Just an Homo Sapiens, I have all the usual parts and accessories you’d expect from your average Human and am currently working as an Devops Engineer.

Main Computer

My daily entertainment system as well as test bed for experimentation.

  • AMD Ryzen 5950x @ Stock w/ Noctua NH-D15SE-AM4 Cooler
  • Gigabyte X570 AORUS ELITE (rev. 1.0) Motherboard
  • 4x16GB (64GB) G-Skill DDR4-3600Hz CL16
  • Mellanox ConnectX-2 10Gbps SFP+ NIC
  • Sapphire Radeon 7900XTX Pulse
  • Samsung 2Tb 980 Pro M.2 NVMe (Arch KDE Plasma)
    • Samsung 2Tb 980 Pro M.2 NVMe (home)
    • Crucial MX500 2TB SSD (Windows 10 Pro)
  • 1000W Corsair RMe PSU
  • NOX Hummer Case
  • Asus USB-BT500 Bluetooth 5.0 dongle
  • Sony Bravia XD700 49″ 4k android TV
    • 2x LG 27UL550-W IPS 27″ 4K UHD 16:9 60Hz FreeSync
  • ROYAL KLUDGE RK84 84 Keys Wireless keyboard with lubed gateron black switches
  • 1x Asus ROG Pugio II
    • Razer Naga 2014 Left Handed Edition (+1 spare, rarely used)
  • PS5 Dual Shock Controller (main)
    • xbox series S Wireless controller (unstable wireless, else would be main)
    • Steam Controller
    • xbox 360 Wired Controller (rarely used)
    • 2x Sega Saturn Controller replicas (rarely used)
  • Realme Buds Air 5 Pro (dubious audio quality but good enough)
    • Logitech X620 6.1 Speakers (in 2.1, rarely used)

Home Server 1

Running Proxmox with OMV and K3s cluster that runs all my home automation and home workloads.

  • Intel i7-4790k @ stock w/ DeepCool GAMMAXX 400 Cooler
  • Asus Z97-Pro Gamer Motherboard
  • Mellanox ConnectX-2 10Gbps SFP+ NIC
  • 32GB DDR3-2400MHz @ 1333MHz (uses less power)
    • 2x8GB (16GB) Kingston HyperX DDR3-2400MHz CL11
    • 2x8GB (16GB) G-Skill DDR3-2400MHz CL11
  • Crucial CT500PS2SSD8 512GB SSD M.2 NVMe (proxmox)
    • 1x Crucial 1Tb SSD M.2 NVMe (proxmox)
    • 1x Western Digital Red 6TB HDD (snapraid)
    • 2x Western Digital Red 4TB HDD (snapraid)
    • 2x Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB HDD (snapraid)
  • 600W Corsair PSU
  • Antec Case (super old but solid enough to stand on)

Home Server 2

Running Proxmox clustered for redundancy

  • HP EliteBook 805 G8
    • Ryzen 7 5700G Pro
    • 64 GB DDR4 HP RAM
    • 2.5Gbps Addon NIC
    • Crucial CT500PS2SSD8 512GB SSD M.2 NVMe (proxmox)
      • HP 1Tb m.2 NVMe SSD

Home Server 3

  • Raspberry Pi4 4Gb
    • Crucial CT500PS2SSD8 512GB SSD M.2 NVMe (k3s)

Work computer

Workhorse running Windows 11 Pro, while spending 99% of my time inside WSL2.

  • Lenovo Thinkpad P1 gen2
    • Intel i7-9750H
    • 32GB RAM
    • 2TB + 512GB SSD
    • 1080p Display
    • Quadro P1000
  • Lenovo Thunderbold3 Workstation Dock (230W)
  • 1x LG 27UL650-W + 2x LG 27UL550-W IPS 27″ 4K UHD 16:9 60Hz FreeSync Monitors
  • Jabra Evolve2 65 Headset
  • Logitec MX Master 3
  • Keychron K17 Pro with lubed low profile Gateron red switches

Other stuff

  • Eaton ellipse pro 1600 keeping everything up
  • Zyxel XGS1210-12 (10gbps switch)
  • Ubiquity Unify Dream Machine (router)
  • Orange Pi PC Plus for playing around
  • Asus Zenphone 8 (stock ZenUI/Android 13).

Getting in touch

I’m always in touch trough good old traditional email (tip: removing the .public from the address will increase your chances of reply by over 99.9%).

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