Frankenstein project computer.


Dch48

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I have been messing with an old desktop for a while now. It started out as an eMachines ET1810-01 running Vista Home Basic. I have been changing out and adding parts as I go. Here are the changes so far.

Case: still the original

Optical drive: original

Motherboard: Original-- ECS model with USB 2.0, Integrated Nvidia 7050 Go graphics, SATA 1, and even an IDE header.
Now------Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 , SATA 2, USB 2.0, integrated Radeon 3000 graphics

CPU: Original---Intel Celeron 420 single core
Now------AMD FX-6300 six core

Graphics card: Original--only integrated
Now-----Nvidia GT 1030 2GB GDDR5

RAM: Original--2GB DDR2
Now------16GB DDR3-1333

Hard Drive: Original--160GB Seagate Barracuda HDD
Now------500GB Seagate Barracuda HDD

Power Supply: Original---eMachines standard 250 watt
Now-------EVGA 500W3 500 watt

OS: Original-- Windows Vista Home Basic 32 bit
Now-----Windows 10 Home 64 bit latest build

Add ons: Netgear AC wireless USB dongle adapter
Rosewill 4 port PCIe USB 3.0 card
Rear case fan: Currently the fan off of an AMD Wraith Spire CPU cooler, held in with twist ties. Soon to be a standard 120mm 3-pin case fan.


It's a pretty capable machine. The biggest surprise to me is how good the little GT 1030 card performs. I can play WoW at 45fps on low settings and Forza Horizon 4 at a locked 30fps on medium settings. That's on my 720p TV though. I only bought a few things new like the power supply, WiFi dongle, USB card, graphics card, and the case fan. I spent a total of about $210. The rest of the parts came out of my main desktop when I upgraded it.

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System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    Motherboard
    MSI B550-A Pro
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-3200
    Graphics Card(s)
    PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 6600XT with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Realtek integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer Nitro 24" RG241Y 144hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 860 QVO 1 TB SATA SSD
    Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD
    PSU
    LEPA B650 650 watt
    Case
    Enermax Coenus
    Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper T4 air
    Keyboard
    CM Storm Devastator
    Mouse
    E-Blue Cobra Jr.
    Internet Speed
    100mbs
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    Microsoft Edge Chromium
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    Microsoft Defender
    Other Info
    Optical Drives: LG DVD-RW and Pioneer BluRay/ DVD burner
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus ROG Zephyrus G14
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
    Motherboard
    Asus board (GA402RK)
    Memory
    16 GB DDR5-4800
    Graphics card(s)
    Integrated Radeon 680M and discrete Radeon RX 6800S with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek with Dolby Atmos
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Laptop screen 14" WQXGA, IPS, 120hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    2560 X 1600
    Hard Drives
    1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD (Micron)
    PSU
    Battery power and Asus power brick/adapter. Also has USB-C charging
    Case
    Laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop fans in vapor chamber
    Mouse
    Touchpad and Omoton bluetooth mouse
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    Built in backlit
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    100mbps
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  • OS
    Win 11 Home ♦♦♦22000.739
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Built by Ghot® [May 2020]
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 7 3700X
    Motherboard
    Asus Pro WS X570-ACE
    Memory
    G.Skill (F4-3200C14D-16GTZKW)
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA RTX 2070 (08G-P4-2171-KR)
    Sound Card
    (onboard) Realtek ALC1220P / ALC S1220A
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell U3011 30"
    Screen Resolution
    2560 x 1600
    Hard Drives
    2x Samsung 860 EVO 500GB,
    WD 4TB Black FZBX - SATA III,
    WD 8TB Black FZBX - SATA III,
    LG GH22LS30 CD/DVD Burner
    PSU
    PC Power & Cooling 750W Quad EPS12V
    Case
    COOLER MASTER ATCS 840 Full Tower
    Cooling
    CM Hyper 212 EVO (push/pull)
    Keyboard
    Ducky DK9008 Shine II Blue LED
    Mouse
    Logitech Optical M-100
    Internet Speed
    100/100
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    Firefox (latest)
    Antivirus
    Bitdefender Internet Security (latest)
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    Speakers: Klipsch Pro Media 2.1
  • Operating System
    Windows XP Pro 32bit w/SP3
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Built by Ghot®
    CPU
    AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ (OC'd @ 3.2Ghz)
    Motherboard
    ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe Wireless Edition
    Memory
    TWIN2X2048-6400C4DHX (2 x 1GB, DDR2 800)
    Graphics card(s)
    EVGA 256-P2-N758-TR GeForce 8600GT SSC
    Sound Card
    Onboard
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ViewSonic G90FB Black 19" Professional (CRT)
    Screen Resolution
    up to 2048 x 1536
    Hard Drives
    WD 36GB 10,000rpm Raptor SATA
    Seagate 80GB 7200rpm SATA
    Lite-On LTR-52246S CD/RW
    Lite-On LH-18A1P CD/DVD Burner
    PSU
    PC Power & Cooling Silencer 750 Quad EPS12V
    Case
    Generic Beige case, 80mm fans
    Cooling
    ZALMAN 9500A 92mm CPU Cooler
    Mouse
    Logitech Optical M-BT96a
    Keyboard
    Logitech Classic Keybooard 200
    Internet Speed
    100/100
    Browser
    Firefox 3.x ??
    Antivirus
    Symantec (Norton)
    Other Info
    Still assembled, still runs. Haven't turned it on for 13 years?

