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    Four Weeks of Galaxy Give-Aways!

    I want a new Galaxy card to replace my old 8800GT!
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    Four Weeks of Galaxy Give-Aways!

    Because my old Galaxy 8800GT is still going strong, but could use an upgrade!
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    Senators Want DUI Checkpoint Apps Removed

    I have never seen a DUI checkpoint in my life. If I did I would not take it well even if I was sober. I don't want police hassling and wasting my time for unfounded suspicion. There is a reason we have unreasonable search and seizure as part of our Bill of Rights. With that said I would...
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    Kid Arrested For Facebook List that Ranks Girls

    God do I hate disorderly conduct!!! It is one of those laws you can't believe are on the books and somehow survive. It is so general as to be applicable to any and all situations. This kid will absolutely not be found guilty. This is an example of wrongful arrest and overzealous...
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    XFX Black Edition PSU Drawing!

    The colors, I like the pretty pretty colors...
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    Galaxy 6th Week of Christmas Give-Aways!

    I post in the HotDEALS forum because I am a cockeyed optimist who somehow believes it all may some day work out well for me!
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    Corsair HS1 Gaming Headset Give-Away - 5 Sets!!!

    Because I have to survive the zombies all around me!
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    MSI XPower Motherboard / Metro 2033 Giveaway.

    He-Man would have been better off with the XPower because it would have come from XGreyskull and he would have had an XSword and ridden XBattle Cat! As we all know makking something X(blank) makes it more awesome and implies an increase in power.
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    GTX 460 without Windows 7?

    What about game data and stuff like that? Is there any way to back that up so that I can not lose all of my save points and other stuff? Most of my software and media I can handle no problem.I do have 2 hard drives so I could just do that back up. I can get windows 7 pro for $30 ($43 with disc).
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    GTX 460 without Windows 7?

    Would there be any point to an upgrade to a GTX 460 from an 8800GT if I am still running Windows XP? I have been very wary about upgrading to Windows 7 mainly because I will lose all my files and such from the transfer. I know I should do it anyway. In the same breath anyone have any...
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    Is it worth $80 to get another 8800GT for SLI?

    Hmm, that actually sounds like the right idea. Not sure why I didn't think of that!
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    Is it worth $80 to get another 8800GT for SLI?

    I have been gaming on my 8800GT for a while now quite happily. It runs almost everything at decent framerates and settings. Right now I game mostly at 1680x1050, but I have a 1080p plasma that it might be cool to game on. Do you think it is worth $80 to get another 8800GT for SLI and get some...
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    Slow USB on new MSI GD-65

    So I have windows xp SP3 running on a new Core i5 with an MSI GD-65 mobo. My problem is right now my USB ports are only running at 6MB/s. This is 10x slower than supposed spec, but still faster than 1.1 so I am pretty sure it isn't a driver issue as it says I have Intel enhanced controllers in...
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    New CPU/MOBO/RAM combo

    Well I am about to bite the bullet and form a new core system as my last blew out. My biggest question is about AMD vs. Intel of course. Right now I am looking at this AMD combohttp://www.newegg.com/Product/ComboDealDetails.aspx?ItemList=Combo.308218 That contains a Phenom II 955 Black...
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    Blown system?

    I replaced the video card, ram, and cpu with working spares that I had to no avail. Same results. I am quite sure now the board is fried, hopefully it didn't fry my video card or drives as I would like to recycle those into my next comp. I guess I am in the market for a new CPU/MOBO/RAM...
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    Blown system?

    So I have had an older Athlon 64 X2 system running for years now using the same power supply. My roommate unplugged the computer moving stuff around. When I plugged it back in a really super high pitch noise came from the power supply and nothing would power on. Although the motherboard power...
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    Which Chipset for a new Build?

    So my old Athlon X2 939 and mobo finally bit the dust and it just doesn't seem worth it any more to try to keep it going. So I am looking for a new Mobo/CPU/RAM combo. Looking out at the landscape now is awfully confusing. I can't make heads or tails of it. Which, is the best chipset if I am...
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    Mobo fried?

    It is out of warranty as it was purchased 4 years ago. I have tried 1 ram stick in 1 slot. It doesn't give any beep codes as far as I can tell. I am working on trying to get a power supply to test it out with to make sure it isn't a faulty power supply.
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    Mobo fried?

    So I turned off my computer normal as usual, and then a little bit later tried to turn it back on again. Nothing. I checked the power cord and unplugged and replugged it in. The case lights, fans, cpu fan, and gpu fan all spin up and things seem to be going just fine, however, I get no post on...
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    Mobo fried?

    So I turned off my computer normal as usual, and then a little bit later tried to turn it back on again. Nothing. I checked the power cord and unplugged and replugged it in. The case lights, fans, cpu fan, and gpu fan all spin up and things seem to be going just fine, however, I get no post on...
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    WOOT OFF

    GOD DAMNIT!!! THE ONE DAMN THING I WANTED I MISSED. All I wanted was the Heart Rate Monitor and it went up at midnight when I wasn't watching. Just freaking figures. And it didn't even sell fast.
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    3870 x2 release today

    Alright I am feeling confused with the benchmarking of this card... I read the HardOCP review which basically puts the card noticably slower than the 8800GTX except in Episode 2, but the Toms Hardware has a review using the same games and has the 3870x2 faster in almost all of them. What's...
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    NCIXUS.com: Sapphire Radeon 3870 - $223 / Galaxy 8800GT 512 - $234 ... $214 AR

    These deals are old as sin. They have been up for over a month. They also had an EVGA 8800GT for under $250. Beware though. Their order processing and shipping are very suspect.
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    Nvidia Scaling broken since 169.04 - Any solutions?

