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    Upgrading a 10 year old gaming PC...

    I was single back then! ;) Suffice it to say that I will not be spending anywhere near what I would want to, and certainly won't be seeing any of the items you suggested. :/ I could try to argue with my wife that I wouldn't need to upgrade it for another 10 years, but that's not going to work...
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    Upgrading a 10 year old gaming PC...

    I have often looked at the i5-7600k (i5-6600k prior to it, and may other CPUs before, but never pulled the trigger because I keep telling myself that my trusty old Q6600 still can handle it!). But I'm slowly starting to realise just how absurd it is to be a gamer with a 10 year old PC. I'll...
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    Upgrading a 10 year old gaming PC...

    I'm not at home so can't check my PC Case right now, but I found an old post of mine in 2008 where I asked if my PSU (Antec True Power Trio TP3-650 650W ATX12V SLI Certified CrossFire Ready Active PFC Power Supply with Three 12V Rails) would be adequate for a EVGA 896-P3-1264-AR GeForce GTX 260...
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    Upgrading a 10 year old gaming PC...

    Firstly, I know this is a bit unusual. But I do game regularly and yes, my PC is 10 years old now. The only exceptions are the video card which is much more recent as well as a SSD. My monitor is also relatively new and is QHD (which is probably a bit much for my system at 2560x1440). But this...
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    AMD Ryzen 5 Reviewer's Kit Giveaway

    Hoping to upgrade from a Q6600 which recently turned 1 decade old! Shockingly it isn't as bad as most would think...
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    Taking a computer on a plane

    I recently brought my PC from Rochester, USA to NYC, USA to Dublin, Ireland to Lisbon, Portugal & finally from Lisbon, Portugal to Heathrow, England. I simply placed it in a suitcase and surrounded it with a bunch of clothes... I'm using it right now :P Below is a link to the short thread...
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    What to look for when choosing an HDTV for PC gaming?

    While I'm still reading a lot about different monitors, and trying to find matching part numbers between the US and Europe (and corresponding reviews). I'm curious as to anyone having experience with the following, since they're available at a local store: Toshiba Regza 37RV733G Samsung...
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    What to look for when choosing an HDTV for PC gaming?

    Annoyingly, as always, I can't seem to find that part here. I found a LE32C550, but after going over the specs, it's definitely not the same monitor with a different part number.
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    What to look for when choosing an HDTV for PC gaming?

    You're right, getting part numbers to match isn't going well. I also just thought of another thing... do LED TVs work better than regular LCD TVs? Didn't see any mention of LEDs in the input lag thread... P.S. Actually, ended up finding some references to a few Samsung LED TVs, looking into...
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    What to look for when choosing an HDTV for PC gaming?

    Yeah, I'm living here (Portugal) now. Either way, I just had dinner and I'm going to read up on those threads to get a good idea of what I should be looking for. Thanks again!
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    USB vs PCI wireless adapter

    Thanks for the replies, I´ll steer clear of the USB devices as I really despise dropped connections.
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    What to look for when choosing an HDTV for PC gaming?

    Awesome, thanks for the input. I will read up on those threads now. And I'm actually in Portugal, Europe now.
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    USB vs PCI wireless adapter

    Went to the store and looked at the various wireless adapters they had. Was surprised to find a large amount of USB devices, some with, and some without antennas. They ranged from €15 to €55. The cheaper ones had no antenna. The PCI cards had between 1 & 3 antennas, and cost around €30...
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    What to look for when choosing an HDTV for PC gaming?

    After visiting a local Worten (I'm in Portugal atm), I would consider something as large as 42'', as that would double very nicely for watching a good soccer match :)
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    What to look for when choosing an HDTV for PC gaming?

    After reading a few threads here, I was surprised to find out that it appears an HDTV is quite capable of running PC games at up to 1920x1080, as long as it's a 1080p TV. I did read the thread asking what's the best 30'' monitor to get, and saw some comparisons there between TVs and monitors...
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