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    $220 budget. Need help deciding what to do with it

    So, I more or less have a budget of $220 right now free (Sold an MMO game account of mine, and the money now only resides in my paypal) Anyways, if you need to know my current PC, it's a 280X, 8GB of RAM, a 2500K overclocked to 4.5 Ghz, a 700W PSU, and a 1.5TB HDD. I game at 1080p/60Hz. As far...
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    Is my 3, soon to be 4, year old PC in great need of any particular upgrades?

    I just ran down a laundry list of what's in it/on it, and here's that: Case: Lancool PC-K58WBought in 2011 Motherboard: Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3Bought in 2011 Optical Drive: DVD-R DriveBought in 2011 Videocard: 3GB PowerColor R9 280X Bought in 2014 RAM: 8GB (4GB x 2) DDR3 1333HzBought in...
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    Wanting to overclock my 2500K, a little confused

    I can't for the life of me figure out how to delete this thread, so, disregard!
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    Probably a stupid question in regards to the temperature of my 280X

    So, I bought a PowerColor R9 280X, got a good deal on it real cheap and all that. It's an awesome card! One thing, though: I don't know if it's just me upgrading from a bad card or what, but my last videocard, a 560 Ti from nvidia, would almost always idle around 40+C, and at load, it'd...
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    Question about videocard upgrade

    I think my current videocard is getting on it's last legs. Half of it's fans (it has two) has crapped out, and it's basically being kept on life support with a 120mm fan rubber banded to it, lol. Anyways, with that being said, I'm wondering a few things. First off my computer: CPU: i5...
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    Help with cooling

    The short of it, this is my case/computer: http://i.imgur.com/ZXH6C.jpg http://i.imgur.com/6EilT.jpg http://i.imgur.com/MNZpV.jpg http://i.imgur.com/VcV0j.jpg http://i.imgur.com/hpiNs.jpg http://i.imgur.com/AqvXq.jpg I made this shoddily drawn "map" of where my fans/things are in my...
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    Some quick questions about SLI before I do it

    I have one GTX 560 Ti right now, and I'm considering SLI-ing it up for BF3, and I have some quick questions: 1. Will my PSU suffice? If not, I'm not going to buy another (and will just throw out the idea of SLI), I pretty much just bought this a month ago...
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    Any idea what would cause this in a monitor/how to fix it (if possible?)

    I've had this cloudy spot on my monitor in the corner for over a year now.. I think. It APPEARS, I think, to be behind the glass, or something? (Like, if you look at an angle, it'll appear differently, etc, I don't know if I'm describing that well, haha.) It also seems to be getting bigger :/...
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    Help with a PC Upgrade

    http://secure.newegg.com/WishList/PublicWishDetail.aspx?WishListNumber=18388586 I'm thinking about upgrading most of the components in my PC (My Current PC = E8400, a decent enough motherboard, 2GB DDR2, a 9800GTX+, a fairly crummy PSU) Anyways, from that wish list, is there anything...
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    For those experiencing severe framerate drops in Ghostbusters during certain scenes..

    Possible fix: When the game starts up, go into the task manager, lower the process priority to Low. Seems absolutely stupid, doesn't it? Well, I did it, and I went from stuttersville in major areas and the watery part, to actually having a smooth framerate :x Saw it mentioned in the...
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    Massive problem with E8400 Temperatures - New PC build!

    First... Idle, according to Core temp: Core 0: 56/Core 1: 42 Idle, according to RealTemp: Core 0: 47/Core 1: 32 under load, according to realtemp: Core0: 81/Core 1: 70 I'm sure the HSF (using stock HSF) is seated properly... however, I had to reseat the thing twice, so I'm...
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    Need advice on case fan placement

    This is the case I bought: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811119068 I'm not going to be overclocking or anything of the sort. That's not why I'm asking. I'm asking because i live in the extremely host south, and my house has very crappy cooling. So... my room gets very...
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    Need advice on case fan placement

    This is the case I bought. I'm not going to be overclocking or anything of the sort. That's not why I'm asking. I'm asking because i live in the extremely host south, and my house has very crappy cooling. So... my room gets very hot. Very, very hot. Will the case suffice as is? Should I...
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    Motherboard and case for around $100 for this CPU and other gear

    CPU: E8400 RAM: 2GB DDR2 667Mhz Video card: 8800GT 512MB Hard Drives: 2 SATA, 1 IDE Sound card: X-Fi XtremeMusic Power Supply: 500W Rosewill something or another. I'm not a power user/overclocker or anything of the sort. I just wanna get my game on as easily, and as quickly as possible...
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    Motherboard and case for around $100 for this CPU and other gear

    Feel free to go a tad over (or hell, even Newegg links would be nice if you can do it. CPU: E8400 RAM: 2GB DDR2 667Mhz Video card: 8800GT 512MB Hard Drives: 2 SATA, 1 IDE Sound card: X-Fi XtremeMusic Power Supply: 500W Rosewill something or another. I'm not a power user/overclocker...
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    Motherboard and case for around $100 for this CPU and other gear

    Feel free to go a tad over (or hell, even Newegg links would be nice if you can do it. CPU: E8400 RAM: 2GB DDR2 667Mhz Video card: 8800GT 512MB Hard Drives: 2 SATA, 1 IDE Sound card: X-Fi XtremeMusic Power Supply: 500W Rosewill something or another. I'm not a power user/overclocker...
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    On a Pentium 4 3.2 Ghz, 1GB DDR2 - what would be the difference in these GPUs?

    I'll be mostly playing at either 1280x720, or 1360x768. 256MB 7800GT, 256MB 8600GT, 8800GS, 256MB 8800GT, 512MB 8800GT, 512MB 9600GT? I was told on another forum, that it'd be worthless to even buy an 8800GS because the CPU would bottleneck it so much, and just to stick to the 7 series...
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    Not sure if this is the correct place to ask, but I ordered a 7900GT at Dell.. and..

    Well, I ordered a 7900GT at Dell about a week ago.. and it's about the only place I can get it (I had... free credit.. long story!) Anyways, it's either wait and get it.. or get nothing at all :/ It's currently telling me it's estimated ship date is AUGUST 21st 2006. ...Is it REALLY...
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