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    New case pictures!

    I got a digital camera a few days ago. It is not the best, but it does what I want it to. It is a Fuji FinePix A205. It is 2.0MP and has a nice 3x optical zoom. I tried to take some low light pictures, but was very depressed how blurry they were. Well I almost gave up on some good case pictures, but I desided to give it one more try with a tripod this time. WOW!!! I was blown away by the differance and I thought I was keeping my hand very steady.

    These next few posts are pictures of my 4 systems. This first one is my main computer listed below. I still need to re-route the cables plugging into my SB Audigy. I messed them up when I set ut the MultiVeiw for Picture-in-Picture using my Radeon 9700 Pro AIW and TV Wonder VE.
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    I resized the pictures down to 800x600 (from 1600x1200).

    This second one is my completely redone case with a custome paint job. It houses an Abit KT7, Duron 600@900, GeForce2 GTS, 256MB PC166, 60GB Hard drive, ISA sound card, and 32x CDROM. I moved the HEC 250w power supply to the back of the case to make room.
    Last edited by Todd a; September 26th, 2003 at 09:50 PM.
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    This is my third computer. It is an Epox 8KHA+, AthlonXP 1600+, GeForce4 Ti4200, SB PCI-128, 56x CD-ROM, and 512MB Samsung PC-2700:
    AMD Phenom II x4 945 3Ghz | ASUS M4A77TD | 2X WD 1TB SATA 2 hard drive | 2x2GB Corsair XMS3 | nVidia GeForce 8800 GTS | ATI TV Wonder Theater Pro 550 | Antec P-160 case | Antec 650w Earth Watts | LG Blu-ray Super Drive | LG DVD RW | Windows 7 Pro

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    My last one does not have a finished case. On top of that it does not even have a side pannel on it. It was free. I got the case, 250w power supply, Abit Bx-6, Celeron 366@550, 256MB PC-100, TNT2 Ultra, 8x CD-W/R. I dropped in a floppy, 40x CDROM, Global Win FOP32-1 (modded with an 80mm fan), and 10/100 NIC. I then bought a 40GB hard drive and VIA Envy24 from Chaintek (very impressive 7.1 channel sound card with SPD/F out for only $33). Not too bad, but kind of choaks a bit in newer games.

    It needs some good case mod'n.
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    Nice work, Todd a. Wouldn't have minded a little bit of light on the outside of the cases to see those also.

    So tell me about the Duron 600 at 800, and the Cel 366 at 550. Cause I have a D600 and a mobo for a Cel (no cpu yet). Bus change only? Cooling? The 80mm on the Cel, is it a regular "M" fan, about 2400-2600 rpm? I haven't overclocked anything except a P150 to 166, and that hardly counts.

    I finally plugged in my garage sale 3Com webcam today to send a case pic (front only, empty new case) to my son. It works! Well.

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    Well here is two of them in better light so you get an idea. I did not use a tripod, but the cammera seems to take pretty good pictures when using the flash or with better light.

    The first is my main machine. I Show the whole desktop as this is like a focal point for my whole house. It is right next to the front door (to the left of the desk). It is my TV, DVD player, D-VCR, Sterio, game machine, and internet box all in one.
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    This is my basement computer. It is in the family room down there. The kids mostly use it and I have not connected it to the TV down there yet. It is my second best computer and is a big focal point for the basement half of my LAN party set-up. I likely will move one more computer into the basement as the 4th is just temporarily set up next to my main machine. I have a LAN party in about 2 weeks and will move it after that.

    With the lit pictures I had to shrink them down to 640x480 to fit the file cap here. I guess the darker pictures are compressed more. I like the low light pictures best myself and that is why I had only posted those. I'm not much of a photographer, so this one has quite a bit of refection from the flash.

    Overall, though, I am VERY happy with this camera and will be taking it with me to the big circus that has come into town. We forked over $27 a ticket to gett center ring, front row tickets for the 2 older kids (4 and 6). My boy (2) will have to stay at home with his older couson.With Ticket Master charges these 4 tickets came to $120. Think what I could have bought for my computer!
    Last edited by Todd a; September 27th, 2003 at 11:08 AM.
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    man you really like those chieftec/antec cases dont you
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    Ah the new updatedness of my sig.

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    I have an Antec SX-630, a very old and very cheap genaric ATX case heavily modified (the green one with blue andf yellow cold cathodes and a red LED fan), the black one is a cheifteck case (a clone of my main computer's case) that I picked up for $30 on NewEgg a while ago. The forth computer was from an old used system likely from a small local vender, so it could be anything. It is not Antec or Cheiftec. It has the big EE stanped into the sheetmetal on the bottom.

    But I am happy with my Cheiftech case, but it is put together a lot cheaper than my Antec case. The look the same and have the same demensions, but the Antec used slightly thicker metal, better paint, and the quality of the work is better. Cheidtech is a good budget case, but if I was building a good computer from scratch, I'd spend the few extra dollars and get an Antec case.
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    The black case looks very good. And l like your upstairs setup.
    Last edited by DanceMan; September 28th, 2003 at 06:08 PM.

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    I accumulated everything over about 3 years of slow upgrades. I'm running out of things to buy. A faster CPU might be nice, but the one I have does pretty good for now. I might do some up grades on my 4th computer. A Celeron 1.4Ghz and a newer slotket would do wonders.
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    Todd... excellent work!

    Each one of those computers has its own theme and I like it! I love the black Antec/purple themed case, I bet it looks fantastic!

    Can't wait to see the other machine completed!

    My systems are looking a little tattered at the mo... think I need to give my Antec another going over with some blue paint, and then I'm going to order 2 identical cases for my other 2 K6-2 systems and mod them the same!

    Your main machine looks sweet, and I love that monitor
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    Nice stuff Todd a!!!

    When did you get the MSI K7N2-Delta board? I thought you had a non-Delta?

    I am thinking of upgrading my current non-Delta board to a Delta to obtain the 200FSB setting, but not sure it is worth the expense....

    Love your desk set up by the way.... that cam does a good job, hope the circus pics come out good for you too.



    I just recently added this 18" Mitsubishi LCD to my rig....
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    Originally posted by AMDnut
    When did you get the MSI K7N2-Delta board? I thought you had a non-Delta?
    When the first board died a slow death and I RMAed it back to NewEgg, they replaced it with the Delta version (comes with a round hard drive cable too). I blew that board about a month later from a power surge (got a UPS backup unit now) and RMAed it again. Works fine again. Of course I had to RMA my Radeon 9700 Pro AIW that was DOA, but the replacement card is just great!

    Also Creative Labs finally released new drivers for their Audigy cards. They now have an auto update thing very much like Windows Update. Worked great. They finally fixed the hardware sound issue in the UT and UT2003 games. That made me happy!
    AMD Phenom II x4 945 3Ghz | ASUS M4A77TD | 2X WD 1TB SATA 2 hard drive | 2x2GB Corsair XMS3 | nVidia GeForce 8800 GTS | ATI TV Wonder Theater Pro 550 | Antec P-160 case | Antec 650w Earth Watts | LG Blu-ray Super Drive | LG DVD RW | Windows 7 Pro

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