What do you run?


I’m posting on a Surface Pro 3 (the i3/4GB/128GB that was on clearance last December). What are you running?

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15 responses to “What do you run?”

  1. 5440

    My primary PC:

    CPU: Intel Core i7-6700K @ 4.50GHz
    GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
    MB: Gigabyte GA-Z170MX-Gaming 5
    RAM: Corsair Dominator DDR4 16GB @ 3200MHz
    HD: SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB, Seagate 3TB
    PSU: EVGA SuperNOVA 650 G2
    Cooling: Corsair H100i
    Mouse: Corsair M65 RGB
    Keyboard: Corsair K70 RGB
    Monitor: Dell S2716DG @ 144Hz 1440p
    Camera: Logitech C920
    OS: Windows 10 Pro

    Also run on a Surface Pro 3, Lumia 950XL, iPhone7, Samsung Galaxy S7.

  2. 538

    Currently using a modest desktop PC. :) 

    (Older image, have since upgraded the OS and monitors) 

  3. 5482

    Big desktop at home but currently a Surface Pro 2 with battery keyboard. 


  4. 345

    Hi all, currently running a couple of machines including an old Lenovo T420 and my 2012 Mac Pro Duelly via Bootcamp.

  5. 4787

    Currently running on a couple home-built high-end gaming desktop PCs based on i7 processors and ASUS MBs.  Also using an older ASUS G74SX laptop.

    This is the top-end desktop:

    • Case: Corsair Obsidian Series 650D
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-5930K Haswell-E 6-Core 3.5GHz LGA 2011-v3
    • Motherboard: ASUS Rampage V Extreme LGA 2011-3 Extended ATX
    • Video: ASUS STRIX-GTX980-DC2OC-4GD5 4GB 256-Bit GDDR5
    • RAM: CORSAIR Vengeance LPX 32GB (4 x 8GB) 288-Pin SDRAM DDR4 2400 (PC4-19200)
    • Power Supply: Corsair HX Series HX1050 80 Plus Gold Modular
    • Cooling: Corsair Hydro Series H110 Extreme .280 mm
    • Main Drive: Samsung 850 Pro 256GB SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-7KE512BW)
    • Data Drive: Western Digital Black 1TB SATA III 6Gb/s (WD1003FZEX)
    • Gaming Drive: Samsung 850 Pro 512GB SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-7KE256BW)
    • Optical Drive: ASUS 24X DVD Burner Black SATA Model DRW-24B1ST/BLK/B/AS
    • OS: Windows 10 Pro (Anniversary Update)

  6. 711

    My main rig is a first gen intel compute stick overclocked...

    Jokes :P

    Surface Pro 4 - i5, 8gb, 256gb. Dock and 2 x Dell U2424H monitors.

  7. 2693

    My main PC has an i7 4790K, 16GB of RAM, and two GTX 970s.


    My laptop is an old HP EliteBook 8460p with an i5 2520M, 8GB of RAM, and a terrible useless Radon GPU that just causes me nothing but trouble.


    My work laptop is  Dell Latitude E5450 with an i5 something or other, and 16GB of RAM. 

  8. 241

    Surface Pro 4 (i7, 16gb, 256gb)

    Desktop (Win10Pro, ASUS Z87 Deluxe/Dual, i7 4770K, 32gb RAM, EVGA GTX670 4MB, Corsair 300R Case and Straft RGB Keyboard)


  9. 1008

    Currently opn a average Desktop config.

    Core i5 3ºgen, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD and a R9 390 GPU on Win10 Pro.

    My latest acquisition was an Intel Realsense SR300 3D camera to work with Windows Hello. It really works great even on 3º gen Core i5.

  10. 5569

    I run a home built barebones Novatech desktop as a server, Windows 10 64bit, for weather station, cctv and home monitoring.
    Also use for copying and backing up some video content from home PVRs.
    Runs VMs, virtualbox and vmware for Vista/W7/MacOS/W10 insider builds. Runs android VMs (Leapdroid/Andy/Genymotion), not all at the same time :)
    Has three monitors attached (one is hdmi), ASUSTF2A55-M, 8gb memory.
    Connected via ethernet.
    500GB c-drive,
    400GB d_drive.
    2tb drive for backups (W7 file backup and Macrium Reflect)
    Use a Anker 3143 for audio.
    2 x 1tb and 1x 2tb external usb drives for backup of other kit (below), portability and secondary backup.

