Gamers, State your system specs and OS(s)

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  1. obi_wan_kanathan Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    May 10, 2001
    star 4
    - AMD Athlon 900 Mhz
    - 256 MB of RAM
    - Windows 98 SE
    - Geforce 2
    - 16x DVD-ROM
    - CD-R RW
    - 15 in. IBM Monitor
    - 5 Gb and 20 Gb Hard Drive
    - 3Com 10/100 Ethernet Adaptor
    - DSL


    - Speakers with Sub-Woofer
    - Sidewinder Joystick
    - Sidewinder Gamepad
    - Sidewinder Steering Wheel
    - HP Deskjet 693C (I don't even know why I still have this crappy thing considering that I use my dad's networked, top-of-the-line printer)
    - Ergonomic Keyboard
    - Standard Mouse


    How good of a computer is mine?
  2. toochilled Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Oct 17, 2000
    star 5
    HAhahah - Let's see Pentium 90, 16mb Ram :p


    Current box is a 733PIII socket job with only 128meg in at the moment and stnd all in one mobo.

    For gaming I generally stick the 733 in my other box, switch some ram and generally run a config of:

    around 825mhz
    512mb 150mhz sdram
    bx2000 mobo
    gx400 duel head {I know - but it's good for films on me telly!}
    either a sb128 or old 64gold {gd for guitar stuff}
    keyb / mouse etc...

    Run 2k on one box an 98se on the other.

    i also run freebsd, linux and HPunix boxes.
    {though they aint the best for gaming!)
  3. Solid_Snake Jedi Padawan

    Member Since:
    Dec 31, 2001
    Can anybody beat this? (In terms of crapiness, I mean)

    200MHz Pentium MMX
    32MB RAM
    Graphics card: Unknown (I probably don't want to know)
    Sound Blaster 16
    2 X 2gig hard drives (1 for windoze, 1 for Linux)
    24X CD drive
    15 inch monitor (I think it says 'etch-a-sketch' on the side)
    56k Modem
    Windows 95
    Red Hat Linux

    It is sad... and recently, everything on the screen has been turning shades of pink, my framerate for the few games I can play has become choppy and increasingly often I have to give the beast a bang to get it to start.

    But soon, I will have a new Athlon/P4 powerhouse! Soon, I will have my revenge on all who have mocked me! Soon, soon...






  4. RaptorRage Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Nov 17, 2001
    star 4
    Dell Dimension 4100 Pentium III 800 Mhz
    384 MB PC133 SDRAM
    19 GB Ultra ATA/100 7200rpm hard drive
    12 GB Ultra ATA/33 5400rpm hard drive
    Acer 16x DVD/48x CD-ROM
    48x Max CD-ROM
    Dell M781s 17" monitor .26 dpi @ 1024x768 32 bpp
    VisionTek Xtasy 6564 GeForce 3 Ti 200, 64 MB DDRAM
    SBLive! 5.1 Value Edition
    Harman/Kardon Speakers
    Sony MegaBass Earphones
    Labtec Axis-502 Headset
    Logitech Wingman Extreme Digital 3D flightstick
    Gavis Gamepad Pro USB
    Logitech Optical Mouse
    10/100 Ethernet card
    3Com cable modem
    Roadrunner High Speed Online
    56k modem
    Iomega external 100 MB parallel port Zip drive
    Lexmark 5700 color printer
    Microtek SlimScan C6 scanner
    CyberPower 650SL Power supply/Battery backup
    Windows ME
    DirectX 8.0
    Comfy Chair for extended sitting periods :p


  5. Theedage Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 15, 2001
    star 4
    Solid: my lappy can beat those specs

    p133 mhz
    24 megs ram
    1.1 meg video card
    1.6 gb hdd
    4x cd-rom
    3.5" floppy
    12" viewable lcd

    and it handles starcraft, so it can be considered a 'gaming machine'... ph33r
  6. Ardens_Furore Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    May 14, 2001
    star 4
    I've got 3 systems that I can use:

