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    Microsoft Introduces Surface Pro 3

    I bought a SPro 1 on the general hope that I could just walk out of the office with a single device in my bag that would replace my laptop/tablet/paper notebook. While it wasn't perfect, it was (is) extremely impressive for what it's worth. Outside of the battery life on the SPro 1 and the other...
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    new iPhone, Android device, or Lumia 1020?

    Thanks for the feedback guys. Much appreciated. I'll let you guys know which item I choose. Definitely lots of choices.
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    new iPhone, Android device, or Lumia 1020?

    Hello everyone, Thanks for taking the time to weigh in and provide any opinions and/or recommendations. My iPhone 4 is pretty banged up, pretty much ready to move on here to something new. I previously had the iPhone 3 before the 4. While I haven't done any insane amounts of research, I'm...
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    NVIDIA CEO: We're Working Hard On Surface 2

    Again, I've got a bias of my own, but my Surface Pro has been a joy to use... replaced my laptop + iPad travel combination with something lighter, and does the jobs of both just as well, and even has a Wacom digitizer for Photoshop work if I really need it on the road, and that's something I...
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    Looks like the problem is the graphics card... this guy has the exact same problems. Pretty annoying considering the card isn't that old... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2-lrHv2juY
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    Well what's interesting is that if I run SWTOR in its lowest settings, the issue doesn't arise - the card never gets too hot. I unfortunately don't have access to a multi-meter... I guess I'm just trying to deduce the source of the problem so that I can replace the faulty part... I'm leaning...
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    hahah for sure eh? I suppose it is one of the oldest components in my system. Is there any kind of test I could do to make sure?
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    So the problem started up again and I opened up the case while running and it appears my video card fan is turning off and on... Could this be related to the PSU? What could I test around w/ to find out what seems to be the problem?
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    Annoying video ads..!

    Thanks, I appreciate the help/feedback. I've got the click-for-flash working and that seems to have removed most of the annoying autoplay ads!
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    Annoying video ads..!

    Hi guys! I've been increasingly bombarded by extremely irritating video ads on normal websites. Typically I'll be reading the beginnings of an article only to suddenly be bombarded by some loud and obnoxious advertisement video. This is followed by scrambling up and down the page to find the...
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    It sits closer to 73* consistently it seems... As far the games, I'm mostly playing Planetside 2 and SWTOR on it right now. I actually reseated the graphics card and have yet to have replicated the problem... the strange thing about it is that, as I stated earlier, I had made 0 changes to...
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    Hey guys, thanks for the responses. My processor (i7 920 @ stock clocks/cooling) runs around 60 to 65 when under full load gaming. The video card I'll have to monitor after a good session... just running the game for about 15 minutes (and the problem didn't develop in that session) the...
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    Actually, I just noticed again that if I'm looking at a "busier" area, things start to slow down as described... I go from 60fps to hardly any and back up to 60fps... almost rythmically... And then if I look at a very bland/normal area with hardly any geometry or details, things are buttery smooth.
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    It's almost as though the computer is "catching up" and thats where the hitching is coming from. Could this be the HDD? If so... I just got this disk 6 months ago.,!
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    My drivers were updated a week ago or so. I had no problems running anything during that week. I uninstalled and re installed my drivers today to see if that would help at all. I'm running at my native resolution of 1920x1080 I'm running the full graphics settings but I had no problem...
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    Video Card on the way out..?

    Hey all, Starting today I've noticed a problem when playing any games that was not happening at all yesterday... I'm not entirely sure if it is the video card responsible for the problem, however it is troubling none the less... Basically whenever I launch a game, it plays smoothly for about...
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    Hard Drive dying? Computer "freezes" for 1-2 seconds while gaming / Windows 7

    Ok thanks guys. I actually partitioned another chunk of the drive and threw on a new copy of Windows etc and was still noticing the same problems - so that pretty much settles it. Thanks for the assistance as always. I'll look into the Warranty, thanks.
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    Hard Drive dying? Computer "freezes" for 1-2 seconds while gaming / Windows 7

