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    Help me find my weak link

    I quad boxed D3 some time ago and it ran pretty damn good. Getting ready to quad box Crusaders in ROS so I got a new SSD last week and felt the urge to give my system a boost. What would you recommend upgrading if you were in my shoes? I am leaning towards upgrading the GPU, not sure how much of...
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    What PSU for a 4930k Build

    Building my Mom a PC this Xmas, the specs are. 4930K Undecided on Mobo (Will not be overclocking) 16GB Ram 256GB SSD 1 TB Storage Drive GTX 660 Video Card Corsair Carbide 200R Her current rig has a Corsair 600 Watt PSU that's about two years old. I'd feel better sticking a new unit...
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    Help me complete a budget build with existing build

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc This is a pc for my wife to get her started on WoW, only thing else it will be used for is browsing and watching movies. 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? Nothing set in stone but being a budget...
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    Trying to find a small AV stand similar to these but less expensive

    As the title says I am trying to find a small AV stand like the one in the link to house my Denon and apple TV. I'd prefer a door on it to keep my little one out since she likes to press buttons. It looks good but the price is a bit more then I want to pay for something that size...
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    Good Mobo for the money for i3-2120

    What motherboard would you recommend for the i3-2120? I don't need SLI or crossfire or anything fancy. Making a budget gaming build but I want to be able to upgrade the CPU down the road without gutting the whole system.
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    Need input on major budget gaming/general usage build

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etcPlaying Diablo3 and WoW, viewing youtube and general browsing. 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $300 3) Which country do you live in? If the U.S, please tell us the state and city if possible. USA...
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    Best Slim video card to run Diablo3

    My buddy bought a premade SLIM desktop and its not bad. I'ts a Core I3 CPU 6GB Ram but has a slim,chassis. What's a decent video card that would fit in this case and run diablo3? Doesn't need to be a speed demon but just enough for him to play diablo3 cause that's all he is concerned about.
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    Help me finish my new build

    Hello, I am looking to build a new rig soon, mainly to play BF3 and Diablo 3 on. 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming, Movies Browsing, Studying and Listening to Music 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? 800$ not including...
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    Thread to show desk chairs?

    I have searched but could not find any. I know we have threads showing off our desks, monitors and speakers/headphones but is there one for the chairs we use?
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    Need help on picking a sound card

    Hello, Here is my current setup . Gigabyte GA-790XTA-UD4 Motherboard Phenom II X4 965 CPU Radeon 5870 4GB GSkill RAM 80GB Intel X-25 SSD 500B WD Storage Drive Creative Xi-Fi Gamer Sound Card that died a few weeks ago Antec 550 PSU CM Scout Case I have senheisser hd595's and...
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    Help me make a decision and new Gaming Setup

    Hello, I am looking to build a new rig soon, mainly to play BF3 and Diablo 3 on. 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming, Movies Browsing, Studying and Listening to Music 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? 800$ not...
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    What to do/dispose of old laptops

    I have a ton of old laptops that I need to dispose of, some barely work and others don't. Most are about 5-8 years old. What would you guys recomend? I was thinkin of just calling one of these people on craigslist.
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    XFX Radeon 4890 Died, what to get now?

    My XFX Radeon 4890 will hardly run and its time for a new card. I was eyeing a 6870 at the moment but unsure. I game on a westinghouse 47inch LCD. I play COD and Black Ops when its out. Starcraft 2 and WoW, will play Diablo 3 when its out. Games are all played on max res 1920x Should I...
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    System cant see SBXi-Fi titanium fatality sound card

    Hello, I got a new sound card and SSD drive. I reformatted and put them both in, win7x64 install was smooth and SSD is very snappy. The issue is when i went to install drivers for my sound card it does not see the hardware in the system. I have it connected to the lowest PCIE slot on my mobo...
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    HANNS-G 28inch or Westinghouse LVM-37W3-FB-R

    uughhh having a hard time deciding here. I just got my HANNS-G 28inch LCD last night and its beautiful. I saw the below deal on a 37inch westinghouse and heard they look/perform the same as most LCD 19-28 inch displays. I got a really badass spot for a new desk I thought of today that would...
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    One vertex 60gb ssd or raid-0 7200rpms?

