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Joe Whinery's PC Build Specs - Excel Spreadsheet & HTML:

By Joe Whinery & Gill Boyd

 

  1. images/bullet2.gifBuild Specs - Intel Z170 + I7-7600K CPU... Print in Landscape Mode (5/11/2016)
  2. Build Specs - AMD A10-7850K... Print in Landscape Mode (8/13/2015)
  3. AMD FX 8320 - HTML Version - If I Were Building A PC Today (12-30-2013)
    1. Excel Spreadsheet Specs ifiwere_123013 (12-30-2013)
  4. AMD FX 6300 - HTML Version - If I Were Building a PC Today (06/13/2013)
    1. Excel Spreadsheet Specs ifiwere_0613213 (06/13/2013)
  5. HTML Version: HTPC XBMC PL (2-18-2013)
    1. Excel Spreadsheet HTPC XBMC PL (2-18-2013)
  6. Excel Spreadsheet PC Build Specs - ifiwere_101912 (10/24/2012)
  7. Joe Whinery's Excel Spreadsheet (4-12-2012) Shown at Lone Star College - If I Were Building a Computer Today - Rev 23
    1. HTML - Coming Soon!
  8. Joe Whinery's Bang for the Buck - AMD Phenom Build Specification Recommendation - Phenom II X6 1090 + ASUS M5A97 EVO featuring Unified EFI BIOS (1-16-2012)
  9. AMD FX CPU Capable - Build Specification - AMD FX 8150 8-Core CPU + ASUS M5A99X EVO Motherboard featuring EFI Bios (1-04-2012)
  10. Trade Station System Optimized For Power & Performance - Featuring ASUS X79 MotherBoard & Intel 6 Core CPU, Socket 2011 (11-23-2011)
  11. AMD FX Build Specification - AMD FX 8150 8-Core CPU + GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 Motherboard (10-12-2011)
  12. HTML PC Build Specs - Phenom II X6 1090 + ASUS M5A97 EVO (featuring Unified EFI BIOS) or Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 (featuring Hybrid EFI BIOS) - AMD 970/SB950 Chipset on both MotherBoards (8/4/2011)
    1. ifiwere_080411.xls - (8/4/2011)

  13. HTML PC Build Specs - Note: Two Drive 48 bit LBA PATA Controller & Single (3.5 or 5.25) Floppy Controller. Moving forward, both PATA & Floppy Controllers are gone from newer Gigabyte AMD CPU MotherBoards. (1/22/2011)
    1. ifiwere_012211.xls - (1/22/2011)
  14. HTML PC Build Specs - (9/21/2010)
    1. ifiwere_092110.xls - (9/21/2010)
    2. ifiwere_081910.xls - GA-890GPA-UD3H Motherboard & Windows 7 64 Pro (8/19/2010)
  15. HTML PC Build Specs - AMD3 & DDR3... GA-890GPA-UD3H AMD 890GX + SB850 Chipset - SATA 6GB + USB 3.0!
    1. ifiwere_030910.xls - 3 Changes... CPU, Memory and Motherboard. (3/9/2010)
  16. HTML PC Build Specs - Gigabyte GA-MA790GPT-UD3H - Supports AMD Phenom II X4 965 + Onboard Video = ATI Radeon HD 3300 Graphics 128MB DDR3 SidePort memory! Also notice the 4 SATA Ports Angled so as not to conflict with a Video Card. (9/10/2009)
    1. ifiwere_050909.xls - Phenom II X4 945 & Vista 64 Home Premium OEM (5/9/2009)
  17. images/bullet2.gifHTML PC Build Specs - Added Optional Blu-Ray Burner - Print in Landscape Mode (6/15/2009)
    1. ifiwere_022609.xls - Phenom X4 9950 & Vista 32 Home Premium (2/26/2009)
  18. htpc_specs_011409.xls - HTPC Specs from AMD Presentation on 1-7-09 (1/16/2009)
  19. images/bullet2.gififiwere_081608.xls - Changes: AMD Phenom X4 9750 & DDR2-1066 Memory + 22" LCD! (8/16/2008)
  20. ifiwere_050108.xls - Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H Motherboard & Athlon 64 x2 6400 (5/1/2008)
     
    1. images/bullet2.gifHTML PC Build Specs - Print in Landscape Mode (1/16/2009)
      Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-S2H
      Features Supported:
      - 1 Floppy port supports 1 FDD (Single Floppy) with 1.2M (5.25 inch Floppy) or 1.44M (3.5 inch Floppy Drive)
      - 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot
      - (5) SATA II 3Gbps + (1) eSATA (AMD 780G / AMD SB700 Chipset)
      - 1 Parallel Port
      - 2 Serial Ports
      - USB 2.0
      - 1394
      - Supports up to 3GB DRAM DDR400 (Max) - (3) 184-pin DDR 2.5V DDR DIMM sockets

