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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby SirDice » Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:23 am

Did I count 4 cpus and 4 separate memory banks?

What the hell kind of board is that? Sjeesh I've been out of the pc building business for far too long
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby SirDice » Tue Mar 17, 2009 2:32 pm

In case you're wondering, just like me:

This particular computer has four quad-core Opteron processors, 32 GB of memory, two VelociRaptor hard drives in RAID1, and six 1 TB hard drives in RAID 5.
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby Aspman » Tue Mar 17, 2009 3:04 pm

Cool. Will it run Pirates?
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby Panama Red » Tue Mar 17, 2009 5:46 pm

Aspman wrote:Cool. Will it run Pirates?



Lol...stand too close you may even get wet... :mrgreen:
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby dinowuff » Tue Mar 17, 2009 6:11 pm

But the ultimate test - will it run mine sweeper?
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby SirDice » Tue Mar 17, 2009 8:09 pm

You might need to under-clock it :mrgreen:
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby Egaladeist » Tue Mar 17, 2009 11:43 pm

For $16,000 it better do more than just compute. :mrgreen:
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby SirDice » Wed Mar 18, 2009 3:33 pm

I'll think I'd just buy a $2000,- computer and spend the rest on beer and hookers :guydrunk:
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby Timaxe » Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:55 pm

That's interesting that the radiator is on the outside. I guess they didn't want the person spending $16,000 to have to clean anything inside of the case. And yeah, spending $16,000 it better do more than a normal computer so I sure hope that it keeps clean.

It would be awesome if it were sealed and cleaning involved hosing it down with water to clean the radiator on the side, but I have a feeling that would be a bad idea with how it is currently set up and how much it costs :lol:

I'd like to see a $10,000 desk to go with it though...and maybe move the radiator from the wart on the side of the case to something on the desk with longer tubing connecting it all together.
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby Aspman » Thu Mar 19, 2009 9:54 am

SirDice wrote:I'll think I'd just buy a $2000,- computer and spend the rest on beer and hookers :guydrunk:


I'd just keep my old one :mrgreen:
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby Ally » Wed Mar 25, 2009 10:01 pm

Why does it have a hose in it ?
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby Egaladeist » Wed Mar 25, 2009 10:53 pm

well...according to my very little experience on hardware forums :mrgreen: it's a water-cooled cpu.
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby Ally » Wed Mar 25, 2009 11:48 pm

Egaladeist wrote:well...according to my very little experience on hardware forums :mrgreen: it's a water-cooled cpu.


I thought it might be for the addition of a bong - SD would love one of those :mrgreen:
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Re: What Does A $16,000+ PC Look Like, Anyway?

Postby SirDice » Thu Mar 26, 2009 1:54 pm

Some expensive bong :mrgreen:

It's a lot cheaper to make your own with an empty (plastic) coke bottle and a pen :mrgreen:
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