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Who has the best CPU?

Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 2:53am

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Magic_man12

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Hey All

jsut thought id throw up a stream to see who has the best computer of us film makers

include wutever u feel u have good

My sweet @$$ brand spankin new machine....

P4, 2.53 gighert
80 gig hardrive
1028 MB RAM
19" monitor
64MB Geforce4 graphics card
30X10X40 CDRW/DVD combo drive

-MAGIC
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 3:02am

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DarkJedi07

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Shockerpoops.

I have:

Dell
Windows XP
2.0 ghz
128 MB of RAM
P4
15 inch DELL Moniter
Dell Mousey
Dell Quiet Key Keyboard
Dell Speakers that are big (no subwoofer though)
Dell Proccesor
Dell Cords
40x10x40 CD-RW
3.5 Floppy Drive
Dell Logo
3 buttons to push
a circle
49 cds to burn
Star Wars: Jedi Outcast on top
Logitech Quickcam Pro 3000 Webcam
Volume nob
104 keys on keyboard (i counted lol )
4 buttons on moniter
14 little green lights all over


Is that enough? I have a cooler computer than you... HAHA! cool
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 3:03am

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DarkJedi07

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Sorry. I left out a few. \

40 gig hard drive
some 32mb graphics card
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 3:04am

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I use a P4 2 Ghz, 2 80 gig HD with RAID interface, 1 gig RAM, ATI 1700 Radieon 21 inch flat screen CRT. Along with my 733 mhz, G4 Mac running OS X Jaugar. Thats at work. I spend alot of time at work smilesmile

Dan
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 4:23am

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My computer is just plain bad. That's all you need to know, hah hah. redface
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 4:44am

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Mine's an old geezer, just like me lol A PIII 500 Mhz! Would ya believe it?! *sigh* Time to upgrade...
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 5:37am

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Mr_notfish

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How bout asking who has the WORST CPU. iMac SE 400mhz here. Ive got about 1.3 gigs to work with. lol
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 7:32am

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b4uask30male

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4 machines all the same spec all linked

1.7 ghz
p4
420 gb hard ( across all 4 )
1 has a dvd burner.


( the benifit to this is that the renderning time can be cut down, but doing a scene on each pc. )
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 8:55am

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billy3d

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well i have a nice kool system
p4- 2.40 ghz
1gig of ram
80gb hdd + 20gb total = 100gb
17inch LG flatron
Surround Speakers
Wacom Tablet
Pinnacle dv300
pinnacle pctv vision pro
Samsung RWcombo drive
Logitech wireless freedom
Asus Geforce4 128mb vram
Samsung AnyCam webcam
Hp color printer
biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin
BUT I WANT 2gb ram evil
I am damn happy with this system
And the OS is winxp and win2000
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 12:19pm

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I have a Macintosh 733 with 250 GB Harddisk und 1,5 GB Ram and a PC AMD 2000+ with 60 GB harddisk and 512 MB Ram. But I just use the Mac for Editing and that's fairly enough... smile
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 12:32pm

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DarkJedi07

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billy3d.... How do you have 2 operating systems?

BTW, if you really are 12, then you must have a heck of a lot of money to have a that good of computer.
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 1:11pm

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To have much RAM is very very important!!.. i only had 256mb Rd ram.. making movies tooke forever!.. now i have 780 now it's like a dream biggrin
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 1:52pm

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P4 1600 ghz
60 gb hdd 7200 rpm
geforce 4 (dont knwo wich one)
512 Rambus
Cd-rw 32x
17" Sony 2001 Faltscreen
Logitech 4.1 suround

bla bla bla and so on! razz
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 2:24pm

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CoolKabe

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I HAVE AN IBM 333 MHZ AMD PROCESSOR WITH 96 MEGS OF RAM!!!! KICK A$$!! crazy biggrin twisted tard crazy wink My computer is pure crap... It has an even worse video card... cry
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 3:34pm

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billy3d

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DarkJedi07 wrote:

billy3d.... How do you have 2 operating systems?

BTW, if you really are 12, then you must have a heck of a lot of money to have a that good of computer.
2 operating systems thru partioning
And STUFF IS cheap here biggrin
about 2000$
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 4:41pm

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I think I have the worst PC from all of ya. IT is about 15 years old. Has 20Mhz. About 1GB. and an old windows sytem. I´dont use it, but I have it in the cellar. biggrin

Hahahaha. Did I win a prize. biggrin

Devilskater
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 6:18pm

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sidewinder

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This whole computer thing is really old . . . . and they only raise (or lower) people's self esteem because they get to brag about how good their computer is!!

(or bad)


Macs are better for DV period. That's just how this stuff works!

