What is the best PC/Workstation you have ever encountered, be it yours or someone elses. Mine was from a guy I was just working with who has connections with a custom pc specialty shop or something. Most of his hardware had been custom made so it allowed him to do some trippy shit. It was something like this:
(2) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.88Ghz (1) Custom motherboard (2x SLI ready; 4 PCI-E ports, supports 2 cpu's) (4) Geforce 7950 GX2 Video Cards (2) Sony dual-layer dvd burners (1) Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro Sound Card (1) Thermaltake Toughpower 750 watt psu (2) Barracuda 7200.10 750 gigabyte hdd (8) Ultra 512mb PC800 RD ram 800mhz memory
Thats some of his specs he e-mailed me. He got a deal but still ended up paying close to $10 000. Waste of money... I think so.
The Real Forums Old Skool
12th April 2002
:moved: to tech
Custom mobo my arse.
I'm pretty certian that you can't run two Core 2 Duo's on the same computer.
Secondly, the 512mb of PC800 ram seems severly out of place.
error41 (2) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.88Ghz (1) Custom motherboard (2x SLI ready; 4 PCI-E ports, supports 2 cpu's) (4) Geforce 7950 GX2 Video Cards (8) Ultra 512mb PC800 RD ram 800mhz memory
Core 2 Duo's are made for single processer configurations last i checked, and i don't believe for a second that he has a custom motherboard. Also, why would anyone want RD ram anymore (assuming it would even work with a Core 2)?
Sorry, but that guy told you a load of crap.
But anyways, best workstations i've used was a dual Xeon setup, not sure of the exact specs, but it was pretty fast. Second best would have to be a 3.8Ghz P4 machine.
The system I have right now.
AM2 4200+ 1x1024 DDr2 667mhz (possible upgrade around christmas, probally 2gb dual channel ocz) 1600xt dual channel burner 485 thermal take ps
Intel chipsets haven't been compatible with RDRAM since Willamette's day. That guy didn't just sell you a bill of goods; you got the whole bridge.
lol RD ram.... i haver herd enuff quad SLI is nothing new... Rd ram is a POS even at 800 mhz. and that 512 rd pc800 cost almsot 300$ alone for that price it better come with a buff and a wax.
i am in the process of building my super rig in the end it will be a dual core 2.8ghz x1900 512mb 1gb ddr2 667 X fi (music version)
AMD Athlon 64 4200+ X2 EVGA nVidia 7800GTX PCI-e 2gb PC3200 RAM
My friend's build. ------------------- I haven't encountered this one yet, but I will on october 6th, the rig of my other friend:
AMD Athlon FX60 nVidia 7900 (of some model and make, forgot what he said) 2gb (Kingston, I believe) RAM He's asking me to find a suitable sound card for him.
LOL, yeah, he sure did pour it on thick. Sounds like he has a future in used car sales! 4 7950, noooo wayyyyyy. LOL Best work station is all relative. Kinda like asking what's the best shoes in the world? or where is the best place in the world to live. Too many variables to answer such a blanket question. With that said I'm happy with my home network now. I can't really think of anything else I need to make it any better, sure better hardware, but my needs are being sufficiently met and it's very comfortable little room to boot that I spend alot of time in. You can only chase the latest and greatest so far.
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