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    Advice on new build

    Going to build a new system sometime this year and would like some advice. My present set-up uses an Intel i5 processor which i would say is at least five years old, this in conjunction with a samsung ssd and 8gig of ram sitting on a Asus mobo it has been a quick and efficient system but getting...
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    Lenovo,s what would you pick

    My wife is looking for a new laptop as the Toshiba she has now would drive you mad with its slowness. She uses the laptop for web surfing, emails, writing documents, watching tv/films and plugs wireless headphones in to listen. I am pretty clueless with laptop processors so would like a...
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    Is this a psu fault

    I have a problem with my pc which started yesterday, i had shut the pc down and just as it was near closing down i remembered the way you do i had something else to do on it. So i pressed the space key to boot up again and nothing happened, i dont think it had got all the way through the...
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    Advice needed on new system

    I am considering building a new system but i havnt kept up with technology so i am a bit lost as to what processor would be best. I have mostly used AMD but i dont mind what make of processor is recommended as long as i can use a ASUS motherboard. I really only use my system for internet...
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    Core 2 Quad Q8400 what motherboard

    A family member is looking to build a new pc round this cpu, Intel Core 2 Quad Q8400, S775, Yorkfield Core, 2.66 GHz, 1333MHz, 4MB Cache, 8x Ratio, 95W, Retail What would be a good Asus mobo to pair with it, nothing extremely pricy though. He already has ddr2 memory so it will have to fit...
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    Does sata dvd-rw with lightscribe exist

    Im trying to find a dvd-rw drive with a sata interface and also having lightscribe or one of its dirivitives. I just cant seem to spot one. Liteon would be great but any will do as long as its a decent drive.
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    How much would this memory be worth

    I boughtr this memory in December, just wondering how much i could expect to get for it in £,s OCZ (OCZ2G8001GK) 1GB (2x512MB) DDR2-800 PC2-6400 CL 5-5-5-12 Gold XTC Dual Channel Kit (LIFETIME WARRANTY) Its not been over clocked.
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    Which of these is the faster /better memory

    Which of these is the faster /better memory OCZ (OCZ2P8002GK) 2GB (2x1024MB) DDR2-800 PC2-6400 CL 4-5-4-15 PLATINUM XTC EDITION DUAL CHANNEL KIT OCZ (OCZ2P800R22GK) 2GB (2x1024MB) DDR2-800 PC2-6400 CL 4-4-4-15 PLATINUM XTC EDITION REVISION 2 DUAL CHANNEL KIT OCZ (OCZ2G8001GK) 1GB...
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    Can i mix different size memory modules

    I have the below memory installed OCZ (OCZ2G8001GK) 1GB (2x512MB) DDR2-800 PC2-6400 CL 5-5-5-12 Gold XTC Dual Channel Kit (LIFETIME WARRANTY) These occupy one set of dual channel slots on my ASUS M2N-E mobo. Would it be ok to use OCZ (OCZ2G8002GK) 2GB (2x1024MB) DDR2-800 PC2-6400 CL...
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    Is filling all ram slots a bad move

    Ive just read in a post someone saying that you get a -5% system speed drop if you fill all the ram slots on your mobo, is this correct.
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    How much memory do i need to run Vista

    I have just had to send my matched pair of corsair memory sticks back due to a fault. There was no stock of my memory so i decided to have an upgrade and below is what i bought OCZ (OCZ2G8001GK) 1GB (2x512MB) DDR2-800 PC2-6400 CL 5-5-5-12 Gold XTC Dual Channel Kit (LIFETIME WARRANTY) What...
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    Asus mobo @ Partition Magic rescue floppies

    I have an Asus m2ne mobo about 6 weeks old and i am having problems with rescue disks and mouse support.Here,s the problem i have used Partition Magic rescue disks in the past and also whilst first setting up this mobo when new. The trouble now is i tried to use the disks to do some work on a...
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    Whats the problem not using stock HSF

    Why does using a different HSF void the amd processor warranty. I can see that some people do daft things and somebody could maybe even try to run the cpu with no HSF but why this blanket ban. You could have built a system not for its performance but for its silent running, but your stuck with...
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    Best memory for this set-up

    Im just gonna do a new build and im on a bit of a tight budget, the following is what ive picked so far. I could use some advice on what is the best speed DDR2 to get Asus M2N-E Dual-Core nVidia nForce 570 2000 MT/s FSB Dual Channel DDR2 800 Socket AM2 ATX Motherboard with PCI-Express x16...
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    AMD prices dropped in UK

    Ive just been searching for AMD x2 3800+ in the UK and i see at some of the dealers have cut there prices already. Most of them dont have any stock, mind. Lowest price ive seen for 3800 = £110 which is 204.434 USD, God we always get ripped here. How do they justify the extra charge. Force!
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    3800x2 is this mobo socket correct

    Im a bit confused with the socket needed for AMD 3800x2, this is the board i was looking at but its socket 939 which i would like to stick with at the moment. Asus A8N-E - nFore4 S939 ATX Am i ok with it.
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    What intel processor is this

    I will confess now i havnt got a clue about intel chips, ive always used amd. So can anyone tell me what intel chip this is EM64T Family Model 4 Stepping
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    What mobo for AMD64 3500

    What is the best mobo out of this bunch for AMD64 3500 or maybe AMD64 3700 sandy. System use general purpose, web surfing, bit of photo manipulation and maybe the odd game. A bit of mild overclocking nothing mad. Mobo,s Asus A8N-E - nFore4 S939 ATX Asus A8N-SLI - nForce4 S939 ATX...
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    Mild overclocking...........Any advice

    I was thinking of doing some mild overclocking and was hoping someone can give me some figures for the below system MSI - K8N neo 2 platinum AMD 64 3200 athlon (venice) 1gb Corsair value select DDR pc3200 / 400 Im not looking to be the fastest kid on the block, i would just like...
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    email address changing

    I went into my profile to change the email address i have registered here because i am shutting that particular email account down. The new one i wanted to use is a gmail but the board wouldnt let me change, giving the error we do not accept yahoo or hotmail addresses. Im a bit confused because...
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    Another MSI K8N neo2 platinum Question

    Can anyone tell me how to get the pc to start up with the keyboard, iv gone into bios and gone to Power management Setup / Wake Up Event Activity and enabled "wake up up by ps2 keyboard! . But when i try to start it from keyboard nothing happens. Is there something else i need to enable.
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    MSI K8N neo2 plat, memory placing

    Ive finally built my new box based on MSI K8N neo2 platinum. I have 1gb ram 2x512mb am i correct in saying one 512 goes in DIMM-1 coloured green and the other 512 goes in DIMM-2 coloured purple. Ive set it up this way but someone is saying that the ram should go in the 2 green slots but...
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    just built my new pc what temp should cpu be

    Ive just finished my new build, i asked awhile back for some help choosing between amd 64 3000+ and 3200+ socket 939. I went with the 3200+ and im just wondering what temp it should be at. Its first start up was about an hour ago no os loaded. I left it running for about an hour just to make...
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    Wireless network advice

    Im planning on setting up a wireless network as part of my new comp build. The old machine will go up stairs and will have a "Wireless 54mbps PCI Adapter Card" and the new comp will be connected to the router directly. At present im on UK cable and have a Motorola surfboard SB4100 cable modem...
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    I cant decide between these 2 amd,s

    Hi to everyone, first post. I first came across this place whilst i was looking for any sightings of the venice core about a month or so ago,and i read every reply in that monster venice post hoping there would be some news.In fact i was starting to worry over a few of you as you seemed to be...
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