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    Build advice thread, version 7 billion.

    I guess I'm all set, thanks for the replies everyone.
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    Build advice thread, version 7 billion.

    Nah I don't need those features with premium. One more thing, can I use my old Arctic Silver 5 I've had for like 4 years?
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    Build advice thread, version 7 billion.

    Ok, I've changed the cpu cooler to XIGMATEK HDT-S1283 120mm Rifle CPU Cooler. Wont be getting the open box, seems like too much hassle. Also getting Vista OEM home basic. Thanks.
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    Build advice thread, version 7 billion.

    Plans are to OC to max capabilities for gaming. Don't plan on SLI, by the time I really will want to spend more money on a second card, I'm sure there will be a better single card option. I don't need a bigger HD, have others for storage. Got the 8800GTS OC 320 off an RMA from BFG for my 7900GT...
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    What should I upgrade?

    Antec Truepower 2.0 550 watts. Thanks for the replies.
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    What should I upgrade?

    lol sorry, I use it for gaming and some photoshop. 19" lcd 1280x1024 resolution, and looking to spend around $300 for everything. Here's the voltages: Thanks.
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    What should I upgrade?

    Here's what I have: AMD64 X2 3800 ASUS A8N-SLI BFG 8800 GTS OC 320MB (rmad my 7900, random artifacts and black screens, got this) 1GB (2x512) DDR CORSAIR PC3200 (BH5) WD RAPTOR 74GB What is the cheapest most bang for the buck upgrade? 2 more GBs of DDR ram are going for $80ish, can I...
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    MCE2005 Dvd Playback Scrambled =( plz help

    Right before I made this thread I updated all my drivers. I guess since then they released newer drivers cause I redownloaded (as advised here) and installed and it works fine now. Thanks for the help everyone!
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    MCE2005 Dvd Playback Scrambled =( plz help

    Whenever I try and play a dvd the screen is all scrambled (video link at bottom). I am using the Nvidia DVD decoder and a radeon 9800 pro. It has worked fine in the past. Everything else is ok, my HDTV recordings play fine, and other videos play fine. I have reinstalled my video drivers, and the...
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    ATI HDTV Wonder users.

    i just installed one in my hd-htpc, everything was a breeze, no problems whatsoever. http://www.genmay.com/showthread.php?t=494583 lol internets
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    PCalchemy the cheapest place for SageTV?

    ya i bought bundles from them before, great seller.
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    GALLERY! Show off your HTPC!

    the setup. mitsubishi 52725 52" HD DLP. P4 3.0 ghz, 1gb ram, 400gb hd, radeon 9800 pro, chaintech av710, and Media Center 2005. edit: to the right between the speaker and tv is going to be a dvd stand with dvds. OTA HD recording. standard 30 second skip function. series...
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    planning a new HD HTPC, please advise.

    Ya I got a belkin "Pure AV" dvi-d to hdmi cable for about $50 at Fry's.
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    planning a new HD HTPC, please advise.

    Thanks man, I'll be getting the chaintech then.
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    planning a new HD HTPC, please advise.

    Thanks for the reply. I wasnt expecting the sound card to be so cheap, you sure this is going to have excellent sound? With a DVI to HDMI cable.
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