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    SMSL DAC and amp add subwoofer somehow?

    Just got this setup, I kind of like it better than my Corsair SP 2500... Just need to add in a subwoofer.. Since there isn't a "SUB OUT" on the amp, how do I go about adding one in?
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    Need recommendations on small ATX case.

    Like the title says, I'm looking for as small possible ATX case. THis is going to be a HTPC build. probably just going to use onboard graphics; so no need for a case to hold a massive gpu.. I'd like as small as possible. but something that will indeed hold an ATX motherboard. Any suggestions?
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    Need Excel Guru help asap!

    So, I have a simple 2 column worksheet for prices of number of licences: Column A is the number of licences, and Column B has prices. Simple. Column A starts at 1, and goes to 10,000. The prices in Column B start at $37.46 and gradually go down to $9 (around line 2100 or so. and yeah the...
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    I upgraded from this; to this! time to oc!

    I had this: core i5-750, MSI P55-GD65, 8GB gskill, Coolermaster 212+, HD 7850... Then one day, a package came in the mail from newegg: Now, I'm rocking this!: (specs now in sig) Anyhow... I'm ready to OC, and it's been a while; architecture has changed significantly. Any good...
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    Gamer build; $2700

    I just landed a new client with an awesome budget... I wanted to see what y'all could come up with... Straight up gaming rig $2700 max, including shipping Aiken, SC 29801 Literally everything; cpu, hsf, mobo, ram, psu, gpu(s), harddrive(s), case, os, keyboard, mouse, lcd, nothing...
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    Need newish coop game to play on steam.

    So, my bestfriend and brother-in-law, love to play coop games, but we need something new... So far we have played... Portal 2, f.3.a.r., Dead Island, L4D (1&2), Resident Evil 5, Rainbow 6 vegas 2, CoDMW2, borderlands, ... and probably many more that I can not think of. Any other decent...
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    Got some new Corsair cables!!

    more to come...
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    Reccomend me a new case.

    So, here's the deal. I've had an Antec 1200 for quite some time now. Generally speaking, I really liked this case. It's big and stays cool. There are several things that I do not like about it though. - The washable dust filters are a huge pita to get to. - despite it's size, cable...
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    I'm new to smartphones... Need suggestions on apps.

    So, long story short, I own a Motorola Photon 4G, running Android 2.3.4. It's my fist smart phone, and I'm having an awesome time with it. My question is what apps to you all suggest? Any apps you could not live without and why? Are there any apps worth paying for, or are there good free...
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    Corsair M60 and K60, mini review

    So, My wife and I gave each other keyboards and mice for Valentines day! How cool is that? All setup: My first impressions were very good: k60 - Very sturdy and solid feel. OMG, the keys are smooth as butter! Just the perfect amount of pressure needed to press down. Key noise is not bad...
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    Build for my wife

    1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Primary document editing, and photo editing in GIMP. Casual gaming; nothing more demanding than Star-Craft II. 2) What's your budget? Are tax and shipping included? As inexpensive as possible; but around $500 no...
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    txt msg from windows?

    So, While I was finishing my last semester of college, I had to cut back my work hours, and I had to make some budget decisions.. long story short, I ended my cellphone service with AT&T... :( Is there an app that I can run from Windows, that will allow me to send and recieve text messages? I...
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    HD5850 Problem?

    Got a question pertaining to my rig in my signature. As of lately, I have been having issues with my left monitor (which is connected via DVI). It keeps on flickering black, randomly. sometimes it just flashes a few times in a couple of seconds- or at worst, it goes black for about 3 seconds...
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    Skyrim only a couple hours long! (speed run)

    http://www.bethblog.com/index.php/2011/10/13/jeff-vs-sam-ii-the-skyrim-speedrun/ Sounds crazy when I've easily put in 300+ hours into Morrowind and Oblivion.
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    troubleshooting friend's rig.

    So, a good friend of mine is having computer problems. Q6600 (no oc) GA-EP45-UD3P BFG Tech ES SERIES ES-800 800W gtx260 Computer randomly shuts off. No bsod, no locking up, not rebooting; just shuts off. My first thought was overheating. had him run prime95; temps were...
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    i5 - 2500k mobo recomendation

    Like the title says, which one? I've been out of the loop for a bit, and honestly I cant figure out what motherboard is the right choice. What's the deal with all these chipsets? p67 z68... h-something??? What I need is a good lga1155 mobo. Need a good overclocker Sata 6Gb/s RAID 0...
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    ssd raid 0, sata 3 Gb/s, sata 6Gb/s questions...

    Right now I have a crucial c300 64gig SSD as my OS drive. It is sata 6 Gb/s compatable. I only have a sata 3 Gb/s motherboard. I'm really impressed but I want more performance. I'm thinking about buying another ssd. How much performance increase if I just add another identical ssd, and raid...
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    Extreme budget PC, can it be done for $200?

    Like the title says, I need to build a computer for as cheep as possible. I usually do builds in $1500-$3000 range, and I'm really stumped. The only reason I accepted this challenge is that the computer is for a really poor family, that probably can't even afford a $200 computer anyway... I...
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    Upgrade HD5850?

    What is a step up in performance ? I game @ 5760*1080. I would like to be able to crank up the eye-candy a little bit in games. With most new games, I usually have to play medium settings, or high (but without any AA)...
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    Firefox 4 issue...

    this morning, I woke up to a bizarre humming coming from my speakers, followed with a loud "thump thump"... Further investigation from my volume mixer, concludes that it's coming from the "Plugin Container for Firefox" tried rebooting.... no luck... Any Ideas??:confused:
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    So, first time SSD user.

    so yeah, just ordered my first SSD, went with: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148357 I have a couple of noob questions: 1. I plan on doing a clean install of windows 7... Can I just pull my current drive out and install? 2. Do I need to make any changes to my bios...
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    Upgrade to ssd...

