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  1. Posts : 3,118
    Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1

    I used to live on a narrow boat with my mom when i was at high school which was about 4 miles away. So had to walk in too. Way too cold in the winter months.
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  2. Posts : 1,326
    Windows 7 Ultimate x86

    My first school is actually at the top of my street. My second was 2 miles away but i had free bus pas. And now its about half a mile away. The nearest college is about half a mile away aswell
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  3. Posts : 537
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

    New Case!

    I moved to a new case!
    It looks amazing, but one of the byproducts of the move is that internal USB card reader is not working.
    Will post some pics as soon as I get it to work again.

    School horror stories: my dad attended a military academy in the early 40s. The bunks were made of iron. During winter it got so cold in the barracks that if you fell asleep touching any part of your cot or bunk your skin would stick to it. If you moved while asleep you ripped your skin off. True story, or so I've been told.

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  4. Posts : 9,606
    Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)

    Black Friday Special

    I grabbed A Black Friday On-Line special from TigerDirect at Thanksgiving.

    It's low-end, but I always like science experiments

    So I put it together yesterday

    Black Friday Special Bare Bones

    Asus M5A78L-M LX Plus
    (AM3+ Socket)
    AMD Phenom II X4 945 CPU
    (3.0ghz Quad Core)
    2 X 4gb DDR3 1600 CL9 Kingston Memory
    DiabloTek CPA-0280 Elite ATX Mid Tower Case
    (with 450W PSU)
    All the above ON SALE for $150

    Installed a 1tb Samsung SATA HD for $49
    & a LG DVD-R/W Super Multi OEM drive $15

    Installed Win7 Enterprise from TechNet Subscription
    in 16 mins from 8gb USB stick

    Everything went smoothly

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    This would make a nice inexpensive rig for a young teenager
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  5. Posts : 3,133
    Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1

    Looks good Doc! I have been tossing the idea around of building a PC and maybe buying something like that would be a good starter kit to learn how to do it. At least then if I muck things up it won't a big loss.
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  6. Posts : 26,858
    Windows 11 Pro

    Great job, Doc. That's a pretty decent rig, especially for the price you paid. Well done.
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  7. Posts : 54,527
    Windows 10 Home x64

    Good bargain Doc You build a lot of rigs :)

    A Guy
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  8. Posts : 24,479
    Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

    It would be a nice rig for an old teenager too Jack.

    You should have had the Pringles ready, they help a build a lot.
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  9. Posts : 11,424
    Windows 7 Ultimate 64
    Thread Starter

    Doc, That's an amazing little rig that will perform well above it's cost...great job.
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  10. Posts : 12,177
    Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64

    Nice build Doc, fantastic for the cost.
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