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Title: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: Dj Hammers on March 07, 2011, 10:45:21 pm
This is the thread to post all of your computer specs. etc.

Lets commence lol:

2007 Mac Pro
2 Dual-Core Intel Xeons at 3.00 GHZ 4 MB Cache per Processor

4GB of 667 MHz DDR2 FB-DIMM memory (4  1GB chips)

PCIe x16 ATI Radeon HD 4870 512 MB VRAM

4 500GB 7200RPM Western Digital Hard Drives in a 1.31TB RAID 5 Array (No idea where the extra .31 came from XD)

EIZO FlexScan S2410W Professional LCD Screen with Huey Pro-calibrated color running at 1920 x 1200

Mac OS X Snow Leopard

...and still runs like a charm after 4 years
I use this computer for the graphics aspect of my BVE work mostly because of the calibrated monitor, the great graphics card, and the server processors (which work great with multithreaded programs such as GIMP)




My other system:

2008 (I think) Lenevo X61s thinkpad

1.60 GHZ Intel Core 2 Duo

2 GB DDR2 RAM at 667 MHz

Intel 965 Integrated Mobile Graphics Chipset

80GB Hard Drive

Windows Vista Business


I used this computer for the coding aspect of my BVE work because I like notepad, and the lower resolution (1024 x 768) makes it easier for me to do that kind of thing for some reason.
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: bve on March 07, 2011, 11:25:38 pm
Crappy Laptop: ;D(yes i still have it)

Windows XP Home 32Bit OS
Intel Pentium 4-M Single Core CPU 2.00Ghz
512MB of DDR Ram
20GB HDD 5400RPM
ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 Integrated graphics card with 16MB of Video Memory
1024 x 768 Resolution LCD Screen

Screen wen't  black in december now i got to use a desk lamp to read the screen  :P

New Laptop(as a result of /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/\)

HP Pavillion Dv7-4178NR Notebook Computer
17.3 Inch 1600 x 900 HD Display
AMD Phenom II N640 Dual Core Proc 2.90Ghz, 2MB of L2 Cache
500GB 7200RPM HDD(laptop expandable to 2TB 2 x 1TB)
4GB of DDR3 Dual Channel SDRam (2 x 2048 MB Sticks) 2 Dimm
Bluetooth
Blue Ray DVD drive with Lightscribe
AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD4250  with up to 128MB of Display Cache Memory
Fingerprint Reader
HP webcam
HP Triplebase Reflex Subwoofer that comes with beats audio technology
Running Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit OS
INTRODUCING The HP Pavillion Dv7- 4178NR Notebook With Subwoofer! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th5AHB84URE#)
Even have a video of it lol
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: Rikabs on March 07, 2011, 11:41:12 pm
Intel Core i7 740QM(1.73GHz) 6MB Cache
15.6" Screen
6GB DDR3
640GBHard Disk
Optical Drive Blue-Ray Combo
ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870 Broadway XT1GB GDDR5

MSI GX660R Laptop
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: peacemak3r on March 07, 2011, 11:45:08 pm
Current set-up: (3 years old)

EVGA nForce 750i Intel Motherboard
Intel Core 2 Quad Kentsfield 2.4GHz Quad-Core
Corsair 750W SLi-Ready PSU
EVGA GeForce 9800GTX+
EVGA GeForce 9800GTX+
8GB OCZ Platnium Series DDR2 RAM
500GB Western Digital 7200RPM
DVD-ROM
CD-ROM
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional

I plan to upgrade to the Core i5 or i7 soon; either that or I just opt for a laptop.  Either a Macbook or some simple netbook for conveniences.
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: YankeesPwnMets on March 08, 2011, 07:39:54 pm
Intel Pentium E2200 @ 2.2 Ghz
Intel Integrated Graphics
Some random Dell motherbaord
2GB DDR2 300 mhz RAM
320 GB Hard Drive
(http://valid.canardpc.com/cache/banner/1637904.png) (http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1637904)

