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Started by Data, March 30, 2010, 22:48:55 PM

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Data

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Thanks for posting it Dave and sorry about the problem you had before with posting.

The Admins need to get their fingers out here  :no-no:

Interesting score for the i5 laptop CPU, exactly the same as the desktop i3 I put together but I guess that's because the i3 has a faster clock speed.

Looks like quite an impressive little laptop, can't help but think it would like an SSD in there now,

Diesel

Once again Data, you have surpassed all expectations. That little machine you have built for me is totally awesome.

I have used your services many times, for which I thank you dearly, this is the first time you have built me a machine from scratch. To say I'm seriously impressed would be an understatement.

Daughter Infant, for whom you built the machine, has referred to you as a LEGEND, apparently, young speak for an all round good gezza'.

High regard I would suggest.

Many, Many Thanks my friend, as always, I'm in your debt.  :worship: :hats-off:
It WILL be fine !...

Data

Many thanks to you too Diesel, as usual, the cheque is in the post   :P

DaveMorton

I'm really liking all of the stats for this SSD:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820227727

Except for the price, but that's only because I like to eat. :)

And really, for the size of the drive, and considering it's performance specs, that's a fantastic deal. (for the lazy, that's less than 110 quid)
Safe, Reliable Insanity, Since 1961!

Snowcrash

Your post is $175. I wish all you had to do was $ to £ on the exchange rate but life's not that simple on buying computer equipment.

I've found this one that looks different but the same spec for £135. And also found this one that is the next generation but more pricey at £148
"I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

DaveMorton

I sort of "cheated" with th currency conversion, Snowy. :) On my iGoogle page is a gadget that does currency conversion, supposedly at the "current going rate", which is around $1.6026 per GBP, as of today. Thus, that $175.00USD would be roughly £109.20GBP :)
Safe, Reliable Insanity, Since 1961!

Snowcrash

Unfortunately, when it comes to tech it oftens is $ for £. Something that costs 100 bucks cost 100 pounds even though the exchange rate would say otherwise.
"I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

DaveMorton

In that case, you blokes seem to be getting the short end of the stick! :(

Your lives are poop. :P
Safe, Reliable Insanity, Since 1961!

Data

Put a Dual Core Pentium together today, it's on Sandy Bridge with 4 GIG of RAM and SSD, not a gaming machine. Used the same motherboard that I did with the i3 and it's booting in about 5 to 6 seconds, so yes nice and quick.

Feels snappy in windows, a nice little budget machine. Only drawback is the 4GIG of RAM, you have to allocate some of it to the graphics with Sandy Bridge and because of that windows has less than 4GIG to play with so it marks its score down in the WEI.

sybershot

4 gig of ram is not that bad for a home pc and average user. Ever think of making a build log with porn opps lol I mean pics?

Data

Oh I agree Syber, 4 GIG is enough for a basic home PC, I have 4 GIG in my gaming machine but it also has a 1 GIG graphics card meaning all 4 GIG's are usable to windows.

I guess what I meant to say was, if you are building a gaming machine with any Sandy Bridge configuration you should go for 8 GIG of RAM.

Pics? You want a pic of the computers I build. Do a Google for PC cases around the $40 mark, they normally end up looking something like that  :D

Actually I have been getting more and more work in recently, when people see how fast these things boot with an SSD they want one and when I tell them how cheap they are to build they can't wait to get one. On top of that is the fact that they can't buy a PC anywhere close to the speed for the same sort of money from shops, then I get the jobs.

Good times for a PC builder right now.  :)

sybershot

Glad to hear business is doing well  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Business for me has slowed down, it should start picking back up once people pull there boats out for the winter.

QuotePics? You want a pic of the computers I build. Do a Google for PC cases around the $40 mark, they normally end up looking something like that  Cheesy
Hope my suggestion was not taken as being intrusive into you business, I was just looking over at extreme systems forums at some great build logs of custom computers. I though it might be something you might like to do some day to show off your work.


Data

Quote from: sybershot on September 20, 2012, 12:03:55 PM
Glad to hear business is doing well  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Yes its good that work is coming in, it's the SSD's that's doing it giving me a nice little niche market to work with and the customers are happier than they have ever been. Most people judge the computer speed by its start up time  :thumbsup:


Quote from: sybershot on September 20, 2012, 12:03:55 PM
Hope my suggestion was not taken as being intrusive into you business, I was just looking over at extreme systems forums at some great build logs of custom computers. I though it might be something you might like to do some day to show off your work.

Oh I see what you mean Syber  :Head-Slap: , think I got the wrong end of the stick there, silly me  :D

Now that I see what you mean I don't think I really would like to do it, I get most of my work from "word of mouth" and not from the web, it might just add a work-load that would take up some gaming time  :P

I think its good to see the WEI scores of these systems, gives us all an idea of what we can expect from varying CPU's and other hardware. 


Quote from: sybershot on September 20, 2012, 12:03:55 PM
Business for me has slowed down, it should start picking back up once people pull there boats out for the winter.

Now you should have some time to spend on your projects Syber, could be worse.

sybershot

A niche in the market is money in the pocket  ;)

QuoteOh I see what you mean Syber  Head Slap , think I got the wrong end of the stick there, silly me  Cheesy

Now that I see what you mean I don't think I really would like to do it, I get most of my work from "word of mouth" and not from the web, it might just add a work-load that would take up some gaming time  Tongue

I think its good to see the WEI scores of these systems, gives us all an idea of what we can expect from varying CPU's and other hardware. 

No need for "head slap" blame is mine for not being clear, That is one of my downfalls "being able to describe something clearly"  :P

Word of mouth is best advertisement, I get 99% of my customers that way as well. That is true, game time is valuable and scarce at times.

WEI scores are indeed great to see, I agree 100%. Thanks for sharing them with us  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: 

QuoteNow you should have some time to spend on your projects Syber, could be worse.
The slowness of the business this time of year is calculated into budget, It is the same every year as well as no business within the winter months. So all in all it does not hurt the business or finances, yet it does give me more time which is a valuable thing indeed.

That times goes to family, friends, other business adventures, and as you said projects   :yahoo:

Diesel

Here it is then my new WEI with 4 GIG of RAM and Nvidia 630 2GIG card.
It WILL be fine !...