    http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/showthread.php?183088-5000-B-E-on-M2N32-SLI-Dlx-Overclocked&p=2891724#post2891724

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I have been messing with an old desktop for a while now. It started out as an eMachines ET1810-01 running Vista Home Basic. I have been changing out and adding parts as I go. Here are the changes so far.

Case: still the original

Optical drive: original

Motherboard: Original-- ECS model with USB 2.0, Integrated Nvidia 7050 Go graphics, SATA 1, and even an IDE header.
Now------Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 , SATA 2, USB 2.0, integrated Radeon 3000 graphics

CPU: Original---Intel Celeron 420 single core
Now------AMD FX-6300 six core

Graphics card: Original--only integrated
Now-----Nvidia GT 1030 2GB GDDR5

RAM: Original--2GB DDR2
Now------16GB DDR3-1333

Hard Drive: Original--160GB Seagate Barracuda HDD
Now------500GB Seagate Barracuda HDD

Power Supply: Original---eMachines standard 250 watt
Now-------EVGA 500W3 500 watt

OS: Original-- Windows Vista Home Basic 32 bit
Now-----Windows 10 Home 64 bit latest build

Add ons: Netgear AC wireless USB dongle adapter
Rosewill 4 port PCIe USB 3.0 card
Rear case fan: Currently the fan off of an AMD Wraith Spire CPU cooler, held in with twist ties. Soon to be a standard 120mm 3-pin case fan.


It's a pretty capable machine. The biggest surprise to me is how good the little GT 1030 card performs. I can play WoW at 45fps on low settings and Forza Horizon 4 at a locked 30fps on medium settings. That's on my 720p TV though. I only bought a few things new like the power supply, WiFi dongle, USB card, graphics card, and the case fan. I spent a total of about $210. The rest of the parts came out of my main desktop when I upgraded it.

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I presume PCs name is "Cher"?
 

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System One

  • OS
    Windows 10 Pro + others in VHDs
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    ASUS Vivobook 14
    CPU
    I7
    Motherboard
    Yep, Laptop has one.
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Integrated Intel Iris XE
    Sound Card
    Realtek built in
    Monitor(s) Displays
    N/A
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    1 TB Optane NVME SSD, 1 TB NVME SSD
    PSU
    Yep, got one
    Case
    Yep, got one
    Cooling
    Stella Artois
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    Built in
    Mouse
    Bluetooth , wired
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    72 Mb/s :-(
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    TPM 2.0

Dch48

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System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    Motherboard
    MSI B550-A Pro
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-3200
    Graphics Card(s)
    PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 6600XT with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Realtek integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer Nitro 24" RG241Y 144hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 860 QVO 1 TB SATA SSD
    Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD
    PSU
    LEPA B650 650 watt
    Case
    Enermax Coenus
    Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper T4 air
    Keyboard
    CM Storm Devastator
    Mouse
    E-Blue Cobra Jr.
    Internet Speed
    100mbs
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
    Other Info
    Optical Drives: LG DVD-RW and Pioneer BluRay/ DVD burner
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus ROG Zephyrus G14
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
    Motherboard
    Asus board (GA402RK)
    Memory
    16 GB DDR5-4800
    Graphics card(s)
    Integrated Radeon 680M and discrete Radeon RX 6800S with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek with Dolby Atmos
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Laptop screen 14" WQXGA, IPS, 120hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    2560 X 1600
    Hard Drives
    1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD (Micron)
    PSU
    Battery power and Asus power brick/adapter. Also has USB-C charging
    Case
    Laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop fans in vapor chamber
    Mouse
    Touchpad and Omoton bluetooth mouse
    Keyboard
    Built in backlit
    Internet Speed
    100mbps
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender

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So it's really not a Frankstein at all, just a reused case since all the components were all compatible.
 

