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    Budget Gaming Laptop around 1k?

    Well I ended up choosing an MSI Leopard GL75. I'm pretty stoked with it so far. Still trying to get used to the Windows 7 to Windows 10 transition. Wondering if I can get away with uninstalling the MSI Dragon Center bloatware bullshit or do I really need it? Anyone have any tips for tweaking MSI...
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    Budget Gaming Laptop around 1k?

    Good lord.. Still waiting for unemployment money. As soon as it comes in I still plan on purchasing a new laptop. Been fighting with trying to get ahold of them and I may finally be getting paid. I have been very busy and very little time to research my options. I am leaning towards a model in...
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    Budget Gaming Laptop around 1k?

    Looking for a good gaming laptop in the 1k range. So I have been out of the PC building and gaming scene for quite a while now. I used to build my own PC rigs for myself, friends, family, etc. However, years ago I chose an off the grid lifestyle, so a laptop is a little more ideal for me. I...
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    Budget laptop 800-$900 range with gaming.

    I'm in the same boat, looking for a good gaming laptop in the 1k range. Blue ray player/burner or dvd burner would be great, too, but doesn't seem like any laptops come with them now...
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    Anyone still play Guild Wars 2?

    I've been playing since the game came out. I took a 6 to 8 month break from the game at one point when I was too busy to play any games. Personally I think the game has come a very long way from when it was initially released. I keep it interesting by playing a mixture of each game type - PvE...
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    Logitech mx 5000 lag Help :(

    Well, at least you were given the Vizio, otherwise there would be grounds to complain. However, that is most likely your problem. Vizio is, in my personal opinion, a waste of money. If you can afford it, investing in a nice Dell monitor would help. I still have my 20.5 in Widescreen Dell monitor...
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    G15 newb question

    Oh the switch disables the windows key. Well that might have been useful if I still played FPS games. The black button that switches the LCD apps.. Well, it works, but if I hit it while in-game, I can't get back to my game info on the display.
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    I'm looking for a big keyboard for my grandpa

    Anyone ever see Gran Torino? When Clint Eastwood's son comes over with his wife for his birthday, and they're giving him a gopher, and a phone with huge keys.. Yeah..
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    G15 newb question

    Ok so I am totally new to the G15 keyboard. I just picked one up today. I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction for information on this keyboard and what it can do. For instance, there is a little switch near the screen that I have no idea what it is for. I mostly play...
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    Motherboard Problem??

    Mods can kill this thread. I double checked the PSU and it's definitely the PSU. The voltages are all down by about half of what they should be. Thanks anyways guys.
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    Motherboard Problem??

    I have a Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3P Rev 1.1 motherboard that I am currently having trouble with. Yesterday, I turned my PC off to move it to the other side of the room. All I did was disconnect the cables and carefully moved my tower and peripherals, and reconnected them. Now my PC will not power...
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    Good internet security software?

    Yeah my ISP is pretty small as well. I just don't want anyone sticking their nose in my business, at least not without a fight. I would like to protect my right to privacy as much as possible, especially in this day and age of uncertainty in the direction of our country. So if anyone else has a...
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    Good internet security software?

    I was wondering. I have been having some issues with my ISP lately. They seem to be paying too much attention to me and what I'm doing on my computer. First they send me messages notifying me of increased uploading from my ip address and wanted to "make sure I didn't have a virus" .... Then, a...
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    ATI Overdrive clock settings for 4870

    I was just wondering if anyone could tell me what would be the best and safest GPU Clock and Memory Clock settings in the ATI Overdrive would be? I just set up fan speed profiles so it's running at about 47c right now. Should I use the auto-tune or not?
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    crossfire newb questions

    mobo- ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe proc- AMD Athlon 64 3200+ Winchester 2.0ghz Eagle Tech Powerone 570w power supply And keep in mind I would be going from running One ATI 4850 to running Two 9600GTOC's with SLI.
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    crossfire newb questions

    Ok well that goes to show you how out of date I am with PC tech these days.. Anyways, I've got my eye on a couple of nVidia GeForce 9600 GT OC cards at Best Buy for a good price.. How are those compared to my 4850's? They were the highest grade nVidia cards Best Buy had on their shelves. Just a...
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    crossfire newb questions

    I don't see anything allowing me to do that.
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    crossfire newb questions

    Ok I have purchased two Radeon HD 4850 cards and I'm having a hard time getting crossfire to work. I don't know anything about crossfire or SLI, this is my first time trying to do this. I'm using an ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe mobo. I plugged in the two cards, I connected them with one of the crossfire...
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    Memory compatible

    Yeah you're right. Well.. Damn.. Anyone want to buy these off of me? I have two of them so 4 gigs worth.. PM me if interested.
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    Memory compatible

