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    testing speed connection

    i could only pull 2MB/s from microsoft...oh well I guess
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    testing speed connection

    Won't work, too slow... I downloaded a 100MB file from cachefly and that seemed to do well but it seems as though I am capping out at 340mb/s I was hoping to get more but I am still fairly satisfied.
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    testing speed connection

    because of routing stuff I have to use this linux box...I downloaded a 100MB file from cachefly but it was stopping at 340mb/s so I was curious to see if it was the connection or cachefly
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    testing speed connection

    So I was wanting to test the speed of a connection but it doesn't have a gui so I was hoping to just use wget or something and download some very large file from somewhere...any ideas?
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    Lan 5 computers + internet?

    not that I know of but the reason you don't want to use a hub is because then all packets get sent to all ips and a switch remembers the mac address table so basically a switch is much better especially for gaming correct me if i am wrong here
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    Onboard Gigabit lan not working

    I have a DFI Lanparty SLI NF4 and it has gigabit ethernet onboard but it only operates at 100mbps Its hooked up to a gigabit switch along with other computers that are using the same wiring and they are getting gigabit connections Any Ideas?
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    6600gt 256 vs 6800

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    6600gt 256mb

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    Laptop Help!!

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    Racks?

    What is a good place to buy racks? I am wanting one that is like 3 feet tall. Thanks in advance
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    sound gets louder then softer

    hmm ok I wil try headphones and see what happen
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    sound gets louder then softer

    no i mean liek one song will get loud then it will get soft then loud again i dont know maybe a 8db difference maybe more
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    sound gets louder then softer

    with anything i am doing i dont notice it as bad with some thigns but playing music i notice it really bad. It will be at the right volume then get quiet then go up then back down. It is really strange. I have a DFI Infinity 3800x2, and Audigy 2 ZS Thanks in advance
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    What do you use your PDA for?

    calendar like what i have to do that day cuz i am very forgetful also class assignments
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    just changed my major > Network Systems Administration

    Yea either way I think I am gunna be pretty happy. I am thinking the BA in Business will be what I choose because I think it could lead to more things that I enjoy.
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    just changed my major > Network Systems Administration

    Yea like said before good points all around. Yea to transfer to UI I will be going into the CS but the business will be at Eastern Illinois. Only reason this is because my community college has a 2+2 program with those two schools in those specific majors so every single class i have taken...
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    just changed my major > Network Systems Administration

    I just switched my major. I am at a community college. Hopefully I will transfer to university of illinois but it depends on what I want my Bachelors in. I could take the easier way and get a Business Management Degree or take the hard way and get a Bachelors in Computer Science. Which...
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    new Ghost Recon running like crap

    I have: 3800X2 6600GT 2gb Ram and the new ghost recon runs like crap on my computer. I turned down the settings all the way to low. Any idea what could be causing this? Is it the physics stuff or what? *please start threads in the proper subforum*
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    Overclocking a 3800+ X2 64

    i can never seem to get stable at 2.4 i even put my ram on divider still nogo
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    Celeron- Northwood 478

    it has 20x 100mhz fsb 400mhz bus
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    normal temps for celeron

    2ghz 1.39v 100mhz fsb 400mhz bus
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    changing drive letter

    Thanks!
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    changing drive letter

    is there a way to change my drive letter on the drive i have XP installed on? There was another drive in my system at the tiem of the install and it made it drive F. I need to change it to C but I cant do it from inside windows. Any other way to do it?
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    normal temps for celeron

    i will have to look. It is actually my sisters computer. Yea i shoudl have said in the title pre-conroe intel then people would have looked. lol
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    Celeron- Northwood 478

    How well does this overclock?
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    normal temps for celeron

    I have a celeron : northwood running stock speeds i think at 2ghz what should my idle temp be? does this chip oc well?
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    Newegg prices dropped

    Yea conroe isnt out yet and AM2 is an awesome deal. I will be happy with it :D :D
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    Newegg prices dropped

    ordered my 4200X2 and M2N-SLI combo deal saved me a whopping 3 dollars :D
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    Need a RAID de-striper for recovery work

    well if you want to slim your chances of losing data then run them mirrored so that way you will have a backup
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    does removing the IHs help temps at all?

    yea i am really glad i didnt try it because i just put on my xp-120 and wow it was intense
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    does removing the IHs help temps at all?

    I am considering it. I have a XP-120 would it be worth it
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    Crashing issue: The most Confusing Computer Issue Ever

    they sent me a firmware upgrade for the hdd. it was mainly a startup problem but also just in general, if it made it into windows then i would have lockups i am not saying this is your issue but its worth a shot to see if the firmware you have is screwy
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    Does anyone Ghost XP installs anymore?

    i thought about doing it but then i forgot to before i installed a lot of stuff
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    Crashing issue: The most Confusing Computer Issue Ever

    Well I dont know if it is the same issue I was having but it could be somewhat of a problem. I was using a Maxtor drive in my DFI board and I was having problems at startup and some programs fail to load. Also I get some lock ups on occasion. I googled the problem and Maxtor has a huge...
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    Best methods for cleaning thermal grease?

    I have used both nail polish remover and acetone and dont notice any difference in temps. If you get the non scented stuff there is a lot less chemical in it. But like i said I use acetone a lot or like someone said above I will use the automotive paint prep. I call it wax and grease remover...
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    ASUS M2N-E or MSI K9N Platinum?

    I heard that the M2N-E wasnt that great of a overclocker. And I think someone on the board oced pretty well with that MSI board. I think they took a 3500+ up to 2.8ghz.
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    Best FREE way to backup?

    Onboard raid?
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    Best methods for cleaning thermal grease?

    those chips do not have the IHS correct? but either way take some of her nail polish remover and dip a Qtip in it and put some on it and gently rub it away. It may take a few qtips. Also if you had the old stuff go out away from the core then clean that as well. For the heatsink do the...
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    rate my new am2 build

    yea i think i have decided to drop to the M2N board and go with dual core
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    rate my new am2 build

    well i want to overclock and i heard the the m2n-e wasnt good for overclocking
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