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BigZonka's PC Profile

Hi, My name is Dana and this is my first build which I started in 11/06 and just finished the major portion.I am an old man that likes playing on the computer so much so that I decided to build my own.With a limited income I had to stretch it over a period of time with a monthly budget. I will be expanding as I go so any feedback would be appreciated.Not long I will be adding a photo and maybe build another one(it kinda gets into your blood)


My PC's Name:Thumper
Date Built/Last Mod:04/2007
Building PCs for:Less than 1 year
Future Plans:Add another Video Card for SLI,Tuner Card,Maybe a Sound Card (if it will fit)
Benchmarks:I am still learning about these did finish the game Dark Messiah Might and Magic in 3 days of play if thats fast.
Purpose of My PC:Play games,watch movies and listen too music
Internet Connection:Wireless
Furniture:Regular desk and chair with it setting on a file cabnet
Where I Shop:Tiger Direct


MotherboardAsus A8N 32 SLI-Deluxe Nvidia Socket 939
RAM/MemoryOCZ El Platinum Dual Channel PC3200 DDR 400MHz(2 x1024 mb)
Processor/CPUAMD Athlon 64 FX-60 2.6 GHz Dual Core w/Zalman CNPS9500 Led CPU Cooler
Video CardXFX GeForce 8800 GTS 640 MB GDDR3 w/Dual DVI and HDTV
Sound CardOn board 8 Channel
Power SupplyApevia 680W Iceberg Dual 80mm fans SLI-Ready,SATA READY
CaseApevia X-Navigator Aluminum ATX w/clearside and 5 operating fans
Hard Drive(s)2 x Seagate 320 GB SATA Hard Drives in Raid O
Optical Drive(s)1-Liteon 52x CD-RW+16xDVD Rom Combo Drive. 1-Liteon 20x DVD Writer/Graveur DVD lightscribe
Cooling Setup1-120mm,4-80mm Case Fans ,1-92mm CPU Fan w/100% copper constuction
Other ModsBlue UV LED Fans

Other Goodies

Display/MonitorSamsung 226BW/22"Wide/2ms/1000:1(DC 3000:1) Contrast Ratio/WSXGA + 1680x1050/DVI/Widescreen LCD Monitor
Keyboard & MouseLogitech wireless keyboard and mouse
Sound SystemLogitech 2.1 (still working on this)
External Hardware8-USB Ports (2-front,6-back)
Operating SystemWindows XP Media Center 2005