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    Best soundcard for optical out to DAC?

    Hey all, I just inherited my dad's Quad CD-P CD player, which has 3 optical inputs as well as 3 coaxial digital inputs. I'm thinking of using the CD-P as my pre-amp, instead of my Roksan Kandy MkIII. I also inherited a Quad 909 Power Amp, which in my tests have proven to be better than...
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    Vista RC1 w/ Keys now available from MS

    Just a heads up. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/preview.mspx At the bottom of the page, under the Download Windows Vista RC1 section, you select your location, press "Go" and it will ask you to register an e-mail address with them for participation to the CPP program...
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    Overclocking Without a PCI/AGP/HDD lock.

    Hi, I just found out that my friends board only supports a PCIe lock, and that it was not possible to lock other componenets frequencies. How is this going to limit the overclocking ability? System: Celeron D326 Gigabyte GA-8I945P-G Fortron Sparkle 400W Corsair Value Select PC2-5300...
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    Pentium Celeron D: Worthwile for intended use?

    Hello all, I'm building a PC for a friend and I do not have any experience with these processors. He basically wants the following: Burn DVDs Listen to Music Be able to run Vista (preferably 64 bit edition) on it when it comes out. (or run the beta in the meantime) As I understand...
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    Why does processor report 1/2 the advertised speed? (PICS)

    Hello, I've been having some difficulties with my laptop. I don't know if it's normal or not so any help is appreciated. Basically my processor (P4 3.06GHz) is running at 1.55-1.6Ghz. Actually it kind of switches between 3.06 or 1.6. I was running SuperPI (out of curiousity), with CPUz on...
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