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    980ti NVLDDKM error and driver crash during games

    I just built this new pc. Specs: i7 6700k evga 980ti hybrid corsair vengeance 16gb dell u3011 corsair 850hx psu I am getting this NVLDDKM error 4000 times in the last 24 hours. The computer works fine browsing youtube etc. When I try to play a game, the screen sometimes turns black for a...
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    Help! Refresh rate not supported - Dell U3011 and 980ti

    So windows boots up fine. It was stable for 12 hours doing regular stuff. I played day z standalone for 4 hours with no issues. Today I try playing ARK / World of Tanks / Battlefield Bad Company 2, and after a few minutes, the monitor goes into standby and says "The refresh rate is not supported...
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    Gaming build for <$2.5k (I finally have money)

    This pc will be for gaming primarily. Light video/audio processing. I live in Connecticut, 'Murica I need all new components except fo HDD storage drives and DVD ROM. I have a license for Windows 7 Enterprise. My monitor is a 30 inch Dell U3011. I'll do some average over clocking to gpu...
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    In search of my dream laptop, any suggestions?

    I have been in the market for a new laptop for the last 3 years. I have seen sale after sale come and go, usually not having the extra money available whenever a near perfect model popped up. I have looked though many many many different designs, and I cannot quite seem to find the perfect...
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    New Primary/Gaming Computer $2000 - Any Suggestions?

    So it's been another 4 1/2 years (see previous builds in signature), and it's time for a new rig. I have pieced together a new computer with the learned teachings of (and in no order of importance): silent-circuit Markyip1 junglicious Oldie Danny Bui enginurd These guys helped me build this...
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    Help! Macro recording desktop mouse, but not in-game mouse

    I am attempting to create a macro for a game, and so far I have tried autome, jitbit, and another macro recorder, but I cannot get the software to record the in-game mouse movements. All of the recorders are able to copy my keyboard presses and mouse movements up to the point that I load the...
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    [HOT] - YMMV - Dell Inspiron M5030-17190 Laptop - $265 B&M

    Can regularly be found for $400 - $500. Picked one up for $265 out the door at a Best Buy in New York. Called about picking up another two for some friends, but price may have changed to $329. Listed as $379 on bestbuy.com but they told me $329 when i called today. And yes, before anybody...
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    Video Camera / Camcorder Suggestions? <$500

    Hey guys, looking to get my first video camera and I was hoping some of ya'll could suggest a decent purchase for less than $500 USD. I will be using this for home movies mostly, not planning on recording any wild life at super long distances, nor any sports of any kind. I was looking at the...
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    Win 7 x64 Raid 5 help - unsigned driver?

    Trying to do a fresh install on this board: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3417#dl I downloaded the x64 preinstall drivers and they do not work. While installing, I get an unsigned driver problem. It doesn't give me an option to allow the unsigned driver...
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    Memory Pairing question...

    Sorry if this is a stupid question, but I don't have much experience with it and have always been hesitant to pair memory that isn't exactly the same. I just want to know if I am going to have any compatibility issues with these two ram kits. Currently I have the OCZ Reaper's in, and I just...
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    help... stuck on extended desktop!

    help. installed new video card drivers. monitor set itself as extended desktop. ati 3870x2. cant see desktop to change settings. posting from cellphone. what to do? tried plugging in two different 2nd monitors into card. does not detect signal. tried both dvi ports. advice please?
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    Looking for some pricing help with an older machine.

    I am looking to start a fund for my new build, and I want to get rid of this old machine. Thinking of selling it all together to a friend of mine, but I want to make sure that I get the pricing right first. I've done some searching around and found prices for some of the parts, but I can't...
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    Trials HD - Share Your Custom Tracks Here!

    I poked around a bit and found a thread on this game, but i figured I'd make one devoted to sharing our custom tracks with eachother. Trials HD for XBOX 360 is an awesome game, its really cheap, and its totally addictive. So far I have made 3 of my own tracks, and I have convinced 5 of my...
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    ASUS P6T RAM Problem

    I just finished putting together this rig: ASUS P6T MOBO i7 920 6GB OCZ GOLD DDR3 Corsair 850TX 1TB WD Black XFX 4890 1GB IDE DVD Drive (whoops, ordered the wrong one. meant to get sata) Vista 64 Ultimate I've installed the drivers that came with the mobo, just did the video card...
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    Rig Build. Q9550 or I7 for ~1000?

    My buddy wants to build a new pc. His budget is about $1000 USD with some flexibility. He'll be gaming mostly, and doing some minor video/photo editing. His current rig is something along these lines: AMD 3200+ 1GB RAM ASUS A8V Mobo ATI 9800 Pro I put him together a rig for about $997, $930...
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    Verizon NE2 upgrade tomorrow. what to do?

    I've had verizon since my first cell phone and they work great for my area. service everywhere and most of my friends have verizon. Also I have verizon fios / home phone through them so I am definitely going to be sticking with them. Ive owned the samsung sch-u740 (alias 1) now for 2 years...
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    Silent Hunter 4 - I love this game

    I have been having so much fun with this game over the passed few days. You are a submarine captain in the early 1940's. You start out fighting in the pacific against the japanese navy. Avoiding Betty's, Zero's, and other reconnaissance planes as you make your way from pearl harbor towards...
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    WD1001FALS vs WD1002FBYS (1TB drive comparison)

    Both of these drives are 1TB, both have a 5 year warranty. One sells for $105, the other for $160. I did some searching around, couldn't really find any specific data on reliability/performance comparisons. Anyone have any ideas here? Im planning on using the drive for...
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    Auzentech Prelude X-Fi PROBLEMS (static/beeps/clicks)

    Running vista64 home premium. auzentech prelude x-fi 7.1 sound card. My pc (rig in sig) has recurring problems with its audio. Pretty much without fail, at least once a day, my sound will cut out immediately following some beeps and ubrupt noises coming from my speakers. Symptoms: - No...
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    Sound cuts out, pc locks up, ubrupt violent 'processing' noises??? (help)

    Alright, so even as i am typing this, i am having this problem. Running vista64 home premium. auzentech prelude sound card. My pc (rig in sig) has recurring problems with its audio. Pretty much without fail, at least once a day, my sound will cut out immediately following some beeps and...
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    Corsair PSU quit (i think) - power question - help please!

