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    Intel Core i7 Full System Drawing @ [H]

    I wish!!!
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    Oh bloody hell ATI, Paper Launch INC!

    OMG ATI will probably listen to Kyle advices!!! :rolleyes: Who knows... im just a canuck!
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    Overclock won't pass Prime95

    Not all apps will crash on memory errors, and prime95 isn't good to check system stability(in my opinion). Sometime when i overclock, it pass prime95 rock stable, but cant pass extreme tests. Some people from another board were doing this test, and trust me if it pass, your system can't be...
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    2.8a vs 2.8e Prescott

    you got it right, but remember, the front side bus is 133 quad pumped to 533, without Hyperthreading, i'd say unless you have a waterchiller or a phase change, dont jump on a 2.8A. The 2.8E can easily get to 3.2 on air with the good motherboard and with HT, but if your plan is to overclock like...
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    2x 2.4A or 1x 3.2E (P4 xeon vs. prescott)

    Have you seen the AMD MP? i saw one or 2 review of the AMD 250 killing Xeons on almost every test. Considering the amount of money invested when building a MP system, i'd look on both side (Intel & AMD). I may be wrong tho, but from what i remember they looked great.
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    p4 2.4A too hot??

    The 2.4A and 2.8A are not running at high temps! My 2.4A runs at 31C @2.4, and 35C at 3.2Ghz! On most board the A stepping runs kinda low. While the 2.8E i tested on the same board/case with same airflow ran at about 47C at stock speed. So i'd check the heatsink, maybe... remove the...
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    Post comp specs if over 303mhz fsb

    get a new job :D
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    3.0E 1MB cache really worth it?

    Get a C. Yes there is a noticable difference between 512k and 1mb cache, but considering this: 1- the infamous heat "problem" (temps do drop a bit with a side panel fan aiming at cpu) 2- they draw more Amps so you might need a new power supply
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    BEsT p4 motherboard

    bang for the buck it seems to be the msi pt880 neo series. 67$ on newegg. Im waiting one actually... hurry up purolator...
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    Vapochill worth it?

    My vote goes for Prescott with Vapochill(the best edition) :eek: thats what i WOULD have bought... of course if i had more money... If you want to overcloak, dont bother watercooling a prescott. watercooled prescott at stock speed temp = northwood air cooled temp well... pretty much...
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    cpu & mobo change - what to do

    Ok im using an Athlon tbird 1400mhz and im waiting my Intel 2.8c and Msi pt880 neo mobo, new ram and lots of stuff, i was wondering, since i keep my current HD, it probably wont boot, what i need to do in order to be able to boot and use the current XP installation i have on the HD with my new...
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    Power hungry pc owners revenge

    thx ALOT!!!
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    MX700 is there ever conflicts at LAN's?

    I have one and when i go to LAN's i try to get a place against a wall, theres less problem. In front of another mx700 is definitly a problem, you have to reconnect using the little button on the mouse so it change channel. I would not ever get a cordless keyboard since i saw a video of some...
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    Power hungry pc owners revenge

    Well... i may be wrong... but still "+3.3V rail is unusually low. We definitely would not recommend this power supply for AMD system builders, especially overclockers. (Intel system builders will have no problems with wattages)" -Anandtech taken from the Vantec 520W review of anandtech...
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    Power hungry pc owners revenge

    2600+ and all XP series are not as hungry as the new cpu's. And cdrom, HD's, fans, memory, ... aren't important since they dont take much. The new AMD 64 and P4 Prescott need alot more Amp. I heard the new 64 new 28A on the 3v rail, and prescott is alot on the 12v rail... i just dont remember...
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    Power hungry pc owners revenge

    300watt is clearly not enough with the new cpu and video cards....
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    A little help with my new gaming rig, please?

