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    GIGABYTE GP-P850GM 850W or CORSAIR - RMx Series 850W

    Need some advise from forum members between these 2 PSU. GIGABYTE GP-P850GM 850W vs CORSAIR - RMx Series 850W I will eventually run a 3080, aiming for the Vision version from Gigabyte. I can get the Gigabyte PSU for $100. I currently have the Corsair RMx, still sealed and within the return...
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    Lenovo Y400 - Feedback

    All, Been thinking about replacing my wife's desktop setup with a laptop. Lenovo has been a brand that I've been interested in for some time. There's currently a deal for their Y400 that knocks the price down all the way to $750 dollars. Before I click buy, any reason why I should look...
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    Upgrade Question - Specs Inside - PerformanceTest 8.0

    Hello all, My Kingston SSD failed so I slapped on a temp. drive back into the system. I wanted to get some input regarding the best drive setup for my current system. I really believe my bottleneck is due to the drive, even Performance Test 8.0 confirms this, but then again I might be...
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    Build advice: Finalization (Mobo and case)

    Hello all, Trying to complete this build for my fiance and wanted to see what my options are in the motherboard and case department. Feel free to suggest changes in my build. 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming (World of Warcraft, Diablo 3) and Photoshop 2) What's your...
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    Build help - D945GCLF2

    Hello all, Thinking of setting up a NAS box. I have a D945GCLF2 that I've been meaning to use and this will make great use of it. I have 2x 1tb and 1x 2gb memory that will fit right in. My question is, which case/psu will work great with this build? Also, given that all I need is the...
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    24 inch Recommendation?

    Hey all, I was wondering if I can get some recommendation. Looking for; Samsung preferred 24 inch LCD Adjustable base Built in speaker (important) Thank you. Edit: I've been searching and the ones made by Samsung with speakers does not have the old school Samsung adjustable height stands...
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    Dell Prebuild Recommendation

    Hello all, I've always built my own systems so this realm is a little bit out of my territory. I am assisting a friend with his small business and he wanted me to pick out a couple of Dell desktops. Custom builds and other brands are out of the questions so that weeds out the hundreds of...
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    Basic HTPC Recommendation/Questions

    Hello all, Been wanting to setup a decent HTPC for sometime and feel as if right now is a good time to bite the bullet and proceed, unless someone can tell me a good reason why I should wait it out. I like CrimandEvil's suggestion on the core parts because it's very affordable. Here are...
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    Cheapest PCI Express Video Card

    Hey guys, Been out of the loop for a bit. Was just wondering what is the cheapest PCI Express video card out there? Trying to purchase one from Newegg for under/around $50 dollars. Thanks!
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    BFG 6600GT OC - Fan replacement

    I have a question. I am trying to find a replacement fan for my BFG 6600GT OC card. I tried newegg but I can't find it there. Anyone know of a place where I can find a replacement fan for this card? Thanks!
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    Refurbished Motherboard?

    Question - Would you guys purchase refurbished motherboards? And if so, have you guys purchased refurbished motherboards from MWave?
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    New build advice - E4300 setup

    Hey guys, Given the price drop that I have been waiting for I am now ready to build a new rig. My current system (Intel P4 2.4C) is treating me just fine but I am going to use that as my backup setup. I am dead set on the intro level Core2Duo chip (E4300). I am thinking that this will...
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    Questions about Dungeon Runners

    Hey guys, I have a few questions about Dungeon Runners. I am NOT a Beta player, I just requested an invite on one of our Beta invite thread here at [H]. While waiting for a nice person to throw me an invite, I wanted to know a little bit about the game. Some people say it is like Guild...
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    Toshiba Flash Card Software - Uninstall

    Hey guys, I am posting here thinking that there are a few people with Toshiba laptops that have tried uninstalling their Flash Card software. I was wondering, I removed it from the uninstall list but it still shows up. And what is the software called that pops up on the top of the...
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    A135-S2276 and Windows XP

    Hey guys, I recently purchased A135-S2276 and the default OS is Windows Vista. I am thinking of downgrading to XP for now and then reloading Vista (using the Toshiba restore disc) when there are more software that supports it. The problem with this and the reason why I am posting this...
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    Laptops for under $600

    It has been a very long time since I am in search of a Windows based laptop. My max budget is $600 dollars. It is not a desktop replacement since it will be used for work, dvd player, storing photos (temp), music, and light gaming (WoW). Does anyone have a recommendation? What to look for...
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    Is this considered an upgrade?

    Hey guys, I have a quick question. My current rig is the following: Intel P4 2.4C Northwood ABIT IC7 Motherboard 1GB DDR 400 PNY 6800 GTOC AGP 120GB Sata I am planning to go this route because of that Fry's bundle deal for $80 dollars. Intel 805 D ECS P4M800Pro-M 1GB Corsair...
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    Help with this old school 1.6 Northwood CPU

    Hey guys, I need some advice. I have an Intel P4 1.6A Northwood CPU. It seems as if the motherboard died on me. The unit will hang even when in BIOS. I tried running it barebone but nothing, freezes in BIOS and even when I get to desktop it will freeze up on me instantly. I am thinking...
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    Good time to purchase an e6300 CPU?

