My 3 year-old desktop computer at home is based on the Asus P5NSLI motherboard. It has a 3GHz Dual-core Pentium processor, 3GB of RAM, and a RAID-0 configuration with 2 SATA disks for my data (the OS is on a single non-RAID drive). I have 2 GForce 7600 GL graphics cards, not so much because I am a gamer (these are low-end budget type cards and were so even 3 years ago), but because I wanted to see SLI in action, and because I thought I might upgrade to a 4 monitor setup one day (I have a dual-monitor setup right now).
I decided to install Windows 7 when it became available through our MSDN subscription earlier in August. I chose Windows 7 Enterprise x64. Continue reading