That's why I have a dual gig G4. cool
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 6:39pm

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I have a Power Mac G4 Dual 1 gig. It has 1.5 gigs of RAM, Two 120 gig ATA hard drives; plus a external 80 gig hard drive. The Mac has two optic drives in it: one Super Drive (DVD RW, CD RW) and one Combo (DVD, CD RW) Drive. Mac OS X (Jaguar) Runs my OS and I cut my films on Final Cut Pro 3. With of course AlamDV2. OH, also I have one 17 inch and one 22 inch cinema flat panal screens.
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 6:46pm

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Timescape

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I have A

Amd Athlon XP 2.0 Ghz
1 Gig pc2700 DDR333 Ram
2 Hdd - 1x80GB Western Digital 7200 ATA 100 & 1x40GB Maxtor 7200 ATA133
Gainward Geforce 4 Ti4200 128mb Ram Vid Card
6.1 Audio
52x LG CDRom
40x12x40 Liteon CDRW
A Silver Floppy Drive
A lian Li Aluminium Case
Pinnacle DV300 Editing Card
Genius 4.1 Surround Sound Speakers
IIyama 19" HM903DT Pro 454 Monitor (has speakers and 4 port usb hub built in)
Standard MS optical Mouse
Keyboard with 2 USB ports
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 7:18pm

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ada1989

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I have a worst cpu ever win 95
p233
160mghz
16mb ram
2gb
8 bit colour
crak screen
and i'm crying and my mum by a new one.
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 7:44pm

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I have a pIII 650 with 512 ram and a 20 gig drive.

I just made a 47 minute movie on it. Speaking of my movie ....... check out www.rebelfleet.com!
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 9:25pm

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Ohw, I forgot to mention my Amiga4000!! smile

It has the best prog of all time: DELUXE PAINT! I love that tool... smile
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 9:39pm

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sidewinder

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We have the best computer out of all of you!

dual gig
512 RAM
80 gig internal!
80 gig external!
64 meg GeForce 4 MX
20 in. monitor
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 9:50pm

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rmendoza

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Macintosh G4 Dual 1ghz
1gb RAM
4 x 80gb internals
1 x 120gb external FireWire HD
64 meg GeForce 4 MX
22in Apple Cinema Display
1 x SuperDrive (Apple DVD Burner)
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 9:52pm

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Sollthar

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Looks like you have been beaten Sidewinder... smile
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 10:28pm

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MechaForce

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oops!


actually i have the computer, not sidewinder. i just posted as him the first time (dont ask) he lives in a cardboard box, so he can't get one, let alone plug a computer in. sad


but that's not the point. mendoza and I have the best CPUs, and that's what the topic is about anyways, right? right.


it's a tie! ha ha ha ha ha ha ha. neutral
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 10:28pm

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PS: Memory is overrated. twisted
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 10:38pm

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rmendoza

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Right on Mecha! cool
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 10:41pm

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Sollthar

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PS: computers are overrated too... You wount get a better film by having a better computer.... smile
Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 11:16pm

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*takes a deep breath*

I have:

Sinclair ZX Spectrum +2A 128k RAM Z80 Processor running at 8mhz
Amstrad PCW 256k RAM Z80 Processor running at 8mhz
Amiga 600 512kb RAM, no hard drive sad Motorola MC 68000, 16 Bit Processor @ 7.14 mhz
Atari ST 1040 1mb RAM Motorola MC 68000, 16 Bit Processor @ 7.14 mhz
PC 500mhz K6 128 Mb RAM 25Gb HD (win 98, won't run win2k sad )
PC 1ghz Athlon 8gb HD 128mb RAM (win2k)
PC 2ghz P4 1.5Gb Ram 240 GB HD (win2k)
Mac iBook G3 600 256mb RAM 14gb HD OSX 10.15
PowerMac G4 933 1.5gb RAM 200gb HD OSX 10.15

BUT if we really wanna get picky I also have:

Sega Master system II
Sega Megadrive I
Sega Megadrive II
Sega MegaCD I
Sega MegaCD II
Sega 32X
Sega Dreamcast (Hitachi SH4 ARM RISC Processor 200Mhz)

Japanese SNES (Super Famicom) with backup unit
Nintendo Gamecube (IBM PPC Processor, not sure what spec)

AND an

Atari Jaguar (Dual Processor "Tom and Jerry")

I like stuff. Stops the place being empty. biggrin There was a 333 Celeron kicking about, but I gave it to my sister a week or so ago.

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Posted: Tue, 5th Nov 2002, 11:18pm

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I think fallen has the best setup.
Posted: Wed, 6th Nov 2002, 12:07am

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Man... Did you raid a store? smile
Posted: Wed, 6th Nov 2002, 12:24am

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DarkJedi07 wrote:


I have:

Dell
...you can stop right there. More than i wanna know. biggrin heh

my specs:

Amd thunderbirdy 1.4
712 mb ram
64mb card
80gb HD
17" viewable flatscreen

and to be picky like fallen, i have :

*also takes a deep breath*

Playstation 2 with Vice City

um, ya, that it. but im happy with it.

and i may have a box of chocolates around...if im lucky.
Posted: Wed, 6th Nov 2002, 2:18am

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dont worry coolkabe i made a movie last year (2001)
on a branded
Compaq Presario
450mhz 64mb ram a 12gb hdd and an 8mb gfx card.
And i easy did 3d render's biggrin
Exept the premiere video export took like 100's of hrs biggrin
Posted: Wed, 6th Nov 2002, 2:37am

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Magic_man12

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Some nice systems out there
all i know is mines damn good enuff to get any job done
+ do are alot of them

my shittiest braggins would be PII 233mghz 4 gig 32 megs ram

-MAGIC

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Posted: Wed, 6th Nov 2002, 2:38am

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Magic_man12

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ooh and its running windows 2000.....
can you say SLOW!

