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Keyboard Razer Lycosa Mouse iBuyPower Ergonomical Internet Mouse PSU NZXT 800W Gaming Series Case Guardian Inferno (Custom Painted NZXT Guardian 921) Cooling Thermaltake V1 Fan Cooling System OC Proof Hard Drives 1 TB 7200 RPM SATA II 3 GBps 16MB cache Internet Speed 11 MBps High-speed Cable
As far as I know, Common Sense 1.0 has a hard-coded dependency on idthgt.dll, better known as the Independent Thought module. Can you imagine all the workarounds they had to code for the bugs in that one??
Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom-built OS Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit CPU Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 2.4GHz Motherboard Asus PL5D2 Memory 4GB DDR2-667 (4x1GB in dual-channel config) Graphics Card nVidia GeForce 9800 GT Sound Card Creative X-Fi XtremeMusic Monitor(s) Displays Acer P236H Screen Resolution 1920x1200 (DVI)
Keyboard Standard Mouse Microsoft wireless optical mouse PSU Antec TruePower 2.0 Case Cooler Master Centurion Cooling Too many fans Hard Drives OCZ SSD Vertex Plus 60GB SATA (Firmware 3.55), 64MB cache
Hitachi HD321KJ SATA, 320GB, 7200rpm, 16MB cache Internet Speed AT&T U-verse (18mbit/sec) Antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials Browser Firefox Other Info Other devices:
Compaq CQ-60 laptop
Google Nexus 7 (2012) tablet
Nvidia SHIELD tablet (US/LTE)
Hardkernel ODROID-XU single-board computer (Samsung Exynos 5420)
Does it still make sense to build your own computer? Quote:
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New computer crashes more common? Only had pc 3 weeks. Was reading email when suddenly BSOD! Got an error code BIOHD-2 no drives detected. After spending hours and days on the phone with HP with no fix, they agreed to refund my money. I've seen hundreds of these types of issues on HP's forum. Thought about getting a Dell. Checked...