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MEC-777

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About MEC-777

  • Title
    A little context goes a long way.

System

  • CPU
    i7-4770K @4.3
  • Motherboard
    Asus Z97-E
  • RAM
    16GB @1600 - Kingston Hyper X & AData XPGv1
  • GPU
    GTX 1070 FE w/ Kraken G12 + H55 AIO @2050MHz/9GHz
  • Case
    InWin 303 White
  • Storage
    Samsung 840 120GB SSD + 2x Seagate Barracuda 1TB HDDs
  • PSU
    EVGA Supernova 850 GS
  • Display(s)
    Asus 24" 1920 x 1080p + Samsung 19" 1440 x 900p + RCA 40" 1080p TV
  • Cooling
    Deepcool Lucifer V2 w/ TF120 fan + 6x TF120 chassis fans
  • Keyboard
    Corsair Vengeance K70 Cherry MX Reds
  • Mouse
    Razer Naga Epic
  • Sound
    Edifier 1380 2.1 Speakers + Steel Series Siberia V2
  • Operating System
    Windows 10

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Toronto Ontario Canada
  • Interests
    Building and racing cars (autocross, ice racing, time attack), anything technical/mechanical, fixing/building/troubleshooting PCs, PC gaming.
  • Biography
    Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering/Automotive products Design
  • Occupation
    Technician of Architectural Engineering for local school board

Contact Methods

  • Steam
    MECZero

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  1. Show off your old and retro computer parts

    Will do. It's hard to find info like that on this old stuff. Someone somewhere out there must know... Try Reddit maybe?
  2. Show off your old and retro computer parts

    In digging around to try and find the retail price of these things, I saw some similar models went for upwards of over $6000 at the time. Unreal.
  3. Show off your old and retro computer parts

    Well with just windows 98 on the 1.35GB drive, "only" 500mb is free.
  4. Show off your old and retro computer parts

    And.... they both work!!! The 5000 has a cracked screen, but I knew that when I bought it. The 5100 fired up right into Windows 98! And it works quite well. lol. Have some possible "plans" for the one with the broken screen. The specs: 800 x 600 16bit colour display:
  5. Show off your old and retro computer parts

    The other one has a 1.35GB HDD. I know, massive for the time. lol
  6. Show off your old and retro computer parts

    Picked up these two beaut's today for $5 each. Compaq LTE 5000 and a 5100, circa 1989 and 1990, I believe mid-90's. One or both supposedly work. Haven't tried yet...
  7. Show off your setup!

    So yeah, that dual-Xeon HP Z400 workstation tower I picked up the other day... It did not have two E5620's as advertised (4 cores, 8 threads each). No. It has two X5650's (6 cores, 12 threads each!!!). And holy crap it mines really well. lol. Very pleasantly surprised.
  8. And this is why I don't race the AI in PC2.
  9. Show off your setup!

    Very cool! Just a quick tip; hot air rises. IMO, you should have those 3 bottom fans as intakes and have both rads as exhaust. This way you'd have only cool air entering the chassis and all the warm air exhausting out.
  10. That car is very momentum sensitive, because it's so low on power. So try being very smooth on the brakes and carry as much speed through the corners as you can. I have no idea about the AI in PCars 2 because I never race with the AI.
  11. Ubuntu 17.10 Is Now Available

    Check the Ubuntu forums (askubuntu) for a definite answer as I'm not sure.
  12. Ubuntu 17.10 Is Now Available

    That should be it.
  13. Ubuntu 17.10 Is Now Available

    Ah. Well, to each, his/her own.
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