Journal #6645

Posted 10 years ago2010-07-09 12:59:27 UTC
Luke LukeLuke
New computer is all built and good to go. I love this thing.

AMD Phenom II x4 @ 3.4 Ghz
XFX HD 5850
COOLER MASTER CM690 II (I freaking love this case to pieces)
OCZ 30 GB SSD
Corsair 650 Watt PSU
GIGABYTE 890GX motherboard
CORSAIR XMS3 4GB Memory

Boots up in 15 seconds (from hitting button to being usable).

I haven't been able to try to game on it yet, as I'm currently reformatting an old hard drive, but I know for sure it will play Crysis.

I'm still excited.

18 Comments

Commented 10 years ago2010-07-09 13:34:26 UTC Comment #40044
Nice. Good on you, I would be excited too.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-09 14:33:52 UTC Comment #40037
There's nothing like firing up that brand new PC and watching it boot to a nice clean desktop.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-09 14:59:05 UTC Comment #40048
It's almost like entering a virgin - only you can format it back to virgin anytime you want.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-09 17:26:58 UTC Comment #40045
i am envious tho i never had an amd processor ever (does it feel dirty?) What is ssd (solid state, like a flash drive?)that doesn't seem like near enough space, tho it will never fail on you, right?

disco: very graphic. =)
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-09 17:47:05 UTC Comment #40043
Good for you!
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-09 19:03:41 UTC Comment #40046
SSD is solid state disk. It's the new way of storing your boot partition for fast boot.
Nice for you, Luke!
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-09 22:29:14 UTC Comment #40034
So I haven't been able to play Crysis, as it's being really shitty. I can't play in DX10 mode, only compatibility mode, and it's all around pissing me off.

Oh well. Time to reinstall Steam.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-10 03:50:36 UTC Comment #40049
Let me guess, you got win 7 right?

Get freaking vista if so.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-10 04:14:53 UTC Comment #40042
You're joking right? Vista rather than 7...
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-10 07:28:42 UTC Comment #40047
Hope you get Crysis sorted out- nice system.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-10 10:25:47 UTC Comment #40041
LOL VISTA FOR WIN7
THAT'S A GREAT JOKE, TELL ME AGAIN
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-10 11:16:53 UTC Comment #40033
Crollo, you fail.

But that's some killer system right there. Enjoy it. :)
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-10 13:41:07 UTC Comment #40032
Disco Stu's joke just made my day.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-11 00:06:38 UTC Comment #40038
Nice.

But 30 GB of space really isn't enough. I assume that is only your boot drive with the OS on it. You probably have another SATA HDD for storage.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-11 00:14:45 UTC Comment #40035
Yah, of course. I probably should have mentioned my re-used 250 GB Seagate Barracuda.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-11 00:17:57 UTC Comment #40039
I am looking at this CM case for my build.

It's got slightly better reviews compared to yours, but your case looks great too.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-11 00:30:51 UTC Comment #40036
I was looking at that too. I got mine because I heard a lot of great things even compared to that one.

Honestly, I would suggest mine. It's so nice.
Commented 10 years ago2010-07-12 14:36:48 UTC Comment #40040
I'll consider yours when it's time for me to make that decision. THanks.

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