To the future …

2 Jan

“If my calculations are correct, when this baby hits 88 miles per hour… you’re gonna see some serious shit.”
Doc / Back to the Future

OK, below are the ‘innards’ (as Jed used to say) for my new computer.


MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Motherboard
GeFORCE GTX 1050 Ti Graphics Card
Intell Core i5 Desk Processor …

Whadoya think?

I could afford everything, but a Flux Capacitor.

So I’ll be forced to use Win 10.

Yeah, yeah, I know it’s not top of the line …
But it ain’t chopped liver either.
It’s a nice bump up frum my old system, which just couldn’t cut it anymore.

So, shortly, I’ll have this all put together.


$900 In Canada.






“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.”


Onward … !

6 Responses to “To the future …”

  1. maui1 January 2, 2017 at 10:25 pm #

    Hi it’s Quinn
    That’s a very good blog post on your new computer. I have two desktop computer hard drives using two different versions of windows 7 and the new windows 10 . I’m still learning how to use windows 10. My windows 10 computer will be just for my photography and editing. I just did a new post on my blog .




    • jcalberta January 3, 2017 at 12:27 am #

      Hi Quinn !
      I had a heck of a time with Win 7. Kept freezing every other day. Which eventually corrupted my software, including Win 7 itself – because the only way out was to hard boot it. Anyway, I’m in the same boat as you with Win 10. I know nothing about it. So will have to learn it’s ways. I’m looking forward to using my new toys.


  2. Marilyn Armstrong January 9, 2017 at 1:22 pm #

    That’s the video card I have in this new machine … and yes, it is Win 10. It is a GREAT video card. You will LOVE it. Win 10 is okay when you get used to it. If you use a lot of graphics software, eventually you have to bite the bullet and get a computer that packs some power. I didn’t want to, but the same thing was happening to me. That is WHY I got a new computer.


    • jcalberta January 10, 2017 at 12:20 pm #

      Hi Marilyn !! t So far so good. Yeah, there’s always a learning curve with Windows. My site is graphic intensive so it likely challenges some people’s systems. I don’t really know how to fix that. Some of my my images just doesn’t look good at low res.
      All in all I’d say this system is 3 times better – and I still have 3 ram bays open. Scorching !!!
      Happy New Year to you, Garry, and the pups !!!


  3. johnowolabi March 7, 2017 at 10:00 am #

    He who plant a tree plans a future…


    • jcalberta March 7, 2017 at 11:29 am #

      Indeed my Friend !!
      Baraka Bashad !
      And Welcome !


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