    I would like for those who have owned both to give their opinion what is the better of the two? I currently have a raid-0 setup and was a nice performance increase over 1 70gb rAptor. I just purchased a new build and was considering ditching the rAid-0 setup I have for a vertex ssd. I would...
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    What's my bottleneck and what should I get?

    Hello, + +I’ve been wanting to upgrade my PC and I can’t afford a +whole new i7 system at the moment. What would you say is my bottleneck? I play WoW and CoD: MW2 heavily. I got about 340 bucks to play with and would like to either do the following. + 1.++++ Buy a Hanns-G 28 inch monitor...
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    Storage drive not showing up in windows after Raid-0 setup

    I have a gigabyte ga-965p-ds3 with a 72gb raptor as primary and a 320 WG as storage. I canned the raptor and installed two 80 gig drives as Raid-0 today. The issue now is my storage drive wont show up in windows. I can see it in bios and on bootup under the controllers. Under disk management I...
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    First Time Overclock and Killed It?

    Hello, Ive been wanting to upgrade my PC and I figured I would give OCing a try to get a little more out of my system since its free. I have a Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3 Mobo with a dual core E6400 Zalman CPU Cooler ( cant remember model but it was best at time of purchase) 4 GB Ram 8800...
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    Security Wireless IP Camera Questionj

    Hello, Not sure if this is the right forum but I have a friend with a restuarant that would like to have some security cameras installed and be able to look at them from home when he would like to. I dont know much about them but the restaurant isnt that big and needs 10 cameras 2 of them...
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    Help me decide on a budget system

    Hello, my brother has a system that's a couple years old. Some gigabyte dsp mobo Core2duo 6200 geforce 8400 2gb generic ram the kid just games on it, mainly dota, wow tf2 once in a while. His video card died and needs a new one. It's his bday and was wanting to get a system upgrade. Now I was...
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    Need some A/V setup/speaker advice

    I just moved and ditched my creative labs 2.1 temporary speakers. I have a spare Denon AVR-2803 receiver, I hooked it up to two polk audio bookshelf speakers on my desktop (these guys) My sound card is a Sound Blaster Xi-Fi fatal1ty...
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    Help me decide on a 30inch display

    Hello, I’m looking into purchasing a new display, really only interested in a 30inch one. I’ve been on a dell 24inch for the last 5 years and it has been flawless. I haven’t bought anything for my system in a long time. I think it’s time to move to an HD 30inch display for new games...
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    lenovo laptop extended display issue

    I have a problem with a lenovo laptop t60. It was setup as extended display with another monitor. I had the monitor set to primary and the laptop set as extended display. I traveled over the weekend and now the displays are backwards, whever I try and change any display settings it gets a BSOD...
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    dual/quad core desktop

    Does neons know of me decent deals goin on for a dual/quad core desktop that comes with an lcd? I've checked dells vostro lineup but haven't seen nething blow my skirt up yet thanks,
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    Which memory would you go with?

    Current Setup Gigabyte Mobo intel 6400 C2D 2 GB Gskill 8400 GT Just bought one of the Zotac 8800GTX's and looking to get 4 GB ram along with the 64 bit Vista upgrade What set would you go for? I will not be OCing and these are all PC6400.
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    Worthy Upgrade?

    Hi, I have the following Gigabyte Mobo Intel C2D 6400 2 GB Ram 8600GT Geforce Xi Fi Fatality Win XP Pro I installed Age of Conan and basically it runs like shit. The only other game I play is WoW which runs fine. Ive been debating holding off and doing a full rebuild with a Q6600...
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    Best Budget card for dual monitors in span mode?