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System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 21H2 22000.739
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Optiplex 7080
    CPU
    i9-10900
    Memory
    32 gb
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq 27
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    256 m.2 2230-256+1 tb hdd
    PSU
    500w
    Case
    MT
    Cooling
    Dell Premium
    Keyboard
    Logitech wired
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender+MWB Premium
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 21H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Optiplex 9020
    CPU
    i7-4770
    Memory
    24 gb
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    256 gb Toshiba BG4 M.2 NVE SSB and 1 tb hdd
    PSU
    500w
    Case
    MT
    Cooling
    standard
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
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    Logitech wired
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Dch48

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So it's really not a Frankstein at all, just a reused case since all the components were all compatible.
Well they would have to be compatible to work and it's a Frankenstein in the respect that it's parts were pulled from various sources and some reused. Well, that's the Hollywood version anyway. In the book, the monster was not made from pieces of human corpses but rather constructed from animal tissue from slaughterhouses.
 
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System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    Motherboard
    MSI B550-A Pro
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-3200
    Graphics Card(s)
    PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 6600XT with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Realtek integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer Nitro 24" RG241Y 144hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 860 QVO 1 TB SATA SSD
    Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD
    PSU
    LEPA B650 650 watt
    Case
    Enermax Coenus
    Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper T4 air
    Keyboard
    CM Storm Devastator
    Mouse
    E-Blue Cobra Jr.
    Internet Speed
    100mbs
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
    Other Info
    Optical Drives: LG DVD-RW and Pioneer BluRay/ DVD burner
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus ROG Zephyrus G14
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
    Motherboard
    Asus board (GA402RK)
    Memory
    16 GB DDR5-4800
    Graphics card(s)
    Integrated Radeon 680M and discrete Radeon RX 6800S with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek with Dolby Atmos
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Laptop screen 14" WQXGA, IPS, 120hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    2560 X 1600
    Hard Drives
    1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD (Micron)
    PSU
    Battery power and Asus power brick/adapter. Also has USB-C charging
    Case
    Laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop fans in vapor chamber
    Mouse
    Touchpad and Omoton bluetooth mouse
    Keyboard
    Built in backlit
    Internet Speed
    100mbps
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender

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An unsuccessful attempt at being facetious...since old man Frankenstein was built from dead parts of incompatible dead humans.:wink:
 

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System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Pro 21H2 22000.739
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Optiplex 7080
    CPU
    i9-10900
    Memory
    32 gb
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Benq 27
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    256 m.2 2230-256+1 tb hdd
    PSU
    500w
    Case
    MT
    Cooling
    Dell Premium
    Keyboard
    Logitech wired
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    Defender+MWB Premium
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 21H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Optiplex 9020
    CPU
    i7-4770
    Memory
    24 gb
    Screen Resolution
    2560x1440
    Hard Drives
    256 gb Toshiba BG4 M.2 NVE SSB and 1 tb hdd
    PSU
    500w
    Case
    MT
    Cooling
    standard
    Mouse
    Logitech wireless
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    Logitech wired
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johnlgalt

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I have been messing with an old desktop for a while now. It started out as an eMachines ET1810-01 running Vista Home Basic. I have been changing out and adding parts as I go. Here are the changes so far.

