New computer!

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You might be aware that I have been waiting on a new computer. Finally it has arrived, I’ve completely tweaked and tuned it to my exact needs and installed most of the software I’ll use on a day-to-day basis. Awesome! My old one was going on 4 and a half years, so it was time for me to bite the bullet and upgrade. Here she is:

For those technologically inclined, read the rest of the post for the tech specs of the machine, basically a list of every part I put in it.

Complete Part listing:

Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q9450 (2.66ghz, 1333mhz FSB, 12MB cache)
Motherboard: ASUS P5E3 Premium WiFi @n (X48 chipset)
RAM: 4x 2GB OCZ Platinum DDR3 1600mhz RAM (8GB total, but as 8GB it runs @ 1333mhz speed)
Video: Sapphire ATI Radeon HD4870 (512MB GDDR5 memory) | Radeon HD3470 (multi-monitors)
Sound: Creative X-fi Titanium Professional (PCIe slot)
Storage: 2x Western Digital Caviar 640GB in RAID0 + 1TB Western Digital Caviar Black (storage)
Optical Drive: LG G-H20L-S10 Black DVD+RW Lightscribe drive
Power Supply: Corsair HX1000W
CPU Cooler: Zalman CNPS9700 LED
Case: Antec 900 (midtower)
Operating System: Windows Vista Ultimate (64bit Edition)

Needless to say, I’m quite happy with it 🙂


  1. Sarah
    August 4th, 2008 | 4:01 pm

    and how much did that baby cost, Donny?

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