Ideally, I like to build a computer every six (6) - twelve (12) months. Here is my current 2012 build - which is no longer used.

Last updated: 27 September 2012


Part Item
Processor Dual Intel XEON E5-2690 2.9GHz LGA 2011 Octo-Core Processors (20MB L3 Cache)
Graphics Card Dual 6GB GDDR5 NVIDIA Quadro 6000
Optional Graphic Card Dual 6GB GDDR5 NVIDIA Quadro 6000 / GeForce GTX 690
I/O Devices Dual 6GB GDDR5 NVIDIA Tesla C2075
Memory 96GB ECC Registered DDR3 (6 x 16 GB)
Operating System Windows 7
Case Cooler Master Cosmos 2 Temporarily until I make up my mind
Power Supply Antec High Current Pro Series Modular 1200W Power Supply
RAID Configuration RAID 0-5
RAID Controllers LSI MegaRaid 9260-8i RAID Controller
Hard Drive(s) 4TB SATA 6.0Gb/s, 5400RPM, 64MB Cache HDD (x4 Total 16 TB)
Optical Drive(s) 14X Blu-ray Disc (BD) Burner (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD/BD) (No Blu-ray Playback Software Included)
Media / Card Reader 40-in-1 Media Card Reader
Networking D-Link Wireless DWA-556 Xtreme N PCI Express Desktop Adapter I use a RJ45 cable (wired) over WiFi
Keyboard & Mouse Logitech Cordless MX5500 Revolution Keyboard and Mouse Temporarily until I make up my mind
Extra HHD Added Samsung 2TB D3 Station External Desktop Hard Drive - Black
AutoBackup Backup Solution Added Samsung 3TB D3 Station External Desktop Hard Drive - Black (Same as above but extra terabyte)
Total £TBA
Build Date 27 September 2012 at 20:11
Build Time Build completed within half an hour



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