    I am looking for the cheapest/best performing video card I can get to run a business machine on dual monitors. I have a user at work on a business machine with an intel mobo that has integrated video which is what he is currently using. We need to get this user setup on dual monitors running in...
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    Breakroom Movie Work Project

    I need to setup a dedicated rig to play a Safety Training DVD that repeats 24/7 in the company breakroom. I also need the biggest monitor we can afford inside there. I am thinking minimum 24 inch, but I havnt got that far yet. What Software would some of you recommend for playing that DVD on...
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    Benchmarking Plain Business Machines

    I have alot of PC's at work I maintain and hear a few problems from people complaining that their system is slow etc.. This is mainly from the users with laptops who takem home and loadem up with their crap (limewire etc..) I was wondering if there is a benchmarking program to test some plain...
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    Help Clean up a PC

    Hello, Does anyone have a link to a guide/site that shows some useful things or step by step on how to unclutter/cleanup a PC in Windows? Kind of like a tuneup, spyware removal, junk/unused programs etc.. Thanks,
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    Computers in a Bakery trying to keep flour out

    I have an unusual problem. I work for a bakery and we have about 50 PC's in the plant and outer offices. Well the problem is we go through truckloads of flour a day and it gets everywhere. This causes problems for the pcs, keyboards monitors etc.. Has anyone been in a similar situation and...
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    Network using Electrical Outlets?

    Hello, We just moved and I dont want to run cat5 throughout the attic and start cutting outlets in the walls yet. I have had really bad luck with wireless and prefer not to use it. I will eventually run cat5 and make permanent walljacks. Has anyone ever used these and can tell me more...
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    4 Port Router 5 PC's what can I do?

    Hello, I have a 4 port Wireless netgear router and I cant get a stable connection with the wireless function. I have 5 pcs in the house, 4 desktops and 1 laptop. I want to plug them all in and ditch the wireless. I have an old netgear 4 port ethernet hub. Can I unplug 1 slot in the router...
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    New Core2Duo Build Problem

    I just bought parts for a new rig and they arrived today I got GIGABYTE GA-965P-DS3 LGA 775 Intel P965 Express ATX Intel Motherboard - Retail Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 Conroe 2.13GHz LGA 775 Processor Model BX80557E6400 - RetailCOOLMAX CR-550B ATX 550W "140mm Fan" Power Supply - Retail...
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    Installing 2nd HD Need Help!

    Hi, I have had one WD raptor 74 gig for about a year now. Im sick of running out of space and deleting stuff so i got a WD 320 gig HD for xmas. These are both SATA, i wanted to keep my OS and games on the raptor and then use the 320 gig for just storage of MP3's and videos etc... Ive never...
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    Sennheiser headphone recommendation

    Im looking into purchasing some new headphones. Ive been using shitty 20 dollar target specials for to long. I have a xi-fi fatality sound card that is hooked up to my Denon AVR-1801 home theater receiver. All my PC sound is through my home theater system which i absolutely love. I cannot...
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    Recommend a good budget video card under 200$

    This will be paired up with an ASUS P5B Mobo & an Intel 6400 CPU. Whats a decent budget video card under 200$ with a VGA port. Ive noticed more and more cards only have DVI ports. This is going to be a budget system xmas present for my brother. The most graphic intensive games he plays are BF2...
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    New System Need Input

    Ive had my system for a while and im lookin to upgrade. Ive had a viewsonic pf790 monitor for like 6 years and its been great to me. My GF is buying me a dell 2407 24 inch LCD monitor for xmas, so i want to make a new rig with it. My current system is Asus K8V-X Athlon 64 3400 1GB Generic...
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    Which Sata Driver for WD Raptor 74 gig

    I got an Asus K8-V Mobo with a 74 gig raptor HD. Im planning to do a reformat in the next couple days. However, im really not sure what driver im going to need for the SATA drive when i reinstall windows. I went to the WD website and it didnt seem clear which driver to DL. I would appreciate it...