Hand-crafted, featuring an AMD Athlon 1600+ XP, 512 MB RAM, HP dual-layer, LightScribe-capable DVD+RW. Snagged a 21" monitor for $14 so I'm using that, slapped an 802.11b card in and it's not working, but the motherboard has an onboard NIC, so that's fine. Onboard graphics and sound, too, but I had to add in USB 2.0 and FireWire. Motherboard just had USB 1.1.
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I have an hp pavilion 521n which has a 1.40GHz AMD Athlon XP processor and 248mb of RAM. it's 3 years old and has been getting pretty slow on me lately. everything is stock. the only thing i've added is a firewire/USB combo card...which has been causing me alot of problems lately, so I may have to re-install that. i've been tempted to reformat but need to find a way to take care of my 27GB mp3 collection (I only have a 50GB HD). Maybe invest in a new internal HD.
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Was 2000 AOpen Custom PC with 600mhz P3 Processor, 384MB of Ram, 20GB and 100GB dual drives, CDR/RW and DVD Rom, ATI Voodo 32MB display card, 32MB Crystal Audio, and two 1.1 USB ports.
NOW...,since the on above is down, it is probably on it's death beat I'm using a HP P3 Laptop 750Mhz chip, 256MB of ram, DVD Rom, and 1.1 USB. I'm planning on investing on NEW desktop or laptop sooner than later.
Girlfriend owns a Dell Inspiron 1100 with a 2.8Ghz processor, 512 RAM CDR/RW/DVD Drive, PCI Slot, two USB 2.0, 30GB Drive, and generic sound/video.
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Old Dell laptop at home, don't know any details offhand.
Lenovo S10 netbook at school. I'm not much of a computer guy so I don't know all the specs. The screen is 10" diagonal widescreen, but I've got this badass little machine hooked up to a 19 inch monitor on a fully adjustable arm. And I can still unplug to take it into the lab, classes, and meetings. This whole setup is the best $500 I've ever spent.
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It's a Dell flat-screen desktop (don't know the details) that I got right before my first year of college, which would've been 2003. The thing is on the fritz and I'm looking at getting a laptop, hopefully before the new school year starts in late August...anyone have any suggestions (within the monetary constraints of a grad student)?
Originally posted by drjayphdHand-crafted, featuring an AMD Athlon 1600+ XP, 512 MB RAM
That's pretty much what I have as the house file/print server - without the DVD burners. I also had to add a USB 2.0, firewire card, a faster Ethernet card, and a second hard drive. The monitor is either the television (until I run an Ethernet cable to my desk) or remote desktop.
My main computer is a 15" MacBook Pro, 2.5 gH Intel Dual Core. I love it so much I could marry it (maybe not in California).
We all have ways of coping. I use sex and awesomeness.
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