-MAGIC
Posted: Wed, 6th Nov 2002, 3:25am

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I have a P2 and 256RAM operating win 98. I'm planning an upgrade soon. I do have a sound-blaster Audigy w/ live drive for audio though. My HD is only 6 gig and that my friends is why you will find no long movies by me in the near future...unless I use my dad's...
Posted: Wed, 6th Nov 2002, 3:43am

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You know what I also have? An XBOX!
Posted: Wed, 6th Nov 2002, 10:50am

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A Microsoft console.... pfffffffff..... tard
Posted: Wed, 6th Nov 2002, 12:28pm

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SICK! EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEWWWW!! I hate xbox. Don't ask me why because I do not feel like answering ( I have answers though). I am getting a PS2 this weekend with the best gamr................





NHL 2K3!
Posted: Thu, 7th Nov 2002, 12:22am

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Dual 1GHz PowerPC G4
1.5GB RAM
167MHz System Bus
256MB PC2700 DDR SDRAM
80GB Ultra ATA drive X2
SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
ATI Radeon 9000 Pro

Thats my baby that stays at home. smile

867MHz PowerPC G4
1MB L3 & 256K L2 cache
133MHz system bus
256MB SDRAM memory
40GB Ultra ATA hard drive
Combo Drive (DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
ATI Mobility Radeon 9000
w/32MB DDR video memory
Gigabit Ethernet
56K internal modem
1 FireWire & 2 USB Ports
AirPort Ready

Thats my Portable G4 Titanium. I will marry it. smile

I made all the money myself to buy these two comps. If you want to know how just ask, I am thinking you will all be like 'daddy's boy' or something equally harsh.
Posted: Thu, 7th Nov 2002, 12:28am

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sidewinder wrote:

You know what I also have? An XBOX!
Yeah, the worst console ever to grace the gaming world.
Posted: Thu, 7th Nov 2002, 12:56am

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dual 1.25 ghz
2 gb of ram
ati radeon 9000 pro
two panasonic flat screen monitors 17"
matrox mac rt with breakout box
sony preview monitor
15" flat panel monitor hooked up to the matrox
motu 828
yamaha firewire mixer
contour shuttle pro
adobe premiere 6.5
cool mac silicone cast keyboard (waterproof)
and a editing keyboard
microsoft optical mouse
Panasonic dj headphones with 50mm driver
minidv firewire deck
then i can list all my other video stuff but i have other stuff to do…
and the funny thing is i have two of them
and i bought them myself
(big upgrade from my shit g3 300s)
Posted: Thu, 7th Nov 2002, 1:01am

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i hate double posts

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Posted: Fri, 8th Nov 2002, 4:02am

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Weeeeeee

I have a super computer which I got for free (cos I was supplying 10 systems to a university) but at the moment most of it is waiting in a box for my lovely chaintec case to arrive.

I have...

Dual Athlon MP 2200+
512Mb Ram
40Gb System Drive
2x 80Gb Striped Video Drive
128Mb GeForce4 Graphics Card
Pioneer A04 DVD Burner
Creative Audigy Soundcard
Pinnacle DV500
2x 20" CRT Monitors
Posted: Thu, 5th Dec 2002, 1:07am

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Athlon XP 2200 2.6 ghz
Ausus Motherboard
512 DDR ram
80 gig hardrive
Soundblaster 5.1 sound card
Geforce 128mb video card with video out
1.44 floppy
48x56x40 CDRW|CDROM|DVDROM
18" flatscreen monitor
wirless optical mouse
wireless keyboard
colour laserjet printer
3D object scanner
webcam
4 speakers and 2 subs
broadband
voice dictation
stylus pad


lol GEEZE i wish i actually owned this thing! lol
Posted: Fri, 6th Dec 2002, 11:21pm

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billy3d wrote:

well i have a nice kool system
p4- 2.40 ghz
1gig of ram
80gb hdd + 20gb total = 100gb
17inch LG flatron
Surround Speakers
Wacom Tablet
Pinnacle dv300
pinnacle pctv vision pro
Samsung RWcombo drive
Logitech wireless freedom
Asus Geforce4 128mb vram
Samsung AnyCam webcam
Hp color printer
biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin
BUT I WANT 2gb ram evil
I am damn happy with this system
And the OS is winxp and win2000
2000$ for that! eek that prove you are 12 years old, you still make mistakes in math wink (or you live in another world where computer are almost free) lol


Bob Page