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Re: Who's got the baddest geek-box?
    #259031 - 06/13/00 04:33 PM (23 years, 5 months ago)

P2 350
128mgs ram
8.5gig ultra ata/66
voodoo3 3000
3d surround sound
scanner, 3dsmax3.1, photoshop5, illustrator9

You design games! Whoah! What company do you work for??? Designing video games is one of my life's goals. I'm currently reading a big fat book on c++, but I'm not sure yet on which compiler is the best. I've got a good feeling about MS Visual C++, but I'm just not sure. Can you recommend one to me? Pretty please?

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Re: Who's got the baddest geek-box?
    #259033 - 06/13/00 09:34 PM (23 years, 5 months ago)

Well, I think I'll refrain from giving the name of the company I work for. However, it is highly unlikely you've played or heard anything by us. We're more into research, and to a degree, teaching.

As for which compiler to use, it depends on a few things: your machine, what you want to do, your platform, your experience, etc.

I use MS Visual C++ and g++, and I also do some code in asm (68k, and SPARC).


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Re: Who's got the baddest geek-box?
    #259034 - 06/15/00 06:52 PM (23 years, 5 months ago)

PIII 700
128;20 gig
32 GeForce
19 Flat screen Viewsonic
CD Burner 8 4 24
Epson 1200 U scanner
Epson Stylus Photo 870 Printer
Computer before that
25 MHz
500 MB hard Drive
13 inch Moniter
Computer before that
Commodore 64 bought brand new from Sears for 200 dollars.
Cassette Tape Drive
I don't play games either, it's all for Photoshop.
I want to add another 128 MB RAM but I have a fear of opening the case.

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Re: Who's got the baddest geek-box?
    #259035 - 06/15/00 07:24 PM (23 years, 5 months ago)

right now:

13.3 GIG HD
Matrox Mystique (4MB I think)
6x4x12x (Burn/Re-Write/Read) burner
8x Creative CD-Rom
15 inch Dell UltraScan

soon: (probably a...)

AMD K7800MHz
13.3 GIG HD
3DFX Voodoo 3 3500
6x4x12x (Burn/Re-Write/Read) burner
19 inch moniter (some sort)

older computers (rarely used)

4 486's
I think they are all 486 66MHz CPUs
most are 8MB RAM, some maby 4MB RAM
only 3 moniters in house (15 inches I think, one is on my P166)
HDs I know of -- 100MB, 235MB, 325MB, 2.5GIG, 13.3GIG (13.3GIG on P166)
CD-Rom in one of the 486's, dual-speed (2x) I think
250MB tape drive in 486

all I can think of..

I run:

Windows 98
Slackware 7.0 (along with WindowMaker)
Windows 3.1
Redhat 6.0
Dos 6.2

"There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self. So you have to begin there, not
outside, not on other people" - Aldous Huxley

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Re: Who's got the baddest geek-box?
    #259036 - 06/19/00 05:51 AM (23 years, 5 months ago)

Starting with a cable modem :smile: (everyone needs one!)

Cable modem attatched to NT4 firewall/Inet host, which connects via 2nd ethernet card to 8 port hub, which connects to:

    An NT4 file server with 2 external disk arrays
    A multi-headed win98 machine
    A Win2k machine
    A Mandrake Linux box
    A Sun Ultra 10 workstation <- kicks winblows ass on everything, except software availability.
    An HP jetdirect connected laser printer.
    2 APC Smartups 700 w/ Ethernet SNMP cards.

Plus the Cybex Autoview Commander 8 port console switch, Flatbed scanner, Logitech Wingman force feedback steering wheel, and the MS sidewinder joystick.


"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there always is."

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Posts: 3,485
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Re: Who's got the baddest geek-box?
    #259037 - 06/19/00 12:02 PM (23 years, 5 months ago)

O god

K-6 2 400
128 ram
10-gig hd
cheeep NIC
SB PCI 128
cheeeeep 17'' screen

My friend has the most badass comp..

Athlon 800
192 ram
20gig hd
geforce w/ 64 megs DDR ram OC'd to where no chip has gone before
cheep 19'' tho
sb live player
AND A VIDEO PROJECTOR. it kicks ass.

If you believe that taking smoke into your lungs is harmless, you are an idiot.


(Ped) Slavery leads to rebellion which leads to liquor store robberies, rap and hip-hop

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Re: Who's got the baddest geek-box?
    #259038 - 06/19/00 01:10 PM (23 years, 5 months ago)

Here's what Im using:

Celeron 566 o/c'd to 850 mhz using golden orb cooling and iwill slotket2 converter
Abit BE6-II MB
128 mb pc100 sdram cas 2 latency
Voodoo 3 2000 (I want a geforce2 bad)
19" Gateway Monitor (ev900)
Panasonic 3rd gen DVD ROM
Hollywood+ DVD decoder w/tv out :smile:
crap Philip's 2x2x6 burner
Sound Blaster Live value
Altec Lansing surround speakers/sub
Hewlett Packard remote for winamp/dvd volume control.
Windows 98 is the OS (if there was something else more stable and ran as many GAMES, I'd use it but for now windows is it.)

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