OSTA MAC (Buy a Mac)

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OSTA MAC (Buy a Mac)

The story of the parts is quite interesting. The case is from and old Pentium 3 machine. The name of the computer comes from the sticker that the previous owner of the case had placed in the front of the case. The sticker says "OSTA MAC", which is Finnish and means "Buy a Mac).

The only case fan is a legendary orange Nexus 120mm fan. It is not attached with screws, but with some innovative rubber parts which old school pc builders will recognize Emoji(if you can call 2000s computers old school).

The processor is a used i7 2600 I got for free. The motherboard is HP Chicago / Pegatron IPISB-CH2 and is of the same origin as the CPU. The amount of RAM is 16GB and it is obviously DDR3, probably was also from the same place as the processor and mobo. CPU cooler is a basic Cooler Master / HP cooler.

The graphics card is a Palit GTX 570 1280MB. Runs 2010s games still quite well in 1080p (the low amount of memory is kind of a problem tho), though I am using an old Compaq S710 CRT monitor with this machine. I would upgrade the GPU but the motherboard doesn't support anything newer than a GTX 750. I have one GTX 750 but it is attached to an other machine. So I'm not bothering to upgrade the GPU as the current one is enough for my needs.

This machine is running the best operating system of all time: Windows 7. Professional edition and of course 64-bit.
Color(s): Black Gray Green Orange Yellow
RGB Lighting? No
Theme: none
Cooling: Air Cooling
Size: ATX
Type: General Build

Hardware

CPU
$ 154.21
Intel - Core i7 2600
Socket: LGA 1155
Cores: 4
Motherboard
$ 74.04
HP - IPISB-CH2
Chipset: H81
CPU Socket: LGA 775
Size: Micro-ATX
Memory
$ 17.21
micron - Desktop (1600MHz) (1G6M1)
Type: DDR3
Capacity: 4 GB
Graphics
Palit - GTX 570 1280MB
Chip Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip: GTX 570
Storage
$ 40.82
ADATA - SU650
Form Factor: 2.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 120 GB
Storage
$ 86.00
Western Digital - Caviar WD5000AAKS
Form Factor: 3.5 Inch
Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s
Capacity: 500 GB
PSU
$ 401.00
Chieftec - IARENA GPA-500S8
Wattage: 500
Form Factor: ATX
Case
TBD/To Be Determined - TBD/To Be Determined (custom)
Mouse
Logitech - MX518
Interface: Wired
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