Computers: Work vs. Play

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So I wanted to give an update on my current system setups at both work and home.  My work system is better than my home system, but my home system offers additional benefits, yea it’s a MAC.

So here are the specs:

Mac Pro Early 2008

Home
Mac Pro (Early 2008)
Processor: Intel Xeon 5150 @ 2.66 GHz (Quad Core)
Ram: 7GB 16GB!
Hard Drive: Primary 300GB WD Raptor 10K
OS: Windows 7 Professional / OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard
Additional Storage: 3x 2TB 7200 RPM
Optical: OEM Internal DVDRW
Video: OEM nVidia GeForce 8800
Monitors: 2x 19″ non-matching monitors 21.5″ Samsung Backlit LED (S22C300)
Audio: Bose Companion 2

Windows Experience Index:
Overall Score: 4.1
Processor: 7.2
Memory(RAM): 7.2
Graphics: 4.1
Gaming Graphics: 4.2
Primary Hard Disk: 5.9

Work:Silverstone TJ09
Custom Built (by me)
Processor: Intel i7 960 (2nd gen) @ 3.2 GHz (8 core)
Motherboard: Intel DX580G Extreme Series
Ram: 12GB DDR3 6x2GB chips
Hard Drive: 1TB Primary, 2TB secondary
OS: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Case: Silverstone TJ09 Full ATX aluminum Case (6 fans)
Video: nVidia GeForce 8600 GT (1GB DDR5) [this was a mistake] Optical: SATA BD
Monitors: 2x Samsung 22″ LED LCD
Audio: Bose in ear headphones

Windows Experience Index:
Overall Score: 5.8
Processor: 7.5
Memory(RAM): 7.5
Graphics: 5.8
Gaming Graphics: 6.4
Primary Hard Disk: 5.9

 

Dave Wigstone
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