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    Computer freezing at POST screen

    Howdy, I don't typically run into system problems that I can't fix myself but this one is really stumping me. My computer (specs in sig) was working fine until this morning. Our internet was out for a while so I turned the computer off, this was the first time in probably a couple months that I...
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    Problems with Netgear WPN824v2 wireless router

    I've been using this wireless router since we moved into our new house in June. I idle on mIRC 24/7 and notice that my connection hiccups as many as 5 times a day and knocks me offline temporarily. I've used Netgear's official PCI adapter, the WPN311, since day one. A while back I got tired of...
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    Vista bootup crash

    I recently upgraded to an 8800gtx and my system started up perfectly the first couple times. Yesterday I was just browsing the internet and my computer was randomly locking up for around 10 seconds, so I rebooted it. Upon reboot I got to the Vista load screen, that disappeared after about 10...
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    Wait for X38?

    I've been looking into upgrading my machine this fall/winter and I've decided I'm waiting for one of Intel's yorkfield processors (something preferably around $300, or equivalent in value to the e6600 when it came out). I also decided I'll be buying one of nvidia's G92 cards as well, and I've...
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    A quick question about Vista

    I have an OEM copy of XP Pro that I bought a couple weeks before the official release of XP in the US. I've heard rumors that people with OEM copies of XP won't be able to use the upgrade version of Vista, but will have to buy the full version. Is this true?
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    Suggestions for a new monitor?

    Here's what I'm looking for.. Price of $350 or less including shipping (but this is flexible) Display size of 20" or greater Not widescreen Native resolution of 1600x1200 8ms or lower response time Preferably .255 pixel pitch I've been looking at the Samsung 204b, but I'm sure there are...
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    Help me choose a new card

    Hello all, that time for a video card upgrade has come again, and I look to you guys for advice. I'm considering the nvidia 7950 GX2, the ati X1900 XT or XTX. There's quite the price difference between these three cards, with the XT at about $400, the XTX at about $500 and the GX2 at about $600...
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    Need suggestions for upgrade

    Hi guys, haven't been around here for a while but now that I have some cash to upgrade I need a little advice. I'm considering waiting for Conroe to launch next month to see how they compare to AMD's high end X2 processors like the 5000+ which seems to be coming out around the end of this month...
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    6800gt overheating problem

    To make a long story short, I'm only able to play any games with the 66.93 drivers, all of the more recent ones make my card overheat to the point where I get random 5-10 second lockups constantly. My temps are as follows: with the 66.93 drivers, avg idle 52C, load 65c. With any of the more...
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    6800GT Far Cry running like crap

    So I just picked up my 6800gt at Fry's earlier and decided to get some far cry going when I got home. I used drivercleaner to get rid of the old ATI drivers, and installed the drivers from the CD that came with the card. I set all the details to the maximum at 1280x1024x32 and it ran like...
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    Asus K8N-E Deluxe in stock at ZipZoomFly

    Evidently they just got the board in stock.. and its $30 less than the price they had on it before!
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    K8N Neo Platinum + Zalman Al-Cu HSF

    Just got my K8N neo mobo and athlon 64 cpu today and I'm having a heck of a time getting my Zalman Al-Cu hsf to work with it. The board came with a backplate already installed on it, and I removed the hsf retention thing to screw the metal nipples down. When I screw the heatsink in, it doesn't...
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    Anyone getting a K8N-E Deluxe?

    These boards are supposed to be available really really soon and I'm thinking about making the switch to AMD. Is anyone here getting one too?
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    PCI Express Shuttles?

    I was wondering if anyone has heard about shuttles with PCI express and when they might be coming out? This is probably what I'll be looking to upgrade to this summer before a late August / early September LAN so hopefully it'll be available by then.
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    Help me figure out what's wrong with my comp

    Ok, to start, this has been irritating for a while but now I really want to figure out what is going on. My pc: XP Pro Antec True480W P4 2.4C @ 3.0, idle 85F load ~100F Asus P4P800 Deluxe 1 gb Samsung pc 3200 Sapphire Radeon 9700 pro w/ Catalyst 3.7's 120gb 8mb cache WD 120gb SATA...