History of Gaming Rigs

Greg's overclocking, gaming hardware & opensource skillz

  • 1980-1985 IBS 8086 IBM compatible, QDos; Tetris

  • 1985-1989 80386 (i386), MS Dos, Windows 3, 3.11; Populous

  • 1987-1990 NeXT Cube mach OS 0.5, 0.9 (NeXT's 6th Cube); Seriously lacking

  • 1989-1995 Sun3/80, SunSparc 20 GT, Ultrasparc 1,Ultrasparc 2, Solaris, (also world's first Javastation) Xtank, Xtrek, Xpilot, XConq

  • 1996-2006 SGI O2, O2+ Irix 6.5; Doom/SGIQuake, Maelstrom

  • 2006-2007 Asus A8V Deluxe FX-57-FX-60; BF1942, BF2, B&W, Worms, C&C, Unreal, Stubbs

  • 2007-2011 Asus M32A-MVP Deluxe Phenom II 975; L4d, L4d2, Portal2, BF3
  • 2011-present Asus Sabertooth 990fx, AMD 8150 x core, Corsair 8x8GB Dominator 1866mhz, OCZ4 512MB boot; BF3

AMD Box

  • Asus Sabertooth 990fx, NB 2400mhz, HT 2400mhz, Phantek tri-fan aircool
  • AMD 8150 x 8cpu AM3+ @ 3812mhz, 19 x 200.7, 1.272v
  • 2 x Nvidia 560ti448 Fermi, 1280MB x 2
  • Corsair Dominator 4 x 8GB DDR3 1866Mhz@9-9-9-24, 1.5v,3:14 @ 936.0Mhz
  • OCZ Vertex 4 512GB boot
  • Windows 7 x64 SP1
  • Passmark V7.0 x64 score: 2600.9

Extra Box

  • Asus M5A78L-M LX
  • AMD Phenom II X4 975 @3.6Mhz
  • Nvidia 9800 GX2 (Nvidia 10DE, 2GB)
  • Corsair Vengeanse 8GB, 2 x 4GB @1866mhz
  • Ubuntu 12.10

Development Box

  • Dell T7400 Precision
  • 2 x Intel E5420 Xeon @stock 2.50Ghz, 12Meg cache
  • 64Gig, 8 x 8GB DDR2 @stock voltage
  • Ubuntu 12.10
  • 1 x Nvidia 9800 GX2 (Dual GPGPU)
  • LSI MegaRAID 9260-4 6Gb/s w/ 512MB cache
  • Dual 128GB OCZ4 SSD RAID-0 boot
  • 4 x 3Terabyte RAID-0 data
  • Cloudera CDH4