Journal #6967

Posted 8 years ago2011-01-02 15:51:37 UTC
UrbaNebula UrbaNebulaGoldSourcerer
Well, it's done. I just ordered my new PC. Now it's just a case of waiting. It's killing me already.

Case: ANTEC NINE HUNDRED TWO - UK, The Ultimate Gaming Case, Evolved
Processor: Intel? Core?i7 Six Core Processor i7-970 (3.20GHz) 6.4GTs/12MB Cache
Motherboard: ASUS? P6X58D-E: DDR3, USB 3.0, SATA 6.0GB/s, 3-Way SLI
Memory: 12GB SAMSUNG DDR3 TRI-DDR3 1333MHz (3 x 4GB)
Graphics Card(s): 2x 1280MB NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX570 - 2 DVI,mHDMI - DirectX? 11, 3D Vision Ready
1st Hard Disk: 80GB Intel? X25-M 2.5" SSD (34nm / upto 250MB/sR | 70MB/sW)**SPECIAL**
2nd Hard Disk: 2TB SERIAL ATA 3-Gb/s HARD DRIVE WITH 32MB CACHE (7,200rpm)
Power Supply: 1200W Quiet 80 PLUS Quad Rail PSU + 120mm Case Fan (?169)
Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit - inc DVD & Licence

Comes to around ?2345 when you add on VAT. O_O

Got myself a Cyborg RAT3 today as well for ?45. Damn nice mouse that looks like some kind of Combine tank. :D
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Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 17:36:01 UTC Comment #43022
It's a beast.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 18:18:26 UTC Comment #43034
Nope. He could've waited a few more months. Sandy-Bridge is coming. I actually think it''s going to be released this month(5th January).
Well anyway gj for your purchase. I'm just saying you could've waited a bit more.
A note here: Sandy Bridge is going to mop the floor with the Westmere(or Nehalem, or whatever) architecture. I've read that it's possible to overclock it to almost near 5ghz on air cooling.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 18:33:06 UTC Comment #43025
Meh, I didn't want to spend any more than I had to on this and tomorrow VAT goes up to 20%
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 18:34:36 UTC Comment #43037
Striker, i really don't think it matters, it may be more powerful, but it's just a toy, what he's got already is good enough for general use.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 19:07:20 UTC Comment #43035
Just a toy? What do you mean?

Wow, VAT goes to 20% in UK? That sucks. In our country it's 24% I think.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 19:18:47 UTC Comment #43031
I'd say that's a bit better than "general use"

damn son, that's a beastly rig. I can't wait until I join the duel vid card club.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 19:39:14 UTC Comment #43029
Unfortunately i'm going to need an almost complete system rebuild until i can enter the dual card club as well.
Gonna slap a quad core in my mobo and 8g ddr3 ram. Should last me til 2015 hopefully.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 19:41:22 UTC Comment #43038
Striker, it's like somebody buys a 2005 car that runs perfectly fine and then saying "OH MAN YOU SHOULD HAVE WAITED A EXTRA WEEK YOU COULD HAVE GOTTON A 2012 SUPERCHARGED CAR WITH THREE THOUSAND RPM", regardless of the fact that the speed limit is only a fourth of what the car can do.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 19:42:52 UTC Comment #43030
three thousand rpm?
or do you mean horse power?
because i'm pretty sure all cars go up to 3000 rpm =]
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-02 19:59:17 UTC Comment #43039
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-03 13:56:13 UTC Comment #43019
That is a beast!! IT WILL OVERPOWER MY SYSTEM!!!!

Umm, so will you consider a trade? :P

So when are you getting it?
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-03 14:11:01 UTC Comment #43026
2 - 3 weeks it should arrive. I picked up an 8GB USB drive so I can start saving certain files (important docs, web designs, graphics and HL mods) in advance. Then just pile it all into the new PC once it arrives.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-03 14:51:37 UTC Comment #43023
Wait, you ordered it built? From where?
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-03 16:04:01 UTC Comment #43027

Choose the parts, they build it, test it, QA it and then ship it.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-03 16:41:32 UTC Comment #43020
If you where a sniper I'd suggest the r.a.t 7 gaming mouse

But the mouse you have there kicks ass aswell :P
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-03 22:09:33 UTC Comment #43036
That is all.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-04 13:46:02 UTC Comment #43032
interesting urby, i wondered why it would take 2-3 weeks. Newegg got me mine in 3 days.
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-04 15:14:51 UTC Comment #43024
That has to be the craziest mouse I've ever seen. How do you even use it!
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-04 18:08:47 UTC Comment #43021
Its fully adjustable to fin the palm of your hand nicely

Commented 8 years ago2011-01-04 23:09:25 UTC Comment #43028
@Rabid: It is the most comfortable mouse I have ever used. The humped back fits your palm nicely, the buttons are light and make rapid clicking so much easier, the button below the mousewheel can be pushed fowards / pulled back to alter sensitivity. Your thumb rests on the shelf on the left and you can operate the 2 thumb buttons with minimal movement required.

I'm yet to use it in any fast paced shooters but it does me well in Fallout New Vegas. I have assigned VATS targetting to one of the thumb buttons. I would never have dreamed of doing that with my old Wireless Microsoft Mouse (may it rot in Hell forever)

Need to get hold of a gaming keyboard to match now. :)
Commented 8 years ago2011-01-06 18:44:57 UTC Comment #43033
It's a truly amazing machine but that is a shitload of money to spend on a pc... i guess it will last you for a very long time tho, so grats! (jealous)

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