I have 2 gigabyte 4670 cards right now
both got given to me for free from a friend who upgraded to a 4870x2
I have a old p4 system that I'm finally going to upgrade
I'm going with a Phenom x4 9550 and I have been looking at SLI mobo's and most of the ones that have the features I want...
I have a nice IBM thinkcenter I bought from a local (off lease)
it came with XP pro on it, I setup the computer for my wife with the usual software she wanted and left town for x-mas with my side of the family about a week ago.
She attempted to do windows updates and it failed...
I just picked up a nice IBM 19" from a local ebay seller
$75 with no dead pixels and a very bright display
8ms refresh has proved really good for playing stalker, half life 2 and quake 4 on my p4 3.2HT system
(running 1280x1024 on a 4670)
if this is just something for a few months buy...
These are the 2 cards in my price range of $120-140Australian
The 9600GT runs for $20 more than the ATI
(both are Asus branded)
Is either leaps and bounds better or worse than the other?
I'm into Crysis, Halo2, Doom3, Quake4 and basically most of the games that came out 2 years ago...
yeah its just maybe a bit old....:(
1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc
everything, coding, gaming, DV editing etc
2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included?
$600usd all inclusive
3) Where do you live?
cold and bitter wisconsin...
The enclosure will support running a Rom Drvie
I ended up doing this to get some data onto an IBM x30 with a dead USB port a couple of months ago.
(desperatism is the mother of invention :p )
I modded mine with a 40mm fan
cut a hole on the aluminium top (in the middle of the X) and...
Best way to go.
However some bits of info for you
The RMA work in america for seagate is actualy done by
Jabil Global Services
5700 South International Pkway
McAllen TX 78503
Here is exactly what has happened
the person in india created a RMA number
I have a 3U rackmount version of the smart-ups 3000
I rescued it from being thrown out from the grain mill down the road from me a month ago.
I put new batteries into it a week ago
the unit itself works very well
12min runtime with a 1500watt load or nearly an hour with my desktop + 21" crt...
first ask for 3 things
1. What is the exact damage
2. What do they think the damage was caused by in specific
3. How can they prove #2 was not a design defect
Always be poliete and very firm, do not use any fowl launguage
Do not take no for an answer
ask for a supervisor if they still...
yes you can
most internal sata adapters do not support hot swap so you will always have to make sure the HD is on and plugged in before turning the computer on
you will also have length issues because sata really doesn't want cable length's over 24"
a usb2 or FW800 enclosure would give you...
Buy a hd and get This enclosure
It is one of the few ones that is quiet and has a built in fan to keep the HD within 5F of room temperature
I have 6 of them total now for all of my external HD's
400GB Drives are running about $230
300GB Drives are running about $125
200GB Drives are running...