Case: still the original

Optical drive: original

Motherboard: Original-- ECS model with USB 2.0, Integrated Nvidia 7050 Go graphics, SATA 1, and even an IDE header.
Now------Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2 , SATA 2, USB 2.0, integrated Radeon 3000 graphics

CPU: Original---Intel Celeron 420 single core
Now------AMD FX-6300 six core

Graphics card: Original--only integrated
Now-----Nvidia GT 1030 2GB GDDR5

RAM: Original--2GB DDR2
Now------16GB DDR3-1333

Hard Drive: Original--160GB Seagate Barracuda HDD
Now------500GB Seagate Barracuda HDD

Power Supply: Original---eMachines standard 250 watt
Now-------EVGA 500W3 500 watt

OS: Original-- Windows Vista Home Basic 32 bit
Now-----Windows 10 Home 64 bit latest build

Add ons: Netgear AC wireless USB dongle adapter
Rosewill 4 port PCIe USB 3.0 card
Rear case fan: Currently the fan off of an AMD Wraith Spire CPU cooler, held in with twist ties. Soon to be a standard 120mm 3-pin case fan.


It's a pretty capable machine. The biggest surprise to me is how good the little GT 1030 card performs. I can play WoW at 45fps on low settings and Forza Horizon 4 at a locked 30fps on medium settings. That's on my 720p TV though. I only bought a few things new like the power supply, WiFi dongle, USB card, graphics card, and the case fan. I spent a total of about $210. The rest of the parts came out of my main desktop when I upgraded it.

Nice. That's about how my last desktop had gotten, it started out being a home built Core2Quad machine with 4 GB RAM and a pair of 500 GB spinners, and an 8800gts GPU in 2008.

It ended its life as a cobbled together machine in June of 2020, when my current rig was built from the ground up - at that time it had 3 SSDs, a pair of 1 TB spinners, a GTX 970, a Core i7 965 EE with 12 GB RAM on an X58 mobo - same case from the very first one.

This one should last me quite a long time, I'm hoping, at least something close to that. I just upgraded all the NVMes from the Sabrent Rocket 4 first gen 1 TB to Samsung 980 Pro 2 TB, and all right before the contamination reports started coming out for WD and Kioxia. I'm betting even money that NAND flash based drives are about to get expensive as people start buying them up in mass quantities to scalp.

I'm going to resurrect mine to turn it into a home-brewed NAS, at some point.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 21H2
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    HomeBrew
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 9 3950X
    Motherboard
    MSI MEG X570 GODLIKE
    Memory
    4 * Corsair Vengeance 32 GB 3600 MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti XC3 ULTRA GAMING (12G-P5-3955-KR)
    Sound Card
    Realtek® ALC1220 Codec
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Eve Spectrum ES07D02 280 Hz QHD | Eve Spectrum ES07D03 4K Gaming Monitor
    Screen Resolution
    1440p | 4k
    Hard Drives
    3x Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe 4 M.2 2 TB SSD (MZ-V8P2T0B/AM)
    PSU
    PC Power & Cooling’s Silencer Series 1050 Watt, 80 Plus Platinum
    Case
    Fractal Design Define 7 XL Dark ATX Full Tower Case
    Cooling
    ZXT KRAKEN Z73 73.11 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler (3x 120 mm push top) + Air 3x 140mm case fans (pull front) + 1x 120 mm (push back) and 1 x 120 mm (pull bottom)
    Keyboard
    SteelSeries Apex Pro Wired Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master 3 for Business
    Internet Speed
    Logitech MX Master 3 for Business
    Browser
    Nightly (default) + Firefox (stable),Chrome, Edge/ß/Dev/Canary
    Antivirus
    Defender
  • Operating System
    Windows 10 x64 Pro build 21H1
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Dell Latitude E5470
    CPU
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6300U CPU @ 2.40GHz, 2501 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
    Motherboard
    Dell
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics card(s)
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 520
    Sound Card
    Intel(R) HD Graphics 520 + RealTek Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell laptop display 15"
    Screen Resolution
    1920 * 1080
    Hard Drives
    Toshiba 128GB M.2 22300 drive
    INTEL Cherryvill 520 Series SSDSC2CW180A 180 GB SATA III SSD
    PSU
    Dell
    Case
    Dell
    Cooling
    Dell
    Mouse
    Logitech MX Master (shared) | Dell TouchPad
    Keyboard
    Dell
    Internet Speed
    AT&T LightSpeed Gigabit Duplex
    Browser
    Edge Chromium | Chrome | Firefox Nightly | Brave
    Antivirus
    Defender + MB4

