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    Hard Drive Question

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    Ram question

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    Direct3d

    I recently installed a Radeon 9800SE card. It worked fine for a couple of days and everything was going good. All the sudden yesterday and today it is giving me nothing but trouble. Any game requiring D3D the movements are very very slow, frame by frame(half-life2, need for speed most wanted)...
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    Ramsink Question

    My Zalman VF700-CU will be arriving soon and I noticed that it comes with ramsinks. My question is, are the ramsinks that come with this even good? I thought I read a few days ago that someone on here claimed that only one kind were worth using. I was wondering if I should put the ramsinks on at...
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    ZALMAN VF700-CU Good soultion?

    In a day or two my video card is going to arrive (9800se; good enough for what I do.) I plan to softmod it but first I am replacing the heatsink. My question is, will this be sufficient? http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16835118117
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    Will this affect performance?

    I just ordered a new video card (9800SE plan on softmodding because others seemed to have success doing it). My motherboard only has AGP4x on it, the card says it is 4x or 8x. My question is will my motherboard being only 4x hold this card back? The system is a Sempron 2600 Socket-A with 1 gig...
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    Installing software

    I bought Office XP and it is not wanting to install. It says the administrator has set poilcies to prevent this installation. I am set as an administrator though. Any idea on how to install this?
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    Printer Sharing Difficulties

    I have a simple setup really. It is one computer running windows 2000 professional, and the other running windows xp professional. I have tried multiple times to get these computers to recognize each other so that I can use the printer sharing feature. The workgroup names have been changed...
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    Ram question

    I currently have one stick of 512 in my computer, it is 333mhz, and I have the opportunity to get another stick for like 15 dollars brand new. The catch is the stick I could buy is only 266mhz, How much would this affect my system performance?
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    Adapter question

    I asked recently about using a SATA hard drive in a regular IDE type motherboard. I found this product http://www.syba.com/product/41/04/02/index.html and in their pictures it only shows the device put on the hard drives and cdroms. I was wondering if I could plug the device in my motherboard...
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    Hard Drive Question

    I was given a hard drive that is Serial ATA, it is a Western Digital 1600, and I was wondering if there is a cheap way that I can use it on my computer, which only has IDE slots. Any help is appreciated.
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    Locking up

    I have an ANTEC PP-303XP power supply. From day one (roughly 3 years ago) my computer randomly freezes. It doesnt matter if it is idle, or if i am gaming, this thing will randomly freeze, and the time is never the same, sometimes I can be idle for 3 minutes, other times it will be three hours. I...
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    Locking up

    I have an ANTEC PP-303XP power supply. From day one (roughly 3 years ago) my computer randomly freezes. It doesnt matter if it is idle, or if i am gaming, this thing will randomly freeze, and the time is never the same, sometimes I can be idle for 3 minutes, other times it will be three hours. I...
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    New way for "mobile computing"

    Anyways... I need some help figuring this out. I have an old 180mHz computer that I have nothing to do with, so I want to put this in my car, with some old crappy games on it for when I get bored at lunch, and so on. How will I know what size inverter to get?
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    Help appreciated

    A friend of mine has a switch with the internet going into it(the switch is a D-Link DSS-5+). Off of that he has a router(Netgear ). His family has several computers that are all on the router, he wants his on the switch instead. Well he says that when he hooks his up to the switch, that his...
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