    So, I'm seriously considering upgrading to an ssd for my main drive. What's the #1 recommended ssd out there right now. I was looking at the Crucial C300 series, but I don't need SATA III, I don't want to spend too much... I could probably get by with 64-80GB range. Any suggestions??
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    new to FAH id this look right?? and other questions.

    Just started FAH, does this look right? Also, how do I go about setting up other computers in my house to fold all on the same name? Would adding a older laptop make much of a difference;? I have several laying around also.. Need help to get badge working as well. It's been a difficult...
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    HD5850 vs. GTX260 SLi for eyefinity/surround

    Like the title says, I'm not sure which way to go. I'm about to buy two more LCDs, and I'm not sure which way to go. I have access to a gtx260 right now that I could could trade out my hd5850 for (with a little cash), and get another gtx260; or should I just keep the hd5850 for now and get an...
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    Need some advice to go eyefinity...

    So, right now I have an Asus VK246H, and a HD5850... What is the least expensive way to do a 3-monitor eyefinity setup? I don't have to have the exact same monitor for all three, but I would like to keep it symmetrical as possible (ie buy one more VK246H; so i would have the same monitor...
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    need some build advice.

    I'm selling the stuff that's been sitting in a box in my closet to a friend of mine, and he wants me to buy and build the rest for him... Mostly gaming. Esp L4D2, probably other FPS... for the parts i need, i'd like to keep it around 500-600 before shipping. South Carolina Just the case...
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    Steam oops.

    So, I bought l4d2 on steam a while back, and I have been trying to get one of my friends to start playing too. l4d2 went on sale, and I gifted it to him. Somehow, when he opened up steam, he missed his gift notification, realized that l4d2 was on sale, and he purchased a copy for himself. Now...
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    Possible upgrade GPU, is my Corsair hx620 enough?

    I have a possible buyer of my old equipment that is sitting in my closet..(see sig below), and they want to buy my gtx260, that I am currently using right now... I should have enough to buy a 5870, or a 5850 with that... Questions: 1) would my current psu be able to handle the load? 2) how...
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    Ok, I got an i5-750? now what?

    So I did a little upgrade yesterday, and replaced my o'l trusty e6600 and 680i with a i5-750, and a msi p55-cd65, and some new ram... What kind of temps should I be getting, and what should I be worried about? this is what my temps are looking like now... I tried the easy oc Gennie last...
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    quick... what is the best hsf for an i5-750?

    Like the title says... about to order one on newegg tonight for a friend. Need a few quick recommendations...
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    I want to upgrade, budget of $400ish

    I'm still running the rig in my sig. Thinking about some upgrades... not sure what to do... could use some suggestions. Mostly I game and watch movies. thinking about several possibilities... swap out my cpu/mobo/ram and moving up to a newer system with ddr3 memory... upgrading my graphics...
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    Need mobo, cpu, ram... $350

    Ok. Like the title says I my brother is asking me to finish building his girl friends computer. Strict $350 budget! All I need is the motherboard, CPU and RAM. Best bang for the buck. All suggestions are welcome. I'll go ahead and answer the basic questions anyway... 1) What will you be doing...
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    Help choosing att phone

    It's time to upgrade again, and I could use some help and recommendations on what to get. Here's what I'm looking for: I need a phone that has a really good calender/ appointment /day planer. Something that it is fairly easy to keep track of everything such as multiple project deadlines...
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    E6600 OC help

    I'm trying to get the most out of my e6600. I had a stable 2.8GHz for a while, and I want to push it further. Right now I have the FSB QDR up to 1345, and the vCore at 1.41250 in the BIOS, and nforce SSP at 1.3 volts. It's booting into windows fine, but ORTHOS runs for about 19 seconds...
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    Xigmatek HDT-S1283 mod. ftw!

    Ok, Here's the deal. A few months ago, I decided to replace my old Zalman CNPS9500 Heatsink/fan with the Xigmatek HDT-S1283 (and optional bolt on kit). Unfortunatly, the northbridge heatsink on my evga 680i motherboard, was getting in the way. I thought it would be ok because just the bottom...
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    What would you upgrade??

    Just looking for some advice on what to upgrade next. I appreciate any and all comments. my budget is $800 max. and I don't have a set time (sometime this summer) My rig is mostly used for gaming and school work. Here is my specs: CPU: E6600 stepping 6 revision B2 (@ 2.7GHz) HSF: Zalman 9500...
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    about to pull the trigger, welcome critisism.

    Ok, got a build ready to pull the trigger on this gaming rig for my brother, but I am open to some suggestions. , but would like to keep it around where it's at. 1) What will you be doing with this PC? Gaming? Photoshop? Web browsing? etc Mostly gaming 2) What's your budget? Are tax and...
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    Need suggestion for my birthday pressent.

    So, yeah... Turning 30 in a couple weeks. ouch.. anyway, My wife wants to get me a bigger monitor for my birthday. Right now I have a Benq 20.1" LCD. and to be honest, I have no major issues with. The computer that I will be using it with is in the sig. Primarly I use my computer for...
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    new psu. kindof on a budget.

    My brother just gave me my Christmas present early, a 9800 gtx to replace my 8800gts 640. I like it. a little faster... anyway, I gave him my old card (I didn't really need it anymore, and he has an old 6600gt. lol) THe problem is that he has a 480W Tt PSU, and only has like 16-18 amps on a...
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    what wii games?

    So, I got the family a wii for Christmas. I have two boys (4 & 7), and my wife and I plan on playing it too. Are there any [H] suggestions, as to what games are some of the best games out there? I'd like to find some games that we can all play as a family, some just for the boys, and some for...
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