AMD Phenom II N930 @ 2 Ghz
6 GB RAM DDR3
ATI Mobility Radeon 4250 336 MB video memory
640 GB Hard Drive
Some random HP laptop motherboard
(http://valid.canardpc.com/cache/banner/1554890.png) (http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1554890)

Intel Core i7 2600 K @ 5.1 Ghz
ASUS P8P67 Pro
8 GB DDR3 1600 Mhz
Dual ATI Radeon 6950
180 GB OCZ SSD + 1 TB Western Digital Caviar Black
One of the GTAForums users nicely made this for me
(http://img412.imageshack.us/img412/4974/cfsigi7pdnimage.png)

This system in my sig has been sold, but it was a

Intel Core i7 970 Six Core @ 4.81 Ghz
6 GB DDR3 RAM
ATI Radeon 5870
ASUS Rampage III Extreme Motherboard
2xx 500GB HDDs is RAID 0
(http://valid.canardpc.com/cache/banner/1340707.png) (http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1340707)

I also remembering messing with a server/monster gamer system for a couple days.. it isn't mine but I think I still remember the specs
DUAL Intel Xeon X5680 6 cores (12 cores, 24 threads total)
Quad nVidia GTX 480 in 4-way SLI
24 GB DDR3 1866 Mhz
8x OCZ Vertex 2 SSD in RAID 10 (1.3Gb/s read)
EVGA Classified SR2 Motherboard
1500 W Silverstone Strider Power Supply
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: [CT1660] on April 15, 2011, 10:21:54 pm
Custom PC Rig:
-Intel Pentium 4 HT @ 3GHz, 2MB L2, Socket LGA775.
-1.5GB DDR 400MHz
-1.0TB Western Digital Serial ATA HDD
-1.5GB (1GB dedicated, 512MB shared) GDDR3 NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT, PCI Express
-2x DVD Writer drives (Plextor and TSSTCorp)
-Combo 5 1/4 and 3 1/2 floppy drive
-VIA Tremor Envy 24 PCI Sound Card
-Windows 7 Ultimate

TV PC (Dell Optiplex GX270)
-Intel Pentium 4 HT @ 3GHz, 512KB L2, Socket 478.
-160GB Hitachi Deskstar Serial ATA HDD
-1GB DDR RAM
-TSSTCorp DVD/CD Writer drive
-1.44MB Floppy drive
-NVIDIA GeForce MX4 w/ 64MB
-TV Tuner Card
-Camera card
-Windows XP Media Center Edition

Apple MacBook Pro 13" (Mid-2010 model)
-2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with Intel VT-x, 3MB Shared L2
-250GB TOSHIBA Serial-ATA HDD (replacing with 1.0TB Seagate HDD)
-8x SuperDrive
-NVIDIA GeForce 320M w/ 256MB DDR3
-4GB DDR3 1066MHz RAM
-Mac OS X 10.6.7 "Snow Leopard"

Dell Inspiron E1705 (HackBook, AKA a PC laptop running Mac OS X)
-1.73GHz Intel Core Duo, 2MB shared L2
-320GB Seagate Serial-ATA HDD
-2GB DDR2 667MHz RAM
-Intel Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 950 w/ 64MB
-8x DVD/CD writer
-Mac OS X 10.5.8 "Leopard"

