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    HOT Turion X2 12.1" Notebook $699

    my friend has a comp with similar specs that runs wow just fine. i mean as long as you don't try to max everything out you should be fine. assuming you can get the laptop
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    HOT Turion X2 12.1" Notebook $699

    OOS now. unless you can get another store to match it. I know CC carries it.
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    HOT Turion X2 12.1" Notebook $699

    sweet deal for a 12.1. wierd though the top shows 80gb and 512ddr and at the bottom specificiations it says 100gb and 1gb. anyone asked them about this?
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    wireless network setup questions

    i used a belkin router, i thought bridging with other brands was iffy at best...
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    wireless network setup questions

    Im setting up a network for my friend this weekend... He has a living room computer with dsl, and a study room computer that also has a xbox and ps2 in it. He wants to still be able to play those without having the study computer on. He has a Dlink 802.11b router in the living room and i bought...
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    p/s not enough for new setup?

    Just replaced mobo / ram / cpu / vcard with biostar nf325-a7 a64 3400+ ati x800xl enermax 300w powered old xp 1700+ system just fine. will not boot with new setup. have all connectors plugged. when i turn p/s button on, i can hear a quick little blip (sounds like when you turn monitor...
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    AMD Super HOT Coupons!!

    nvmind.. just used the link. $120 for a 146.. nice
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    AMD Super HOT Coupons!!

    where do you enter the coupon code? after you fill out all billing info?
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    Warm: Leather Managers Chair $39.98 after IR

    It's really not that bad. Decently comfortable position, the armrests are not padded but I dont really use them anyway. I only use it for maybe an hour or two a day at most though. If you are at your computer a whole lot more than that you probably need to get up and around anyway. :p
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    Warm: Leather Managers Chair $39.98 after IR

    http://www.officemax.com/max/solutions/product/prodBlock.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&expansionOID=-536879621&prodBlockOID=1611253528 Sitting in it as we speak. Only height adjustable but it does have a gas jack thing. Quite comfortable. Grab one if you are still using that old kitchen chair... Add...
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    help with wireless network setup

    any idea how to set it up?
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    help with wireless network setup

    alright, im attemping to set up a network for a friend. he has: sunroom computer, with dsl modem in that room. d-link 802.11b wireless router there. dsl modem connected to dlink and cable from dlink to computer. internet works fine there. gameroom computer, ps2, and xbox in the same room. i...
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    best cpu for $60

    Im upgrading a friends comp and was wondering whats the best oc'ing cpu for around 50-60 for Socket A (a7n8x mobo)... i wasnt sure if applebred duron or sempron or regular xp would give best oc...
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    FAQ for Emachines M6805

    I just bought a M6809. what updates / bios / drivers etc should I make sure i have?
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    inexpensive video camera for tv monitor

    sorry i havent got back with you. if you can check and see if the camera stays on with the tape open or whatever, we may can work out something. lmk, thanks.
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    10K broken in PCMARK04 by AMD

    holy crap. thats a fast machine right there...
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    inexpensive video camera for tv monitor

    i thought about that, i just know some of them cut off after a few minutes even with the ac adaptor
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    inexpensive video camera for tv monitor

    what would be a good video camera to use for a tv monitor? in our school, there is a smaller room next to the main room where we need to get a camera set up, but im not sure exactly what kind to get. just needs to be under $100.
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    inexpensive water setup?

    is there a way to make a decent wc setup for around $100? or should i spend the extra for say a dangerden kit? itll be for a athlon xp setup..
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    cheap laptops?

    When do they have sales? Bc theyre around $900-$1000 at the outlet now...
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    Best laptop for around $650?

    Ok, i am looking for a decent gaming laptop around $600-700... whats a good choice? I'll be mostly playing stuff q3 based stuff (some star wars games, maybe ghost recon, medal of honor, etc)... doubt i will be playing any hl2 or doom3... i see on ebay refurb m6805's go for about $650... what...
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    What's good wireless network setup for 2 computers?

    big yards... basically its like: ^ ------------- _ ------ ^ his house - his yard- fence -my yard - my house We're out in the country so no real interference... no trees or anything either... I've been reading on the net... would this work -...
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    What's good wireless network setup for 2 computers?

    Are there any cheap alternatives? even if it had an antenna... as long as it was pretty cheap...
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    What's good wireless network setup for 2 computers?

    OK heres the situation, my friends getting dsl, he lives about 500 - 600 feet from me, but running an ethernet line is not an option. We dont need to connect a lot of computers, just his and mine, there's no real obstacles other than a fence, though i dont exactly have line of sight to his...
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    Is there a palm os pda with b/w screen and mp3?

    Thought about a solarcharger, like the brunton solaroll, but it's damn expensive and pretty weighty...
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    Is there a palm os pda with b/w screen and mp3?

    Simplicity, I pack light, mp3 player & a pda is really not an option unless i got one of those super tiny mp3 players, though that's just one more thing to get lost... I wouldnt mind a color screen really if it had decent battery life, but Im hiking for a week or more sometimes and that doesnt...
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    Is there a palm os pda with b/w screen and mp3?

    Thing is, I go backpacking a lot, so I need a pda with a black and white screen for battery life, something that uses regular aaa's too though, but I want an mp3 player in it too... I was thinking about a handspring visor with a springboard thing added, but it's too bulky with the springboard...
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    question about networking for mp games...

    Im afraid he has dialup... :eek: But it's more fun to play in the same room... is there a program that allows you to share that works for w98?
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    question about networking for mp games...

    Ok I just got a laptop and want to take it over to my friends house to do some MP gaming... now heres how it's gonna be setup: his computer and my laptop will be connected by a crossover cable (he has w98 and i have wxp), he has the internet connection. How can we both play on the internet on...
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    What can I upgrade on my laptop?

    OK I just got a laptop off ebay... VPR Matrix 180-B5 1.8 GHZ Pentium 4-M 512 Megs DDR 30 Gig 4200 rpm hd (9.5mm) 32mb mobility radeon 7500 15" lcd cdrw/dvd Specifically, can i upgrade the videocard or processor any? I should be able to put in a 7200rpm 60gig hard drive with no problems...
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    How to start a computer without a power switch?

    Hard drive or cd jumper works fine too if you have one to spare...
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    can't get hard drive to work with a7n8x

    Ok im building/fixing/upgrading a system for a friend... bought him a A7n8x 2.0, im try to install a Western Digital 120gb 8mb cache hard drive, the problem is it won't reconize the hard drive on the primary channel, it detected it off and on for a few times when i first put it in, but now it...
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    256mb mobile radeon??

    Yup it's pretty sweet... decked out man... tv tuner, 9700, 17" screen, i wonder if anybody has reviewed it yet. What im wondering is if that is a desktop card stuffed in there somehow or did ati offically release a mobile 9700 with 256mb?? Anybody know...
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    256mb mobile radeon??

    Just browsing on ebay for a laptop and found this sager... http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3471777895&category=177 It says it has 256mb 9700... did these just come out? Im shopping for a laptop and am curious...
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    need advice on a laptop under $1200

    holy mofo this sager is beautiful... http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3467446684&category=177 wish it was amd... :(
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    need advice on a laptop under $1200

    any other models recommended? you dont think 64 and 128 will make a diff? I thought a lot of dx9 stuff used the extra (bf1942???)...
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    need advice on a laptop under $1200

    Ok guys, being a desktop guy for a long time, well its time to move to a laptop. I'm parting out my desktop so I can get some cash for the laptop. Ideally It needs to be around $1000. $1400 is the absoute horrid max if needed. I want a desktop replacement, something powerful enough to play games...
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