AtariBoy

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Pentium 4 3.20 GHhz w/ XP120 cooler
Abit IC7Max3 Motherboard
1GB Corsair XMS DDR PC3200 RAM
Hecules ATi Radeon 9800 Pro w/ Arctic Cooler
Audigy 2
Tagen 2Force 480w
160Gb SATA RAID 0
200Gb SATA Maxtor
LG Dual Layer DVD-RW
Samsung DVD-ROM
Belkin WirelessG card
Windows XP Pro
G5 Gaming mouse
G15 Gaming Keyboard
Samsung 930BF 19ins TFT Monitor
Ergotron LX Monitor Arm
Hyundai 19ins CRT
2.1 Logitech Speakers

Written by Atariboy

December 26, 2005 at 3:54 pm

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  1. How can you call yourself a computer geek if you don’t have a linux distro on that PC of yours?

    companyslacker

    February 1, 2006 at 1:57 am

  2. yeah….he is so right…..at least have a live cd around somewhere……mac os is sort of a linux distro….and it rocks…..guess what i am using……

    linux+mac os = the gods

    mac os x

    February 1, 2006 at 7:34 am

  3. Riiiiiight, I don’t think geek-ness has anything to do with what OS you use… I’m quite a geek myself, just on a slightly different area of computing than you are.

    I could say this: “a real geek knows how to use IOS and plays old games!”

    right…

    zhooibaal

    February 1, 2006 at 4:53 pm

  4. I have tried a number of different linux distros, but never really meshed well with them, and being an avid Day of Defeat:Source player, and windows programmer, i find myself coming back to xp every time, and because i’m not only a geek, but a lazy student too i like things that work with the minimal amount of effort, which at the moment for me is XP.

    Once i finish my degree and get a bit of money behind me i plan to build a webserver which i wouldnt imagine running anything but linux on it, its jsut for a gaming machine windows fits the bill nicely.

    When they are both freely availbe, you dont have to stick to linux or windows, just choose the one which is best for you at the time.

    Atariboy

    February 1, 2006 at 5:03 pm

  5. I’m currently using Ubuntu Breezy (5.10) for educational purposes, just to get into the whole Linux thing and I must say it meshes quite well with me :P
    Gnome is about as easy to learn as Windows, it’s just the CLI that I still need to pay a lot of attention too :P

    zhooibaal

    February 3, 2006 at 12:27 pm

  6. Yeah but alot less software comes out for linux + fedora + ubuntu than for windows.

    swiecki

    February 6, 2006 at 10:45 pm

  7. Swiecki, I think that you mean that a lot less commercial software comes out for linux, you should see the freeware/open source scene for any linux distribution, or other open source OS for that matter.

    zhooibaal

    February 7, 2006 at 2:17 pm

  8. I’m intriuged by KDE4 at the moment, when a distro is released with it (hopefully kubuntu) i’ll dual boot, but not until after my exams!

    Atariboy

    February 12, 2006 at 10:39 pm

  9. I don’t believe that you mentioned what case you are using? Whatever it is, it looks pretty good though. =P

    Lachlan

    February 20, 2006 at 1:47 am

  10. [...] My GeekLimit Profile is here, and you can find loads more about my PC on my personal blog. [...]

  11. I know this is an “old” post, but who in the hell said you got to have a linux distro to be a computer geek???

    kw198025

    October 29, 2006 at 1:10 pm

  12. not fast enough for me lol. i have a dual core 3800+ with 1gb RAM. anyone know where to get some 1gb ddr2 ram from -CHEAP???

    brookesay

    May 9, 2007 at 9:20 pm

  13. Atari boy,

    YOU HAVE THE LARGEST FREAKIN NOSE LOL!

    Im better than you

    June 12, 2007 at 4:22 pm


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