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    Choosing an Internet Merchant Account..?

    Authorize.net Chase PaymentTech Paypal: Website Payments Pro. Payflow Pro - although it appears they are beginning to phase this out as it used to be a verisign app.
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    Q6600 @ 67C

    I'm wanting to overclock my B3 Q6600 at home. I made a thread about this previously, and to some people, my CPU seems to be running warm at stock. I have an arctic freezer 7 pro, and my idle temps run at about 47C, 62C or so at load. Granted, I put in new thermal paste over the weekend, so...
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    CPU overheating problem

    sounds like the problem I had. What I did the 1st time around is buy some new thermal compound since the stock stuff didn't apply too well. Temps went down from there.
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    MS Office Ultimate 2007 $60! 4 Days Left!

    no sir, it's the full version. Since I already had office 2007 professional, I went ahead and got this for my wife.
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    I think my Q6600 is running slow..

    I have an older Chieftec Dragon case, so compared to today's cases, the airflow isn't all that good. The office in which the PC sits also happens to be the warmest room in the house come afternoon, as the sun directly hits the room through a single-paned window (ugh, i know). I have 5 case...
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    I think my Q6600 is running slow..

    I just installed the Arctic Freezer 7 Pro: Running Prime95. I'd say it's doing a lot better, wouldn't you guys say?
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    I think my Q6600 is running slow..

    About 26C(80F) right now. It probably gets to 22C in the evenings. But it's not summer here (in Texas), so it's likely to get warmer.
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    I think my Q6600 is running slow..

    UPDATE - I reapplied the heatsink with some new thermal compound. I set the multiplier back to 9x, and idle is now about 40c. Load is about 72c max. I like what I am seeing, but I'm still going to get a new heatsink this weekend when I get a chance to mess around. Thanks, guys
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    I think my Q6600 is running slow..

    Okay guys, it looks like the multiplier in BIOS was only set to 6x. I set it to 9x, and the temps were not running good at all. It's running 44c now in idle, but when I ran Prime95, the temps went above 80C. I was going to look in getting a new heatsink anyhows, hopefully I can run better...
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    I think my Q6600 is running slow..

    For some reason the core speed will never go above 1600 MHz. This is a shot I took when running Prime95. Could anyone tell me what gives? Running stock cooler. EDIT: mobo is Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L
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    Q9300 + 2GB Ram $250

    hell of a deal. does fry's take returns on opened processors?
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    Gatorade 32oz. 10/$5 Kroger B&M

    that's cheap! Now if only I drank gatorade.....
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    Logitech Harmony 550 $49.97 shipped free, brand new

    I have the xbox360 version - this thing is great. One button to turn on three devices. Yes, the Scientific Atlanta boxes and motorola boxes (TWC, Comcast) do work with this remote.
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    Rockband for 360 $149.99 shipped!

    I like how people now factor in gas in total cost. :D
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