    Executor
    Dual Athlon XP 1900+ (1.6 GHz)
    Tyan Thunder K7 motherboard
    1.5 GB PC2100 DDR RAM (it had to be registered DIMMs)
    Elsa Quadro DCC 64 MB
    Samsung 240T 24" LCD flat panel
    Mylex AcceleRAID 170 (64 MB)
    2 x Seagate Cheetah ST318452LW 18GB hard drives (RAID 1)
    Promise Ultra100 RAID controller
    2 x IBM Deskstar 75GXP 75 GB hard drives (RAID 1)
    Maxtor DiamondMax 40 GB ATA/100 hard drive
    HP 9600SI 12x8x32 SCSI CD-RW
    Samsung 16x DVD drive
    SBLive! Platinum
    Klipsch ProMedia 4.2 THX certified speakers
    Inwin full tower case with 500W power supply
    MS mouse, keyboard, joystick
    Win2K SP2, Win98 SE

    Devestator
    1.2 GHz Athlon MP
    Asus A7V motherboard
    512 MB PC133 RAM
    Creative Labs Annihilator 2 Geforce 2 32MB DDR
    19" Samsung SyncMaster 900IFT
    Maxtor DiamondMax 20 GB hard drive
    Samsung 16x DVD drive
    SBlive! Value
    Regular speakers
    Enlight ATX case, 300W p/s
    Win2K
    MS mouse, keyboard, joystick

    Avenger
    1.2 GHz Athlon MP
    MSI K7T motherboard
    384 MB PC133 RAM
    Asus V6800 Pure Geforce 256 32MB DDR
    17" Acer AcerView 78ie
    IBM DeskStar 10 GB hard drive
    Acer 24X CD-ROM
    SBlive! Value
    Hi-fi system speakers (no idea what brand they are)
    No name ATX case, 300W p/s
    Win2K
    MS mouse, keyboard, joystick

    After having upgraded the Executor, I had spare 1.2 GHz MP processors, and I got some spare parts so I put together Devestator and Avenger. They're being used as a render farm but I can play games too. I'm probably going to strip off the gaming and multimedia stuff (CD-ROMs, sound cards, etc) for the 1.2 GHz systems, since I don't actually need it.
  7. Theedage Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 15, 2001
    star 4
    Oh yea, i forgot to mention my laptop's name: Dizko.
  8. DUM4 Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Aug 23, 2000
    star 4
    Uppers, so I can find it easier in the near future. ;)
  9. AlienAcid Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Nov 27, 2000
    star 6
  10. Jedi Bib Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Apr 16, 2000
    star 6
  11. Dan Chosen One

    Member Since:
    Mar 15, 1999
    star 6
    DUM actually WORKS to get his rig! Kudos to him. I can't wait to play some newer games with him.
  12. Jedi Bib Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Apr 16, 2000
    star 6
    DUM is the official Good Egg of the JCNGL.
  13. DUM4 Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Aug 23, 2000
    star 4
    :D BTW, what games would you reccomend I get? I have Tribes 2, Deus Ex, JO, and Daikatana that wouldn't run on this PC (or barely in JO's case). And am planning on getting RTCW and MOH:AA.
  14. Jedi Bib Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Apr 16, 2000
    star 6
  15. WSAENOTSOCK Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Oct 7, 2001
    star 1
    SoF! (or 2)
    Crotch, head and throat shots rule.

    add Max Payne too (cool mods)

    Exchange Daikatana for goodness' sake! You a sadist?
  16. Google Jedi Youngling

    Member Since:
    Feb 18, 2002
  17. Darth_Simpson Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    May 7, 2000
    star 4
    Hey, DUM's getting a new PC! Great news!