    I also have;
    - Linx 1010B, my main machine for all things at home and on the road for my business.
    10.1 touch Screen, Windows 10 Home 32bit , 1280 x 800 pixels, Intel ATOM Quad Core 1.83GHz (Z3735F)
    32GB (expandable via MicroSD, have 256gb) / 2GB RAM
    2 MP front camera + 2 MP back camera
    7,000 mAh battery (7 hours)
    Micro HDMI (Output), Micro USB (Charge and Data), 2 x Full-Size USB Type-A (Data and Connectivity), Micro SD and
    3.5mm Headphone Jack
    Use micro hdmi to vga cable with it to a 20 inch PC monitor at home.
    Also use chromecast desktop casting to a Samsung 55 inch 4k tv when in lounge.
    Has excellent feel keyboard dock via pogo pins with touchpad.

    Family have;
    - Novatech laptop - Intel Core 2 Duo T5500 1.66Ghz 4GB Ram DDR2 120Gb HD, DVDRW - Originally came with Vista Ultimate, now Windows 10 Pro 64bit.
    - Novatech Nspire Intel Quad Core, 2.24 ghz, 15.6 inch laptop, Windows 10 Home 64 bit, 4gb Ram, 500GB, DVDRW.
    - HP Stream 13 Touch Intel Celeron CPU N2840 2.16Ghz, 32gb HD, 2gb Ram, Windows 10 Home 64 bit.

  11. 124

    Well since I still can't seem to be able to put an image in a post. here is the text.


    Operating System
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Intel Core i7 6700 @ 3.40GHz 29 °C
    Skylake 14nm Technology
    16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 797MHz (11-11-11-28)
    HP 2B47 (U3E1) 33 °C
    DELL E2014H ([email protected])
    DELL ST2210 ([email protected])
    Unknown DisplayLink USB Device (Undefined)
    Unknown DisplayLink USB Device (Undefined)
    Intel HD Graphics 530 (HP)
    1863GB Seagate ST2000DM001-1ER164 (SATA) 35 °C
    2794GB Western Digital WD My Book 1140 USB Device (USB (SATA)) 35 °C
    931GB TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 USB Device (USB (SATA)) 35 °C
    Optical Drives
    Realtek High Definition Audio


  12. 180

    i7-2600K @ 4.5GHz

    GeForce GTX 780

    16GB DDR3-1600

    180GB Intel SSD & 500GB WD Black spinning drive.

    Samsung 4K 28" Monitor.


    I also have a Surface Book.

  13. 132

    I'm running on an Intel NUC at the moment it's been a pretty good macine for business. This is the config:

    Operating System - Windows 10 Enterprise Insider Preview 64-bit
    CPU - Intel Core i5 5250U @ 1.60GHz 54 °C
    Broadwell-U 14nm Technology
    RAM - 16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 783MHz (11-11-11-28)
    Motherboard - Intel Corporation NUC5i5RYB (SOCKET 0) 62 °C
    SyncMaster ([email protected])
    SyncMaster ([email protected])
    Intel HD Graphics 6000 (Intel)
    238GB PLEXTOR PX-G256M6e (SSD)
    894GB Crucial_CT960M500SSD1 (SSD) 39 °C
    16384GB Drobo (SSD)


  14. 316

    Core i7-4770, 32GB RAM, GeForce GTX 670, 512GB Samsung 850 PRO SSD

    I'll probably do a refresh when the Kaby Lake desktop processors come out. I couldn't justify it until now, given that I like to overhaul everything with each refresh.

    I also have an iPad Air 2 and a Surface 3 (non-Pro). I have appreciated the Surface 3 (especially for light travel usage) but it's increasingly looking dead-end. If there's nothing to make me think otherwise in the next refresh then I may abandon Windows on the tablet front.

  15. 5530

    A Lenovo Flex 2 14" from 2014. A great mid-range laptop with an extremely competitive price. Has a Haswell i5 and a nvidia 840m. Back in 2014, very few mid-range laptops had screens with good viewing angles, let alone a 1080p resolution and touch, but this laptop had all those! The 4Gb of ram and spinning hdd are showing their age, but I still like this laptop quite alot. It's quiet, never runs hot, and I can even get some decent gaming done on it.