My WishList

As every normal male would, I have a few things that I wish I could have right now but just can’t afford it unless I win the Lotto in the next few days. Mainly it’s all elecrtical gadgets and stuff but hey who wouldn’t want the things that I have listed. I’m not being extravagant with my wishes I’m sure others would be able to afford it but for me it’s still a distant reality.

But here it is anyways just in case I forget or if I do win the Lotto then I can start crossing it off the list.

1.) Dell XPS 600 Renegade– Limited Edition

This is one hell of a gaming rig. This machine features 41 gigapixels per second of raw graphics performance, 5.2 teraflops of computer power, 96 pixel pipes, and an astounding 2 GB of on-board graphics memory.

A Quad-SLI PC lets you run your favorite games at an unbelievably high resolution of 2560×1600 while maintaining silky smooth frame rates. In addition, support for a new 32x antialiasing mode and 16x anisotropic filtering enables stunning visuals.

It is powered by an Intel Pentium Extreme Edition Dual Core 955 with HT factory overclocked @ 4.26Ghz
2GB of Dual Channel DDR2 RAM @ 667mhz

This is one beast of a machine that I wouldnt mind having…but this wouldnt be complete without the:

2. Dell 30″ Widescreen

Wide-screen 30″ panel provides clear, sharp images at a maximum resolution of up to 2560 x 1600 pixels
Optimized for high resolution applications including pre-press and video editing, 3D modeling, CAD, visualization, digital photography and gaming.
Requires DVI-D dual link graphic card for optimal system usage
Wide viewing angle of 178º horizontal and vertical
Digital DVI-D input

3. Alienware MJ-12® m7700a Notebook

If I’m going to have a monster of a desktop, Im going to need a backup notebook while I’m out on the go and this is a perfect Notebook to do the job..

AMD Opteron 1xx Series Processor(s) (1.6 GHz – 2.6 GHz with 800MHz FSB & 1MB Cache)
AMD Athlon 64 Processors (512KB L2 cache; 1MB L2 cache)
VIA K8T890+VT8237A
Graphics & Video
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 Ultra w/ 256MB DDR3
NVIDIA GeForce Go 6800 w/ 256MB DDR3
NVIDIA GeForce Go 7800 GTX
NVIDIA Quadro FX Go 1400
Starting at 256MB DDR SDRAM at 400MHz
2 dedicated SO-DIMM slots for Dual-Channel DDR Memory
Externally accessible and easily removable:
Dual bays for Optical Drives
Primary and Secondary Hard-Drives
I/O Ports
Externally accessible:
Parallel:One parallel port Serial:One serial port Video:One DVI connector TV-out:One S-Video out connector TV-In:Video-IN Ports (TV-Tuner required, not included) Keyboard:One PS/2 connection Mouse:One PS/2 connection IEEE 1394:Two IEEE 1394a (4-pin) ports USB:4 Hi-speed USB 2.0 ports Headphone:1 headphone jack Audio:5.1 channel out (S/PDIF) / Line-in, Microphone in Network:Integrated Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 Modem:Integrated 56K V.92 modem RJ-11 Infrared:Infrared port for Data transfer Internally accessible:
Primary IDE Channel
Secondary IDE
Dual SATA 150 connectors
One PCMCIA Single-slot ACPI Card Bus (Type II)
7-in-1 Memory Card Reader (SD/ MS/ MMC)
Case & Chassis
Exclusive Alienware Design and Color
Dimensions (H x W x D): 2.1” x 15.6” x 11.7”
LCD Panel
17” WideUXGA 1920×1200 LCD Display
17” WideXGA+ 1440×900 LCD Display

I’m also going to need a TV so this one here I think should do the job

4. Samsung 46 Inch LA46M51B

High Definition Inputs (576p/720p/1080i)
3000:1 Dynamic Contrast
Brightness 500cd/m2
10bit Processing 6.4 Billion Colours
1366×768 Resolution (True 16:9)
PVA Panel
8ms Response Time
DNIe3 Technology (MCC 6xDensity)
Colour Weakness Compensator
Brightness Sensor
Wider Viewing Angles – 170 / 170
DACS – Dynamic Acoustic Chamber System
PIP Function (Single Tuner)
2x Component Inputs
PC Input (XGA~W-XGA)
Teletext (1000 Pages)
VESA Compliant Wall Mounting
Aluminium Chassis Providing Lighter Weight

Now I’m going to need something to play on this TV, A console perhaps!

