Thursday, January 31, 2008

What's under the hood

This is mostly for my own benefit, so I can refer to what gear I've got if I'm in the mood to upgrade .... or if there's some kind of catatstrophic crash.

Little Eddie, the Home Theatre PC is:
  • AMD Athlon XP 1500+ at 1.3 GHz
  • 512 MB RAM (256 MB x2)
  • MSI MS-6712 board (aka MSI KT4V)
  • BIOS is American Megatrends Inc. 07.00T 04/02/01
  • 704.03 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity (Maxtor 6B200P0)
  • SONY DVD-ROM DDU1621
  • Sapphire/ATI RADEON 9000 video
  • Hauppauge WinTV 250 and 150MCE tuner/capture cards
  • Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit
  • SnapStream FireFly
  • Logitech wireless mouse/keyboard
  • Linksys Wireless-G PCI Adapter
  • Inside an Antec Overture II case
  • Hooked up to living room television and home theatre sound

The Stallion (studio/gaming/general purpose PC) is:
  • AMD Sempron 3000+ at 2 GHz
  • 2 GB RAM (1 GB new Kingston Value, 2 x 512 MB Kingston)
  • ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe board (v2.xx), BIOS Rev 1013
  • 407.87 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
  • SiI RAID 0 Set + WDC WD800JB-00CRA1 (80.02 GB)
  • NEC DVD_RW ND-3500AG
  • CD-RW LG GCE-8481B
  • ATI ALL-IN-WONDER 9800 Pro video
  • SB Audigy Platinum sound card (removed for now)
  • M-Audio Delta Audiophile 2496 sound card
  • LG L204WT 20" widescreen monitor

Both running Windows XP.

Well, that ought to do it. Enough geekery for tonight. Dinner's almost ready.

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