Hoping someone can help me with a suggestion, I'm building a quiet pc, and the last part I'm stuck on is the CPU cooler. I have a scythe mugen 2 on the way, but the more I read about it and see that it basically makes the 4th ram slot unusable and the 3rd iffy at best (especially when you're...
I've got this combination coming, along with some ram that have tall heatsinks (g.skill ripjaw x). All the research I put into picking parts and after I order the one thing I realize that I think might trip me up is that the ram might not fit with the ram heatsink. I've read that the fan can...
Have a quiet system all built out, now I'm worried if it will run too hot.
Case: fractal design r3
CPU: I5 2500k
GPU: XFX 6870 (new twin fan design not the one with the reference cooler)
CPU Heatsink: Scythe Mugen 2
Motherboard: Asus p8p67 pro
Ram: 2 x 4gb G Skill Ripjaws
PSU: Antec tp-650
Doesn't mention it anywhere in the specs, but I'm assuming it has the connection on it to plug my P180's front panel into it.
Looking to buy a laptop under $1,000. Would like one that gets at least 3 hours of life while using wireless, obviously the longer the better. My only big requirement other than that would be a widescreen (hooked on it, no going back now :) ).
Saw that OD and CC both have this HP laptop on...
Any ideas whats causing this? Normally, I'm not the type to have problems like this, but my eyes seem to be straining quite a bit. I've got a fairly bright halogen lamp in the room too, so its not like its the only source of bright light in the area. Is this just a case of my eyes having to...