I have 2 gigabyte 4670 cards right now
both got given to me for free from a friend who upgraded to a 4870x2
I have a old p4 system that I'm finally going to upgrade
I'm going with a Phenom x4 9550 and I have been looking at SLI mobo's and most of the ones that have the features I want...
I have a nice IBM thinkcenter I bought from a local (off lease)
it came with XP pro on it, I setup the computer for my wife with the usual software she wanted and left town for x-mas with my side of the family about a week ago.
She attempted to do windows updates and it failed...
These are the 2 cards in my price range of $120-140Australian
The 9600GT runs for $20 more than the ATI
(both are Asus branded)
Is either leaps and bounds better or worse than the other?
I'm into Crysis, Halo2, Doom3, Quake4 and basically most of the games that came out 2 years ago...
yeah its just maybe a bit old....:(
1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc
everything, coding, gaming, DV editing etc
2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included?
$600usd all inclusive
3) Where do you live?
cold and bitter wisconsin...
I have a 3U rackmount version of the smart-ups 3000
I rescued it from being thrown out from the grain mill down the road from me a month ago.
I put new batteries into it a week ago
the unit itself works very well
12min runtime with a 1500watt load or nearly an hour with my desktop + 21" crt...
I went to plug in my 300GB external today
It has a seagate barracuda 7200.8 300gb drive
The drive failed to show up in windows and so I unplugged it after 10min to figure out what was going on (had walked away from computer after turning it on)
Upon removal from the enclosure the drive was...
I took a server out of production last week
(MPC netframe 3400)
in it sitting unused was a Promise FastTrack SX4000 Raid card
there are no records why it was in the machine so my boss told me i get to have it since i found it.
the card is the older (better?) non lite version of this...
I'm looking to put together a new sff system based around a dual core chip
I was waiting for AMD to get out thier dual cores but I'm just sick of waiting since newegg now has intel dual core's instock
I wanted to know if anyone knows if the Shuttle SB81P Supports the Intel D820
I am looking for a sub $150 PCI video card
From doing some research I have found some 9250's 9200's FX5500's, 5200's, and one 5700LE
I have no idea how these cards would stack up against each other
What I idealy want is a PCI 9600 Pro/SE 128 but I have had no luck finding one
The Micron Lappy in my sig got sold this weekend so i'm looking into replaceing it
As powerfull as it was, it was just unsuited for doing what i want a lappy to do...
That said, i'm going back to my old system of having a SFF desktop for game and DV work. and the laptop for using on trips...
My DV workstation has been having stability issues for the past 2 weeks. this machine has been rock solid since the day i bought the parts for it and put it together over 18months ago.
I have spent so much time on it i'm getting frustrated and need some outside opinions
Here is the issue...
I'm trying to find the origional white paper spec for the PS/2 port
google and yahoo have failed me so i'm hoping someone else might refer to these things reguarly and know where i can find a copy
i'm specificly trying to figure out if the PS/2 port spec specificly includes backwards...
So this problem should really be easy for me but i am getting stuck on it anyways.
Verizon has now shut down the last of its authentication free outgoing SMTP servers. I am not talking about open relays but servers that allow for people inside their network to send outgoing email.
I'm looking into replaceing the T3000 lappy in my sig
the lappy i'm looking at has a
"nVIDIA® GeForce Go 6600 TE 128M " video card (PCI-E based)
I'm wondering if there is anyone here in the forum who has the 6600 GO in thier lappy or who knows of any reviews of a lappy with it?
I was wondering if any other [H]'s were getting the new verizon FIOS (fibre to the home) service and what plan you got?
How is the reliability of the data service?
and how much data can u usualy pull down?
I just got a Nec 3520 for my DV-editing system
so I can burn masters quickly to be able to test out menu options for the final dvd
I'm using 16x rated media and Nero 188.8.131.52 ultra edition
the drive is on the second IDE channel and on the first channel are a 80gb boot drive and a 250gb 7.2k...
half of Ice Czar's posts list him as a guest and half list him as an admin
half the time clicking on his name will give an error message and the other half it goes to his profile
whats up with the forum
only been hapening over the last hour or so
current time is 11:45pm dec 4th east...
I for the last 10 years i have been collecting unusual "ergonomic" ;) keyboards.
think of keyboards shaped into half bowls or made into A frame structures.......
