Archive for July, 2014

Up and Running

Friday, July 25th, 2014
The new computer is together and working. I put the new parts into a case that I had available. Everything went smooth. One of the reasons for building the new computer was to make use of its capabilities with the software Dragon NaturallySpeaking. This post is being typed by the software. I am still learning to use the software but it seems to be working quite well. The computer works quite well, as well. I used the Core i3 Haswell processor clocked at 3.7 GHz on a Gigabyte motherboard. I Read The Post [...]

The Excitement Builds

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
The order for the parts for the new build was placed over the weekend. Because of the timing on the order nothing was shipped until yesterday (Monday). Either there are still shades of the old UPS or the flavor of the shipping use are producing service from UPS that I have not seen in a long time. Shipping was split between three NewEgg facilities. The major part of the shipment came from the home warehouse in California and arrived in Orlando, FL this afternoon. One small box was shipped from the Read The Post [...]

New Build Teaser

Sunday, July 20th, 2014
The parts have been ordered for my new home computer. The order process was completed during the night Friday/Saturday so the components will be shipped tomorrow. It will probably be Thursday when I see them since I was a bit tardy in placing the order. I have been itching for a new box since spring when I put together a new SAC rig. I was amazed by the speed of the new computer. I used my first SSD in that build and have upgraded everything I own to an SSD since that experience. The current Read The Post [...]