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    Looking for new HDD

    My computer started clicking recently and it seems it may be the harddrive. I haven't kept up with anything computer related the last few years, so I don't know what I should be looking for. I have the ASUS P5N-D nForce 750i motherboard, but i may upgrade in the next year or two (to an i5 board...
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    College Freshman looking for advice

    I'm also interested in this laptop. My only question, does it have a webcam? I can't seem to figure out if it does or now. Thanks!
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    Black Mesa Source

    The way I look at it is that it's free, it's based off of a game I really enjoyed, and they're taking their time to polish it. I'll just forget about it and then be excited when I finally get to play it.
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    The Official Guild Wars 2 thread

    I read somewhere that the Anet staff put the instant death in place so that players could see the downed state, and it was normal for everyone to die at least once. Might have been on the forums.
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    What games have the highest quality gameplay throughout?

    Half Life 2. It's just so nostalgic to me, played it when I was in 6th grade, still love playing it today.
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    The Official Guild Wars 2 thread

    Here is a simple diagram of the transaction system. I think it's better than the other that was posted. Hopefully that helps!
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    Youtube Video really dark (New LCD)

    Since I received my new lcd (Asus VW246H), the color (to me at least) has been great, but whenever I watch certain youtube videos, it is overall really dark. This happens with hulu shows as well. I have it on the standard setting, with 90 brightness and 80 contrast (just default). I can't seem...
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    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords Questions

    I also installed that mod and through a few fixed I got the game to work on vista. It was a good update!
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    Monitor Died, LF new one (Gaming)

    Thank you! I think I'll be ordering that Asus VW246H Panel, unless there is some blaring flaw no one has talked about. Thanks for all the help. From what I read it has a 3 year warranty, which should hold me over for awhile.
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    Monitor Died, LF new one (Gaming)

    This indeed does look like a great monitor, I just have a few questions about it (restating a bit). I play in a lit to dimly lit room, the light is never off. Will that affect the glossy panel at all? The light will usually be behind the monitor. Also I see this monitor doesn't have LED...
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    Monitor Died, LF new one (Gaming)

    Thanks a lot for the reply. I really like that Asus display but it is glossy and I tend To play in a lit to dimly lit room. If the glossy trim would not be a problem I would love to buy that one. Also how are the view sonic displays/warrantys. I have never bought anything from them
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    Monitor Died, LF new one (Gaming)

    That looks like a great monitor. My only gripe (probably because I'm being stupid) is that it's only an inch bigger than my current display, while the resolution is higher. If I raised my price range up ~50 (including shipping) would I be able to get a bigger display with the same amount of...
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    Monitor Died, LF new one (Gaming)

    Thank you for all of the input and suggestions. Now I see that I should stay away from the VE series of Asus products, but you've recommended teh VH236H. If I wanted to go a bit bigger, would the VH242H be the same type of monitor, only a tad bigger? I see it has a 5ms response time, compared to...
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    Monitor Died, LF new one (Gaming)

    Also how does the HP compare to the Asus VE248H as the Asus is much cheaper, yet seems to be relatively the same?
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    Monitor Died, LF new one (Gaming)

    What is the difference between a glossy and non glossy? I've only had that previous Acer monitor, and I believe it wasn't glossy. @suiken_2mieu That's a bit over my price range. I'd like to keep it as close to 200$ or lower, including shipping. So the HP is running it close as well. It would...
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    Monitor Died, LF new one (Gaming)

    So my old monitor died and I'm looking to buy a new one. Preferably for gaming. ~24"-27" (~1920x1080) ~200$ (the lower the better) More inputs the better (probably a given?) (preferably would like a display port for my xbox, but it is not necessary). Doesn't need speakers or special mount holes...
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    Monitor Problem (Possibly)

    I know it's a month later but I just got around to getting a vga cord from my friend after the monitor failed to connect at all after a few reboots. The monitor worked with my other computer and this computer perfectly with the new cord, so I thought that all was fixed. I went to bed and when I...
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    Could I have a defective card?

