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    First htpc build. Does this look good?

    motherboard:BIOSTAR TA75MH2 FM2 AMD A75 (Hudson D3) HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX AMD Motherboard comes with this ram for free: G.SKILL Ripjaws X Series 8GB
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    p5e-vm hdmi hdmi output not working

    mobo: asus p5e-vm hdmi os: windows 7 ultimate 64 bit cpu: core2duo e7200 gput: ati radeon x1900xt So i have tried googling this and have found no solutions or information at all regarding getting hdmi output to work with this motherboard. My tv will say searching for signal but...
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    new build, power supply question

    Hey all its been awhile since I've had to build a new rig so i just wanted to make sure my power supply is still adequate or not. My power supply is the ocz gamexstream 600w. I dont plan to overclock or anything like that either. My new build consists of the following: ASUS P5E-VM HDMI LGA...
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    heatsink help

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    heatsink help

    Ok hello everyone i just changed all my parts over to a stacker 810 when i start my pc up the cpu fan starts to spin but stops when i get to windows log in screen. I log in but the fan doesnt start to spin again. The computer doesnt shutdown either. I didnt think this was normal but im kinda...
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    new psu

    After installing my x1900xt and loading up cod2 i kept hearing this clicky poppy noise but just ignored it then my system shut down. I rebooted and get the same thing so i closed out of cod2 this leads me to believe that my psu isnt able to handle the card. I currently have this psu...
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    Reason for buying a new case

    Today i recieved my sapphire x1900xt and must i say it was the biggest pain in the ass to put in a tsunami dream case. Until now i didnt realize just how cramped it was in that thing and this new graphics card has pushed me to buying a new case that wont be so cramped to work in. What has been...
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    sound card questions

    I was looking at audigy 2 zs sound cards on ebay and im seeing platinum edition, gamer, and 7.1 is there a site that tells what the main differences are in these different versions? On another note i was wondering what everyones opinion is on buying a used sound card should i be concerned about...
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    battlefield 2 problem

    First off i just got the game today and installed it. I tried playing online but the game kept freezing as soon as i got into the server however first player did it only once. So i downloaded the patch and installed it no go same thing with the freezing. I then downloaded and installed the...
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    antec p180 questions

    Was thinking of getting this case and had a few questions. I've read that some psu's dont have long enough cables and this case is picky on getting oen that'll work because of this. I have a fortron blue storm 500w psu and chaintech vnf4/ultra will it work fine in that case? Just wanted to know...
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    98se problem

    I have an older machine that im installing windows 98se on to refresh my memory on how to do it so i can then do it for someone else. I am fine up until i restart and all that windows loads up and it says cannot find (insert name here).dll . So i get on google find it put it on a floppy and it...
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    nvidia boot agent and media test failure

    Ok so i decided to do some cable management today i put everything back together and start up normal after the bios loads i get a weird message. It says boot from cd: twice then below says nvidia boot agent and after waiting it'll say media test failur, check cable and then under that exiting...
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    lock ups

    Im having some trouble running everest or speedfan. With speedfan it'll lockup before its finished loading and everything will stop responding and i am forced to restart. Everest ran however but wouldnt detect temps and eventually my system locked up. I just built this system yesterday and let...
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    parts on the way

    I just ordered my parts for my comp a few days ago i believe and my cpu and hdd is set to arrive tommorow. Everything else the 9th *i hope not that long* So here she be: CHAINTECH VNF4/Ultra Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard -$80.00 FSP Group (Fortron Source) AX500-A ATX12V...
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    this is sort of a case mod i would guess

    nvm i found my answer to my question if a mod could remove this im sorry for the trouble.
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    first build does everything look good

    Hi this will be my first computer im going to be building and i was wondering if everything here looks fine. Also can someone suggest a good cheap crt monitor that is 19 in. Also is the power supply i have listed a good one or should i look into a different brand. Thanks for all help and...