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tedster
Posted 2020-03-10 4:01 AM (#1826)
Subject: XP Gamer


Intel P5

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Built an XP Pro 32 bit machine for gaming.

It's a s775 using an Asus P5Q-SE board with a C2Q 9550. It runs a mild overclock to 3Ghz.
4Gig of Corsair Dominator DDR2 1086.
Corsair radiator cooler thing. It works, as I never see more than 45C on the cpu.
ATI Radeon HD4870 512MB Graphics with a Zalman cooler. A real monster using DDR5 ram.
Sound blaster Audigy 2 ZS for EAX 4.
120GB Kingston SSD for OS and 2x 500 Sata HDD for games
USB 3 Pcie card with front headers.
Dell 20" 1600 x 1200 LCD

All in a funky Cooler Master case with a side window!

I run the current version of Macrium Reflect on this machine. I use this to image my Win 98se machine as it has USB and esata to connect SSD's or HDD's for rapid transfers.

I run a cracked Steam install on here too, so I still have access to my PAID FOR games, at least for now. Arseholes.

Anyway, it's a fantastic machine for mid to late 2K gaming.

Dusty, shitty picture attached....



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tedster
Posted 2020-03-12 7:05 PM (#1831 - in reply to #1826)
Subject: Re: XP Gamer


Intel P5

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Put a C2D E8400 in this as it works better. Left at its default 3GHz and of course the ram speed is 1066Mhz and not 1086, doh!

That cooler keeps it under 40C too.
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