    I first started seeing problems with my monitor about 2 months ago. When the computer would turn on the monitor would not, and it would not recognize being connected. If it did recognize, it would be displayed in the 1280x720 resolution (or something like that). I would have to continually...
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    Steam Inventory Trading Thread

    ID: Chaos1sHere Have: 50% off valve game Want: Assassins Creed 2/BH/R. Possibly other things.
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    Monitor Problem (Possibly)

    I'll see if I can find one! Thanks for your input.
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    Monitor Problem (Possibly)

    Recently whenever I turn on my computer, my monitor will not turn on with it. I will have to unplug the power and then re-plug it in a few times before the monitor finally turns on, but it is always in 1024x768. If I try to change to the native resolution (1680x1050) it sometimes works, but...
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    Dota 2 Beta [H] Steam Group

    Chaos1sHere I'd like to play with some [H] people! I'm not super good, but I'm not terrible either and I'm getting better.
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    Awesome Video of the Day

    I couldn't even watch it. I'm not scared of small spiders, but once I see a picture or video of a bigger spider on my screen I immediately imagine them all under my desk. I don't think I made it past the 1:30 mark.
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    Your "Greatest" games of all time?

    Half-Life 2 Metroid Prime Knights of the Old Republic Warcraft 3 Note: These are here primarily because of the experience I had with them, coupled with the gameplay/story/etc. This doesn't relate to how much time I put into them.
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    Most Exciting Upcoming Release (Revised Poll)

    Other - Guild Wars 2
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    Most Epic Release Of 2011/2012

    This. While not officially stated I'm pretty sure (well at least hoping) that Guild Wars 2 will come out 2012. Therefore it would get my vote.
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    New Computer... So many games...

    I'd say just skip the witcher one and go for number 2. I'm playing though it right now and it's a fantastic game.
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    The Official Guild Wars 2 thread

    I'm pretty sure most of the MMOs out right now implement this in their combat, I don't think you'll have much of a problem :p
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    The Official Guild Wars 2 thread

    Been waiting for this game for over a year now. Put 1200+ hours into GW1. I'm sure I'll pull some sort of long gaming session with this finally comes out.
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    Notch throws down the gauntlet before Bethesda

    I think you missed some of the posts above. Notch is trying to trademark "Scrolls", which is why Bethseda is taking action.
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    Setting up my Headphones

    I double checked all the settings, and then went into the recorder and could still not receive any sound. It may still be a software issue, but it could also be something with the mic. Thanks for your help, I'll post back anything significant.
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    Setting up my Headphones

    I'm testing to see if I can hear myself in both the steam mic test and the windows mic set-up program. Neither will show any sign of myself talking. I did disable the playback volume and the line in volume of the mic in the playback settings. I find it weird though whenever I'm listening to loud...
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    Setting up my Headphones

    I have vista but the interface is very similar. I set it all up and it still didn't work (I could hear everything fine, and even the mic meter would bounce up whenever loud music was playing, but I couldn't actually talk into the mic). So I finally search around for some set up vids and I notice...
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    Setting up my Headphones

    Thanks for the help you two! The problem still isn't solved but I believe I'm getting closer to it. I can get the mic to work by unmuting the microphone setting in the speaker settings in the windows sound settings, but this mutes the line in setting, and I get major feedback whenever any sound...
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    Setting up my Headphones

    Sorry, but I am very inexperienced with sound devices and I just can't get my Corsair HS1A to work with my sound card. I have a Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio PCI Sound Card which I have had for 3 years. I believe my drivers are up to date, and I think the microphone jack goes into the...
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    Games you were looking forward to but were cancelled.

    This. Probably the second reason I got my 360 (first being halo, but now that I'm bored with that...) :(
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    Low fps in games?

    I've come to the conclusion that everything is as it should be. FPS in TF2 and all older steam games is really good. BFBC2 is doing mid 30's which is probably adequate for my system, it is a newer game anyways. Thanks for the suggestions from everyone in this thread. And I'll probably OC this up...
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    Low fps in games?

    So one day and 250+ updates later, and I believe everything is up to date. Tested TF2 out. WAYY BETTER! Games load faster, everything set to High (except for reflections) and with Vsync I'm 50-60 constantly, without it I'm anywhere from 50-130. This is at my native resolution. I also noticed...
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    Low fps in games?

    Yes there is. I fiddled around a bit back 1-2 years ago when I just got this ram, and oced up to 3.3 (or around there) and I think I got it stable enough with all the tests and such. I'll have to read up on it again, but i have the general idea. I just clocked it back down for system longevity...
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    Low fps in games?

    So I think I'll just do a system reinstall, since I haven't done one in over a year (maybe 2?). I'll post back once everything is up and running.