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    LHC@home 2.0

    To those interested in physics and looking for a project to support... The guys at CERN have launched a revamped distributed physics simulator on BOINC. In years past the distributed computing model had a prohibitivly slow turn around time for initial LCH test results, so they prefered to do...
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    DVD digital conversion software

    i know this subject is sort of taboo, but i will say right now im not looking for anything illegal so dont suggest it. what have is several hundred DVDs and blurays on discs (the legally purchased kind) and what i need is the easiest software to convert them all to digital format to store on...
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    ShellShocker: Linksys WAP54G $16

    $16 for a decent, very popular, access point is a warm deal at least. i plan on picking up a few. it is re-certified though, take that as you will. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124353 click the link between the hours of 10am to 1pm pacific today...
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    HP SAS expander

    http://pinouts.ru/Slots/pci_express_pinout.shtml does anyone happen to know exactly which pins this expander card uses from the PCIE connector? ive read of several people using junk motherboards simply to power the card, and figure there should be a better way. if anyone can point me in the...
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    Garmin Nuvi on sale at NewEgg today!

    So less then 24 hours after Garmin announced they were recalling over a million Nuvi GPS units, Newegg sent me an e-flyer for their "SUMMER CLEARANCE" sale, which has the Garmin Nuvi 260 and 265 (which are being recalled) on sale for almost 50% off... WOW what a deal. Thanks Newegg! Let me...
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    BioStar Mini Daemon NAS box review

    I just wanted to write a short review of this little guy because I could not find anything out on the interwebs about it prior to purchase, so I took a chance and just went for it. Here is what was put together.... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16856115033 also a 2gb stick...
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    where to find molex power plugs (not adapters)

    i need some standard SATA molex power plugs so that i can rewire my power supply, the wires are WAY too long. i cant for the life of me find any website that sells only the crimp on plug ends. every search turns up half a million results for adapters of all sorts, even ebay is useless for SATA...
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    trying to decide between SMP v Standard client?

    Heres a good illustration of the differences. at the beginning of April, I switched over to -advmethods on the SMP client. Previously, i was simply running two instances of the standard console client to load up both cores on my core2duo E6600. I didnt really know that there would be such an...
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    back in the game

    well, its that time again- ive been out of the performance computer world for several years (back when the e6600 just came out). stopped playing games due to lack of time, let my computer age into the pile of junk it is now, barely able to run two standard F@h txt clients. time to build a new...
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    how to retrieve a partition

    so windows xp restore disk decided to remove a partition on my 1tb secondary drive and replace it with a 128gb unformatted partition. even though i wasnt doing anything to that drive. before i try and reconstruct this partition ( none of the data was touched, it wasnt formated or anything, just...
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    i dont have access to the data storage subforums

    all other subforums are fine, but i can no longer access the data storage systems subforum...? it says i dont have the rights. this one... http://hardforum.com/forumdisplay.php?f=29 is there an explanation for this?
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    memo to ASUS: speak engerish

    i know they are based in Asia, but seriously, there has to be someone who can speak halfway decent English somewhere in that entire company, who they can call when writing manuals or their web pages. i was reading about their fancy heatsink while downloading drivers at 8 kilobits per second...
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    monster radiator update

    its been a long while sence i posted about this massive radiator i stole from a freezer at work. well i finaly got around to building my test bench so i took some pictures... http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v239/ghost6303/my%20PC/P6050030.jpg...
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    vapochill micro review?

    does anyone know a review of this which stacks it up against some decent heatsinks like the tuniq or AC freezer or anything? i googled it but all the reviews are like this one which pit it against a stock amd heatsink, and some crappy koolance & aquagate water cooling... for some reason...
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    question about combining power

    heres the situation. i just got a little shuttle that i plan to integrate into my big ass custom case to serve games off of while i play on my main, kind of two computers in one, in order to liquid cool both off one radiator. my question is this: sence the shuttle only has a little crappy...
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    smp just destroyed windows (sadface)

    ok so about 3 days ago i started running the smp client. i came home 2 days ago and noticed the computer was hardlocked on a black screen. i figured i was overclocked too much eventhough it was orthos stable for about 12+ hours. so i droped it from 3600 to 3200mhz. left for work again everything...
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    SMP/GPU

    ok ive been running folding for a while but i think i can optimize my setup, right now im just running two command line clients, one per core. now recently read i can run just one SMP client to do even more work, but my question is can i also run a GPU client with the SMP? i know the GPU uses...
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    FREE physx games actualy worth playing.

    it may not be breaking news but theres no posts here about it yet. both Warmonger Operation: Downtown Destruction and Cellfactor: Revolution are slated to be released within the next weeks/month for FREE. this should definately entice people into buying a physx card, for $160 you get G.R.A.W...
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    7.2 and smartgart

    i installed ATIs new drivers last night, now every time i start windows the smartgart window comes up saying something to the effect "SmartGART will not be fully functional untill it determines optimal video settings" which it takes about 1-3 minuits to do, durring which time the screen flickers...
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    Need Xpert [H] Advice? READ

    Are you stuck on stock? BSOD? not POSTing? Is there a burning smell and thick black smoke coming from your case? Well before we can tell you that your case is, infact, on fire, we need some information on your system in order to more accurately diagnose and help you extinguish the problem. When...
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    looking for 3/4" pump

    i need a 3/4" water pump for circulating water thru a little radiator i found, im going to have 2 loops connected at the resevoir, one loop cools the system res>D5>RBX775> 2xDD Tyees'> northbridge>radiator>res one loop through a passive radiator im mounting outside my window ;)...
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    new radiator....

    when i was at work today i scavanged a sweet radiator out of a cooler we were getting rid of.... http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v239/ghost6303/my%20PC/PC210004.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v239/ghost6303/my%20PC/PC210007.jpg...
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    i love winter

    ah its finaly cold where i live, got the fan in the window its about 40F in my room hah http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v239/ghost6303/my%20PC/PB030017.jpg http://www.voyeurmods.com/index.php?action=item&id=1701 with a massive radiator like that cpu idle tems droped from 32CC to 17C...
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    P5W bios version

    has anyone bought an ASUS P5W DH from newegg (or any e-tailer) recently, if so can you tell me what bios this is shipping with? my DFI infinity crapped out and i was going to buy this but if its still with the origional bios that doesnt support core2 then im stuck cause i have no other...
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    Infinity 975X/G + DangerDen RBX775

    just wanted to let anyone who is thinking of using a DangerDen RBX775 water block on a DFI Infinity 975X/G mobo, you will have to grind out a 1/8" by 1/8" by 1/4"long rectangular section of copper on one end of the block to make it rest flat on the processor. this block is long enough that the...
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    trying to break my new P4c3.2

    i just bought a new P4 3.2ghz/800mhz a new ASUS P4C800 Delux and 2x512mb Corsair XMS pc4000. normaly the bus speed is 4x200 (800mhz) but i wanted to use the full potential of my ram and see how fast my processor can go (temps are not an issue i have a great water system) i pushed the bus to 250...
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    Connecticut

    anyone in the Durham/Middlefield (or farthur if your willing to travel) is invited to come LAN with me and my friends, were always looking for more people, send me a pm if you want, we normaly get together every weekend or so
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    Any News About DoD:S ???

    just was wondering if anyone has heard anything about Day of Defeat Source yet, i think i heard a date like December 6th, but i hear alot of stuff. been looking around and still cant find anything even related to dod:s even the site dayofdefeatsource.com (or some place like that) has nothing to...
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