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    Power supply buzzing while gaming

    I just upgraded to a GTX 780 Lightning and my power supply is making an incredibly annoying buzz when the graphics card is under load. Any ideas on what's causing this? And is the only fix to simply just replace it? Here is a video I took of it:
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    $500 Gaming build

    Planning to put together a $500 build to keep at my parent's house. Looking for the most bang for buck performance wise of course. I'd appreciate some build recommendations. Been outta the game for a while. 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc...
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    Changed CPU cooler, now system crashes in Windows

    Ok so I'm using the rig in my signature. I just replaced the stock Intel cooler with a Thermalright True Spirit 120. After I got the install completed I booted up and about 2 seconds after I got into Windows I got a blue screen and the system restarted. My initial reaction was "oh fuck, did I do...
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    I need a new sound card

    Ok so I'm using an Audigy 2 ZS right now in the system in my sig and I'm suffering from the infamous bug where your microphone won't work if you have more than 4gb of memory installed in your system. It's unfortunate because besides that one very annoying issue I absolutely love the sound card...
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    Diablo 3 not supported in Catalyst 12.4?

    Just saw these posts by Blizzard on the official D3 forums: Are you fucking kidding me, AMD? This is easily the biggest release of 2012 so far and the most current drivers are gonna have problems launching the game, let alone actually running it? Unbelievable. Ugh. I guess my question...
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    Thinking of trying an MMO for the first time...

    I'll try to keep this short. Basically I'm pretty much just bored of the current scene and am looking to try something new and fresh (well, for me at least). The only game I'm looking forward to right now and know I will be playing for a long time is Diablo 3. Everything else I am bored to...
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    Diablo 3 - Beta thread

    The beta has officially started! If anyone has an extra friend & family key, I will literally suck your dick for it.
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    Need new illuminated gaming keyboard for around $50ish

    My wireless (which I hate btw) keyboard is crapping out. It's eating up batteries and creating a white foam. So I need a new gaming keyboard. Looking to spend about $50ish. Might budge a tiny bit if it's really worth it. Please make some suggestions. Mandatory: -illuminated -wired -no ghosting...
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    MW3 gameplay trailer LOL. Same re-hashed garbage as the past 4 years. (No surprise there)
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    No Morphological AA option in CCC

    I wanted to test out MLAA tonight, but when I went into CCC, I noticed there was no option to enable MLAA. I'm using a 6950 with 11.2s installed. I used to use a 4850 before it. Uninstalled drivers, booted into safe mode, ran driver sweeper, rebooted and installed 11.2s when I got my 6950...
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    Battlefield 3 - Official Thread

    Now that it's been revealed that the game will be unveiled at GDC on March 1st (link), might as well keep all BF3 related posts in one place since there will be lots of them for sure. I hope we get to see some gameplay footage, even if it's a snippet.
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    Best card for ~$200

    Specs are in my sig. When I built the computer in my sig a little over a year ago I recycled my 4830 from my old system and told myself I'll upgrade in the future. Well, I think that time has come. I just got Starcraft 2 last week and I'm getting big slowdowns during huge battles which is...
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    ~ $600 budget gaming build for a friend

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Gaming 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? $600 with tax/shipping, but he said he's willing to spend a little more if it means he'll get a significant performance increase out of it. 3) Where do...
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    Firefall - New MMO Shooter So this is what Red 5 Studios has been working on the last few years. Looks very interesting. There's a 10 minute gameplay video on the official site.
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    Mouse pad to use with Razer Diamondback 3G?

    Looking for recommendations for a mouse pad to use with a newly acquired Razer Diamondback 3G. My only requirements are that it's thin & comfortable and is smooth/fast. Doesn't matter if it's cloth or hard surface. I've only used a hard surface pad once (at a friend's house), but I loved it!
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    Windows 7 Pro x64 crashes when watching flash videos in full screen

    Any time I make a flash video (youtube, megavideo, etc.) go to full screen mode, my system slows to crawl and eventually locks up. I googled my situation and saw some other people are having the same problem but I couldn't find a solution. Any help is appreciated! I'm using the latest...
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    How does this P55 build look?

    Case: LIAN LI Lancool PC-K58W PSU: Antec TruePower New TP-650 650W or CORSAIR CMPSU-650TX 650W (not sure which one, leaning towards the Antec) CPU: i5-750 Ram: G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 Mobo: GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD4P or ASUS P7P55D PRO (leaning towards Gigabyte) HD: SAMSUNG...
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    Which memory to get for P55 build?

    Looking to get 4gb for a P55 build. Gonna be doing some moderate OCing. Not sure which ram to get. G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 mushkin HP 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 Patriot G Series ‘Sector 5’ Edition 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600...
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    Moving storage hard drives into a new system?

