So my six year old gaming rig died about three weeks ago.... the old Nvidia 8800 GTX graphics card(s)[I had two!] just gave out.
And so it was with great sadness I announced the death of an unknown soldier--random Dell XPS 720 and disappeared from online life and gaming for three weeks.
She served me well for a long time... and oh how I hated hauling this damn thing and its inch thick plastic casing around between moves.
And with this blog I am pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of a lovely new gaming rig....
The live-in painting assistant and artist extraordinaire's penchant for naming her computers has apparently rubbed off:
I Give you Beowulf
To give some scale, I ordered some Prussian Musketeer Officers to man the fighting top.
Some additional perspective
The Official Changing of the Guard: