AMD PII X6 @ 3.63 GHz - 16 GB DDR3 (1600 No OC) - ASUS Crosshair V Formula
SB X-Fi 2 Sound (8ch) - Intel 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet - Win 8 Pro. x64
AMD R HD 7950 (SAPPHIRE) - WD CG 500GB - Thermaltake Frio CPU Cooler
I'm not anti MS, all OS have a good, bad, and ugly side, I just have no need for it. I started on open source so that is where I like to be. Had I started with windows or apple one of them would probably be the default.