    I'm using a couple storage drives right now, and next week I'm going to build a new rig. After I get the new rig up and running, I should be able to install the storage drives and have them detected with no problems right? Btw, I'm going from Windows XP Pro to Windows 7 Pro.
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    Which one: MSI P55-GD65, ASUS P7P55D PRO, or GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD4P

    Gonna start ordering parts for my new build in the next couple days and I'm not sure which one to go with. Gonna be using an i5-750. Plan on doing some moderate OCing. What do you guys think? MSI P55-GD65 ASUS P7P55D PRO GIGABYTE GA-P55-UD4P
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    Power supply for new i5 750 build?

    I wasn't planning on doing an entirely new build.....was just gonna do a cpu/mobo/ram upgrade, but I said "fuck it" and decided to. Looking for a power supply for the following build: i5 750 4gb ddr3 MSI P55-GD65 Radeon 4830 3 hard drives Planning on doing some moderate...
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    Sub $60 case with good cable management

    Look for a case no more than $60 that has good cable management (hole in mobo tray for routing cables behind it). Please make recommendations. Thanks!
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    Thinking of CPU/Mobo/Ram upgrade

    I'm using the rig in my sig and it's REALLY starting to crawl. My slow ass cpu is killing me. I absolutely cannot afford an entirely new build, so I'm opting for a cpu/mobo/ram upgrade. Something that can tide me over for a year. My budget is $250 with tax & shipping, not a penny over. I need...
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    Keep getting kicked from COD4 for Punkbuster error

    I keep getting kicked from multiplayer Call of Duty 4 games for PunkBuster restriction: Corrupted File/Memory [120148]. I am NOT using any hacks, cracks, or modded files. I reinstalled the game, updated to 1.7, updated to the latest punkbuster, created a new profile and nothing works. I ran...
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    ThinkPad SL500 or Vostro 1520?

    I have both spec'd the same to about the same price. I need it for my dad for general use like MS Office, email, web browsing, etc. Need good battery life, too. Which one should I get? Quick responses would be greatly appreciated.
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    Need a laptop for my dad

    My old man needs a laptop for work. All he needs it for is basic stuff like MS Office, e-mail, etc. I don't know much about laptops.....just need something that runs cool and is reliable. Battery life is also important. Budget is $600 with tax and shipping, not a cent more. Please make...
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    Best card for $100?

    I need a new video card for $100. I don't have much wiggle room, so don't recommend cards that are $130 or $140. The rig I'm gonna be using it in is in my sig. Keep in mind my PSU is only a 480W Antec TrueBlue with 28A on the 12v rail. I'm gonna be gaming at 1680x1050. Please don't bother...
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    EVGA customer service

    Do they ever actually make good on their promises? I've called them 3 freakin times about an RMA and each time I called, I have been told that I'd receive an email or phone call from Mike K within 1 business day and I've been waiting for that email or call for almost 3 weeks. I've been stuck...
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    New gaming build - help me out

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc -Gaming as well as my general use PC 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? -$900 with tax and shipping included 3) Where do you live? -Southern Cali 4) What exact parts do you need for that budget...
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    My hard drive crapped out - need HELP!

    It's an external hard drive. A 500gb Western Digital My Book Premium. I turned on my computer yesterday and during boot up it tried running check disk on it, and I skipped it because check disk usually effs things up even more. When I got into Windows, I opened My Computer and tried to access...
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    Help! My computer won't start up!

    Ok, so here's the story. For the 4 years I've had this computer, ANY time I've ever unplugged it and opened up the case (to clean dust, change fans/hardware, etc), when I plug everything back in and try to turn on the computer it doesn't start up. Everything turns on and is running fine, but the...
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    Best motherboard for UNDER $100?

    I might be getting an E6550 from a friend, and I was wondering what the best < $100 mobo out there is. I really doubt that I will be doing any overclocking. It would be nice if it had RAID, but it's NOT necessary. I just want something stable. Thanks!
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    Fans buzzing on CM 690 side panel

    I bought a Cooler Master 690 last week, and no matter what fans I put on the side panel, they have an annoying buzz when used for intake. I've tried at least 4 or 5 different fans so I know it's not the fans. Any ideas as to why this is happening? Did I maybe screw them too tight? Is there a...
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    Best <$40 case?

    Right now, I'm using an X-Dreamer II, but it's falling apart. I'm looking for a midtower case that looks good, is spacious, has decent cooling, and is under $40. I was looking at the Coolermaster Elite 330. Is this any good, and does anyone have any other suggestions?
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    Can 1 copy of XP be installed on more than 1 computer?

    Ok, so I am going to build a new rig this spring and what I'm wondering is if I can install XP on the new rig with the disc I already have. I bought it from Newegg a couple years ago. It's XP Pro SP2 btw.
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    Will there ever be flash support for the browser on iPod Touch/iPhone?

    Just wondering if there will ever be flash support for the browser on the iPhone/iPod Touches. The lack of flash support is really holding the browser back from its potential. So many sites use flash nowadays. It seems like such a simple feature to implement....
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    Looking for 20" glossy widescreen monitor

    I'm looking to buy a 20" glossy widescreen monitor. I'd like to keep it around $300. And it would be great if it had a height adjustable stand. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.