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#1 jimmyRunner


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Posted 29 January 2018 - 05:00 PM

I'll be setting this pc up for use pen testing. 
Do I need more momory and what kind
I have a Gb or internet speed - How can I increase it so the computer can handle it
Anything behinds the sends should I be looking into?
Running on Windows 10Pro
Vmware Workstation Pro
Kali Linux
Windows 7 Pro and Windows 10 Home
Ubuntu Server
SQL Server 2014
Damn Vulnerable Web app
Alfa AWUS036NHA Wireless B/G/N USB Adaptor 
Alfa AWUS036NHA Wireless B/G/N USB Adaptor 
1xCaseiBUYPOWER Noctis 450 Version - Blue - iBUYPOWER Logo
1xProcessorIntel® Core™ i7-8700K Processor (6x 3.70GHz/12MB L3 Cache)
1xMotherboardASROCK FATAL1TY Z370 PROFESSIONAL GAMING I7 -- RGB LED, 3x PCIe x16, 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, 4x USB 3.1 Gen1, WiFi [Intel Optane Ready]
1xMemory16 GB [8 GB x2] DDR4-3200 Memory Module - Certified Major Brand Gaming Memory
1xVideo CardAMD Radeon RX 550 - 2GB
1xCase LightingNone
1xPower Supply600 Watt - Standard 80 PLUS Bronze
1xProcessor CoolingAsetek 550LC 120mm Liquid CPU Cooler - Standard 120mm Fan
1xPrimary Hard Drive128GB ADATA SU800 SSD + 4TB 7200RPM Hard Drive
1xData Hard Drive1 TB Hard Drive -- 32MB Cache, 7200RPM, 6.0Gb/s - Single Drive
1x2nd Optical DriveNone
1xOptical DriveNone
1xSound Card3D Premium Surround Sound Onboard
1xSpeaker SystemNone
1xNetwork CardAsus PCE-AC55BT B1 AC1200 Bluetooth Dual Band Network Card - Up to 1200 Mbps, 2.4 + 5 GHz Band
1xKeyboardiBUYPOWER Standard Gaming Keyboard
1xMouseiBUYPOWER Gaming Optical Mouse - Multi-Color LED Lighting
1xOperating SystemWindows 10 Pro + Office 365 Trial [FREE 30 Day Trial] - (64-bit)
1xWarranty3 Year Standard Warranty Service
1xRush ServiceStandard Service - Ship Out in 12-15 Business Days
1xMeter DisplayNone
1xMedia Card Reader / WriterNone
1xiBUYPOWER Labs - Noise ReductionNone
1xiBUYPOWER Labs - Internal ExpansionNone
1xiBUYPOWER PowerDrivePowerDrive Level 1 - Up to 10% Overclocking
1xUSB Expansion CardNone
1xCase Engraving ServiceNone
1xLED Fan LightingDefault Case Fan
1xM.2/PCI-E SSD CardNone
1xSLI BridgeNone
1xAdvance Cabling OptionsStandard Default Cables
1xAdvanced Build Options - Thermal PasteNone

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#2 Drillingmachine


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Posted 30 January 2018 - 09:41 AM

- Get AMD Ryzen 7 1800(X), better for virtualization.
- 128 GB SSD is very small and slow
- I would add more memory too
- PSU is somewhat poor quality

You are buying from Ibuypower and budget is?

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