Nah I'm good LMAO.

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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #18 on: May 14, 2011, 12:17:36 pm »
Well here's my queens information.I got this Christmas '06 I believe and she still runs good.(Well at least I think so).
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional(5.1,Build 2600)
System Manufacturer: Sony Corporation
System Model: VGN-AR230G
Bios: Phoenix NoteBIOS 4.0 Release 6.1
Processor: Intel (R) Core(TM)2CPU   T5600   @ 1.83GHz (2CPUs)
Memory: 1022MB RAM
Device: NVIDA GeForce Go 7400

I'm not sure if this is still good now we're in 2011 but she still runs good.I get very good frames with programs and decent speed(note:I have Trainz 2010,OMSI,FS04) I used to have more games such as (Sims3,Ship Sim08,FSX) all at once on here but I limited my games for more room).
1. A Dual Core is good enough for the normal user. 1.83 Ghz is not too bad for a laptop CPU
2. 1GB of RAM is gonna come back and bite you in the future
3. Windows XP is going to be phased out in three years
4. A GeForce 7400 is outdated.

I have a friend that works at Dell's Alienware department. He got me this system worth 4500, but with his employee's discount I paid him 2225 to get me it.

Intel Core i7 2920XM Extreme Mobile CPU, a factory overclock of 4 Ghz
Windows 7 Ultimate, 64 bit
16 GB of RAM
Dual Radeon 6970M (Mobile Crossfire)
2x 500 GB HDD in RAID 0

This is a Dell M18X Alienware Laptop. With the overclocked CPU and dual 6970M, this thing is a massive heat producer :P
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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #19 on: May 14, 2011, 12:30:32 pm »
Alienware is overrated. Just saying.

Thankfully that price was for a laptop, because if that was the price of your desktop, you'd be totally ripped off; even with the discount.

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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #20 on: May 14, 2011, 12:31:52 pm »
Dang thanks for the info! and I updated my drivers about a month ago idk what happened though but it says I don't need updating ;)

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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #21 on: May 14, 2011, 12:35:01 pm »
Alienware is overrated. Just saying.

Thankfully that price was for a laptop, because if that was the price of your desktop, you'd be totally ripped off; even with the discount.
Normally, I would build my own computers. Unfortunately, I do not have a SINGLE clue on how to build a laptop.

Alienware is a rip off, but I saw the chance and decided to take it :P

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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #22 on: May 14, 2011, 12:47:12 pm »
I mean yeah of course, if you see a discount available for that kind of laptop, I'd probably went for it also.  But desktop wise, building one yourself is definitely the way to go..cheaper too if you know where to look.

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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #23 on: May 14, 2011, 07:42:05 pm »
Quote from: Windows lifecycle fact sheet
Even though we ended the sale of Windows XP on October 22, 2010, we still plan to provide support for individual users and businesses until April 2014.

Quote from: Microsoft
Support is ending for some versions of Windows

*Support for Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) ends on July 12, 2011.
*Support for Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) ended on July 13, 2010.

If you're running one of these versions after support ends, you won't get security updates for Windows.

...Now would be a good time to upgrade your OS :p

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Windows XP SP3 is showing an average infection rate of 15.9 computers per thousand. This figure drops to 7.5 on the most recent Vista version and 3.8 for Windows 7. The 64-bit editions of Vista and Windows 7 fare even better with 5.3 and 2.5 infections per thousand computers respectively.
I didn't consider XP stable until Service Pack 3 was out. I never considered XP as a safe operating system, especially after a huge slew of exploits were found in the OS in the 2003 timeframe, delaying Vista. Vista being delayed in my opinion, was why Vista sucked. MS had to patch every exploit, and after that, Vista needed to be rushed so that there wasn't going 7 or 8 time frame between XP and Vista. A lot of you consider XP the best OS ever made, but in my opinion, most of you don't know enough about anything before XP SP3. XP SP2 and below was pure bullshit.


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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #24 on: May 14, 2011, 08:05:58 pm »
Alienware is overrated. Just saying.

Thankfully that price was for a laptop, because if that was the price of your desktop, you'd be totally ripped off; even with the discount.

I know. 4 Grand for a laptop is kinda too pricy. I know they're powerful and all but damn a desktop with that stuff isn't as expensive
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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #25 on: June 24, 2015, 01:16:28 am »
Remember this guy?


Here's what it sports now (the RAM is actually 1066MHz ECC):

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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #26 on: June 24, 2015, 11:56:00 pm »
Man, that thing is a toaster. Are those idle temperatures? 50 degrees Celsius on idle for CPU's is pretty hot. Also, hard drives are extremely sensitive to high temperatures. Your 232GB WD drive is running a little too hot. If these are idle temperatures, I definitely suggest getting a new case because I don't think your current one has adequate ventilation for everything.

And by the way, it would probably be better if you posted this in a new topic. I'm not a fan of bumping four year old topics..

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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #27 on: June 28, 2015, 11:19:12 pm »
Man, that thing is a toaster. Are those idle temperatures? 50 degrees Celsius on idle for CPU's is pretty hot. Also, hard drives are extremely sensitive to high temperatures. Your 232GB WD drive is running a little too hot. If these are idle temperatures, I definitely suggest getting a new case because I don't think your current one has adequate ventilation for everything.

And by the way, it would probably be better if you posted this in a new topic. I'm not a fan of bumping four year old topics..

Oh, the CPU temps were with a moderate load (had TF2 running)

On idle, it's usually between 35-40.

It rarely ever goes past 50.

the WD drive is an old 10 year old drive that still passes S.M.A.R.T tests surprisingly.

(on the other side, since the post is relevant to the topic, quite pointless to make a new thread of the same exact thing)
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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #28 on: August 19, 2015, 10:54:32 pm »
Upgraded the GPU from the 610 to the 740:


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Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
« Reply #29 on: August 21, 2015, 01:39:21 am »
The computer I use for work and some school work

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