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09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer

John Kawamura takes a shot at being a Guitar Hero
#1

John Kawamura takes a shot at being a Guitar Hero

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Sun Aug 26 19:13:16 2007
Exposure 1/30s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO N/A
Tags guitar, hero, john, kawamura, shot, takes
Brett before the "beard off".. more on this later
#2

Brett before the "beard off".. more on this later

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/3.5
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Mon Aug 27 03:30:06 2007
Exposure 1/4s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 29.3mm (Effective 175.8mm)
ISO 400
Tags beard, brett, later
Brett plays some Guitar Hero
#3

Brett plays some Guitar Hero

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Tue Aug 28 23:52:06 2007
Exposure 1/13s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO N/A
Tags brett, guitar, hero, plays
Brett checks out his shirt?
#4

Brett checks out his shirt?

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:35:16 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO N/A
Tags brett, checks, shirt
The case my Antec P182 case came in
#5

The case my Antec P182 case came in

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:35:26 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags antec, came, case, p182
Other boxes, what could be in here?
#6

Other boxes, what could be in here?

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:35:35 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags boxes, could, here
Well this one has speakers in it
#7

Well this one has speakers in it

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:35:40 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags one, speakers, well
Case box
#8

Case box

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:37:02 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags box, case
Or is it.. a box case?
#9

Or is it.. a box case?

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:37:10 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags box, case
Another side
#10

Another side

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:37:19 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags another, side
Aaand the back
#11

Aaand the back

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:37:41 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags aaand, back
This was taken right after opening the box
#12

This was taken right after opening the box

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:44:49 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 100
Tags box, opening, right, taken
Instructions!
#13

Instructions!

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:44:55 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 100
Tags instructions
After getting the box away
#14

After getting the box away

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:46:21 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 200
Tags away, box, getting
Silicone feet!
#15

Silicone feet!

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:47:17 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 200
Tags feet, silicone
No more styrofoam
#16

No more styrofoam

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:47:29 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags styrofoam
Covered in plastic
#17

Covered in plastic

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:49:12 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags covered, plastic
The mug is there for scale
#18

The mug is there for scale

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:49:21 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags mug, scale
A closeup of the front ports
#19

A closeup of the front ports

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:49:54 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags closeup, front, ports
When the door is opened there's also a power and reset button
#20

When the door is opened there's also a power and reset button

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:50:13 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags also, button, door, opened, power, reset, there
I found this box inside the case. It has screws and such
#21

I found this box inside the case. It has screws and such

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 13:56:07 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags box, found, inside, screws
Now for the mystery box
#22

Now for the mystery box

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:00:50 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags box, mystery
Plenty of syrofoam peanuts
#23

Plenty of syrofoam peanuts

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:01:41 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 200
Tags peanuts, plenty, syrofoam
My motherboard! As you can see it's an Asus M2N32-SLI Delux
#24

My motherboard! As you can see it's an Asus M2N32-SLI Delux

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:02:42 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 200
Tags asus, delux, it, m2n32sli, motherboard, see
Rock solid... heart touching
#25

Rock solid... heart touching

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:02:58 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags heart, rock, touching
Inside the motherboard box
#26

Inside the motherboard box

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:03:58 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags box, inside, motherboard
I'll deal with this later
#27

I'll deal with this later

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:04:08 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 200
Tags deal, i, later
Another mystery box
#28

Another mystery box

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:05:04 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 200
Tags another, box, mystery
More peanuts!
#29

More peanuts!

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:05:11 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 200
Tags peanuts
Ah, my neato wrist thing, and some SATA cables
#30

Ah, my neato wrist thing, and some SATA cables

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:05:52 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags ah, cables, neato, sata, thing, wrist
I decided the $2 for the wrist strap was worth the peace of mind of knowing I wouldn't zap anything
#31

I decided the $2 for the wrist strap was worth the peace of mind of knowing I wouldn't zap anything

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:06:11 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags 2, anything, decided, knowing, mind, peace, strap, worth, wouldn, wrist, zap
My gorgeous Corsair XMS2 DDR2 800 2.0 gigabytes of RAM
#32

My gorgeous Corsair XMS2 DDR2 800 2.0 gigabytes of RAM

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:06:25 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags 800, corsair, ddr2, gigabytes, gorgeous, ram, xms2
So nice
#33

So nice

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:06:38 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags nice
Some bubble wrap!
#34

Some bubble wrap!

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:07:19 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags bubble, wrap
Ah, my 320gb hard drive and DVD-RW
#35

Ah, my 320gb hard drive and DVD-RW

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:09:00 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags 320gb, ah, drive, dvdrw, hard
My CPU heatsink and fan
#36

My CPU heatsink and fan

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:10:06 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags cpu, fan, heatsink
Speaking of my CPU... can it really be safe putting it in a window like that?
#37

Speaking of my CPU... can it really be safe putting it in a window like that?

