First post, by Shponglefan
My attempt at an "ultimate" Windows XP setup.
I initially started by recreating a setup I had back in the late 2000's, before gradually upgrading various components to its current configuration.
Specs as of Nov 26, 2022:
CPU: i7-3770k CPU
MB: Asus P8Z68-V Pro/Gen 3 motherboard
GPU: eVGA GeForce GTX 980Ti
RAM: 2x2GB DDR3 (4GB total)
Sound card: Creative Labs X-Fi Titanium Fatal1ty Champion
Primary Storage: 250GB Samsung EVO 840 SSD
Secondary Storage: 500GB Samsung EVO 840 SSD
Removeable Storage: LG DVD Rewriter
Case: Fractal Design Focus G
Cooling: Be Quiet Shadowrock 2 Cooler, 2x Corsair ML120 120mm fans (CPU cooler/rear), 2x Fractal Design 120mm fans (front)
Power Supply: Seasonic 750W Prime 80 Plus Gold
Monitor: Asus ProArt PA248QV 24" @ 1920x1200 (native)
Speakers: Klipsch Promedia 2.1
Keyboard: Logitech G513 with Cherry Brown switches
Mouse: Logitech G703
OS: Windows XP SP3 (32-bit)
updated (Nov 26, 2022):
Upgraded to an i7-3770k CPU CPU, Asus P8Z68-V Pro/Gen 3 motherboard, and 2x2GB of DDR3 RAM.
edited (Oct 10, 2022):
Upgraded to an E8600 CPU, 24" Asus PA248QV monitor, Logitech G513 keyboard, and Logitech G703 mouse.
edited (April 3, 2022):
Made a few upgrades adding the GeForce 980Ti, X-Fi sound card, and NEC 21-inch LCD monitor.