Parent's TOSHIBA Satellite L455
-2.2GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core, 1MB shared L2
-320GB Western Digital Serial-ATA HDD
-8x DVD/CD Writer
-Intel Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 w/ 128MB
-4GB DDR3 1066MHz RAM
-Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Parent's TV PC (eMachines EL1200)
-3.06GHz AMD Athlon 64 x2
-250GB Western Digital Serial-ATA HDD (replacing with a 1.0TB drive soon)
-16x DVD/CD Writer
-NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE
-1.25GB DDR2 667MHz RAM
-Windows 7 Ultimate
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: YankeesPwnMets on April 20, 2011, 05:37:36 pm
Wow... you have a lot of old systems lol
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: peacemak3r on April 20, 2011, 06:11:23 pm
Ahh Pentium 4, I still have my old Dell Dimension sitting in some box.  How times changed.  I think it's about time I update my own computer.  Maybe make a secondary AMD system.
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: bve on April 20, 2011, 06:15:44 pm
Custom PC Rig:
-Intel Pentium 4 HT @ 3GHz, 2MB L2, Socket LGA775.
-1.5GB DDR 400MHz
-1.0TB Western Digital Serial ATA HDD
-1.5GB (1GB dedicated, 512MB shared) GDDR3 NVIDIA GeForce 9500GT, PCI Express
-2x DVD Writer drives (Plextor and TSSTCorp)
-Combo 5 1/4 and 3 1/2 floppy drive
-VIA Tremor Envy 24 PCI Sound Card
-Windows 7 Ultimate

TV PC (Dell Optiplex GX270)
-Intel Pentium 4 HT @ 3GHz, 512KB L2, Socket 478.
-160GB Hitachi Deskstar Serial ATA HDD
-1GB DDR RAM
-TSSTCorp DVD/CD Writer drive
-1.44MB Floppy drive
-NVIDIA GeForce MX4 w/ 64MB
-TV Tuner Card
-Camera card
-Windows XP Media Center Edition

Apple MacBook Pro 13" (Mid-2010 model)
-2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo with Intel VT-x, 3MB Shared L2
-250GB TOSHIBA Serial-ATA HDD (replacing with 1.0TB Seagate HDD)
-8x SuperDrive
-NVIDIA GeForce 320M w/ 256MB DDR3
-4GB DDR3 1066MHz RAM
-Mac OS X 10.6.7 "Snow Leopard"

Dell Inspiron E1705 (HackBook, AKA a PC laptop running Mac OS X)
-1.73GHz Intel Core Duo, 2MB shared L2
-320GB Seagate Serial-ATA HDD
-2GB DDR2 667MHz RAM
-Intel Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 950 w/ 64MB
-8x DVD/CD writer
-Mac OS X 10.5.8 "Leopard"

Parent's TOSHIBA Satellite L455
-2.2GHz Intel Pentium Dual-Core, 1MB shared L2
-320GB Western Digital Serial-ATA HDD
-8x DVD/CD Writer
-Intel Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 w/ 128MB
-4GB DDR3 1066MHz RAM
-Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Parent's TV PC (eMachines EL1200)
-3.06GHz AMD Athlon 64 x2
-250GB Western Digital Serial-ATA HDD (replacing with a 1.0TB drive soon)
-16x DVD/CD Writer
-NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE
-1.25GB DDR2 667MHz RAM
-Windows 7 Ultimate

Wow GTAIV would fry some of those Computers lol
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: YankeesPwnMets on April 20, 2011, 07:37:00 pm
Ahh Pentium 4, I still have my old Dell Dimension sitting in some box.  How times changed.  I think it's about time I update my own computer.  Maybe make a secondary AMD system.
Yep. I remember when the Pentium 4 Hyperthreaded Edition was today's Core i7 CPUs. Anyways, about your secondary system, something like this would be the best bang for the buck. A Phenom II X6 Six Core CPU and a Radeon 6790. Decent system for a good price

$79.99 COOLER MASTER RC-692-KKN3 CM690 II Basic Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119215 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119215)

$76.99 ASRock 770 EXTREME3 AM3 AMD 770 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157195 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157195)

$154.99 XFX HD-679X-ZDFC Radeon HD 6790 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150534 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150534)

$199.99 AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition Thuban 3.2GHz 6 x 512KB L2 Cache 6MB L3 Cache Socket AM3 125W Six-Core Desktop Processor
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103849 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819103849)

$42.99 WINTEC AMPX 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10666) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820161279 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820161279)

$39.99 Western Digital Caviar Blue WD5000AAKX 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136769&cm_re=wd_500gb_blue-_-22-136-769-_-Product (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136769&cm_re=wd_500gb_blue-_-22-136-769-_-Product)

