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    Do I need a soundcard?

    if you think it sounds better, but aren't sure, then you probably need new headphones. There's really 2 main components here: sound card and headphones. You improved the sound card with minimal change in quality, so you probably need to improve the other. I have the same card you bought. For...
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    Will FiiO E11 improve car sound with Zune?

    My desktop has the E9 amp, Asus Xonar, and pair of HD 555's and the sound is great. I use my Zune a lot in the car (but also portable when working out, etc) and I'm wondering if running it into an E11 portable amp will make a difference. Reviews say it works well with cell phones and mp3 players...
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    Which Tablet for Xmas?

    Well the current one is dual core I think vs quad core of the model coming out. Battery is extended to 18 hours from 12 hours on the current device, I believe. Depends what you want and if you can wait. I thought the new model will be selling for $500, so let's assume the current model drops to...
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    Which Tablet for Xmas?

    Problem solved. That thing is a BOSS. 32gb quad core, thin as the Galaxy Tab for $500. The Galaxy Tab is still $500 and only 16gb single core. I love my Tab but if I didn't already have a tablet I'd buy the Transformer hands down. Plus it's Honeycomb 3.2, upgradable to 4.0 vs all other tablets...
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    Tweaking Skyrim Image Quality @ [H]

    Just curious, whats the huge drop in fps for all the testing?
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    Subaru: Official Escape Vehicle of the Zombie Apocalypse?

    This. I'll tell ya right now, if there's a zombie apocalypse, you sure a shit won't survive in a Subaru....give me a break.
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    Microsoft Ought to Kick Off Search for Bing Buyer

    I think Google should buy it and then hit the delete key lol.
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    computer wont turn on, sets off breaker, makes bzzt noise

    Ok found it, here's what I had... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817814015 3 year warranty and I bought it January 2008 and the invoice says I paid $170 for it...over 3 years ago...guess that answers that! http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817814015...
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    computer wont turn on, sets off breaker, makes bzzt noise

    Good question, I don't know what the warranty is but I'd have to find the receipt first as proof. I believe the PC P&C I just bought is 7 years. The problem with cleaning a psu is you have to take it out to open it. If its modular it may not be a huge hassle but this one isn't and there's no...
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    computer wont turn on, sets off breaker, makes bzzt noise

    Well I'm back up and running. BAD PSU....I went with the 760w PC P&C. Overkill I know but at least I have a solid PSU for future upgrades. I lost my Windows installation and it couldn't be repaired, did a clean install. I think it was completely wiped. Also 1 of 5 drives aren't showing up. Kind...
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    computer wont turn on, sets off breaker, makes bzzt noise

    ...for 5 hard drives, 2 burners, and a gtx285? Dunno about 450w lol.
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    computer wont turn on, sets off breaker, makes bzzt noise

    Yeah it was definitely a decent psu. This puppy trucked over the years, old indeed though. I think they were underrated but it was great modular technology for the price.
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    computer wont turn on, sets off breaker, makes bzzt noise

    Its the BZ series model bz700. The cap looked swollen. I mean what else would it be?
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    computer wont turn on, sets off breaker, makes bzzt noise

    Well it definitely looked blown open. Is it supposed to be open like that? I bet kyle would know after all the psu reviews hes done. Its the one in my sig ABS tagan 700w. I found a corsair or pc p&c locally i might get.
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    computer wont turn on, sets off breaker, makes bzzt noise

    The mobo looks ok. The caps are silver with blue paint so it would of been pretty obvious if one was blown. What i did notice is after taking out the psu and opening it up, the big cap appears to have blown! The top of it has a manufactured perferation in the shape of an S and it was blown...
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