Dch48

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An unsuccessful attempt at being facetious...since old man Frankenstein was built from dead parts of incompatible dead humans.:wink:
In the movies, yes. Not in the book.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    Motherboard
    MSI B550-A Pro
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-3200
    Graphics Card(s)
    PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 6600XT with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Realtek integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer Nitro 24" RG241Y 144hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 860 QVO 1 TB SATA SSD
    Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD
    PSU
    LEPA B650 650 watt
    Case
    Enermax Coenus
    Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper T4 air
    Keyboard
    CM Storm Devastator
    Mouse
    E-Blue Cobra Jr.
    Internet Speed
    100mbs
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
    Other Info
    Optical Drives: LG DVD-RW and Pioneer BluRay/ DVD burner
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus ROG Zephyrus G14
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
    Motherboard
    Asus board (GA402RK)
    Memory
    16 GB DDR5-4800
    Graphics card(s)
    Integrated Radeon 680M and discrete Radeon RX 6800S with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Integrated Realtek with Dolby Atmos
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Laptop screen 14" WQXGA, IPS, 120hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    2560 X 1600
    Hard Drives
    1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD (Micron)
    PSU
    Battery power and Asus power brick/adapter. Also has USB-C charging
    Case
    Laptop
    Cooling
    Laptop fans in vapor chamber
    Mouse
    Touchpad and Omoton bluetooth mouse
    Keyboard
    Built in backlit
    Internet Speed
    100mbps
    Browser
    Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender

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To explain. In the book it says that human corpses were used as models from which to construct the creature. Frankenstein says the creature is 1/4 larger than normal because it was easier to make the parts on a larger scale. It was constructed with animal tissue from slaughterhouses. When Frankenstein is reunited with the creature later on, it can speak and tells him it was able to survive the winter in the wilderness because the teeth it was given were able to chew things like tree bark and roots. The method of animating the creature is also Hollywood invented. In the book, Frankenstein says he will not reveal how he brought it to life because he doesn't want anyone else to make the same mistake. That makes sense in the story but was also a convenient way for Mary Shelley to not write about scientific procedures she had no knowledge of.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Custom built
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
    Motherboard
    MSI B550-A Pro
    Memory
    16 GB DDR4-3200
    Graphics Card(s)
    PowerColor Red Devil Radeon RX 6600XT with 8GB GDDR6
    Sound Card
    Realtek integrated
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Acer Nitro 24" RG241Y 144hz refresh rate
    Screen Resolution
    1920 X 1080
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 860 QVO 1 TB SATA SSD
    Seagate Barracuda 1 TB HDD
    PSU
    LEPA B650 650 watt
    Case
    Enermax Coenus
    Cooling
    Cooler Master Hyper T4 air
    Keyboard
    CM Storm Devastator
    Mouse
    E-Blue Cobra Jr.
    Internet Speed
    100mbs
    Browser
    Microsoft Edge Chromium
    Antivirus
    Microsoft Defender
    Other Info
    Optical Drives: LG DVD-RW and Pioneer BluRay/ DVD burner
  • Operating System
    Windows 11 Home
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Asus ROG Zephyrus G14
    CPU
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I never read it since that genre never was my thing. In fact, I think the only movie I ever saw was the goofy one with Gene Wilder so not indicative of the original work at all.
 

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I never read it since that genre never was my thing. In fact, I think the only movie I ever saw was the goofy one with Gene Wilder so not indicative of the original work at all.
Ahh, okay, that stuff was always my genre. In books, old radio programs (yes, I listened to and remember those from back in the 1950's), and movies and TV. I think I have seen every Frankenstein, Dracula, Wolfman, Mummy movies and a lot more. I'm not into reality stuff. Reality is boring lol.:D
 

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Reality is boring
Mine damn sure is. It's pretty bad when the highlight of one's day is reading problems everyone else has on a support forum.:sleep:
It's almost bad enough I'm considering keeping up with the Kardashians...almost.
 

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Really the hardest part of putting this thing together was connecting the front panel to the motherboard. The USB ports and sound jacks were easy but the power switch and it's green light were not so much. The old motherboard had different headers and I had to actually break apart the plugs and cut and splice some of the wires to be able to connect them in the right place on the new mobo. Then I couldn't figure out how to connect the card readers. There was only a 4 pin plug coming from them. I saw that the second USB header and the COM port header both had a row of 4 pins and a row of 5. I decided to try connecting the plug to just the 4 pin row of the USB header and VOILA, it worked.
 

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