    Good choice on the video card. I had the exact problem 2 week ago man!!! I've been reading forums, reviews, .... and there is no winner in the intel vs amd issue. So i went on and grabbed the best prices i could have on the top 5 motherboard of each brand. Intel won... i ended up choosing...
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    AMD or Intel?

    both will perform almost as good. maybe the Prescott if i was doing such thing... HT dont make that much difference right now, but most big company are working on that, improving softwares for this cpu, as well as the 64's AMD... so its really up to you, cpu threads are just like Allah vs...
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    Power hungry pc owners revenge

    Ok, i bought a radeon 9800Pro, and will shortyl receive my MSI pt880 motherboard with my 2.8C cpu. Currently i have the stock HX08 Aopen powersupply, and it served well, doing its job for the past 4 years 24/7. But just like everyone when you receive new hardware... you wanna try it, so i...
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    Network project: 2PCs and one monitor?

    thanks alot man
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    Network project: 2PCs and one monitor?

    I just finished building an old p3 500 and i was told some months ago that i could just buy an adapter and only have one monitor for my 2 box... anyone can help me? i really dont know what to look for.
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    Post your Phase change system HERE! Pics, info, ...

    Post pictures of your phase change cooling setup with same info, simple water had its days, now come phase change(its not new, but kind of getting popular). As for myself, i dont have pics YET, i have a danfoss BD50F compressor im currently working on this. im still wondering how i will...
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    functional blowhole writeup (many PICS)

    Im a wood worker and im in charge of buying equipement for ~30 employee, i can say Makita are near the wrost electric equipement i ever tried. They are good for Mr.Everyone who use it 5 time a year, but nothing more. And most of their model has no dust protection, like sealed rotors. In a...
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    Looking for good water cooling for under $199.99

    If i was you... i'd keep my 200$ and wait till i have enough for a Asetek system... i built my water cooling system for ~35$... my .02cent
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    RMA and ATI

    My friend got his card back under 3 week... mostly because of the shipping
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    best bang for my buck

    I'd say a Sapphire Radeon 9800 pro Atlantis, best bang for the buck ever since it has the same spec has ATI and decent ram on it (samsung) for about 35$ more you can get the ATI
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    Just came across the whole ATi X800 line-up w/ specs!

    yep but most games graphics are nicer on ATI... every review is stating it...
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    ISEARCH toolbar must die!!!

    http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/releases/0.8.html
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    IE6 won't load one webpage

    http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/releases/0.8.html
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    I saw a mobo with FOUR cpu sockets on it...what was it???

    I remember back in... like 1996 when SGI was running a 128cpu... this thing was like 8 feet tall and 5 feet wide... imagine what they do now
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    Project: Ignis -=- Watercooled MicroATX

    NICE!!!
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    How Big Will Half-Life2 Be Fully Installed???

    Dont buy Half Life 2, the company behind it is simply &())&?)...
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    MSI PT880 Neo - I want to love it, but it won't load my OS.

    My friend just told me something that might be stupid but who knows, if you can get in the bios, underclock the cpu.
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    MSI PT880 Neo - I want to love it, but it won't load my OS.

    try running it with a Northwood if you have access to one, but if i was you i would just return it... maybe be just a bad board... it happens, when i bought my Abit KG7-RAID something like this was going on, but i had no display, but it seemed to boot, even to the OS... i had totally no...
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    Girlfriend just bought me a 9600XT, should I be happy?

    thats a nice gift!!! And i would prefer a 9600XT over a 9800 non pro.... you are ok for a while with this card now
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    Problem with new build.

    hum... if you cant get the pins back to normal angle... well you screwed... you'll have to buy another one.
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    MSI PT880 Neo - I want to love it, but it won't load my OS.

    Here is the real anwser... watch your power supply http://forum.msi.com.tw/thread.php?threadid=46689&sid=b00bccea2ee2a9db399e410bd4dc86ee
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    About to Buy... check me please!

    HSF: Thermaltake A1889-01 Silent Boost Reason: Quiet. you said you'll be oc'ing.... go the loud way....you wont regret... well most of the time louder is better. Also i would highly suggest some kinston 3700 hyperx, they are cheaper than some 2700 brand...
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    MSI PT880 Neo - I want to love it, but it won't load my OS.

    Alright... hehe i have your anwser, just reset the CMOS (jumper probably) im not expert with MSI boards. found this. http://forum.msi.com.tw/thread.php?threadid=31222&sid=
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