       
  21. ifiwere_121707.xls - Gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S2H Motherboard & Athlon 64 x2 6000 (12-17-07)
     
    1. HTML PC Build Specs - Print in Landscape Mode (12-17-07)
       
  22. ifiwere_071307.xls - Gigabyte MB-GA-M61P-S3 Motherboard & Athlon 64 x2 5200+(7-13-07)
     
  23. ifiwere_032907.xls - Gigabyte MB-GA-M61P-S3 Motherboard & Athlon 64 x2 4600+ (3-29-07)
    1. HTML PC Build Specs - Print in Landscape Mode (3-29-07)
       
  24. ifiwere_122906.xls Gigabyte GA-M55plus-S3G Motherboard Athlon 64 x2 4200+ (12/29/06)
    1. HTML PC Build Specs - Print in Landscape Mode (12/29/06)
       
  25. ifiwere_091906.xls Gigabyte GA-M55plus-S3G Motherboard & Athlon 64 x2 4200+ (9/19/06)
     
  26. ifiwere_072606.xls Gigabyte M55SLI-S4 Motherboard & Athlon 64 x2 3800+ (7/26/2006)
    Gigabyte M55SLI-S4 Features Supported:
    - 1 Floppy port supports 1 FDD (Single Floppy) with 1.2M (5.25 inch Floppy) or 1.44M (3.5 inch Floppy Drive)
  27. ifiwere_052606.xls ASUS A8N-SLI Motherboard & Athlon 64 x2 3800+ (5/26/2006)
  28. ifiwere_030106.xls ASUS A8N-SLI Motherboard & Athlon 64 x2 3800+ (3/1/2006)
  29. ifiwere_010406.xls ASUS A8N-SLI Motherboard & Athlon 64 3200+ (1-4-06)
    ASUS A8N-SLI Features Supported:
    - 1 Floppy port supports 1 FDD (Single Floppy) with 1.2M (5.25 inch Floppy) or 1.44M (3.5 inch Floppy Drive)
  30. ifiwere_101505.xls ASUS A8N-E Motherboard & Athlon 64 3000+ (10/15/2005)
    ASUS A8N-E Features Supported:
    - 1 Floppy port supports 1 FDD (Single Floppy) with 1.2M (5.25 inch Floppy) or 1.44M (3.5 inch Floppy Drive)
  31. ifiwere_081505.xls: Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra 939 & Athlon 64 3000+ (8/15/05)
    1. HTML PC Build Specs: Print in Landscape Mode (8/15/05)
  32. images/bullet2.gififiwere_042605.xls: Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra 939 & Athlon 64 3000+ (4/26/05)
  33. images/bullet2.gififiwere_012505.xls: Rev 15... Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra 939 & Athlon 64 3000+ (1/25/2005)
  34. ifiwere_011105.xls: Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra 939 & Athlon 64 3000+ (1/12/2005)
    Gigabyte GA-K8NS Ultra 939 Features Supported:
    - 1 Floppy port supports 2 FDD (Dual Floppy) with 1.2M (5.25 inch Floppy), 1.44M (3.5 inch Floppy Drive)
    - AGP 3.0, 8X/4X
    - (2) Serial ATA I 1.5Gbps (SiI3112 Chipset)
    - 1 Parallel Port
    - 2 Serial Ports
    - USB 2.0
    - 1394
    - Supports up to 3GB DRAM DDR400 (Max) - (3) 184-pin DDR 2.5V DDR DIMM sockets  
  35. images/bullet2.gififiwere_111504.xls: Gigabyte GA-K8NS PRO & Athlon 64 3000+ (11/15/04)
    1. images/bullet2.gifHTML PC Build Specs: Print in Landscape Mode (11/15/04)
  36. ifiwere_101004.xls: Gigabyte GA-K8NS PRO & Athlon 64 3000+; More items available from www.Directron.com (10/10/2004).
  37. ifiwere_091404.xls: Gigabyte GA-K8NS PRO & Athlon 64 3000+ Athlon 64 Specs (9/14/2004).
    1. HTML PC Build Specs: Print in Landscape Mode (9/14/04)
      Gigabyte GA-K8NS PRO Features Supported:
      - 1 Floppy port supports 2 FDD (Dual Floppy) with 1.2M (5.25 inch Floppy), 1.44M (3.5 inch Floppy Drive)
      - AGP 3.0, 8X/4X
      - (2) Serial ATA I 1.5Gbps ( Silicon Image SiI3512 Chipset)
      - 1 Parallel Port
      - 2 Serial Ports
      - USB 2.0
      - 1394
      - Supports up to 3GB DRAM DDR400 (Max) - (3) 184-pin DDR 2.5V DDR DIMM sockets  
  38. ifiwere_071204.xls: Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro 2 & Athlon XP2700+ (7/12/2004)
