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    Hardware testing

    Hey guys! Sorry to bother with such a simple thread, but I'm looking to get updated information on good testing software. I used to use Orthos back in the day for memory/CPU stress testing, but I'm not sure if using that same program these days would be the best. I went to the sticky...
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    Am I just out of luck? Data loss...

    So here's the rub. I put a new video card in my machine. I took it apart (it's a microatx) and did alot of cleanup and re-ran cables and so on. I Put the machine back together and plugged everything in and booted up. Install new video drivers blah blah blah... I went later to load up a...
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    New Upgrade Advice - Finally that time

    It's been awhile since I've upgraded my HTPC... If it works for you, why change it ya know? Recently I purchased Skyrim and my system JUST squeaked by with enough performance to make it doable. I enjoyed the game and the visual experience enough, but I knew days for my current setup were...
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    MATX P965 Boards

    This is a thread purely to update and keep subscribed to, so that the instant a p965 board becomes available, or info about one is made public we'll know it. I think I speak for many of us that obviously this is what we are waiting for. Please post in this thread any information about...
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    Satisfied with pricings?

    With all the hoopla over the amazing 8800GTX, I think we've all been amazed and thinking, "Dang I wish I had one!" But then we look at the price.... $649.... $649!!!! Are you kidding me? Don't get me wrong and hear me out for a second. I realize that yes, the card does have more transitors...
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    Double checking my new SFF rig

    Ok... I'm selling my old system and basically doing a SFF new build. Here's what I've decided on and why. Case: Microfly Ultra mATX *NEW* PSU: 400w, with case CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 6400 *NEW* MoBo: ECS P4M890T-M2 mATX *NEW* RAM: 1 GB Corsair DDR400 ...Owned... GPU: Sapphire X1950Pro...
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    What's my bottleneck? And how do I upgrade?

    Case: Ahanix MicroATX Tower Case CPU: 3.0 GHz Pentium 4 MoBo: MSI P4M880 Socket 478 RAM: Corsair 2GB DDR400 PC3200 Video: ATI Radeon X800 XT PE - 256MB Ram Audio: Creative Extigy - External USB Soundcard Internal DVD/CDRW Drive: Lite-On via IDE Internal HDD Drives: 250GB-IDE | 160GB-SATA...
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    In need of reinstall?!

    Ok, so I've built a few computers from the ground up, and I'm gonna be helping a friend to upgrade his system. Here's the status of his current PC. It's a fairly fancy Compaq (yeah, I know), AMD A64 3000+ Socket 754, SiS Mobo of some kind. He has 2 SATA drives with a Compaq forced partition on...
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    Upgrade Mobo Install Question

    Ok, so I've built a few computers from the ground up, and I'm gonna be helping a friend to upgrade his system. Here's the status of his current PC. It's a fairly fancy Compaq (yeah, I know), AMD A64 3000+ Socket 754, SiS Mobo of some kind. He has 2 SATA drives with a Compaq forced partition on...
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    MX1000 ---- $49.99!!

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=6843179&type=product&id=1093467659671 At your local Best Buy or order online.
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    Firefox woes...

    I'm having no end of trouble with Firefox on my new PC. I tried new drivers for my Ethernet 10/100; I've tried both 1.0.2 and 1.0.4; I've reinstalled Windows XP SP2 twice now. I just don't understand what is going on. Basically, the browser keeps freezing up on me. Like just a second ago the...
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