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    TriFire Mobo

    What is a good Intel motherboard that could support a TriFire setup? It would also be nice if it could support SLI if I decide to go back to Green.
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    New Rig Advice

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc I will be gaming, general word processing, GIS map creation and data. 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $1200.00. This price includes taxes and shipping. 3) Which country do you live in? If the...
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    Building another Rig. Need your advice again.

    I am building a new system for a friend of mine. 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming will be the primary use. Word processing and web browsing. 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $1300.00. Tax and shipping is included...
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    New build for a friend

    A friend of mine wants me to build a gaming system for him. He has given me a budget and said build him something within that price range. I look forward to seeing your suggestions. 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming on 1920x1080 monitor...
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    audio from integrated sound card and Geforce 580 HDMI, is it possible?

    I have two Geforce GTX 580 cards. I currently have the audio coming out of my integrated sound card built into my motherboard into some Logitech 5.1 speakers. I would like to run a single HDMI cable to my bedroom tv. It would be nice if I could carry the audio on the HDMI cable so that I can...
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    Directx Error when trying to play BF3 on three monitors with GTX580

    I am trying to play BF3 using two GTX 580 cards with surround gaming on three 1920x1200 monitors. I have the 285.62 Nvidia driver. When the game loads, my monitors go blank. Then they go to sleep, then they start alternating waking up with a blank screen and going back to sleep. After about a...
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    Loss of video while using surround gaming.

    System Specs: Intel I5 2500k MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) 16 gigs of Gskill memory 2) Gigabyte Nvidia GTX 580 Antec Truepower TP750 power supply 750 watt Silvertone Fortress FT02b-w case Windows 7 64 3) HP zr24w monitors I have an issue when playing a game in surround mode on three monitors. While...
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    Best way to sync tablet, phone, and pc.

    I have an Asus transformer, Galaxy S phone, and win 7 pc. What is the best way to be able to sync and transfer files between the three? I would also like the option to easily transfer files directly from one device to another either wirelessly to the pc or directly between the android devices...
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    Surround Gaming Profile Question

    I have dual GTX 580s with three 24 inch HP ZR24w monitors. So far I like gaming on three monitors for most games. There are some games that don't play so well on three so I play them on one monitor, plus I prefer to do my desktop work using the three monitors in extended view not in surround...
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    How is the stock cooler.

    I just ordered a 2500k. I have not used a stock cooler in years for my own builds. Is the stock cooler for the 2500k quiet and adequate if I do not overclock? I may overclock one day but for right now I probably will not.
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    Two cards. One hard choice. Help me choose

    I am considering either GIGABYTE GV-N580UD-15 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125364 or a XFX HD-697A-CNFC Radeon HD 6970 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150517. There is a huge difference in price, however I am willing to pay that difference if...
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    Question about a P67 MSI Mobo

    I just recently had a question answered about dual PCIE x8x8 in this thread http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1593373. Since P67 mobos are hard to find at this moment, I am considering the MSI P67A-GD53 (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130572). I checked the specs...
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    PCIE 8X8 VS 16X4

    I am about to put together an I5 build. I see some of the revised p67 motherboards are trickling in. I plan on running either crossfire or sli. I see in the specs of a lot of mobos where it says 1 PCIe x16 (or 2 PCIe slots at x8). Other boards are showing 1 PCIe x16 and 1 PCIe x4. I see most of...
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    New Build, would love some input

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming(FPS), Web browsing, some work use(online forms an such) 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $1800.00. Tax and shipping are not included in this price. 3) Where do you live...
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    Need help identifying this symbol on Android.

    My Samsung Galaxy X phone performed an update on itself the nights ago. After the phone rebooted, I checked it and found a symbol in my task bar at the top that I can not identify. I have done a search, but I have not found a match for this symbol. It is in the notification portion beside my...
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    How long to format a 1TB Drive in BlacX?

    I just purchased a thermaltake BlacX. I have placed a WD 1 tb drive in it for the first time. This is a brand new drive that I ordered with the BlacX. I am formatting the drive per the instructions on my Vista 64 system. It has been formatting for over 2.5 hours and it is only at 24%. Is this...
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    Farewell sweet Visiontek USB Drive. You have served me well. RIP.