    I was wondering if you guys could tell me if this new memory - http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820134632&nm_mc=OTC-streetprices&cm_mmc=OTC-streetprices-_-Memory+(Desktop+Memory)-_-Kingston+Technology-_-20134632 I bought is compatible with my motherboard -...
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    Installing new SATA hard drive

    Nevermind, I'm an idiot. Thanks anyways :rolleyes:
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    Installing new SATA hard drive

    Ok so I haven't installed a new SATA hard drive in a while and I'm having a brain fart. I have a new 500gig SATA hard drive that I'm trying to install under VISTA 64 and I can't get the computer to recognize it. I forgot what I have to do? I checked that it's being recognized in the BIOS and...
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    Problem installing driver software

    Ok I have downgraded to WinXP and installed the drivers perfectly. I decided, perhaps a fresh install of Vista will solve the problem I was having before. Negative. It still sits for 20 minutes while trying to install the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable, then finishes installing it...
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    Problem installing driver software

    I have a problem. I am currently trying to install my new vid card I got from a friend. It's not the best but my nVidia card took a dump and I'm fed up with nVidia so I'm going back to ATI.. Here's my problem. I'm running Vista 64 bit edition, switching from a GeForce 7 series vid card...
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    Problem with my card

    For some time now I've been having an issue with my vid card. I have a GeForce 7800 GT made by EVGA that keeps messing up. What happens is if I'm playing a game, it will freeze up for a few seconds, and then start working again. Obviously this is a very annoying problem, especially when playing...
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    Help!

    Ok I haven't flashed a BIOS in a long time. Can anyone go over what I need to do? BTW I'm using an ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe.
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    Help!

    Hey guys. I have a huge problem with my gaming rig right now. I can't get my PC to start. It started yesterday for no reason apparently. When I restarted my computer, instead of showing the BIOS boot-up screen like normal, it says word for word: Award BootBlock BIOS v1.0 Copyright (c) 2000...
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    Hard drive repair programs

    Still haven't figured this one out.. Anyone??
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    Hard drive repair programs

    I tried Spinrite and it won't even let me select the drive to start the test/repair or whatever.. Any other ideas? Anyone? I'm desperate. Thanks. -Sven
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    Hard drive repair programs

    Ok I figured out how to get the Western Digital drive to work, I had to set it up properly in my bios. Now just the corrupted drive issue.. I'm broke at the moment and can't afford to pay some company to recover my lost data so I'm hoping someone can point me to a good free program that will...
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    Hard drive repair programs

    Also I'd like to add that I'm running windows vista. As it turns out, now that I've tried reconnecting the Seagate drive that took a dump on me, Vista is not recognizing it as a drive anymore. I think when I had XP installed, it did recognize it. This is really frustrating because I have a lot...
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    Hard drive repair programs

    I recently had my Seagate Baracuda 120gig hard drive take a crap on me. The OS still recognizes it in the computer window but I can't open it. It's also slowing down my whole PC. At the moment it's disconnected. I was wondering if anyone could direct me to a good hard drive repair program that...
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    xp pro 32 to Vista home x64

    I figured out that I need the 64 bit Vista DVD which needs to be ordered separately of course, since Microsoft can't just give it to you with Home Premium like they should.... Waiting on that to come in the mail. Hopefully the install will go smoothly. Any tips out there on anything to watch out...
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    xp pro 32 to Vista home x64

    For some odd reason I can't install Vista in x64 edition. When I try to install it by booting from the DVD it says I need to install from within windows. However, it says in order to install x64 edition of Vista I need to install from the DVD.. Wtf? How do I go about installing Vista in x64?? I...
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    Hard drive missing?

    Nope. I don't know what the deal is. Acts like it's not there at all. I just want to format Vista from the drive and use it for storage.
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    Hard drive missing?

    I installed Vista on a seperate hard drive. Now it doesn't show up in XP and I want to reformat the drive with Vista on it and just keep running XP.. Any ideas how to get the Vista HD to show up in XP? And how to format the Vista drive if I can't get it to show up? Thanks in advance
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    Wierd problem

    Any ideas? I'm hoping I don't have to reformat my system again. Getting tired of that. Also when I try to boot up Vista in safe mode it won't let me use the OS in safe mode. Just tries to get me to install/repair Vista.. Hrmmm.
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    Wierd problem

    I got the Vista beta, put it on DVD and installed it on a spare hard drive.. Wierd thing is, it won't boot Vista without the DVD in the drive.. Even wierder, now, when I reconnected my XP drive (vista drive disconnected as well), I get the same problem. It won't boot without the Vista DVD...
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    The official "clean desktop" club.

    Hehe, yeah.. But I don't think that's what he had in mind.
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