    Seagate Barracuda 1.5TB - ST31500341AS - the computer is on for most of the day (i work from it, trading). I also play games - BF3 / etc - was playing Diablo 3 (when servers were cooperating) and it almost seemed like the effect you used to get back when you had to load some content from a CD...
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    Hard Drive dying? Computer "freezes" for 1-2 seconds while gaming / Windows 7

    while we're on the topic - anyone have any hard drive recommendations for a replacement? I didn't think three years ago I'd be replacing one so fast and I have to say I'm a little pissed. I doubt I still qualify for warranty unfortunately.
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    Hard Drive dying? Computer "freezes" for 1-2 seconds while gaming / Windows 7

    jeez really? the thing is hardly a couple of years old. so this would be wholey the cause for the stuttering and other problems I've been running into?
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    Hard Drive dying? Computer "freezes" for 1-2 seconds while gaming / Windows 7

    so everything is blue except for "Reallocated Sectors Count" which is yellow... there is a "health status" caution warning with regards to that. I've noticed that video playback freezes up as well. The audio seems to almost sit behind the video.
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    Hard Drive dying? Computer "freezes" for 1-2 seconds while gaming / Windows 7

    Not really sure what the issue is here... re-installed vid drivers and did a bunch of cleaning / driversweeper / registry cleanup... ran the disk check utility and it came back OK - drive isn't fragmented... I'm really stumped... Any thoughts? Should I be backing up my HD and preparing for...
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    Radeon Display Driver stopped responding...

    Thanks a bunch guys... Unfortunately I don't have another card here I can swap to at this time... I gave the old card away. Monitoring my temps everything seems fine - averages around 55c idle and the problem never has occurred when playing a game etc. system information... Intel Core I7 920...
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    Radeon Display Driver stopped responding...

    Hey all, Trying to figure out the reason behind a minor problem I have been experiencing lately... Basically every now and then my computer will freeze up and then the screens will go black, come back, and a little notification will tell me that my display driver stopped responding and then...
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    Affordable 40"-45" HDTV

    Hello all! I'm in the market for an affordable HDTV which I will be running with a PC etc. Looking for something <$1000cdn preferably. Any suggestions? It's been AGES since I was in the market for a TV. Thanks again, -Prose
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    P6T i7 Slow performance and Windows installs

    Heh well here's an update: Before heading to work today I queued up a LongDST using the Seagate HD tools to check out the health of the HD. It has failed and the HD is now failing to appear in the Device Manager or anywhere else for that matter. Sounds like the problem was the HD afterall...
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    P6T i7 Slow performance and Windows installs

    Hey Gents, Noticed there was a similar thread to this one on the forums but I wanted to find out if my situation is a little bit different. Basically a week ago I got around to finally updated my dated system. I picked up: - Intel Core I7 920 Quad Core Processor LGA1366 2.66GHZ...
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    problems installing windows 7

    No suggestions on what the problem might be?
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    problems installing windows 7

    hey everyone. ive been having some trouble recently installing windows seven on my desktop PC. i had a previous install running just fine but decided i wanted to remove all of my peripherals, and do a straight clean install and slowy add everything in after doing some partitions etc... so the...
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    Silent Case

    so i think my CPU and ironically chipset cooler are too loud here! i installed the new case and fans and the thing is definately quieter but it also seems to be at a louder pitch which i am finding more irritating! (that or im just listening intently and thusly nitpicking...) i dont have a...
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    Two Computers, 2 HD's mirrored to be identical

    Hey guys, Bit of a n00b when it comes to networking drive stuff etc. Basically what I want to do is partition a small drive that has an identical partition on my laptop. Anything I stick in there "syncs" or whatever to the other computer and vice versa. I was wondering if this was...
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    Silent Case

    Sincerely appreciate all the help and suggestions here. I'm pretty sure I'll be ordering a P182 this afternoon along with some Scythe fans and maybe while im at it an extra HDD and some more RAM for this older comp. I might infact buy two P182 cases if these things are actually going to be...
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    Silent Case

    Awesome alright time to queue up the ordering. Thanks a bunch guys!
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    Silent Case

    should i grab some 3rd party fans to boot? id ideally (minus my PC P&C psu) like to hardly hear this thing...
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    Silent Case

    yea i had been looking at the P180. Schizrade you're tlaking about the Antec 1200 right?
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    Silent Case

    Hey guys, I'm literally looking to simply dump my current entire build into a new case, one which is hopefully MUCH quieter... Any suggestions at all is extremely helpful. I'd ideally like to be able to hardly notice the thing instead of its current buzz/whine which I simply can't sleep...
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    Need Windows 7 32bit bootsect file

    yea i know i'll probly go get one later this week just because. i actually managed to get it all to work by just copying the bootsect from my vista, running it on the thumb drive, then copying the newer one back over. everything worked just fine after that. didnt read your post well enough to...
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    Need Windows 7 32bit bootsect file

    Nope, still says its not compatible. "This version of F:\boot\bootsect.exe is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's system information to see whether you need a x86 (32-bit) or x64 (64-bit) version of the program, and then contact the software...
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