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I picked up my Alienware system today.



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Jul. 24th, 2002 05:25 pm (UTC)
Can I come over and play Warcraft III on it?
Jul. 24th, 2002 05:34 pm (UTC)
Only if I can burn a copy. ;-)
Jul. 24th, 2002 08:25 pm (UTC)
I want pictures! Pictures of the Hive-Mind in its natural habitat!

And I also want you to explain to Rasa why your new system is so much better than the one she's planning to build. Because, to be fair, apart from the paint job I'm stumped.
Jul. 24th, 2002 09:27 pm (UTC)

Hmm, I haven't seen the stats of Rasa's computer. I couldn't say it's better than anything one could build, though. I was actually thinking of building my own. Here are some things I like about my system that aren't related to the specific hardware:

The size: The tower is quite bigger than common systems. This gives me room for 4 large bays and two small bays. I think I have about 7 PCI slots, as well. It also allows for a lot more air circulation, which leads to the next thing,

Cooling: Five fans. 1 for the Power supply, 2 for the case, 1 for the CPU and 1 for the sound card/expansion slots. This keeps it running super cool (which will allow me to overclock it in the future ;-)

PS: Since I have the cam hooked up:

Sorry I haven't got back to you on this. I've been super busy with the kids. They leave saturday, so I'll look into shipping options here after that.

I didn't have to build it. : ;-)

That's really it, besides the spiffy paint job.
Jul. 24th, 2002 09:34 pm (UTC)
PS: I don't have the box after all. I have that for my 30.06. It doesn't say on the gun, it reads, "chambered for 2 3/4 and 5 IN. shells -12GA- 28 IN. ACCU-CHOKE- I have a cleaning kit and the extra chokes, as well.

This is a Mossberg model 500. I got it from K-Mart.
Jul. 24th, 2002 10:21 pm (UTC)
With all of those fans, how loud is it?
Jul. 24th, 2002 08:31 pm (UTC)
Alienware? What's that, some high-tech dildo or something?

Jul. 24th, 2002 11:42 pm (UTC)
I got a friend of mine that this morning got a p4 2.2 gighrz and a new mobo.

now War3 runs like a dream dear lord....
Jul. 25th, 2002 05:00 am (UTC)
Did the Alienware come with a free anal probe?
Jul. 25th, 2002 09:14 am (UTC)
No, but it came with a free t-shirt and this cool, rigid mouse pad. Yippee!
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