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    Newbie blauhung's Avatar
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    '95 Nissan Maxima SE

    Still just starting off, but I figgured that i would start up in here.

    First off, Hi and a thank you to all the forums for all the useful info.

    my system(probably)
    Intel C2D Merom T7XXX
    (can't decide on which, I work for Intel so they are 50% off)
    Kontron 986LCD miniITX
    2GB Kingston ddr2-667
    8GB Trancend CF card
    (plugs right in the board, will probably put windows and the page file here)
    debating getting a ransflective screen or just a normal 7"
    Travla-C138 case (probably will replace the power supply, but i'm not sure)

    That's about where i'm at right now.

    and here's where it's going (cell phone cam, meh)
    (\__/)
    (='.'=)
    (")_(")

    I have a Worklog, but I have to take pictures as it's completely out of date now.

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    Newbie blauhung's Avatar
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    I'm a bit more solid on all my components now

    my system
    Intel C2D Merom T7400
    Kontron 986LCD miniITX
    2GB Kingston ddr2-667
    8GB CF card
    MP3car's Transflective screen
    Travla-C138 case
    Panasonic Slot Load DVD-ROM/CD-RW
    Seagate Momentus 120GB SATA150
    AuzenTech X-Meridian 7.1 Sound Card
    (\__/)
    (='.'=)
    (")_(")

    I have a Worklog, but I have to take pictures as it's completely out of date now.

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    Looks good, but I don't get the picture? That can't be what you want to do? There's no screen? Maybe I'm just being blond here
    Planning: It's not my thing...
    Testing: Not really my thing either...
    Install: Guess around 60% Software takes soooo long....

    My install thread here

    The victim - a golf 4 130tdi 4wd

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    Quote Originally Posted by thorolf15 View Post
    Looks good, but I don't get the picture? That can't be what you want to do? There's no screen? Maybe I'm just being blond here
    ah, hehe, more late night posting with a bit of beer in me. Thats the before picture. Soon there will be a screen in there.

    [ramble]
    I just got all the stuff i need together to start up a computer. I'm still a bit iffy on the sound card, but i'll settle on that one eventually.

    I'm going for good sound as a goal, that's why the x-meridian card looks pretty good. I have an x-fi in my computer at home, but there's a butt load of stuff running in the background with it and i figgure something else would be good to compair with.

    The double din is nearly perfect for a widescreen 7" so i'm just gona stuff that in there. Putting the computer in the trunk, with the amps. Probably route a powered USB hub into the armrest storage thingy and plug in a external slot load CD drive there.

    I just got a USB GPS reviever today and played around with GooPS, a plugin for Google Earth. It was awesome watching my drive to work on my laptop.

    The motherboard i got is sweet. I love how it has a Mini-pcie slot and a CF reader on the back. I got a intel wireless card in the pcie slot so i can network while home, and i have a BLackberry that i'm gona use for a modem so i'll have roving internet.

    For a front end, i'm gona try to keep software cheep, so i'll do RoadRunner over windows xp. I was looking into LinuxICE, but sound card support for linux is kinda lax so who knows if i'll end up there, and i think i may have a "cheep/not so legal" copy of XP sitting around.

    I was reading a bunch of stuff about putting the OS on the CF drive, but i didn't know about the limited # of writes to a given bit on them which ends up making you use a special embedded version of windows. Boot times don't go down too much, and it just sounded like far too much hassle for little gain. I got a 8GB flash card for it on a whim, and now i got little to no clue as to what to do with it. *shrug*
    [/rambel]
    (\__/)
    (='.'=)
    (")_(")

    I have a Worklog, but I have to take pictures as it's completely out of date now.

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    Newbie blauhung's Avatar
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    Just got my system put together and windows installed. I love it, pictures soon.
    (\__/)
    (='.'=)
    (")_(")

    I have a Worklog, but I have to take pictures as it's completely out of date now.

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