Recent content by scihon

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    Vega's Heavyweight display and computer; edition 2012

    Bump for an epic thread. Was reading thru trying to find a source of the Fresnel lenses, but didn't find one. Anyone have more information on where Vega got them from?
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    Need help with q9450 overclock... lots of tries no success

    780i's aren't terrible boards - they do take a lot more time to overclock versus a X38/P45 chipset. Keep your memory settings at default and lets focus on the FSB for your chip for now. With decent air cooling, we should be able to get you stable at 3.2 Ghz.
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    Anyone still using a CRT?

    Still going strong with my HP P1230's...had to retire one of them recently because everything was red (or was it green). For the OP, what model monitor do you have? I feel like a majority of the larger monitors could run at a higher refresh for that resolution (note the ones I have can do 85hz...
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    A Look Back At 3dfx Graphics Cards

    Anyone ever use the 3D Blaster from Creative Labs? II have fond memories of that 3D card, using the VLB. There were some cools game on it too that I've never seen since, and I can't remember the name of them at all either!
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    Groupon Raises $700M In Largest Internet IPO Since Google

    Inflated prices happens quite often...look at what Netflix [NFLX] stock used to be (before the price increase) or take a look at Pricelines stock [PCLN].
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    Farewell to DirectX?

    Creative Labs did this with the 3DO. Too bad that never really took off.
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    Thermaltake Black Widow 850W PSU - $69.59 AR shipped $104.99 - 10% off (PSU11MAR) - $25 mail-in rebate = $69.49 with free shipping. 850 watts, single 12v channel. I just picked up one at the end of February for $87 with shipping. Bronze certified.
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    CrazyPC Going Out of Business Sale

    Hopefully my panaflo's will come thru - some sweet deals on insanely loud delta 120x38's too. 252cfm here I come.
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    CrazyPC Going Out of Business Sale

    Back up and running - picked up a few fans at a great price when the 50% discount is included.
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    40" NEC P401 WS LCD 1920X1080 for $267 (Dead Deal)

    Newegg has a good deal on a 24" HP 2405 model for $199 shipped.
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    ePower Juice Box 450W Auxiliary Power Supply Review

    Agree on the thermaltake. I'm running a modified coolit freezone elite and a GTX 480 off my thermaltake with no problems.
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    Lowe's Real Organized Steel Freestanding Shelving Unit 45 dollars

    In for 3 - great deal when a similar product from Home Depot costs $105 in my area.
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    Galaxy 7th Week of Christmas Give-Aways!

    Two cards will let me run to Nfinity and beyond!
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    Galaxy 6th Week of Christmas Give-Aways!

    I visit everyday to the forums - hoping to find a deal on an e-reader for a Christmas gift.
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    Galaxy 5th Week of Christmas Give-Aways!

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow 6 and Half-life.