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Old 3rd September 2017, 10:33 PM   #151
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Currently enjoying the wonders of a Intel Xeon w3520
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Old 4th September 2017, 7:14 AM   #152
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I was given a i7-920/x58/12gb system otherwise I'd still be using a s775 e8400. Graphics went from 9600gt/560ti/960.

If it dies I will revert back to my core2duo.
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Old 4th September 2017, 10:27 AM   #153
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Still using my trusty i5 3570k. Only OC'd it in the last couple of years.

Bought it off the forums in a build in 2012 I think. Been a great computer.
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Old 4th September 2017, 4:09 PM   #154
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I'm still using an i7 920 plus Asus P6T I bought in 2009. In late 2013/early 2014 I overclocked the i7 to 4Ghz after running stock for over 4 years, replaced the 6Gb of RAM with 16Gb, and put in an R9 290 (after going from an 8800Gt to an HD5850 to a crossfire setup with HD5850s). Little upgrades throughout, SSD, sound card, case, etc.

Right now I think the P6T is trying to die. Occasionally it won't POST at all, requiring a reset, and sometimes it bitches about the overclock failing after that. On the weekend it stopped detecting the SSD primary (this used to happen 3-4 years ago), mouse and keyboard after leaving it on all night for game updates, but found them again after a power off/power on. Oh, and the onboard audio disappeared about 3-4 years ago, never to be heard again.

Good news is that after suffering through lots of random BSODs and freezes for the last few months (okay truth to be told 1 year, but I've only started using the PC again recently), I finally sorted the problem by reinstalling Windows. Turns out trying to persevere with a Windows install that has its origins from early 2011 and 6 subsequent years of accumulated garbage isn't the best idea huh?
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Old 4th September 2017, 9:08 PM   #155
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Still running my i7-3770 from 2012. Works like a charm. Over the 5 years I have upgraded my memory from 8gb 1333mhz to 16gb 1866mhz, and also chucked a Corsair H80i on it.
Graphics cards have been a GTX 580 -> R9 290 -> R9 390 (RMA) -> GTX 980Ti.

Don't think I'll be upgrading anytime soon. Maybe to a gaming laptop next year, or to just a Ryzen CPU, 16gb ddr4 and a new mobo.
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Old 5th September 2017, 9:10 AM   #156
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3570k here aswell @ 4.4ghz. Seemed a popular choice at the time. Crazy that the system is nearly 5 years old.

I have gotten a lot of use out of it and I'm thinking that an upgrade is in order. Not 100% sure on what to buy next though.
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Old 8th September 2017, 12:59 AM   #157
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Upgraded to a 5960x and some new ram last month.
Still running on the rampage v which is around 2 years old.
Thinking of going to rampage v e10 when amazon launches in au
next year.
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Old 8th September 2017, 9:02 AM   #158
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Purchased mid-2009.

i7 920+X58 / 4x3Gb DDR3 / GeForce GTX 285

I've had this computer so long now that my aim is to see if I can keep it around long enough to reach one decade of service. I will probably buy an SSD soon. Maybe.

I also have an HTPC based on a Pentium Dual Core E5300 from the same era that is still doing its job well.
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Old 8th September 2017, 10:28 AM   #159
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I'm thinking about changing up from my older 6700 to a 7700, which with changeover would probably be in the region of ~$150 maybe. But looking at the benchies there seems to be only (generously) a 10% difference in performance. Hardly worth the change right?
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Old 8th September 2017, 9:20 PM   #160
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I sold my Old i7-950/SLI GTX480 system in 2012 due to low use/priorities.
Kept my 24" 1200P IPS Dell panel though.

In late 2014 I bought parts off here and made a 3770K/GTX 780TI/SSD system , so incredibly impressed, the 3770k can game at 4.5Ghz with hyperthreading all day slightly overvolted (1.23?)but I run it at 4.3Ghz 1.18V daily, the 780TI is wonderful, such an amazing card which still drives most things quite well on 1200P.

Id only upgrade if I actually pull the trigger on a 1440P/144hz/Gsync 27" monitor.
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Old 10th September 2017, 3:51 PM   #161
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Still rocking a 4690k 4.5ghz here, it's getting a bit long in the tooth but I don't think it's holding my GTX 1080 back so I'll hang onto it for a while yet.
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Old 10th September 2017, 4:26 PM   #162
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Rocking an old dell i7 860 (2.8ghz, circa 2008-9) with one of those WD dual drives with 120gbssd and 1tb spinner in one drive.

8gb ddr3 - mostly just office tasks these days and it runs like a champ on windows 10, no problems with 6-10 programs open at once.
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Old 10th September 2017, 6:13 PM   #163
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My daily is Pentium G3258 and Asrock Z97 OC Formula
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Old 11th September 2017, 4:28 PM   #164
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I'm rockin an intel i5 750 - it's a... beast?

my gfx card is a HD 5770

It might be time to try to figure out a way to upgrade...
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Old 11th September 2017, 5:20 PM   #165
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Quote:
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I'm rockin an intel i5 750 - it's a... beast?
Such a champion chip....hasn't aged quite as well as the Sandy Bridge kit, but the two desktops in my house are still running 750's, 7 years and counting...
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