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* [processor] AMD Opteron 64 X2 4000
 
* [processor] AMD Opteron 64 X2 4000
* [memory] 4x1GB DDR 400 MHz
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* [memory] 4GB DDR 400 MHz (4x1GB)
 
* [graphics] NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
 
* [graphics] NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
 
* [motherboard] ASUS A8N-SLI, ATX
 
* [motherboard] ASUS A8N-SLI, ATX
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* [processor] Intel Core 2 Extreme
 
* [processor] Intel Core 2 Extreme
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* [memory] 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 1333 MHz (4x1GB)
 
* [graphics] NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
 
* [graphics] NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
 
* [motherboard]
 
* [motherboard]

Revision as of 18:37, 27 October 2013

Note Note: this page is for planning our upcoming Buildfest

Buildfest is an event hosted by LUG@UCLA where participants learn how to build a desktop computer from parts. This is a very hands-on event. Participants will learn about all the basic components of a computer, and how they are interconnected. We also teach how to install an operating system and tune it to the specific hardware configuration. We shall use the free GNU/Linux operating system.

Current hardware

Build 1:

  • [processor] AMD Opteron 64 X2 4000
  • [memory] 4GB DDR 400 MHz (4x1GB)
  • [graphics] NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
  • [motherboard] ASUS A8N-SLI, ATX
  • [HDD] unknown size, SATA
  • [PSU] unknown watts, ATX
  • [case] full tower, ATX

Build 2:

  • [processor] Intel Core 2 Extreme
  • [memory] 4GB 240-Pin DDR3 1333 MHz (4x1GB)
  • [graphics] NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT
  • [motherboard]
  • [HDD] unknown size, SATA
  • [PSU] unknown watts, ATX
  • [case] mid tower, ATX

Build 3:

  • [processor] AMD Opteron 152
  • [memory] 4GB DDR2 ECC (4x1GB)
  • [graphics] NVIDIA Quadro FX 3450/4000 (needs oil)
  • [motherboard] Sun Microsystems
  • [HDD] 250GB, SATA
  • [PSU] unknown watts
  • [case] Sun Microsystems