    On a similar note I was wondering if anyone had a fix. I have my 8800GT connected to my TV by Svideo. Now I can run my video full screen on my TV, but there is of course overscan. The program allows me to adjust this overscan, but as soon as I do it messes with my aspect ratio. So if it is a...
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    just got my galaxy 8800GT

    Yes it really is that bad. My case isn't the best at sound damping, but the fan on this card is at least 3-4 times louder than my cpu and case fans combined. I mean you should still be able to hear normal conversation over it, but I can hear it across the room and in other rooms as well. It...
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    just got my galaxy 8800GT

    Well, I am just the luckiest guy in the world... NOT. I finally received my card a total of 17 days later. Now not only did I get to wait all that time, they took the time to ship me the leafblower version too!!! How much worse is this thing? I could have sworn when I ordered they were only...
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    just got my galaxy 8800GT

    I ordered my card on December 22nd. It is now January 7th and according to Fed-Ex it won't arrive until the 9th. That is COMPLETELY unacceptable. We are talking 3 weeks on an order that according to their site should take at maximum 5. I am extremely pissed even though they gave me the...
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    eVGA 8800GT 512MB for $235

    Where do you live? I am in Chicago. Whatever they did with my order I have no clue. Like I said though it didn't even process until the 27th after placing the order the 22nd. Now it is the 4th and I have no clue what is going on. It says they have tons in stock so that isn't the problem. I...
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    eVGA 8800GT 512MB for $235

    I wouldn't trust em. I ordered a Galaxy 8800GT from them over 2 weeks ago. They charged me and claimed they shipped it. Well Fed-Ex has said they have only received transmitted data. No package pickup let alone the delivery that should have happened already. I am getting sorta pissed off...
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    new OC parts ordered q6600 + abit ip35 did I do ok?

    I wouldn't trust that Powersupply too far, but it is probably alright since you won't be pushing it too hard with the graphics card. Also I might recommend a Radeon HD3850 over the 8600GTS 512mb. It should be cheaper and also consumes less power when idle. Also the 512mb versions of the...
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    Best thermal paste to use?

    Arctic Cooling MX-2 has been performing great. Not the easiest thing to find in a store near you, but a good performer overall. The most important thing is application of any of these though. Right now I am getting TERRIBLE temps on my CPU and I am almost certain it is because of the shitty...
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    Can't seem to get any overclock on my A8N...

    Alright I figured someone here might be able to help me. I just upgraded my old s939 system with a x2 3600+ in hopes of lengthening its life a bit. Now my rig is as follows A8N-SLI Deluxe mobo BIOS rev. 1016 Mushkin 2x512mb 2 2 2 5 DDR400 RAM Athlon x2 3600+ Galaxy GeForce 8800GT Now...
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    [H]0t : socket 939 dual core for $39.99 shipped NEW

    Alright now I can't even overclock 100mhz. I am guessing I just got a crap mobo that won't overclock at all. Disappointing because I could really use a bit more cpu performance in a few games.
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    [H]0t : socket 939 dual core for $39.99 shipped NEW

    Alright so we are running pretty similar equipment. Well I sucessfully installed. I also ordered the Coolermaster heatsink fan linked in this thread as well for only $5. Right now I am idling at about 33c and loading at 52c. However, my fan speed is not increasing. Anyone here know how I...
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    [H]0t : socket 939 dual core for $39.99 shipped NEW

    GTA3. Mine just arrived this afternoon. Check your status on Newegg. It should tell you exactly where it is right now. Daddy: What motherboard are you using/cooling? I am hoping to get some sort of overclock on this. I am using an Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe (had a bitch of a time flashing the...
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    8800gt at a good price

    Did anyone who took advantage of this get their card yet? Or even see that it is being shipped? The website still says that they are in stock and available, but mine hasn't moved past the product availability part of the ordering process since the 22nd .
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    [H]0t : socket 939 dual core for $39.99 shipped NEW

    Great thread. I have been holding back on getting a new proc for my 939 or just getting a whole new setup. At $45 for processor and cooler I think I gotta jump on this. Should OC nicely as well and along with the 8800GT I ordered from NCIX for $240 I should be in business for a while.
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    GeForce 8800 GT $209.99, no MIR!

    Why even release this card!!!! Use those damn chips for 512 MB!!! The issue isn't a RAM shortage. There is absolutely no reason for these cards to exist.
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    PNY GEFORCE XLR8 8800GT PCIE 512MB $232 Shipped

    I am not disagreeing that they won't be under $200, but the suggested MSRP for 8800GTs were $229 when they released in October. Simply put we are seeing vast markups across the board and should expect with increased supply and competition for the prices to dip to below MSRP. Now if it will dip...
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    MSI 8800GT $208 @ Dell.com

    Hmm, which would be a better deal? The 8800GT for $200 or 3870 for $185? Both seem smokin... Guess, I'll go the the 8800GT. I really shouldn't be buying this, but oh well. Maybe I won't hurt too badly for it.
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