I currently have an htpc that i leave on all the time. It has my movies and music and pictures. Then i created a whs v1 machine for backup purposes only, it was great. Then one day it crashed (storms and old hardware), so i created a whs 2011 machine for backup only). I received an...
anyone see any issues with making an old amd 4000+ (socket 939) an htpc? will have 2gigs ram, win 7 home premium, and an amd 5670 video card using the hdmi out for sound/video to tv.
it will mainly just be streaming from netflix and playing mkv files with arcsoft across a wireless feed. I...
I have a computer for a friend to upgrade. He currently has
ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AM3 AMD 790X ATX AMD Motherboard
AMD Athlon II X2 250 Regor 3.0GHz Socket AM3
G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333
gpu he is still using an amd 4970. I have an old amd 6850...
bonus time at work, time to go green this time with a 680. Am currently running crossfire 5850's with single monitor 1920x1200. Only really play skyrim and BF3.
Hopefully they get back in stock soon before my wife finds out i am going to spend $500 on a toy.
am currently using an e8400 oc to 4gig
ati 5870 gpu
will be buying an i5 2500k
should i upgrade my gpu as well? dont really want to spend $350, and it seems to xfire my 5870 it is hard to find a cheap used one.
I just ordered an hd pvr 1212. From my reading, this is a passthru device where i will be able to capture HD tv with a cable/sat box hooked up before the hd pvr and then into the computer. But what about hulu, where the pc is the source which is after the hd pvr? can i still capture hulu...
First off is price.
the HP is $1364
the AW is $1835
specs of HP
Operating system Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1 (64-bit) edit
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo Processor P8700 (2.53 GHz, 3 MB L2 Cache, 1066MHz FSB) edit
Memory FREE Upgrade to 4GB DDR2 System...
If you had both the 9600gt 512meg card and an 8800gts 320meg card and 2 systems. Which would you put the cards in.
socket 939 amd 4000+
19" widescreen monitor
2 gigs RAM
e4300 dual core overclocked to 3.15gig
2 gigs RAM
both machines play Vegas2...
I built a machine for my friend, e4300 overclocked to 3.15. The only thing it is missing is a video card (currently has an old 6800gt i had laying around.) I want to buy him a video card, but dont want to spend a ton.
I know the 4850 is a good option at $150, but was trying to get something...
I have a Gigabyte 965P-DS3 with an overclocked e4300. My current video card is an evga 7900 gt. With the flood of new prices and new cards, i was considering upgrading to an ATI 4850 or 4870.
Will my motherboard support the pci-e 2.0 form these cards? I think i read about some issues...