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My new computer
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Date Written: 9/27/14 Last Updated: 8/7/19

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 SP1 Home Premium

New computer (Completed December 2014) (age 4.5 years)

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. 7200 RPM.  $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 SP1 Home Premium
Keyboard     = $49.88 CORSAIR K55 RGB Gaming Keyboard (PDF of instructions)
Mouse        = $$43.99 Razer DeathAdder Chroma
Speaker      = $28.47 Logitech Z313 Speaker System


    color = purchased
    Price listed is what I paid at the time of sale.

I'm a bit picky about my mouse after having ones that stutter when you move it or click with the slightest touch.  The Razer DeathAdder Chroma is just perfect in how heavy it is, how much force is needed to click, and the overall feel in my hand.

New computer (Planned for 2019 [not gonna happen])

Monitor Acer - XR382CQK bmijqphuzx 37.5" 3840x1600 75Hz
CPU i7-8700K 3.7GHz 6-Core
GPU GTX 2060 super
Ram 16 GB DDR 4
HDD 500 GB SSD
Case HAF with clear side
OS Windows 7 SP1

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