Im going to sell my current htpc and buy one of those cablecard ready machines that velocity micro is selling. im having a hard time determining a decent price for the machine i have now, and if anyone feels like giving me an opinion of its worth, i would appreciate it.
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Now you have to install windows xp first, then upgrade it to vista when you want to do a clean install with the $260 upgrade disc you just bought.
I need to build some kind of speed control for my laing ddc pump. id really like to slow it down a bit, but im not really sure how to go about doing it.
my question is, should i go with a 25w rheostat? or will i need something more powerful?
PolarFlo TT Acrylic gpu
Idle Temp: 32c
Load Temp: 40c
My only caveat with this new system is that the iwaki pump gets extremely hot. so hot that it would burn you if you left your hand on it. I put a 120 in front of it and it seems to...
does sp/dif audio work in linux?
im using an MSI nforce3 board, using the coxial audio connection (to connect to a stereo receiver), and i sure cant figure out how or if it works. im using the 0292 nforce driver, i edited the etc/modprobe.d/sound config file, but i still get no audio.
after a stroke of bad luck, i need to sell my x800xt.
someone in the for sale forum offered me a 5900ultra + cash, and i am just wondering what kind of performance i could expect out of this card... especially in HL2. any help would be greatly appreciated.
in an attempt to push my cpu even further, i removed the ihs on my 3200+ newcastle tonight. everything went smoothly, put the chip back in, fire it up to check the temps... they were a little higher than before. so i pull off the waterblock, reseat it and this time temps are way better. down...
just wanted to let you all know that zipzoomfly has msi x800pro vivo cards for $419 with free 2-day shipping. i got one on monday, have successfully flashed it to to an xt pe, and its running rock solid.
its a kickass deal, and half-life 2 will love you for it.
i recently bought an x800pro toxic second hand, and when i recieved it i found that it was damaged. so, seeing as the card cant be more than a couple of months old, i decided i would RMA it to sapphire.
i just called the USA phone number for sapphire, and to my suprise they dont accept RMAs...
im really sick and tired of the stuttering i get from my 6800gt whenever i run 3dmark or games. nothing seems to be fixing it to my liking.
so im going to get an ati x800pro or xt. before i head to compusa, do ati cards have this stuttering problem?
i just installed a lanparty ut nf3 250gb a couple days ago, and everything works fine except for my usb keyboard/mouse setup. i use a 4 port usb kvm switch to controll my pcs from one monitor, keyboard, & mouse setup. it uses a single usb plug to control both keyboard and mouse. when its plugged...
just installed my new WC setup, and im kind of iffy about how i placed my fan. i have the rad mounted up top with the fan and shroud above it. will i get better performance by exhausting air out the top, or pulling air in through the rad?
just got a new gaming pc, and i want to switch my old one to linux. mainly, i'll just use it for surfing, downloading, and burning cds. i need help choosing a distro, im thinking of using suse 9.1 personal, but if you know of something better, let me know.
here are the specs of the machine...
im looking into getting a small kit for my first foray into the world of water cooling. i have an athlon xp 3200+, 1gb of ram, and a 6800gt on a dfi lanparty motherboard. since my mobo has a passively cooled northbridge heatsink, is it going to be necessary to get a waterblock for that too?