My Computers

Posted by Chris Green on Tuesday July 19 @ 1:21 am

My Computer Systems

Updated: 16 April 2013

In recent years I’ve downsized the amount of computer kit I have and use considerably. This is thanks to advances in virtualisation, which has enabled me to replace several Windows-based testing PCs with VMs running under Parallels for Mac.

Mac OS X-based PCs
1) Apple Macbook Pro
2.9GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz)
8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 memory
Intel HD Graphics 4000 Integrated Graphics Controller
750GB 5400-rpm hard drive
1x 8x SuperDrive
720p FaceTime HD camera
- Running MacOS 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

Windows-based PCs
1) COOKIEMONSTER (Testing Rig)
ECS K7S5A v1.0 motherboard
AMD AthlonXP 1800+
768MB PC133 SDRAM
128MB ATI (Hercules) Radeon 9000 Pro Graphics Card (AGP 4x)
Excelstor 40GB ATA-100 IDE Hard Drive (7200rpm, 2mb buffer)
- Running Windows XP Professional

Smartphones/Tablets
1) Apple iPhone 4S 32GB
2) Apple iPad 2 16GB
3) Google Nexus 7 16GB

Media Players
1) Apple TV (3rd Generation – 1080p) – Evil Willow
2) Apple TV (2nd Generation 720p) – The Ham of Destiny

Games Consoles
1) PlayStation 2
2) PlayStation 3
3) Nintendo Wii

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