    Oh, and get Giants : Citizen Kabuto, so you can hook up with me and SFL for some games. =)
  18. Darth_Dagsy Manager Emeritus

    Member Since:
    Nov 18, 2000
    star 6
    Pentium III 600Mhz
    384Mb RAM
    10G Hard Drive
    15 inch Mitsubishi monitor
    12x DVD
    32x/8x/4x CD-RW
    16Mb Riva TNT
    Basic Sound Blaster soundcard
    Generic mouse, keyboard etc
    Logitech Wingman Extreme 3D joystick (which I never use)

    Thats about it. I intend to buy a new system (Athlon XP1800+, >512Mb RAM etc) later on, when I have enough money saved.
  19. Crix-Madine Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Aug 7, 2000
    star 4
    Balrog

    Pentium 4 at 1.5 gHz
    512 mb ram
    GE Force 32 MB Vid Card
    60 Gig Drive at 7200 rpm
    16x DVD Drive
    CD-RW Drive
    Soundblaster Live Sound Card
    Boston Acoustics BA7500RUS Digital 5.1 Computer Speaker System
  20. DUM4 Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Aug 23, 2000
    star 4
    Well, finally got everything up and running. :) For refreshers, here's my old system specs:

    PII 300
    192 MB Ram
    7.85 GB HD
    nVidia Riva 128
    Soundblaster PCI64
    Digital Research Tech 16x DVD-Rom/ 40x CD-Rom
    HP 8x/4x/32x CD-W
    Iomega Zip 100
    Linksys 10/100 Network Card
    19" Vivitron Monitor
    Boston Acoustic Speakers/ Sub
    Win 98 Plus!
    512K DSL

    I took the DVD Rom, CD Burner, Zip drive, and Ethernet card, and added it to this:

    PC Power and Cooling Mid-Tower Case w/removeable Mobo Tray
    Asus A7N266-C nVidia nForce 415-D Chipset Mobo w/ 6 Channel audio card
    AMD Athlon XP 2100+ (1.73 GHz)
    1 GB PC2100 DDR SDRAM
    PNY Verto GeForce 4 TI 4600
    Western Digital 100 GB HD
    Mitsumi Floppy Drive
    Win XP Professional


    :D
  21. Dan Chosen One

    Member Since:
    Mar 15, 1999
    star 6
    I think DUM wins. :D Good work!
  22. Jedi Bib Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Apr 16, 2000
    star 6
    Well...well... I'm buying a robot. BEAT THAT!
  23. jp-30 Manager Emeritus

    Member Since:
    Dec 14, 2000
    star 9
    [image=http://www.miakaandtamahome.com/nishi/robot2.jpg]

    Impressive. Very impressive, Bib.

  24. DRK_HLMT Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Dec 7, 2001
    star 4
    AMD Athlon 1.4 gig
    256M RAM
    40 gig HD primary
    8 gig HD backup
    16X DVD Drive
    16x10x40 CD Burner HP
    ATI Radeon 64 DDR VIVO
    Linksys 10bt Network Card
    RCA Cable modem
    Soundblaster PCI128
    Sidewinder Pro joystick
    Microsoft Wireless intellimouse
    17inch Sony Monitor
    All Aluminum case with at least 6 fans and one Thermalright SK6 Copper CPU cooler just in case I decide to over clock, which I haven't cause everything is running fine.
  25. Darth_Envy Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Feb 20, 2002
    star 5
    Dell Dimension T series with modifications
    PIII 700mhz
    256 mb Ram
    20 gig Hard Drive
    32 MB Nvidia TNT2 Video Card
    SB Live!
    Altec Lansing Speakers w/ sub
    16X DVD Rom
    Sony 8x CDRW
    250 MB Zip
    56k modem
    10/100 3 com ethernet connection
    Cable Modem
    17" Viewsonic Flat screen .24 dp
    Ergo Microsoft Keyboard
    wireless logitech mouse
    windows 98 2nd Ed.

    The system runs all my games at a more than acceptable speed. The best part though is I got my system for almost nothing because I was in sales for Dell.
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