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    SLI Disabled on EVGA GTX 970s

    I got my 2 EVGA GTX 970s last nite in the mail. I purchased a superclocked blower model and the ACX 1.0 model to use on the bottom. Anyway, both cards are being recognized by windows & GPU-Z, but ive tried to get the SLI option to show up in nvidia control panel, but i cant enable it. I have...
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    Project Denver Maxwell

    I was curious, since i havent read anything about it in the recent leaks of the GTX 9xx series that are the GTX 970 and 980 going to have the ARM CPU on board, or is this delayed till the refresh?
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    Interesting Trend......

    Its been quite a long time since i posted here, but id thought id post something that i thought was an interesting observation. As you can see in my sig. I built this machine back in march of 2009, and by todays standards its still a very kick ass system. 2 years have gone by since the i7 was...
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    Purchased a new rig

    Finally, i purchased a new rig, ive been wanting to do this for a few years now, but finally plumped down and did it. Let me know what u guys think, heres what i purchased today. BFG Tech BFGEGTX2801024OCE GeForce GTX 280 1GB 512-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video...
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    Bought a new rig....

    Check this rig out let me know what u think, my current system is in my sig and its aging and needs to be replaced. BFG Tech BFGEGTX2801024OCE GeForce GTX 280 1GB 512-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail Item #: N82E16814143142 Microsoft...
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    Got my conroe in from shopBLT the other day....

    I finally got my conroe cpu in, im gonna do a conroe system in the near future. Ill post the CPU tags and tell me if what i got is good or not (For overclocking).. It is a 6600 sl9s8 Batch #L625A740 Version D63625-001
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    What do you guys think of this LCD panel?

    http://www.xerox-displays.com/XGseries.html They sell this at office depot and BB, i saw it person, very nice looking monitor. Just wondering if anyone else has seen it. Im referring to the 19" model.
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    Anandtech has reviews of the AMD 64 X2 on their website.

    Its on the front page, check it out!
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    Should i wait for dual-core cpus?

    Been a while since ive posted here. But my system just isnt cutting it anymore. My cpu, motherboard, and ram just dont cut it anymore particularly. Should i wait for the dual-core cpus, because in COD:UO, my fps will bog down to single digits in intense firefights, with settings at 1024x768 high.
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    It was the board that was bad.....

    Well i got my cousins computer put together tonite. Its all loaded up with windows and everything. He went to PC Club and picked up a Gigabyte Socket 939 with the nf3 ultra chipset board. I put the cpu HSF (cleaned the surface with 91% alochol, and used arctic silver 5 for its replacement). And...
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    Cousins computer up and running!

    Well, my cousin went to pcclub and picked up a gigabyte socket 939 board, nf3 ultra chipset on it, and i put it together it booted up, and beeped at me, when i just had the cpu and ram on it. I just finished everything, and everything runs fine, im installing windows on it right now! Wow, this...
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    Is the board DOA dead or cpu?

    Well guys, i stripped my cousins computer down to the CPU/HSF, and i reseated the HSF and CPU, and took the mobo outside the case. Fired it up, the fan turns on but no beep, and it doesnt post at all. Theres no signal going to the monitor either. I plugged in the speaker both ways, that didnt...
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    Missing wire from new PSU....

    Ive been having problems with my cousins computer with not posting or beeping whatsoever. I stripped it down to the CPU/HSF and still doesnt beep. Im thinking, theres a missing wire on the 20 pin PSU. Its pin #18, and is the -5vdc wire, which is the white wire and this psu has no white wire. So...
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    Ran into another snag with cousins computer...

    ok, i determined that the PSU i got was DOA, sparkle 460 EPS. Ok replaced with enermax, it fires up. But, when i connrected everything up, the system powers on, but the motherboard doesnt beep at all. The cpu fan comes on, but i just get a blank screen with no signal from the video card. Ive...
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    I think my PSU is dead.....

    Well, I think my PSU is dead.... This is the 2nd TIME!, ive gotten a Forton/Sparkle PSU and was DOA. My brothers machine had a 530W forton, dead. My new cousins computer i got a 460 W Sparkle EPS, i think its a dud. I took the PSU home with me plugged it into the motherboard, just the 24 pin an...
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    Reformatting drive..

    Ok, im reformatting my drive, i reinstalled windows, and it made the problem worse for my machine, slow performance for my 6800gt. So im reformatting anyway, What order should i use when installing everything.
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    My brothers new system wont turn on. HELP!

