[sf-lug] the build-a-box project -- LIST

jim stockford jim at well.com
Tue Sep 5 21:09:40 PDT 2006

Parts List:

Asus P5P800 SE motherboard with Intel 865PE chipset,
performance with 800 MHz FSB and Dual DDR400

Pentium 4 processor 531 3GHz 800 MHz FSB 1MB L2 Cache
"Intel EM64T supporting 64-bit computing"
"Intel Hyper-Threading Technology"
"Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) for fan speed control"

two kingston KVR400X64C3A/512 RAM sticks

Western Digital WD800JB 80GB hard drive

No-big-brand-name-sticker, little teeny NEC Corporation credit
DVD R/RW and CD-R/RW drive Model ND-3550A

ActNet S/N ID tag

Two anti-wrist (grounding straps)

Plastic bag with CD ROM and yellow sticky with hand
writing "Driver for ATI RD 9500 Pro 128 MB VG" along
with a PCI expansion card with mini 15 pin DIN jack.

Sony model MPF920 Floppy disk drive

Sparkle Power Int'l Ltd (SPI) Switching Power Supply
Model No ATX-300PA Max DC output 300W

Some case that Julie or one of her guys picked out

17 inch monitor that we admired last Sunday.

On Sep 5, 2006, at 8:44 PM, jim stockford wrote:

> i asked julie (at actnet) to put together stuff
> so' we could practice building a computer
> that'd support linux. two main purposes:
> let people build it and get comfortable with
> building boxes (demystify the thing), and
> have a box to install anything at anytime
> so's to sniff various software's butts so to
> speak. I'll provide a list of the stuff that's in
> the cardboard box that's waiting for people
> to come around.
> On Sep 5, 2006, at 3:02 PM, Rick Moen wrote:
>> Quoting jim stockford (jim at well.com):
>>> i got the case, power supply, motherboard, CPU,
>>> RAM, drives, etc. all sitting around waiting to be
>>> assembled.
>> Out of curiosity, what specific parts did you buy?  If you can 
>> identify
>> the specific models of the motherboard and any add-in cards, I might 
>> be
>> able to tell you in advance what problem areas you're likely to
>> encounter.  (Also, please remind me if this is supposed to be a 
>> server,
>> a workstation, a toaster, an electric monk, or whatever.)
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