Re: Doesn't time fly...
My Athlon 1800 still gets use even to this day. I stuck a card in that gives me more ide and some sata ports so I have a 120gb for the os and a 250gb and a 320gb drive to store movies and such on it and can access them through plex. It's kind of pointless now that I have a 1.5tb drive in my computer, a 1.5tb external, 1tb external and a 2tb external where I can keep all my stuff locally.
But that computer sure had a good upgrade path. When I got it new it was an athlon xp 1800 , 256mb ram, 40gb hdd and geforce4 mx440 running xp home edition.
Now its got the 120gb hdd, 320gb hdd and 250gb hdd. 3gb ddr ram geforce 6600gt 128mb, and windows 7 pro.
Man does that thing ever run hot though it idles at 55c and under load hits 70 sometimes but back in the day I'm pretty sure that was the norm
AMD Phenom II x6 1045T @ 2.7 Ghz, 8Gb Corsair Vengeance Ram, crucial M500 240GB SSD, 500GB WD
1.5 TB Seagate, XFX Radeon 6670 1Gb GDDR5, Windows 7 Professional 64bit