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Intel Core I7 4770K
Processor Intel Core I7-4770K
3.5 GHz (Max 3.9GHz), 8MB Cache
Cooler Zalman CNPS 10X Extreme
Motherboard Asus Gryphon Z87 mATX
Case Antec Mini P180 Black
PSU Corsair HX 450W
Ram 16GB (4x4GB Corsair DDR3 PC3-12800 1600Mhz)
Videocard ASUS GTX760-DC2OC-2GD5 2GB GDDR5 PCI Express
Hard Disk Samsung PB22-J 128GB 2.5" SATA-II Solid State Hard Drive (MMCRE28G5MXP-0VB)
Hard Disk Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" SATA-III SSD
Hard Disk Toshiba X300 High-Performance Hard Drive (HDWE140EZSTA) 4TB SATA III (128MB Cache)
Hard Disk Western Digital Caviar Green (WD20EARS) 2TB SATA II (64MB Cache)
Card Reader Multi-Frontpanel Cardreader/USB3.0
(SD/SDXC/SDHC/microSD/microSDHC/M2/CF/MMC/MS/MS Duo/XD)
DVD LiteOn iHAS122 DVD-RW SATA
Sound Realtek ALC892 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC (Integrated)
Network Intel I217V Gigabit LAN Controller (Integrated)
   
OS Windows 10 Professional (64 bit)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" (64 bit)
Function

Workstation


Extra Information
Purchase Date February 2010
Purchase Cost 362.40 Euro
(2xWD HDD, Case, PSU, DVDRW, Card Reader)
Upgrades

December 2009:
Zalman CNPS 10X Extreme (58.90 Euro)
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB (78.90 Euro)
January 2010:
Windows 7 Home Premium (116.49 Euro)
MSI R5770-PM2D1G8 1GB GDDR5 PCI Express (149.90 Euro)
June 2010:
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition (289,95 Euro)
August 2010:
Asus M4A88TD-M EVO/USB3 (119 Euro)
4x2GB PC3-10666 1333Mhz (199.96 Euro)
August 2011:
SiI3132 PCI Express SATA300 (19.76 Euro)
LiteOn iHAS122 DVD-RW SATA (29.99 Euro)
Western Digital Caviar Green (WD20EARS) 2TB SATA Hard Drive (69.95 Euro)
November 2012:
Corsair XMS3 16GB (4x4GB) DDR3 GX3M4A1600C9 Kit (72.90 Euro)
January 2013:
Windows 8 Professional (29.99 Euro)
June 2013:
Intel Core I7-4770K (329.99 Euro)
Asus Gryphon Z87 (154.99 Euro)
Premium USB 3.0 26-In-1 Card Reader (19.99 Euro)
July 2013:
ASUS GTX760-DC2OC-2GD5 2GB GDDR5 PCI Express (269.99 Euro)
December 2013:
Multi-Frontpanel Cardreader/USB3.0 (14.48 Euro)
Windows 8.1 Professional (Free Upgrade)
February 2014:
StarTech.com Dual 2.5 inch SATA Hard Drive to 3.5 inch Bay Mounting Bracket (14.99 Euro)
August 2015:
Windows 10 Professional (Free Upgrade)
December 2017:
Toshiba X300 High-Performance Hard Drive (HDWE140EZSTA) 4TB (127,44 Euro)


Description

This machine started out its life in February 2010 as a FreeNAS box, built around an AMD X2 4200+ CPU, an Asrock 939A785GMH/128M motherboard and 4GB Hynix DDR400 memory.

In August 2010 the machine was reassembled as a workstation using a new motherboard (Asus M4A88TD-M EVO/USB3) and upgrade parts from serenity (including the AMD Phenom II X6 1090T BE).

In June 2013 the machine was upgraded to an Intel Core I7-4770K and a Asus Gryphon Z87 Motherboard. The old core was re-assembled in August 2013 in a new Cooler Master Elite 310 tower and then sold to a new owner (1090T / M4A88TD-M / 8 GB / HD5770 / Kingston 64 GB SSD / 1TB Seagate HDD / Card Reader / DVDRW).

In December 2013 the machine was converted to an all UEFI setup for Linux and Windows and a liquid cooler was installed.

In March 2014 the Apple SSD received from defiance was replaced with a Samsung 830 SSD received from the same machine.

In July 2016 the liquid cooler was removed again and the original Zalman CNPS 10X Extreme was re-installed.

In December 2017 the original 3x 1TB Western Digital Black HDDs (all manufactured in November 2009) were retired and replaced with a new 4TB Toshiba X300 Hard Drive and a 2TB Western Digital Green Hard Drive (re-activated from stock)

Components moved to serenity:
- MSI N210-MD512H 512MB DDR2 PCI Express

Components moved to flurry:
- AMD X2 4200+ CPU
- Asrock 939A785GMH/128M motherboard
- 4GB Hynix DDR400 memory

Components moved to x61t:
- Kingston SSDNow V Series SNV425-S2/64GB 2.5" SSD

Components received from serenity:
- Zalman CNPS 10X Extreme
- Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB
- MSI R5770-PM2D1G8 1GB GDDR5 PCI Express
- AMD Phenom II X6 1090T Black Edition
- Windows 7 Home Premium
- Seagate FreeAgent XTreme 1TB (eSATA/Firewire 400/USB 2.0)

Components received from firefly:
- Samsung PB22-J 128GB 2.5" SATA-II Solid State Hard Drive (MMCRE28G5MXP-0VB)

Components received from defiance:
- Apple SSD TS128C 128GB 2.5" SATA-II Solid State Hard Drive
- Samsung 830 Series 256GB 2.5" SATA-III Solid State Hard Drive

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