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My new computer
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Date Written: 9/27/14 Last Updated: 7/10/18

Specs of my 2006 vs. 2014 computer.

Computer 2006 – December 2014 (8 years)

Monitor      = 22" Acer 1680 x 1050 and previously 16" SyncMaster 753DF 1280 x 1024
CPU          = AMD Athlon 64 X2 5400+ (2006)
Motherboards = M2N–SLI
GPU          = NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti (1,924 benchmark)
Ram          = 3GB DDR2
HDD          = 500 GB Seagate 3GB/s
Power Supply = 600 Watt (OCZ GameXStream OCZGXS600)
Case         = 7.5 x 19 x 16.75 tall. old. 2006? No brand name on the box.
CPU Cooler   = ?
OS           = Windows XP and later Windows 7 Home Premium

New computer (Completed December 2014)

Monitor      = $212.36 Acer 27" 1920 x 1080 (1.78:1 aspect ration). Later, 2/2/17, added two more monitors (Samsung LS27F352FHNXZA).
CPU          = $229.99 i5 – 4690K
Motherboard  = MSI Z97 g55 sli motherboard
GPU          = $199.00 GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 760 (from newegg) (4,968 benchmark) Later (2/2/17) GeForce GTX 1060 3GB (8,505)
Ram          = 8GB DDR3
HDD          = $121.47 WD Green 1TB 6GB/s.  $84.99 250 GB WD Blue SSD installed on 5/23/17.
Power Supply = $79.99 750 Watt Corsair CX Series
Case         = Cooler Master HAF 912
CPU Cooler   = generic Microsoft.
OS           = $95.44 Windows 7 Home Premium

color = purchased

New computer (Planned for 2019)

Monitor Acer - XR382CQK bmijqphuzx 37.5" 3840x1600 75Hz
CPU i7-8700K 3.7GHz 6-Core
GPU NVIDIA 1080
Ram 16 GB DDR 4
HDD 500 GB SSD
Case HAF with clear side
OS Windows 7

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