Finally broke down and bought a new PC

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Solaias
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby Solaias » Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:09 pm

Pathagarus wrote:FWIW; these are the complete specs on the hardware & OS:

Case 1 x Apex EL 660 Gaming Case - Black
Processor 1 x Intel® Core™ i7-4790 Processor (4x 3.60GHz/8MB L3 Cache)
Processor Cooling 1 x Asetek 550LC Liquid CPU Cooling System (Copper plate for best cooling performance) - ARC Silent High Performance Fan Upgrade
Memory 1 x 16 GB [8 GB x2] DDR3-1600 Memory Module - Corsair or Major Brand **Free Upgrade to DDR3-2133 G.SKILL Ripjaws X
Video Card 1 x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 - 4GB - Single Card
Motherboard 1 x Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI -- 2x PCIe x16, 4x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0
Power Supply 1 x 700 Watt - Standard - *Free Upgrade to 800W Standard
Primary Hard Drive 1 x 128 GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD -- Read: 530MB/s, Write: 390MB/s - Single Drive *Free Upgrade to 128GB Samsung 850 Pro SSD*
Data Hard Drive 1 x 1 TB Western Digital Caviar Blue Hard Drive -- 64MB Cache, 7200RPM, 6.0Gb/s - Single Drive
Optical Drive 1 x LG 12x Blu-ray Reader, DVD±R/±RW Burner Combo Drive - FREE Upgrade to LG 14x Blu-ray Re-Writer
Sound Card 1 x 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard
Network Card 1 x Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100)
Operating System 1 x Windows 10 Home + Office 365 Trial [Free 30-Day !!!] 64-bit - *Newest Microsoft Windows*


Not a bad setup Path. :)
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby Pathagarus » Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:56 pm

*sigh*

PC won't get here until next Wednesday (was hoping for Tuesday)
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby Pathagarus » Fri Aug 14, 2015 4:59 pm

Solaias wrote:
Pathagarus wrote:FWIW; these are the complete specs on the hardware & OS:

Case 1 x Apex EL 660 Gaming Case - Black
Processor 1 x Intel® Core™ i7-4790 Processor (4x 3.60GHz/8MB L3 Cache)
Processor Cooling 1 x Asetek 550LC Liquid CPU Cooling System (Copper plate for best cooling performance) - ARC Silent High Performance Fan Upgrade
Memory 1 x 16 GB [8 GB x2] DDR3-1600 Memory Module - Corsair or Major Brand **Free Upgrade to DDR3-2133 G.SKILL Ripjaws X
Video Card 1 x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 - 4GB - Single Card
Motherboard 1 x Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI -- 2x PCIe x16, 4x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0
Power Supply 1 x 700 Watt - Standard - *Free Upgrade to 800W Standard
Primary Hard Drive 1 x 128 GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD -- Read: 530MB/s, Write: 390MB/s - Single Drive *Free Upgrade to 128GB Samsung 850 Pro SSD*
Data Hard Drive 1 x 1 TB Western Digital Caviar Blue Hard Drive -- 64MB Cache, 7200RPM, 6.0Gb/s - Single Drive
Optical Drive 1 x LG 12x Blu-ray Reader, DVD±R/±RW Burner Combo Drive - FREE Upgrade to LG 14x Blu-ray Re-Writer
Sound Card 1 x 3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard
Network Card 1 x Onboard LAN Network (Gb or 10/100)
Operating System 1 x Windows 10 Home + Office 365 Trial [Free 30-Day !!!] 64-bit - *Newest Microsoft Windows*


Not a bad setup Path. :)

Thanks

The more I look at it the better I like this. There is room to upgrade with the motherboard and power supply I got. If need be I can add more RAM and upgrade video card if I think that is needed. I can't with current motherboard & power supply I have.
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby Pathagarus » Tue Aug 18, 2015 9:48 pm

Yay, Da Box left Memphis at about 4:20 PM Eastern.

Guess it had been there since the week-end.


Edit: AND it arrived in Richmond at 6:15 PM (I live in a suburb of Richmond :) )
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby einnyen » Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:17 am

Pathagarus wrote:Yay, Da Box left Memphis at about 4:20 PM Eastern.

Guess it had been there since the week-end.


Edit: AND it arrived in Richmond at 6:15 PM (I live in a suburb of Richmond :) )



So if all goes well you'll have it booted up and running tomorrow evening!

Congrats, sir!
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby Pathagarus » Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:56 am

einnyen wrote:
Pathagarus wrote:Yay, Da Box left Memphis at about 4:20 PM Eastern.

Guess it had been there since the week-end.


Edit: AND it arrived in Richmond at 6:15 PM (I live in a suburb of Richmond :) )



So if all goes well you'll have it booted up and running tomorrow evening!

Congrats, sir!


Thanks. Hopefully nothing got pooched on the trip over here.
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby Pathagarus » Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:49 pm

Last report has it on a FedEx truck on delivery route ;)
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby Solaias » Wed Aug 19, 2015 6:45 pm

You must be looking forward to getting it. :)
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby Pathagarus » Wed Aug 19, 2015 7:21 pm

Solaias wrote:You must be looking forward to getting it. :)

Got here but I work for another hour. Then we shall see ;)
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Re: Finally broke down and bought a new PC

Postby Dren » Wed Aug 19, 2015 8:14 pm

Don't forget, send pictures =P
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