5. Sony Playstation 3 & Xbox 360 – Why Not have both, its a wishlist after all!

Firstly the mindboggling specs of the Playstation 3

<PLAYSTATION®3 Specifications>

Product name PLAYSTATION®3
CPU Cell Processor
   PowerPC-base Core @3.2GHz
   1 VMX vector unit per core
   512KB L2 cache
   7 x SPE @3.2GHz
   7 x 128b 128 SIMD GPRs
   7 x 256KB SRAM for SPE

   * 1 of 8 SPEs reserved for redundancy
   total floating point performance : 218

   1.8 TFLOPS floating point performance

   Full HD (up to 1080p) x 2 channels
   Multi-way programmable parallel floating
   point shader pipelines

Sound Dolby 5.1ch, DTS, LPCM, etc. (Cell-base processing)
Memory 256MB XDR Main RAM @3.2GHz
256MB GDDR3 VRAM @700MHz
System Bandwidth Main RAM   25.6GB/s
VRAM   22.4GB/s
RSX   20GB/s (write) + 15GB/s (read)
SB   2.5GB/s (write) + 2.5GB/s (read)
System Floating Point Performance 2 TFLOPS
Storage HDD Detachable 2.5″ HDD slot x 1
I/O USB Front x 4, Rear x 2 (USB2.0)
Memory Stick standard/Duo, PRO x 1
SD standard/mini x 1
CompactFlash (Type I, II) x 1
Communication Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T) x 3
(input x 1 + output x 2)
Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g
Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.0 (EDR)
Controller Bluetooth (up to 7)
USB2.0 (wired)
Wi-Fi (PSP®)
Network (over IP)
AV Output Screen size 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
HDMI HDMI out x 2
Analog AV MULTI OUT x 1
Digital audio DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) x 1
Disc media
* read only
CD PlayStation® CD-ROM
PlayStation®2 CD-ROM
Super Audio CD Hybrid disc(HD layer/CD layer), HD layer
DualDisc DualDisc (audio side), DualDisc (DVD side)
DVD PlayStation®2 DVD-ROM

6.) Western Digital Raptor X 10K RPM 74GB in RAID 0 – Gotta Have It!

For Enthusiasts, by Enthusiasts

Gamers, case modders and other performance enthusiasts strive for the latest technologies and ideas to make their PCs and Macs go faster, look cooler and give them a competitive edge. The original enterprise-class WD Raptor, designed for harsh 24×7 server environments, blazed onto the scene in 2003 and was immediately embraced by performance enthusiasts, setting the ultimate standard in hard drive performance. Now, leave it to WD’s special-forces engineering team – enthusiasts in their own right – to design a drive exclusively for extreme enthusiasts.


Underground modders have attempted for years in their garages to customize their hard drives with clear tops to see the precision mechanical components reading and writing like mad while they power through the latest game or demanding application. However, tolerances are so tight and materials so technologically advanced inside the drive that even the slightest speck of dust or gaseous contaminants, or disruption of the delicate and balanced drive ecosystem, destroys the drive, not to mention all the data. Keep in mind that read/write heads at the end of the actuator arm, which flip-flops the polarity of the magnetic particles on the disk surface, literally flies over the 10,000 RPM surface at one two-thousandth the width of a human hair. Assembly must be conducted in a world-class cleanroom. And only a world-class group of mechanical, electrical, chemical and magnetic hard drive engineers can design a top and choose the right materials to ensure reliable performance in the most demanding conditions.


For two years in WD’s advanced development labs, located in California, this team of engineers painstakingly and scientifically analyzed the hundreds of considerations necessary to make a hard drive with a view, and ensuring the result was worthy of the WD Raptor nameplate magnified the task at hand.

* Transparent Lens: Finding a material that would withstand heat, pressure from 10,000 RPM turbulence and electrostatic discharge (ESD); provide a crystal-clear, unobstructed view of the disk and head assembly; and maintain high-volume manufacturability was a monumental challenge. WD finally settled on a special grade of crystalline polycarbonate and shaped the lens in a way that would maximize viewing area, structural rigidity and aesthetics. The team used laser Doppler vibrometers to determine optimal lens placement, while maintaining overall drive integrity. A unique ESD-dissipative coating, when used with the conductive frame, redirects an unwanted ESD charge out of harm’s way, protecting the read/write heads from potentially damaging zaps of static discharge. The lens is attached to the cover with a foam adhesive, chosen for its gap-filling and sealing capabilities.

* Conductive Frame: The laminated frame that surrounds the lens must have conductive properties to enable an ESD charge to move through it, using it as a bridge between the surfaces it spans. The coated window lens and the cover are tied electrically through strategically placed bare-metal surfaces on the cover, thus creating a conductive unit. Conductivity in the frame is achieved with injection of microscopic carbon nanotubes into the frame adhesive. All this ensures that a wandering ESD charge built from you shuffling your feet across the carpet doesn’t destroy the critical data, content and software you rely on WD Raptor X to protect.


WD goes to great lengths to ensure that every one of the millions of drives it ships every month are of the highest quality and maintain the highest reliability. The WD Raptor X is no exception; an integral component to the research and development work is extensive testing in extreme environmental conditions.

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