    Last night i was just screwin around on the pc as usual, suddenly it shut off and would not turn back on. the motherboard still has power to it. i can see it posting its codes. tried unplugging everything except power from the back. the psu smelled really hot and sorta burny. let it sit...
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    Verizon FIOS > Optimum Online

    Just got my FIOS internet installed last friday. Went with the 20/20 package. I was going to go with the 20/5, but i need to keep my ratio up on the private trackers, and I figured this would be a better idea for that. Plus they offered me $10 off my monthly bill. Total with taxes is $80...
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    BoB is dead... the war is over. (Eve Online)

    I am extremely tired, and this post deserves a lot more love, but all that I can manage to say is: Thousands of actual people, playing an actual internet space ship game, are without alliance, and soon to be without home. BOB (Band of Brothers) - once the largest, most powerful, feared...
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    Whats the Best Game Rental Site? gamefly, gameznflix, etc etc?

    been paroosing the internets to find a place where i can rent games with as little hassle as possible. came across just a couple. gamefly obviously came to mind, probably because they advertise all over tv. seems they only offer 2 games at a time for 21$/month, but they have a fairly...
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    How to: Fix The Piracy Problem

    hate to be a dirty cross poster, but i didnt know if this would even be answered. im honestly just curious about this as it seems to almost completely abolish piracy, and in turn help to bolster the pc gaming market. so when people download games with the intention of playing them without...
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    If The Internet Was Attacked and Taken Out for 6+ Months, Would You Join the Army?

    In the beginning, i began to have a thought. Following this thought, I was prompted to ponder a question that began to form. Further evolving into something I now call a theory, I proceeded to hypothesize about and then upon what i now understand as a complete quandry. i think thats a...
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    Can't Re-Install Steam? Plase Halp!

    I used to have steam installed on my storage hard drive. But while i was installing my new video card a couple months ago, I put too much pressure on the sata cable connected to my harddrive's L-shaped plastic connector, and it broke. I have tried to slide the broken off plastic piece into...
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    Looking for Decent Home Theatre System for my TV ~$350

    I am in the market for a new home theatre system for a sony bravia. I just did a quick check on newegg and couldn't find anything that really stuck out. I have had a lot of experience with speakers in the past with my car/computer so I know how easy it is to spend $500 on a set of worthless...
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    36 Thousand Dollars in damage done. Eh... Shrikes 3rd Titan down - Eve Online

    Yea uh.. so im gonna try not to say something cliche here but um... Screw it, it was epic. Shrike has lost his 3rd Titan class Avatar. His 2nd titan lost in less than a week, and his 3rd over all. No pilot has ever lost more than one in the history of eve. An Estimated 400 - 600 billion...
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    Energizer UPS Problems

    I have this: www.energizerups.com/product.asp?productID=7 It is an uninterruptible power supply that is supposed to run for 12 minutes after a power outage/surge. I have lost the software disc somewhere in the boxes of my house, and it would appear that on the energizer ups site, the only...
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    A couple Abit IP35 Pro bios questions

    Yea so my Saitek Eclipse keyboard died on me a couple of weeks ago. I thought it might have been something going on with Vista, but all the problems i was having turned out to be just a faulty peripheral. Long story short, the keyboard somehow managed to delete my video card drivers, as well...
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    I think it may be impossible for me to reformat my hard drives...

    when my pc crashes or freezes, i restart, it gets to the screen where you can select safe mode or the other couple of options including boot up the pc normally. it is here that my keyboard does not respond, no keyboards i have tried respond here at all. if it wasnt for the 30 second wait until...
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    Fallout3, Farcry2, Deadspace, Crysis:Warhead, Stalker2, Bioshock... 3/6 Failed?

    PIRACY IS ILLEGAL. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_infringement_of_software http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piracy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_infringement It is also a violation of the rules on [H]ardForum.com. This entire thread is a horrible mistake on my part...
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    Eve Online, Largest Capital Fleet Battle EVER

    sorry to cross post this, but its just too important and too awesome not to.... To further add on to yesterdays titan death... Today we had quite possibly the largest capital ship fleet battle ever in the games entire 5 year history. the lag wasn't bad at all, there was about ~600...
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    Eve Online, Shrike's Titan is Down.

    Dear Diary... Today we killed an internet spaceship valued at several thousand american dollars, and taking over 6 months of real human time to build. Unfortunately no killmails have been generated yet. Shrike has lost his 2nd Avatar to the Northern Coaliton in E-O during a fairly large...
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    3870x2 -> 4870x2?

    going to be playing farcry 2, fear 2, fallout 3 on my native res of 1680x1050. I want to be able to play near max settings. does this make sense?
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    Fallout 3, Farcry 2, Fear 2, Gears 2... any others worth buying?

    just wondering if theres anything else out there worth looking into for my ps3/360/pc? prefer pc platforms for anything that runs well on it. these are the only 4 ive been paying attention to recently. any others that anyone can point me in the direction of i would greatly appreciate...
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    USB Car Audio hard drives?

    i dont mean to cross post, but i really wasnt sure where this belongs... i posted in the Computer Audio forum with the title... USB Car faceplate something rather, forget the exact title and cant link because im at work using a proxy. if anyone is able to help, i am looking for a stereo...
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