Wednesday, June 07, 2006

AV / Gaming PC System Specifications

Gaming PC

I'll keep this post updated with the specs of my current gaming rig so you have a point of reference on performance when I review PC games.

os: Windows 7 x64 ultimate
Cpu: core i7 860
cpu cooling: ARCTIC COOLING Freezer 7 Pro Rev.2
cpu temps: 25-35c idle, 58 under occt
ps: Thermaltake 750w toughpower
memory: CORSAIR XMS3 8GB (4 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800)
video: XFX HD-585A-ZNFC Radeon HD 5850
sound: on board
hd: 1.5 TB Seagate .11
case: Antec 900
preferred gaming resolution: 1920X1200
monitor: Westinghouse 24" LCD Monitor (L2410NM)
speakers: Logitech z5300e 5.1 THX

Home Theater (family room)

- Sharp Aquos LC-52D64U 52" LCD HDTV
- Onkyo TX-SR705 receiver
- speakers: Definitive Technology ProCinema 1000 Plus: 4X ProMonitor 1000, ProCenter 2000, ProSub 1000
- furniture: BDI Avion 8529 (espresso)
- Scientific Atlanta Explorer 8300HDC (DVR, Live TV, Time shifting)
- Scientific Atlanta Explorer 3250HD (hooked up by firewire to htpc for channel changing and capturing premium content to the pc through component using the HD-PVR at 720p)
- XBOX 360 (my second one with hdmi) with hd-dvd drive
- Playstation 3 60gb (HDMI)
- Nintendo Wii (component)

Game/Computer Room

- Samsung LN46A630
- Onkyo GXW 5.1
- Playstation 3 40gb (HDMI)
- Xbox 360 (VGA)
- XBOX (component)
- Playstation 2 (component)
- Samsung DVD Recorder
- Joytech 240c Switch
- Psyclone PSC01 Switch
- Popcorn Hour
- Dell Precision WorkStation 450 (got it for free, using as an htpc)
- Sony Wireless Headphone MDR-IF240RK
- motorola dct2224 (hooked up to a pc through serial for channel changing and svideo to a pvr 250 for recording SD premium content)

Master Bedroom

- Samsung LNR409D 40" LCD HDTV
- Onkyo GXW 5.1
- Philips dvp 642 Progressive Scan DVD Player
- SFF PC (this is also the PC I take to LAN parties)
- Sony Wireless Headphone MDR-IF240RK


Sibboz said...

Holy hell man!
That setup is awesome! Whats with the 2 xbox 1's?
You got any good HD-DVD's to recommend?

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Unknown said...


It’s crazy man. I hope that you have wire that is missing, for that is a wiring you have.

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laptop lover said...

That's a hell of a setup, I wish I had half of that hardware myself.