you can get about 10% more performance (in 3dmark) by getting that 5770 and almost double the framerates in some games
The switches in a mouse (where you click) are only rated for so many clicks. They're not designed for a lifetime of clicking. I've worn out a mouse's left click button about every 2 or so years using logitech mice (mx300, mx310, g3). Doesn't your G5 have a warranty?
I bought this combo last week, and with 2GB of memory, it seemed to run Vista Media Center acceptably. If I were to do it again, I wouldn't skimp on the RAM.
I plugged the HDMI into my Toshiba 51H84 TV (51" projection), and it worked first boot, no configuration. I installed all the important...
I would check the power supply with a voltmeter, and if that works, start taking apart the computer. Remove the battery first, of course. If it's still wet inside let it dry, then try powering it again.
Thanks for the fast replies.
Seeing that I don't need a new PC right now, maybe I should hold off for quad core... but I'd like to play 2142 without it skipping around the place, and regular maps on CS:Source. If I keep things cheap now, I can sell the new parts when quad core comes in and...
I've been on AMD rigs since the thunderbird so I'm way behind on intel. I've decided to jump ship since AMD is sinking.
My rig right now is:
a64 venice 3000+, 1gb ddr400, 6600GT AGP. It's getting very outdated.
So far, I selected these parts below, trying to keep costs down.
Can't you boot in safe mode? Before windows starts check for any IRQ conflicts, too. Yes, you can still get IRQ conflicts.
Strip the PC to barebones too. Just the video card, and 1 HDD. See if it boots then. If it works, you probably have IRQ conflicts.