Recent content by ribs1

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    Freeze to revive the dead

    I have tried the freezing trick around 50 times. It has worked maybe 5 times. So far that's about 10% success.
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    Acer B273HU

    I am considering purchasing one of these for my wife. She will be using it on a mac mini that I bought for here a month ago. Not too much gaming, just needs lots of screen realestate. Any thoughts? Thanks
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    Why isn't RAID a backup?

    There are always those that can only learn the hard way.
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    Why isn't RAID a backup?

    What if you are running Raid 1 and get infected with a nasty virus. Immediately both drives are infected. I believe that running any kind of Raid by itself with no additional backup actually increases the likelihood that you will lose data compared to a single drive because of added...
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    Confused by new 23" monitors 16:9

    Please help, My brother wants a new monitor for Christmas and I have been looking at a bunch of 23" monitors on the Egg. I have figured out that these all seem to be 16:9. Does this matter? He will be using this for games mostly. Should I stick with the more expensive 16:10 22-24 inch...
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    15k rpm. scsi drive! good/bad?

    Thanks for the warning. I'll keep that in mind. I'll make sure to wear my helmet too.
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    Is 8GB of RAM simply...overkill?

    Lots of operating systems besides Vista 64 can use 8 gigs.
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    Is it practical to try to get one of these repaired? There is a TV repair shop close to my house. Thanks
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    24" Widescreen CRT (FW900) From Ebay arrived,Comments.

    Well, My fw900 just shit the bed. Now I have to decide to go get another one, or buy an lcd. I loved that monitor. Scared the shit out of me when the tube blew up. I was waking my computer from sleep mode and the monitor popped really loudly then puked for good. Too Bad.
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    2nd PCIx slot for p5k-e

    I'm sorry but that motherboard does not have any PCI-x slots. Only PCIe and PCI.
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    Hey, I'm thinking about buying this board for my new system. The main reason I want this board is because I have a pci-x raid card. Anyway, the only thing that I am wondering about is this review. One of these guys claims...
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    Can an Enclosure Work to retrieve data?

    You don't need an enclosure. Just hook it up to a free sata port while booting to another drive.
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    Need help with motherboard selection and other ideas

    Hello Multiprocessing experts. One of my clients gave me their old server and I'm thinking about using it as a work station / gaming machine / small file server / everyday computer. The main problem is that the Aopen motherboard does not have an AGP slot among other things. I'm thinking about...
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    Q6600 BSODs

    UDFS_File_System This error is not the type that would indicate bad ram, processor, or motherboard. This is an OS, Driver, file system, or hard drive error. Did you add this processor to an existing system? Sometimes when you swap processors you have to reinstall the OS. I would also...
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    How much is this worth...

    I think you could get more than 3-400 for it. I could easily sell that for 500-600 here.