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Pictures of the recent build. Nothing special except for maybe the hardware. I am known as the real life version of Tim from Tim the toolman. Some of the overkill is because I plan to host a VM of W7 as well.

NZXT Gaming Case (not the one in the pictures)
ULTRA CHILLTEC AM2/775/I7 CPU COOLER
Kingwin LAZER 750w Power Supply 80plus $
2 Hitachi 2TB Serial ATA HD 7200/32MB/SATA-3G
Intel Core i7-920 2.66Ghz 8M LGA1366 CPU
2 OCZ Gold Tri Channel 6144MB PC12800 DDR3 1600MHz
EVGA X58 SLI Intel X58 Socket LGA1366 Motherboard
EVGA GeForce GT 240 512MB DDR5 SuperClocked Ed

http://cid-ec547242952fbf2f.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/Computer%20Build
Sorry for not putting the pictures in this thread. Unfortunately they are too big to display in the thread.

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cookiepuss, yes it is very powerful and so nice. It is very nice to be into the connector within a couple seconds. Old server would take 30 seconds minimum. I have debated turning this into my desktop and using an XPS 420 for my server. It is quad core, 3.4 MHz, and can have up to 8 GB's of memory.

usacomp2k3, I only have two 2.0 TB drives in it now. I have three or four .5 to 1.5 TB drives laying around if needed. However, I believe the motherboard has 10 SATA's so I am set for up to 20 TB's without having to add a card. Given I am not a big movie watcher, I will probably never max out the SATA's though. My collections is all of about 6 movies. However, with home video's I guess it could start stretching the requirements. Especially with the new Cannon Vixia HF S11 I have on the way (hd camcorder with up to 24 Mbps).

Case is Lexa S.

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I will eventually. I have never overclocked so I havent taken the time to figure it out. One of these days.

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What does WHS report the Core i7 920 as?

I have an Intel Core i7 920 on an ASUS P6T Deluxe V1 and 6GB of DDR 1600 RAM. Its over a year old but I also recently built a Lynnfield Core i7 860 on an ASUS P7P55D Pro with 4GB of DDR3 1333.

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If I remember correctly, the chip is reported as a Pentium 3 because that's the first class of processor that supported both SSE & MMX, both instruction sets which are virtualized and accelerated natively by the VM host.

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