    Hey guys, i just got through building my brothers computer. Well I got everything hooked up right, and i hit the power button, it turns on for about a split second then shuts down. I double checked all my connections, they r good an tight. I cant seem to figure out whats going on. ITs an...
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    Will my Antec Truepower 430 be enough for this?

    Im planning on upgrading my righ in the near future. I plan on this. DFI LanParty skt. 939 when it comes out Amd 3500+ possibly o/c to 3800+ or 4000+ speeds w/e it will do 1 Gig of DDR 500 Corsair ram I currently have a DVD-rom, and DVD+RW drive, 80 gig WD, and a 40 gig Hitachi deathstar...
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    Need advice for system down the road

    Ok guys, im not gonna completely upgrade my machine, ill keep my case, PSU, sound card, speakers and video card which i just got, and does ultra speeds with ease :D. But as i have figured out, i do 11k on 3dmark 03 with the card at ultra speeds. I am obviously cpu limited. So i need some advice...
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    How o/cable r the 3.06s and 2.8 533 fsb chips

    Hey guys, im wondering this, because my 2.4 p4 isnt quite up to the job of the 6800gt, im thinking at the end of the year, do a motherboard, cpu, and memory upgrade to say a amd 3400+ or something, whatever is good at that time, cause im assumin the 4000+ chips will be out by xmas. Ill post the...
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    Poor peformance with 6800Gt

    ok guys i installed my 6800gt, expecting a big huge performance boost, but it doesnt really seem that way. I scored 10k on 3dmark 03 at stock gT speeds, and 11k @ 400/1100. I fired up jointops, joined a 100 plyer server, and got like 20 fps, ut 2k4, maxed out at 1024x768, same thing bout 20-30...
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    My card came in!

    Im really happy, my card came in! I have a ? whats the best drivers to use for the 6800gt?
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    Well guys i did, i bought the 6800GT.

    As the title implies, i went to EVGA, and plopped down 440 big ones for a 6800Gt. Also realize im in cali, and evga is in cali so im subject to sales tax. a lot of computer places r in cali so im subject to sales tax. The one advantage of it being in california is itl get here in 1-2 days on...
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    What should i do?

    Ok guys, im in a predicament here. Right now i wanna buy a 6800GT. But my problem is i want to upgrade my cpu and mobo, and ram in the future. If i buy this, and i want to upgrade later, AGP will be obselete unless they make a PCI-express->AGP conversion device.
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    6800GT or X800 Pro?

    Hey guys, its good to see that the forums are back up! Ive been wantin to ask you guys this though. Im debatin between the 6800GT or the x800 pro, im in a gridlock. The 6800GT has 16 pipes, the x800 pro has 12, 6800 has PS 3.0, the x800 pro doesnt. The x800 however seemst to get better...
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    i think i hit the bottom for air cooling

    Its been a month since ive had my zalman cnps7000-cu, and i used as5. My temps have not changed hardly at all. my case temp varies from 21-22C and my room varies from 19-20C. idle is bout 30C sometimes dips to 28-29C, and load is about 35-38C.
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    Zalman cnps7000-CU temps....

    Well i have had my heatsink for almost 2 weeks now, and my temps havent changed much at all over my Stock HSF. Im usin the as5, so i dont kno what the deal is. It doesnt get warmer than it was before, it stays slightly cooler @ load, but idle and load temps are not much lower at all. Can anyone...
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    I deicided to get the Truepower 430W...

    Well i took the Smartblue 350 back to circuit city an exchanged it for a truepower 430, my voltage rails r pretty much the same, but installation went fine. I noticed it felt a bit heavier than my previous one. At least i kno this PSU will do me good if i upgrade my video card to a R420 or NV40...
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    Got my Zalman CNPS7000A-Cu installed...

    Ok i put it on last nite. It went ok, i managed to get the stock HSF off, with no issues. I took the rubbing alcohol, put it on a qtip and cleaned the cpu, then cleaned off all the black gunk, from the thermal pad with a qtip. Put the right amount of AS5 on it, then put the HSF secured it, then...
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    Thinking of o/cing

    i got my zalman installed, my idle is bout the same 29C, but my load is lower at about 35-36C playin RO for ut2k3. So that makes it bout 3-4C drop in temp, im usin AS5 by the way. This was my first time removin a HSF and installin a new one. I cleand the heatspreader on the p4 hsf as best as i...
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    how to clean the Stock HSF/remove it

    k im gettin ready to install, i think the hardest part is gettin it off, where is the mechanism for releasing the HSF?
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