    Question. I am thinking of upgrading from my old 2.4c Northwood Intel CPU. Thinking of getting a new build with PCI Express. I am liking the e6300 but was wondering if I should wait for a bit for the prices to come down or if the price that it is at right now is going to be the price it...
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    Testing a Refurbished Motherboard

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    Wow! I am impressed

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    Budget LCD to play PS2 on?

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    Antec Aria PSU

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    Nice 32" LCD HDTV - Advice needed

    Hello, I am thinking of purchasing a 32" LCD HDTV. I will be using it as my main tv in the bedroom. I will be connecting a PC and a game console (PS2). My budget is $900 or less. Any ideas? Should I even go for an LCD HDTV or just a regular CRT HDTV? Thanks.
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    Keyboard suggestion

    Hello all, I am thinking of getting a new keyboard. Currently I have an old Logitech Elite Keyboard. So, which keyboards would people from [H] recommend? I will be using it for gaming mostly. Thanks
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    Motherboard recommendation for this CPU

    Hello, I am planning on purchasing this CPU: AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ Manchester 2.0GHz 2 x 512KB L2 Cache Socket 939 Dual Core Processor - Retail Anyone have any good recommendation for a motherboard that would go nicely with this CPU? Looking to use standard DDR400 and a PCI-Express...
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    AR5211.SYS BSOD

    Hey guys, Been Googling but have not found any solutions in regards to this BSOD. Gives me an AR5211.SYS Error which is an Atheros driver issue. I was wondering if anyone can help me out with this problem. Either direct me to a site that has a generic driver that I could replace. The...
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    Been out of the scene - General input for a system

    Hey guys, Been out of the computer building scene for a bit. Want to setup a bit of an upgrade, or actually, get a new system. I currently have everything, so just need the computer/case and parts. No need for a monitor, speakers, mouse/keyboard. Current budget is about $500, no more...
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    DSL get cuts off when a call comes in

    Hey guys, Was just wondering if anyone have any solutions for this issue that I am having. I just got DSL installed in my parents house and what is happening is that whenever I receive a call, the DSL would get cut off for a few seconds and then it will connect itself back on. Is this...
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    Small compact laptop - What is out there?

    Hey guys, Currently I have a 12" Powerbook. I will be giving it to my girlfriend, and thinking that I am going to get a small and compact Windows based unit instead. What is currently out there for around $1000 bucks or so? I know that Dell makes a 12" version of their M series, how does...
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    Budget LCD to play PS2 on?

    Hey guys, I was wondering what is the current budget screen (LCD Type) in the market right now for playing PS2 games. I will most likely be connecting this also onto my HTPC, but that is just for movie playback, so almost anything will do that nowadays given that it has an SVideo input...
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    Shadowing on the monitor - Help

    Ahrite guys, I just hooked up a Sony SDM-HS93 onto my Desktop PC that is using a 6600GT OC AGP 8x Video Card. The problem that I am having is that there is a little bit of shadowing that is occurring. How can I go about fixing this? I tried to use the latest monitor driver. Also...
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    Which Digicam A520 or S50

    Hello, Looking to replace my Digital Camera. I used to have a Fuji Finepix A340. Sold it about 2 days ago. Now I am in the market for a Canon. My g.f has the A510 and I love it. Now, I am interested in getting the A520, but I came across a deal for an S50 for the same price for an...
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    Going to be purchasing a TV - Advice

    The TV I have right now is super crappy. No audio and very grainy. Also, it is only a 20". I have a budget of $400. So I have 2 HDTV that I am interested in purchasing. One is the Advent 27" HT2778A. The other is a 27" Magnavox 27MT5405. So both are 27 inch HDTV ready monitor with...
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    HTPC cases that fits a standard size ATX board?

    Hello - Was wondering if anyone can point me to a standard size case that will house an ATX board. Something that will flow smoothly as an HTPC. Is there even such a thing?
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    HTPC - Advice - Double Checking

    Hello - Been awhile since I posted in regards of setting up an HTPC. Got a new place to stay, so I am going to build an HTPC system. Used to have a nice Aria setup but sold that due to the lack of space in my 1st in-law. Ahrite, to business: I have or will have: Socket 478 -...
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    ATI 9800Pro Dual Display - Help

    Hey guys - I was using an NVIDIA GeForce Ti4600. I used NView and was able to stretch my desktop across two screens easily. My taskbar extended from one end of the first screen to the other end of the 2nd screen. All I did was click on the "extend my windows desktop onto this monitor"...
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    ABIT IC7 Constant Beep

    Hey guys, Got a question. My setup just started beeping like crazy. It is coming from the motherboard which is an ABIT IC7. I know this because I unplugged the Speaker cable from the case and it is now not beeping. However, the beeps are constant. Checked the manual but nothing. Any...