    Back in 2004 I read a review here at the [H] about a Visiontek USB drive. Here is the link: http://www.hardocp.com/article/2004/09/02/visiontek_xtreme2_go_drive/ I purchased the 1 gig version back in 2004 for around $90 I think. This has been my one and only USB drive. It is the only thumb...
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    Viliv S5 and good music interface

    I am thinking about getting a Viliv S5. I like the compact design and the fact that it runs WinXP as the OS. One of the uses for this device will be in my truck to listen to music. This poses a problem however. The screen is quite small, so using standard programs to play and control music...
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    Archos 5 Internet Tablet

    I am considering the new Archos 5 Internet Table using Android, 32 gig model. I was wondering if anyone here has purchased this device and could give me your impressions of it. I will mainly be using it for a MP3 player in my truck, but also I am very interested in using it as a small tablet to...
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    Wierd problem with 285 GTX install

    I just installed a BFG 285GTX in my system after I installed the drivers from Nvidia, the system restarts and when I get to the desktop the screen is shifted to the left. I can not see any of the icons on the left or the start menu. I went into the Nvidia control panel and I have not found a way...
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    8800 Ultra just crapped out. Looking a new card>

    My 8800 Ultra just quit on me last night. I get all kinds of artifacts from the splash screen and windows will only load at 800x600. Plus there are blue lines running horizontal across the screen. I removed the card and installed a 7900 ultra I had in another system. Problem goes away. I am...
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    Need a good ghosting/cloning program.

    I need some advice on a program that I can use to perform a complete clone of a hard drive. I want to copy all files, including the OS from one hard drive to another so I can take the cloned drive and place it in another computer. I would like to know also if it is possible to take that clone...
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    What is a good alternative to XFi

    I currently have a Creative XFi Fatality installed in my Vista 64 system with 5.1 surround sound. I am having issues with this card and quite a few games. I use Alchemy to gain surround sound in some D3D and EAX games. My biggest problem is crashing in some newer games such as UT3. If I disable...
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    Anyone using a Wireless ISP? Info

    I live in rural area. My only option for high speed is through EMBARQ dsl right now which I have but do not like it (I found out that they over sold our local hub). Altel is adding a wireless network to our area. I only live 2-3 miles from the tower. I would like to hear some comments from...
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    EMBARQ DSL sucks. Can I reroute my traffic.

    I currently have a 5mbs EMBARQ DSL. I live in a small rural area, so EMBARQ only has one hub in our area (its right around the corner from my house, maybe 100 yards). I am currently getting horrible ping and latency in games. When I pull a server list in any of my online games (ie Halflife 2...
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    Please help, Can't stream video or audio online

    I have Windows Vista 64. I can not stream some video and audio feeds over the net. When I go to the website and click on the link to start playing, WMP opens and says buffering. It never gives a percent. After a while it says stopped, then nothing else happens. When it states that it is...
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    Suggestions for a new mobo

    I am about to build a new system and would like some advice on a motherboard. I am going to use an Intel Quad Q6700 with 4 gigs of ram. I don't plan on doing any overclocking. I do want a board that is SLI capable (thinking about dual 8800 ultras). I also want to be able to have a raid 0...
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    Quad core vs Dual Core

    I am about to build a new system and was considering an intel quad core cpu. I would like to hear some opinions on which type of cpu to get. I am not going to be doing any overclocking. I mainly use my system for gaming, but of course I do some other tasks as well. I have ruled out the Core 2...
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    dell 2707 and Samsung 275T "panel" dimensions

    I can find the dimensions of the Dell 2707 and the Samsung 275T with the stand. I can not find the dimensions without the stand. What I really need to know is the height of the actual panel with out the stand. I need the panel size because I know it will not fit under my hutch with the stand...
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    Is it benificial to me to upgrade my vid card?

    These are my current system specs: Athlon 64 4000+ Asus SLI mobo (I forget the model, im not at my system right now) 2 Gigs of Corsair XMS memory BFG 7900GTX 512 OC vid card (single) 600 watt power supply I was wondering would it be worth it to upgrade my video card to a 8800 gts with my...
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    Best way to record to a pc?

    I have a new directv HD TIVO unit. Which means I have USB ports but they are not active. I may mod it some day so that I can activate the usb ports on it so that I can network it in with my home network and just send the movies over to my HTPC as files. However in order for me to do that I have...
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