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:12:25 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags like, putting, really, safe, speaking, that, window
The heatsink that AMD sent... compared with the one I'm using
#38

The heatsink that AMD sent... compared with the one I'm using

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:21:42 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags amd, compared, heatsink, i, one, using
AMD's heatsink still looks pretty nice
#39

AMD's heatsink still looks pretty nice

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:21:52 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags amd, heatsink, looks, nice, pretty, still
It's got a huge fan
#40

It's got a huge fan

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:21:56 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags fan, got, huge, it
And dozens of copper blades
#41

And dozens of copper blades

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:21:59 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags blades, copper, dozens
Very neato looking
#42

Very neato looking

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 14:22:01 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags looking, neato
The motherboard awaits in its plastic case
#43

The motherboard awaits in its plastic case

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 15:42:08 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags awaits, case, motherboard, plastic
The almighty CPU
#44

The almighty CPU

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:28:44 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags almighty, cpu
The pins underneath
#45

The pins underneath

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:29:10 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags pins, underneath
One must be very.. very... gentle
#46

One must be very.. very... gentle

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:29:17 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags gentle, must, one
The pins from the side
#47

The pins from the side

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:29:20 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags pins, side
These pins are what make the whole thing work
#48

These pins are what make the whole thing work

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:29:22 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags make, pins, thing, whole, work
The top of the CPU
#49

The top of the CPU

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:29:25 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags cpu, top
The CPU rests upon its throne
#50

The CPU rests upon its throne

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:31:08 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags cpu, rests, throne, upon
Looking good
#51

Looking good

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:31:12 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags good, looking
The motherboard comes with some built in heat pipes and copper blades
#52

The motherboard comes with some built in heat pipes and copper blades

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:31:16 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags blades, built, comes, copper, heat, motherboard, pipes
Northbridge and southbridge (I think)
#53

Northbridge and southbridge (I think)

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:31:31 2007
Exposure 1/60s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags i, northbridge, southbridge, think
Time to install the RAM
#54

Time to install the RAM

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:36:27 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags install, ram, time
It's a lot lighter than it looks
#55

It's a lot lighter than it looks

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Wed Sep 5 21:36:30 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags it, lighter, looks, lot
Two days later the rest of the stuff came, including the surge protector
#56

Two days later the rest of the stuff came, including the surge protector

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:06:56 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags came, days, including, later, protector, rest, stuff, surge, two
Yet another mystery box
#57

Yet another mystery box

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:07:27 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags another, box, mystery, yet
Bubble wrap!
#58

Bubble wrap!

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:07:34 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags bubble, wrap
This is the video card I'll be using until the new NVIDIA ones come out
#59

This is the video card I'll be using until the new NVIDIA ones come out

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:07:38 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags card, come, i, new, nvidia, ones, using, video
What happened to this box!?
#60

What happened to this box!?

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:13:43 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags box, happened
My 25 foot S-Video cable
#61

My 25 foot S-Video cable

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:14:12 2007
Exposure 1/100s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags 25, cable, foot, svideo
The box with the power supply
#62

The box with the power supply

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:14:50 2007
Exposure 1/80s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags box, power, supply
Did someone dropkick this!?
#63

Did someone dropkick this!?

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:14:55 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags dropkick, someone, this
It's really beat up
#64

It's really beat up

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:15:01 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags beat, it, really
The power supply box
#65

The power supply box

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:16:45 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags box, power, supply
It was so heavy!
#66

It was so heavy!

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:16:49 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags heavy
What could this be?
#67

What could this be?

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:18:00 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags be, could
Neat! Since the power supply is modular it comes with all the cables you need in a case
#68

Neat! Since the power supply is modular it comes with all the cables you need in a case

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:18:21 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags cables, case, comes, modular, neat, need, power, since, supply
All sorts of nice cables
#69

All sorts of nice cables

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:18:37 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags cables, nice, sorts
A closeup of the connectors
#70

A closeup of the connectors

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:18:42 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags closeup, connectors
The power supply itself
#71

The power supply itself

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:19:06 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags power, supply
Nice fan
#72

Nice fan

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:20:03 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags fan, nice
This bundle goes to the motherboard, so it doesn't come off
#73

This bundle goes to the motherboard, so it doesn't come off

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 17:20:10 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags bundle, come, doesn, goes, motherboard
This was kind of bogus, but it was nice having the drivers install themselves
#74

This was kind of bogus, but it was nice having the drivers install themselves

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Fri Sep 7 22:17:22 2007
Exposure 1/50s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 50
Tags bogus, drivers, install, kind, nice
The final product!
#75

The final product!

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Tue Sep 11 16:36:17 2007
Exposure 1/15s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags final, product
Highwind, sporting a sylish communist desktop!
#76

Highwind, sporting a sylish communist desktop!

Collection 09/11/07 - Guitar Hero, and the building of Highwind, my new desktop computer
Aperture f/2.7
Camera Model Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Captured Tue Sep 11 16:36:21 2007
Exposure 1/15s
Flash Did Not Fire
Focal Length 6mm (Effective 36.0mm)
ISO 400
Tags communist, desktop, highwind, sporting, sylish
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