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    Desk.
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    Floor
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post #51 of 81
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Originally Posted by von rottes View Post

I used to have my desk set up with both....
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That Dell (the black one on the floor) looks similar to my old OptiPlex GX 270! I miss it. I gave it a CPU upgrade, 1GB RAM (4 x 256MB!), more hard drives, a sound card, a GeForce 6800 GS, and even a PSU upgrade. I sort of miss it, but I like my Dimension 4100 more (though it's older, I still have it).

Also, nice birds!
post #52 of 81
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Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post

That Dell (the black one on the floor) looks similar to my old OptiPlex GX 270! I miss it. I gave it a CPU upgrade, 1GB RAM (4 x 256MB!), more hard drives, a sound card, a GeForce 6800 GS, and even a PSU upgrade. I sort of miss it, but I like my Dimension 4100 more (though it's older, I still have it).
Also, nice birds!

I've got on like that too.
No sound card, but I added a bit more RAM and an Nvidia 6200GS I think. 6200 something ha
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post #53 of 81
If your PC has any kind of fans in it I would never place it on the floor. Always on the desk or on a small table next to the desk. much much less dust if it's off the floor.
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post #54 of 81
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Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post

That Dell (the black one on the floor) looks similar to my old OptiPlex GX 270! I miss it. I gave it a CPU upgrade, 1GB RAM (4 x 256MB!), more hard drives, a sound card, a GeForce 6800 GS, and even a PSU upgrade. I sort of miss it, but I like my Dimension 4100 more (though it's older, I still have it).
Also, nice birds!
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I've got on like that too.
No sound card, but I added a bit more RAM and an Nvidia 6200GS I think. 6200 something ha

making a dell into an actual PC...i like! thumb.giftongue.gif
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post #55 of 81
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making a dell into an actual PC...i like! thumb.giftongue.gif

Yeah. I did that to a Optiplex GX620.. Popped 4GB of RAM in there and a 8500GT.. Fastest computer i'd ever seen until this rig smile.gif
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post #56 of 81
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Originally Posted by White Fire View Post

Yeah. I did that to a Optiplex GX620.. Popped 4GB of RAM in there and a 8500GT.. Fastest computer i'd ever seen until this rig smile.gif

surprise.bmp

i went from a single core 2400+ (1.8ghz i think, still works fine, poor wee thing can't do mkv's tho redface.gif ) to sig rig....probably a similar difference! biggrin.gif

(edit:how do you resize pics? the dude is huge!)
Edited by Spacedinvader - 2/14/12 at 5:21pm
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post #57 of 81
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Originally Posted by Spacedinvader View Post

surprise.bmp
i went from a single core 2400+ (1.8ghz i think, still works fine, poor wee thing can't do mkv's tho redface.gif ) to sig rig....probably a similar difference! biggrin.gif
(edit:how do you resize pics? the dude is huge!)

Yeah. The oldest PC I've ever used had a P3 1GHz in it. 256MB RAM, 20GB HDD, it screamed haha
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post #58 of 81
that comment makes me want to fire up a laptop one of the directors brought in at the tail end of the year....he found it in his house...seriously it's about 2" thick and has a asset tag in the 200s or something! (ie our company only bought and tagged a few hundred odd IT items by this time biggrin.gif )
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post #59 of 81
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Originally Posted by Spacedinvader View Post

that comment makes me want to fire up a laptop one of the directors brought in at the tail end of the year....he found it in his house...seriously it's about 2" thick and has a asset tag in the 200s or something! (ie our company only bought and tagged a few hundred odd IT items by this time biggrin.gif )

Lol. Remember the first inspirons? 3 inches thick haha
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post #60 of 81
I keep mine on my desk because there is no room for it on the floor biggrin.gif
Plus I can see the cpu temp on my mobo through the window.
    
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