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What kind of computer do you work on???

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by TheChronicles, Oct 5, 2008.

  1. TheChronicles

    TheChronicles Regular Member

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    Hey everyone
    Im looking to buy a new computer for my business
    I currently work on a Apple computer
    the Mac G5

    I need mainly a windows computer
    because im interested in some softwares that only operate on windows

    So, I wanted too know
    what computer you guys/women/everything in between use?

    I need a very stable computer like a mac
    =D

    Any Suggestions?
     
  2. SharpEdge

    SharpEdge BANNED BANNED

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    I build all my work stations my self but you can get a nice set up at

    http://www.cyberpowerpc.com

    highly recommended that you get dual screens if not more ;)
     
  3. TheChronicles

    TheChronicles Regular Member

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    any model you recommend in particular?
    you know where to get dual screens for a decent price?
     
  4. SharpEdge

    SharpEdge BANNED BANNED

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    they will allow you to add dual screens to your order

    it really depends on your price range
     
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    catman08 Junior Member

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    What i can suggest is either ibm, hp or msi notebook.

    they run long, reliable and never break.

    :)
     
  6. SharpEdge

    SharpEdge BANNED BANNED

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    That have a pretty nice setup for $1,300 that includes two 22" screens

    base price is 685 affter adding the two 22" screens it's 1269.00

    http://www.cyberpowerpc.com/system/Intel_Core_2_Quad_SLI_Custom_Build_Configurator/

    specs
    CASE: ($20 off Mail-in Rebate) NEW! Apevia X-Jupiter Jr. 420 Watts Case (G Type Metallic Gray Color with Side-Window)
    CPU: (Quad-Core)Intel® Core™ 2 Quad Q6600 @ 2.4GHz 1066FSB 8MB L2 Cache 64-bit
    MOTHERBOARD: ($20 off Mail-in Rebate) MSI P7N SLI-FI 750i SLI Chipset LGA775 Supports LGA775 FSB1333 DDR2/800 Mainboard w/GbLAN, USB2.0, &7.1Audio
    MEMORY: (Req.DDR2 MainBoard)2GB (2x1GB) PC6400 DDR2/800 Dual Channel Memory (Corsair or Major Brand)
    VIDEO CARD: NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT 512MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
    VIDEO CARD 2: NVIDIA GeForce 9400 GT 512MB 16X PCI Express (Major Brand Powered by NVIDIA)
    2 LCD Monitor: 22& quot; TFT Active Matrix LCD Display (ViewSonic VA2226W Widescreen WSXGA 1680x1050)
    HARD DRIVE: Single Hard Drive (320GB SATA-II 3.0Gb/s 16MB Cache 7200RPM HDD)
    Optical Drive: (Special Price) LG 20X DVD±R/±RW + CD-R/RW DRIVE DUAL LAYER (BLACK COLOR)
    SOUND: 3D WAVE ON-BOARD 5.1 SOUND CARD
     
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  7. TheChronicles

    TheChronicles Regular Member

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    around 1k - 1.5k
    Im interested in multi-screen computers though
    =D
     
  8. Uptownbulker

    Uptownbulker BANNED BANNED

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    Primary box is HP and will never buy anything but top-line HP again.

    Other boxes are Dell which would be a distant second choice.
     
  9. SharpEdge

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    well then that one i post is a pretty good deal, dell, Sony, HP all crap i wouldn't touch it with a 10 foot poll plus they charge more for the name and they also trow on a bunch of shit software

    Just how i feel, many people own them but it doesn't make them better a well brand product will always sell better then a good product, simple because people feel it's better not always the case
     
  10. blade

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    I recommend Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600. Best computer I've ever had :)
     
  11. Chris Devon

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    I only have good words for HP. Bought a laptop a year ago, felt on the floor about 100 times, using it 6 hours a day minimum, transporting it around in a generic bag... nothing, not a single flaw. A few scratches, but nothing is broken, and always stable (if you exclude the crappy windows)
     
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  12. Mp3Mage

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    I just use a Dell desktop & Laptop.....what do you guys think of Flacon Northwest?

    I'm thinking of getting one of those in the near future.

    :usa:
     
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    ximscreamingx Power Member

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    I'm still a Mac only guy. Just install Windows through bootcamp and you will never have to worry about that weird ass OS crunking up your computer. I know it's hard to be a black hatter with a mac with all of the windows only programs out there, but it's very much worth not having to worry about every little pos file you download taking your whole system down with it.

    Stay with your mac, dedicate 20-30 gigs for windows, and keep your nose in the air.

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  15. SharpEdge

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    Yea mac's are pretty kick ass never owned one would like to don't think i would allow it to take over my pc usage but then again never tough my phone would be an APPLE lol
     
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    I use an old dell 4550 from 2000 and a two year old HP. Both have been very reliable for me.
     
  18. dvdcowboy

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    I use linux boxes I built myself. One of my old machines is dual boot which works in a pinch when a windows app will not run on wine.

    If you like the macs, I would stay with it and just run windows in parallels.
     
  19. MattDunbar

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    Consider infonec.com if your considering ordering in canada area.

    Specs of my box:
    Q6600
    Radeon HD 4850
    Asus II Striker Formula
    22" HD LCD monitor
     
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