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Old 12-09-2008, 03:17 AM   #1
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Default New computer

I am considering this configuration for a new workstation for Edius:
CASE * Antec Nine Hundred Black Steel ATX Mid Tower

Included in the case:

Power Supply: ATX - Not Included

Dimensions: 19.4'' x 8.1'' x 18.4'' (L x W x H)

Number of full (5.25") Bays: 3

Number of half (3.5") Bays: 6

Number of internal Bays: 0

Other: 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire, i.Link), Audio In and Out

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POWERSUPPLY * 1x 580 Watt Power Supply

MOTHERBOARD * 1x Asus P6T Deluxe (LGA1366)

Included on the motherboard:

Sound: ADI® AD2000B 8 -Channel High Definition Audio CODEC

Network: Dual Gigabit LAN controllers 2*Marvell88E8056® PCIe Gigabit LAN controller featuring AI NET2

USB: 14 USB 2.0 ports (6 ports at mid-board, 8 ports at back panel)


Chipset: Intel® X58 / ICH10R

Info: 3 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (at x16/x16/x1 or x16/x8/x8 mode), 1 x PCIe x4, 2 x PCI

Processor: Intel® Socket 1366 Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition/Core i7 Processor

Memory: 6 x DIMM, Max. 12 GB, DDR3 1600(O.C.)/1333/1066 Non-ECC, Un-buffered


CPU * 1x Core i7 920 2.66Ghz (LGA1366)

RAM * 3x 1024MB DDR3/1333MHz Non-ECC Non-Registered Memory Module

FLOPPY * 1x 52 in 1 Internal Card Reader / Writer with USB

CD DRIVE 1 * 1x LiteOn 20X DVD+/-RW Dual Layer + CD-RW SATA Drive (Black) w/Lightscribe Technology

VIDEO CARD * 1x Nvidia 9800GTX 512MB Dual DVI (PCI-E) Video Card

HARD DRIVE * 1x 1000Gb (1 Terabyte) 7200RPM 16Mb Buffer Serial ATA300 (SATA II) HDD

KEYBOARD * 1x 2-in-1 Multimedia Combo Keyboard + Optical Mouse (Black)

OS * 1x Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit (Installed w/CD) 64-bit

Actually the video card was down graded to a nVidia 9800GT

and it comes with Vista Home Prem. 64 bit, is there any reason to pay more for Vista Ultimate 64?

All comments are welcome.
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