I wanted to share the collection with the [H]oard
where is the best place to Start a thread on it?
and is it possible for...
i'm looking at buying either the panasonic UJ-825-B
or the toshiba SD-R6372K
they are within $3 after shipping
i sorta want a nec 6500 but its almost $50 more...
I HAD a nearly perfectly working laptop this morning
Panasonic Toughbook CF-71
had been running 98se on it for about a month now
using it to help me support my clients that still ran 98se
but i got virtual PC for my desktop running 98se so i decided the lappy should go to a better cause...
so because of the recent huricanes droping telephone lines left and right
the telephone company redid the lines....
cept they did a craptacualr job doing it
so my very happy line that was syncing at 6.0/1.5
will only work reliably now at 1.5/768....
so because of the SLA i have with my ISP...
so 2 days ago i was fat and happy
i had this 60gb IBM deskstar (feb 2001) in an external enclosure
it was holding all my uncompleted anime series
the i try transfering FMA51 over to the drive transfers fine
go to rename it....
sold in australia
i'm sure its an asain oem
just not sure what
my friend is considering buying one
so i wanted to get feedback from anyone who knows about the company that makes these and what other brands they may make
to me it looks alot like the...
i got a toy for free
(see server in sig)
i've got it doing lots, (FTP, SQUID, BT tracker, Apache)
and i've never had it spike above 2%cpu utilization
(quad proc 64bit RISC rules)
i feel that ther is lots of power being lost here
and i want to use it for something usefull
i already have 4...
IBM rs/6000 F50
quad 332mhz powerPC risc processors
mirrored 9gb 10k boot/program
9gb 15k swap
quad 18gb 7.2k raid 5 data
was the student database server and webmail server
replaced by a sun enterprise 5000 dontated by a large auto parts company
right i've got a OSX 10.3 system with all updates
(lombard G3 in sig)
right now i have the root account enabled
i also have my origional single administrator account
i need to create a second admin account
for a friend who borrows the lappy often
i dont want to give him acess to my...
anyone have a link to the tool to modify the ATI cats to install on mobile platform?
the omega's cause instability when running multi screen with my laptop
so i wanted to try modifying the 4.8's/4.9's and see if they worked out any better
hey is anyone else having issues with SP2 and the 2200BG card
if i put my lappy into standby or hibernate
the card is unusable until i restart
listed as disabled....
if i try to enable it it does nothing
i did a quick reinstall of XP SP1 on an extra 5gb HD i had sitting around and the...
doing the folowing will kill WMP without any way of making it work again
on a XP SP1 system
install the WMP 9 update
download the full network install for SP2 (the 270mb one)
when it finishes DO NOT RESTART
now when u try to run WMP it will give you an error about what...
so right now
my dully system is a dual p3
running on a via kt133pro chipset
and 1gig of pc150mem
i want to go to a dual or preferebly quad opteron board
i'm going to equip it with 2 processors for now (244's or 840's)
and wait until the dual core chips come out and then install...
so i have done a bit of testing on several lappys i have sitting here
if you have a pentium M
with 512mb or above
using a mobility
radeon 9000 64mb
640x480 low or medium
(medium lags a tiny bit if your being activly hit)
radeon 9200 64/128mb
640x480 low or medium
if you OC...
ok so i have my external 200gb disk pluged into my system
i've had it pluged in for 3 weeks now
yesterday i randomly got the message
unable to write to $volume$ the folder is missing or corupt....
analyzed it using ontrack recovery software
got all my data...
ok so max i'm getting stable is
this is not bad as stock is
i was wondering what everyone else was getting with
the mobile 9600 they have
i thought it was pretty good as the stock speed for the
uber mobile chip the 9700
sorry to ask this as i swore it was in a thread a couple months ago
but i've given up on finding it after 45min of searching
how well will XP64 run on a emachines M6805
are their any functions that dont work
(like the wifi doesn;t have a driver etc....)
would you all think its beter...
so i have a nice tyan thunder k7x
this is about the nicest dual MP mobo board ever made
i've had this running my dv editing system for about a year.5 now
2 weeks ago the system sudenly gets unhappy
programs wont start
cant write to floppys
system lags alot randonly
i'm thinking time...