posted on Jul, 2 2006 @ 04:53 PM
P4 3.4ghz prescott
Asus p4p800 mb
2gig Corsair ProSeries ddr 500 ram
bfg 6800gt oc vid
SbLive 4 SoundCard
2x 74gig Sata raptors raided Striped
250gig Sata Storage.
Only Drivers i had to install was sound and vid, both beta's so that could have been a problem.
Clean Fresh Load
Only Software was firefox, all the macromedia progs(dreamweaver, flash, director, fireworks)World of Warcraft , Teamspeak, Ventrillo, Steam, Adobe
progs(photoshop7, premiere, acrobat 7 pro)and Sisoft Sandra. I posted about the CA Antivirus that was recommend bringing main system to screeching
halt. didnt install it on rig2
1gig Corsair Pro Series ddr 400
MSI 875p Neo-fisr2 mb
radeon x800xt vid
sblive value sound
74gig sata raptor c
3x250 sata storage
Dualboot load and even less software installed
Drivers for TV Card and vid, both beta's
Both Machines were stuck in a file access loop crash after 3 days of steady use. Hit ok send it, explorer crash and do it all over again, hit dont
send, explorer crash and all over again. Attempted repair installs on both and same problem upon boot.
I use both these rigs religiously so an unstable platform to play with just aint do able at the present moment. I have ghost images of both machines
at pristine condition so reload took all of 10mins to be back up and runnin. I just got my MCE machine back up and runnin also. so now i have another
box that isnt crucial and i will have more time to load it and tweak it and play with it without sweatin losing work time.
I also build all my own pc's and have for bout 20yrs. Its also my current income so its not a hardware thing. Im leaning heavily towards driver
The spare box has onboard nvidia vid, sound and nforce chipset with an amd x64 processor so we will see how that runs it driver-wise.
I lost alotta my hardware (amongst dam near everything else) in an apartment fire a few months ago , so im slowly rebuilding the bank of