$21.99 Sony Optiarc Black 24X DVD+R 8X DVD+RW 12X DVD+R DL 24X DVD-R 6X DVD-RW 12X DVD-RAM 16X DVD-ROM 48X CD-R 32X CD-RW 48X CD-ROM 2MB Cache SATA CD/DVD Burner - OEM
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118039 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16827118039)

$34.99 COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus RR-B10-212P-G1 "Heatpipe Direct Contact" Long Life Sleeve 120mm CPU Cooler Compatible Intel Core i5 & Intel Core i7
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835103065)

$99.99 CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX650 V2 650W ATX12V v2.31/ EPS12V v2.92 80 PLUS BRONZE Certified Active PFC High Performance Power Supply
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817139020)

=$751.91



Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: peacemak3r on April 20, 2011, 07:51:39 pm
Haha, nah I'm not going to OD on the secondary.  I'm probably just going to use it as a streamer/DVD type of thing.  The rig I'm using now is pretty update date already, only downside is probably the processor.

Current rig is probably 2 years behind, but it still does the job on high settings on most games.  Though I stopped playing most online computer games and such so I'm probably going to downgrade the current rig or just do a light build.

Current rig:
Kentsfield Q6600 Core 2 Quad 2.4GHz
EVGA 750i SLi-Ready Motherboard
Dual EVGA GeForce 9800GTX+
4x 2GB DDR2 Corsair Memory Sticks (8GB Total)
Corsair 750W PSU
2 DVD/Burner Drives
2 500GB WD HDD
Some Apexia Full ATX
Windows 7 Profressional 64bit

Probably going to downgrade to a Mid-ATX tower and use some HD video card from ATi, but yeah still undecided on what to do.  Who knows I might just opt for a laptop in the long-run.
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: [CT1660] on April 20, 2011, 11:56:12 pm
Wow... you have a lot of old systems lol

talk about old school, the Pentium 4 rig is using a relic of an old case lol. considering the original guts were gutted out sometime in 2007 and rebuilding was finished around late 2008!

CPU Fan test (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEHVdCkssaA#)

iPhone Sync FAIL (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuayyMZZ7w8#ws)

and it performs great on Crysis
My PC + Crysis (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4izLFbkPgmM#)
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: Ben on April 21, 2011, 08:40:08 pm
Got it in December 18, 2010

3GHz Intel Pentium Dual - Core E5700
4GB Memory
Lenovo IdeaCentre K300
HDD 640GB
ODD DVD RW
Windows 7 Home Premium

A picture of my desktop

(http://img535.imageshack.us/img535/6197/desktop42111.jpg) (http://img535.imageshack.us/i/desktop42111.jpg/)
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: Fox-179 on May 14, 2011, 08:08:12 am
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).
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: bve on May 14, 2011, 10:29:45 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
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: Fox-179 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!
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: bve on May 14, 2011, 11:23:55 am
Try GTAIV/EFLC, Crysis, and CoD BO. Those would really make your PC work.
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: Fox-179 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.
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: YankeesPwnMets 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
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: peacemak3r 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.
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: Fox-179 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 ;)
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: YankeesPwnMets 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
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: peacemak3r 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.
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: YankeesPwnMets 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

Quote
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.


Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: bve 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
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: [CT1660] on June 24, 2015, 01:16:28 am
Remember this guy?
(http://i.imgur.com/X2WxA2A.jpg)

Here's what it sports now (the RAM is actually 1066MHz ECC):
(http://i.imgur.com/7vskVYT.png)
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: YankeesPwnMets 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..
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: [CT1660] 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)
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: [CT1660] on August 19, 2015, 10:54:32 pm
Upgraded the GPU from the 610 to the 740:

(http://i.imgur.com/G90sVAK.png)
Title: Re: Your Computer(s) Specs....
Post by: Bombardier01800 on August 21, 2015, 01:39:21 am
The computer I use for work and some school work

(http://i.imgur.com/wEPNZgS.png)