  39. laptop41004ifiwere.xls: Laptop Build Specs (4-10-04).
  40. images/bullet2.gifimages/bullet2.gifimages/bullet2.gififiwere_060104.xls: Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro 2 & Athlon XP2700+ (6/1/2004)
    1. HTML PC Build Specs: Print in Landscape Mode (6/1/2004).
  41. ifiwere_030404.xls: (3/4/2004)
    1. HTML PC Build Specs: (3/4/2004)
  42. ifiwere_012704.xls: (1/27/2004)
    1. HTML PC Build Specs: (1/27/2004)
  43. ifiwere_011604.xls: (1/17/2004)
  44. ifiwere_010704.xls: (1/7/2004)
  45. ifiwere_103003.xls: Chipsets & GPU + CD-RW Changed (10/31/2003).
  46. ifiwere_082503.xls: Changed MotherBoard (Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro2) & Video Card (8/25/2003).
    1. HTML PC Build Specs (8/25/2003).
      Gigabyte GA-7N400 Pro2Features Supported:
      - 1 Floppy port supports 2 FDD (Dual Floppy) with 1.2M (5.25 inch Floppy), 1.44M (3.5 inch Floppy Drive)
      - AGP 3.0, 8X/4X
      - (2) Serial ATA I 1.5Gbps (Silicon Image SiI3112 Chipset)
      - 1 Parallel Port
      - 2 Serial Ports
      - USB 2.0
      - 1394
      - Supports up to 3GB DRAM DDR400 (Max) - (4) 184-pin DDR 2.5V DDR DIMM sockets
    2. If I Were Building a Computer Today...: ATI Made By vs. Powered By (8/25/2003).
  47. ifiwere_61203.xls (6/12/2003).
  48. ifiwere_051203.xls - (5/12/2003).
  49. ifiwere_031503.xls - Uses Built by ATI Only video card (3/15/2003).
  50. ifiwere_021403.xls - Mobile Rack added (2/14/2003).
  51. ifiwere_011403.xls (Current M/B- 1/14/03).
  52. ifiwere_120502.xls (12/05/02).
  53. ifiwere_112802.xls (11/29/2002).
  54. images/bullet2.gififiw1394.xls AMD Athlon XP & Intel P4 (11/15/02).
  55. ifiw1394a.xls 1st version with 1394 FireWire (10/12/02).
  56. ifiwere2_5.xls Gigabyte GA-7VRXP (RAID) MotherBoard (8/29/02).
  57. buildchecklist(7-31-02).xls (7/31/02)
  58. ifiwere2_4.xls Gigabyte GA-7VRXP (RAID) MotherBoard (6/9/02).
  59. ifiwere_3--.xls Gigabyte GA-7VRXP (RAID) MotherBoard (5/1/02).
  60. build-october01_specs.xls MSI K7 Master MotherBoard & Athlon (8/28/01).
  61. build-may-specs-rev-a_5-9-01.xls MSI K7 Master MotherBoard (5/9/01)
  62. build-may-specs-pc133_5-9-01.xls MSI K7 Turbo RAID MotherBoard (5/9/01)
  63. build-may-specs-rev-a-(04-18-2001).xls MSI K7 Master MotherBoard (4/18/01)
  64. build-may-specs-pc133-(04-18-2001).xls MSI K7 Turbo RAID MotherBoard (4/18/01)
  65. ifiwere_2--.xls Gigabyte GA-7VTX H+ MotherBoard (3/2/02).
  66. ifiwere_2c-.xls Gigabyte GA-7VTX H+ MotherBoard (1/26/02)
    1. ifiwere_2.html (1/26/02)
  67. ifiwere_2b-.xls Gigabyte GA-7VTX H MotherBoard (1/22/02)
  68. ifiwere_2a-.xls Gigabyte GA-7VTX H MotherBoard (1/12/02).
  69. ifiwere ---.xls Gigabyte GA-7VTX H MotherBoard (12/13/01).
    1. ifiwere---.html (12/13/01)
      Gigabyte GA-7VTXH Features Supported:
      - 1 Floppy port supports 2 FDD (Dual Floppy) with 1.2M (5.25 inch Floppy), 1.44M (3.5 inch Floppy Drive)
      - AGP
  70. october01_v5.xls MSI K7T266 PRO MotherBoard (10/25/01)
    1. october01_v3.html (10/25/01)
      MSI K7T266 PRO Features Supported:
      - 1 Floppy port supports 2 FDD (Dual Floppy) with 1.2M (5.25 inch Floppy), 1.44M (3.5 inch Floppy Drive)
      - AGP
      - USB 2.0 (Optional Feature)
  71. october01_v4.xls MSI K7T266 PRO MotherBoard (10/1/01).
  72. october01_v3.xls MSI K7 Master MotherBoard (9/22/01)
  73. october01_rev1.xls MSI K7 Master MotherBoard (9/7/01).
  74. PC 133 Or DDR Memory? (4-18-01).

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