New Computer for 2008

I bought parts for a new computer last weekend from newegg.com. Most of the parts arrived on Tuesday, and the RAM finally arrived on Thursday. I have it all assembled and most of the software that I need installed. My last new computer was in 2004, so it was definitively time for a new one. My old computer couldn’t run new games like BioShock and Crysis, and I was running short on RAM for things like the Netflix Prize.

So, once again, for historical notes, here are the specs:

Intel Core 2 Duo E6850 3.0GHz
4GB (2 x 2GB) DDR2 800 (PC2 6400)
GeForce 8800GT Extreme 512MB
1TB (2 x 500GB) 7200 RPM SATA Hard Drives
Windows Vista Home Premium

One Response to “New Computer for 2008”

  1. toad Says:

    I feel so, so, inadequate now.

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